LSU bent but never broke, earning a 197.225-196.700 victory over No. 6-ranked Kentucky before 13,185 fans, the third-largest home crowd in program history.

It was the 31st straight win at home against all opponents for LSU since 2013, keeping the Tigers (6-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) in first place with three meets to go. LSU also posted its 28th straight score of 197 or better dating to the 2014 season.