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vs. Auburn 
W 104-80
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@ UGa 
L 78-91
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@ Ark 
L 75-83
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vs. Vandy 
W 83-68
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@ Missou 
W 86-80
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Thomas, Watford lead LSU past Missouri 86-80 in finale

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Trendon Watford scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half and his short jumper with just over a minute left broke a final tie as LSU battled past Missouri 86-80 on Saturday to end the regular season.

Cameron Thomas scored 29 points, making 10 of 12 at the line, to lead LSU (16-8, 11-6 Southeastern Conference). Javonte Smart added 13 points and Darius Days had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Dru Smith led Mizzou with 17 points. He was just 1 of 3 shooting in the second half, but made 7 of 7 at the line. Xavier Pinson scored 11 of his 14 points after halftime, including a pair of free throws that pulled Missouri to within 80-78.

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Leaders
Points: C. Thomas23.1
Rebounds: D. Days7.5
Assists: J. Smart3.9
FG%: J. Smart48.0%
FT%: C. Thomas87.6%
3P%: J. Smart43.4%
Steals: J. Smart1.3
Blocks: J. LeBlanc Sr.0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Iowa19-7
6 West Virginia18-8
7 Ohio State18-8
8 Alabama21-6
9 Houston20-3
10 Villanova16-5
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Alabama21-6
5 West Virginia18-8
7 Houston20-3
8 Iowa19-7
9 Villanova16-5
10 Ohio State18-8
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Southeastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
8 Alabama 16-2 21-6
12 Arkansas 13-4 21-5
LSU 11-6 16-8
Tennessee 10-7 17-7
Florida 9-7 13-8
Ole Miss 10-8 15-10
Missouri 8-8 15-8
Kentucky 8-9 9-15
Mississippi State 8-10 14-13
Georgia 7-11 14-11
Auburn 7-11 13-14
South Carolina 4-12 6-14
Texas A&M 2-8 8-9
Vanderbilt 3-13 8-15
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 82.7 (9)
Rebounds: 11.2 (82)
Assists: 12.5 (223)
FG%: 46.9% (49)
FT%: 74.7% (54)
3P%: 34.5% (134)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 75.4 (287)
Rebounds: 27.0 (67)
Assists: 13.7 (238)
FG%: 41.9% (104)
FT%: 71.3% (206)
3P%: 30.1% (27)
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