BATON ROUGE, La. -- — Cameron Thomas had 23 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season, and LSU overwhelmed short-handed Vanderbilt 83-68 on Tuesday night.
LSU scored the game's first nine points and extended the lead to 17-3 with 13:24 left before halftime. Days scored nine of the Tigers' first 17 points going 3-for-3 shooting from behind the arc. LSU led 46-24 at halftime and were never challenged after the break.
LSU outrebounded Vanderbilt 51-29.
Vanderbilt was once again without the services of Dylan Disu (knee) and Scotty Pippen Jr. (hip). Disu and Pippen have each missed three straight games, and freshman Tyrin Lawrence has been out since Jan. 9 with a knee injury.
LSU plays at Missouri on Saturday. Vanderbilt travels to Cincinnati to face the Bearcats in a nonconference matchup on Thursday.
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