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LSU comeback falls short as Rebels win

Eniel Polynice

Andy Kennedy, voice raspy from shouting instructions to his team, quipped "Everybody wanted to say Tennessee was a moral victory. Is there any such thing as a moral loss?" He was smiling as he said it.

The smile was likely one of relief as much as anything following his team's 74-71 win over outmanned LSU. The Rebels led by 22 in the second half. LSU closed the gap to two late. "We were actually pretty good in the second half when we were up 20," Kennedy said after his team improved to 14-1 overall and evened its Southeastern Conference record to 1-1. "Give LSU a lot of credit. That group has... Recommended Stories