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Similar script puts Tigers in Sweet 16 again

March 23, 2019
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The situation was not exactly the same as 13 years ago, but it was pretty close.

In 2006, with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line, senior guard Darrel Mitchell knocked down a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining to give LSU a one-point victory against Texas A&M at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

The Tigers had another chance at reaching the Sweet 16 on Saturday afternoon – taking on Maryland at the same venue in Jacksonville. Another LSU guard turned hero with a late-second field goal.

 
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