Wichita State rolls past LSU 82-47 in Battle 4 Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Landry Shamet scored 16 points to help Wichita State beat LSU 82-47 on Wednesday in the opening game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Markis McDuffie added 13 points for the Shockers (5-0), who dominated from the tip and scored the game's first nine points to quickly turn this into a rout. And they did it much like their first four lopsided wins, with a balanced deep and offense with seemingly no shortage of scoring options.
Three days after scoring 116 points in a game, 12 Shockers scored while the team made 10 of 20 from 3-point range, shot 46 percent overall and dominated the glass.
Antonio Blakeney scored 12 points for the Tigers (3-1), who never recovered from that awful start. LSU didn't manage its first point until the 14:32 mark, didn't manage a basket until nearly 6 1/2 minutes in and shot 28 percent for the game.