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Kim Mulkey frustrated with LSU’s performance against Rice in NCAA Tournament opener

Two days ago, LSU women’s basketball played their first-round NCAA Tournament game against the Rice Owls. The Tigers came away with a 70-60 victory and now the Tigers will face Middle Tennessee State in Round 2.

Although it was a win for LSU, head coach Kim Mulkey was not even happy with the win. She holds her team to a higher standard and she knows if LSU wants to repeat as national champions, they will have to step their game up in a big way. The level of play LSU had against Rice won’t get the job done against South Carolina. Here is what Mulkey had to say.

“That’s not the same team that LSU put on the floor in the championship of the SEC tournament,” Mulkey said, per On3. “We don’t have much time but that was a bad performance today, and I thought it was a lot of selfish play today. It starts with me getting them ready.”

The tip-off for the Round 2 game against MTSU will be at 2 p.m. CT.

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