LSU Survives Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Storm Warren hit two free throws in the final

second as LSU edged Houston 59-58 on Tuesday night.

Andre Stringer scored 13 points to lead the Tigers (4-3), who

won for the third time in four games. Ralston Turner and Warren

scored 12 points each, and Justin Hamilton had 11 points and seven


Alandise Harris scored 21 points, and TaShawn Thomas had 13

points and eight rebounds to lead the Cougars (3-3), who lost their

third straight by two points or less and second in a row by one.

Anthony Hickey missed a jumper with 4 seconds left, but Warren

collected the rebound and was fouled by Thomas. Warren made both

free throws with a second left. J.J. Thompson's half-court heave at

the buzzer missed.

Turner hit a 3-pointer with 2:23 remaining to put LSU up 57-56.

Jonathan Simmons' basket put Houston back up with 9 seconds left.