O'Bryant lifts LSU past Butler 70-68 in OT
Johnny O'Bryant III scored 17 points as LSU beat Butler 70-68 in overtime Sunday to capture third place at the Old Spice Classic.
Andre Stringer, averaging 15.5 points a game, got his first points on a jumper that put LSU (5-2) up 67-65 with 2:40 left in OT. After a Butler free throw, O'Bryant III made it 69-66 on a jumper with just under 2 minutes left.
O'Bryant extended the lead to 70-66 with a late free throw.
Anthony Hickey got LSU into overtime by tying it at 61-all on a trey in the final seconds of the regulation.
Kellen Dunham had 20 points for Butler (5-2). The sophomore guard had a tourney record 32 points in Thursday's 76-69 win over Washington State, but was held to 9 points one day later in a 69-67 loss to No. 5 Oklahoma State.
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