Jackson, LSU hold off No. 15 Missouri women
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Chloe Jackson scored 22 points, including four free throws in the last 10.4 seconds, and LSU ended No. 15 Missouri's 13-game winning streak, 69-65 on Thursday night.
With Amber Smith scoring 16 of her career-high 27 points in the fourth quarter, Missouri erased most of an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter but LSU made 8 of 10 free throws, six from Jackson.
Jackson's free throws with 10.4 seconds left put LSU up by four and her free throws with at 3.7 seconds sealed it after Smith had made a pair from the line with 7.8 seconds to go.
Missouri, which had tied the school record with 13 straight wins, was without leading scorer Sophie Cunningham (18.2 points per game). Cunningham suffered a right knee sprain in the previous game and is listed as day-to-day.
Missouri led 11-7 after one quarter but Jackson had seven points in a 19-2 run that gave LSU a 32-15 lead with two minutes left in the first half. LSU hit 4 of 5 3-pointers in the second quarter while Mizzou was just 2 of 9 from the field with seven turnovers.
Raigyne Louis added 16 points for LSU (10-3, 2-0).
Jordan Frericks had 19 points and 15 rebounds for Mizzou (13-2, 1-1)