LSU hands No. 24 Furman its first loss, 75-57

LSU guard Tremont Waters (3) celebrates with guard Ja'vonte Smart (1) during the second half the team's NCAA college basketball game against Furman in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. LSU won 75-57. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

BATON ROUGE, La. — After coming close in two opportunities against ranked teams earlier this season, LSU finally put together a complete effort against an opponent whose first-ever stint in the AP Top 25 may come to an end.