In Women’s basketball, three seed LSU Tigers fell to six seed Ohio State Buckeyes 79-64 led by junior Jacy Sheldon in Monday night’s second round of the NCAA tournament. The Buckeyes have a record of 25-6 and the Tigers have a record of 26-6 on the season.
This loss ended LSU’s season. This closer against Ohio State was LSU second loss in the last three games.
In the NCAA Women’s tournament matchup, Ohio State had 20 turnovers while they only caused 11 for LSU. The Buckeyes had 43 total rebounds in the game to help them win while the Tigers grabbed only 36.
Jacy Sheldon and more Ohio State to victory
At the guard position, Jacy Sheldon scored 23 points with eight assists and three rebounds in Monday night’s game. Taylor Mikesell scored 18 points along with two assists and five rebounds. Also at guard, Braxtin Miller, scored six points, three assists and grabbed nine rebounds. At the forward position Rebeka Mikulasikova scored 12 points with one assist and two rebounds in Monday night’s game.
Stand Out Players For LSU
At the guard position, and lead scorer, Khayla Pointer recorded 32 points with four assists and two rebounds in Monday night’s tournament matchup. That was the second highest total in her career as she led her team in hopes of victory. Also at the guard position, Jailin Cherry scored 12 points with two assists and three rebounds. At forward, Autumn Newby scored five points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
First year LSU head coach, Kim Mulkey, spoke about the season as a whole. She said she is happy about some of her team’s big wins across the year.
“One of my most enjoyable years ever in my career. You can see the impact that one program can have on an entire university.”
— Harrison Valentine (@HValentineLSU) March 22, 2022
For Ohio State, they will look to compete with the two-seeded Texas Longhorns in the Sweet 16 March Madness matchup on March 25. This will be a matchup to look forward to as we close in to the Final Four.