Martin scores 24, LSU beats Southern Miss 87-67

Martin scores 24, LSU beats Southern Miss 87-67

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jarell Martin scored 24 points, Jordan Mickey and Tim Quarterman registered double-doubles and LSU extended its winning streak to seven with an 87-67 victory against Southern Mississippi on Monday.

Martin, who was one rebound short of a double-double, was 10 of 15 from the field. Mickey finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds. He also blocked six shots. Quarterman ended with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds. He also handed out six assists.

Keith Hornsby and Jalyn Patterson also scored 10 points each for the Tigers (10-2), who shot 49 percent from the field (35 of 71).

Chip Armelin led the Golden Eagles (5-6) with a career-high 28 points. Matt Bingaya added 13 points while Davon Hayes had 11 for USM.

LSU missed its first nine field goal attempts. Hornsby made the Tigers' first basket almost five minutes into the game.

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