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No. 11 LSU Clamps Down on Detroit 80-44

December 2, 2006

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points and No. 11 LSU clamped down on Detroit in an 80-44 victory Saturday. The Lady Tigers held Detroit to 29 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers. The Lady Titans finished with just 16 field goals.

LSU put together 11-0 and 11-2 runs in the first half and led 36-13 at the break. Fowles had 17 points at intermission.

Quianna Chaney finished with 15 points for the Lady Tigers (9-1), who shot 44 percent from the field. Fowles also had nine rebounds.

Joyce Massey led Detroit (1-5) with 16 points, all coming in the second half.

The Lady Tigers extended their lead to 61-19 with 12:44 to go, courtesy of a 19-0 second-half run. The 42-point advantage was LSU’s largest of the game.

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