- May 8, 2002
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The LSU Tigers wanted another shot at Alabama. “Bringing the 'ship back home man would mean a lot to all of us," said Javonte Smart, a junior guard and Baton Rouge native. Cameron Thomas scored 21 points and third-seeded LSU upset eighth-ranked Arkansas 78-71 on Saturday to reach the title game for the first time since 1993.