JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tremont Waters did not need any help.
With a match of 67, the middle-aged man had the ball in his hand for 19.5 seconds to get out.
With this, LSU's third offspring takes Maryland, 69-67, to move to their first Sweet 16 in 2006
Skylar Mays scored 16 points, Naz Reid added 13 points, Waters raised 12 points, Darius Days won 10 points in the third winner of the Tigers over Maryland.
Mark Türgeon, number 6 of Maryland Terrapins (23-1
The therapies paired this zone protection with some hot firing in the second frame to move them back into it. They went on 8, 5 and 8-point running to take the lead with 2 points with 3:57 to the end.
Mays's second 3-pointer in the last five minutes put the Tigers on 67-64, but Jalen Smith replied with the remaining 27 seconds.
LSU's temporary coach Tony Benford called time-out, and Waters did the rest. On top of that, Tiger Biggs removed the future lottery chosen by Bruno Fernando from the oncoming equation. In the first half, the star remained only two points, but still managed to win seven rebounds.
Fernando finished 10 points and 15 rebounds. plays the winner of No. 2 Michigan State against No. 10 Minnesota to be played on Saturday night at 6:45 AM Central, in Washington, DC, on March 29. Record Breaker: Waters is now a LSU record for theft for the season. His theft on the 8th minute in the first half was his 94th season theft. The waters also reached 1,000 career points in the game.