BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Duop Reath scored a career-high 30 points and Tremont Waters added 20 as LSU beat UNC Wilmington 97-84 on Sunday.
Reath, who added five rebounds, made 13 of 17 from the field in 27 minutes, often utilizing a jump hook. His previous high scoring game was 23 points on two occasions. Waters added 10 assists and nine rebounds while making 7 of 8 from the free-throw line. He also had seven turnovers. Skylar Mays had 14 points on five-of-six shooting and Wayde Sims scored 11 for LSU (5-2).
"I just felt good, my teammates got me some touches and made my job easier," said Reath, a 6 -11 senior forward. "Coach told us they would be defending one-on-one in the post and there wouldn't be a lot of help. I just had to catch the ball and finish through the contact.