Williams’ 42-Point Performance Powers No. 7 LSU to 109-79 Victory Over Kent State

LSU Freshman guard Mikaylah Williams scored 42 points in a 109-79 rout over Kent State. It was the most ever by an LSU freshman and the most by a Tigers player since 1996.

LSU All-America forward Angel Reese had 11 points and five rebounds, playing less than 15 minutes. Katie Shumate led Kent State with 22 points. LSU led 39-37 at the half, but turned up its defense in the third quarter.


Kent State: Picked to finish third in the MAC, Tuesday’s game at LSU was the second in a Louisiana road trip to open the season. The Golden Flashes won 64-55 at Louisiana-Lafayette on Sunday.

LSU: Junior guard Last Tear-Poa got her second straight start in place of sophomore Flau’jae Johnson, who missed Sunday’s win over Mississippi Valley State because of illness.


Kent State: The Golden Flashes play at Xavier on Nov. 21.

LSU: The Tigers play at Southeastern Louisiana on Friday.

AP women’s college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll and https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball