An interesting first half with some interesting whistles. That's as far as I will go other than to say it's easy to see why LSU has won 12 consecutive home games. ... LSU leads 25-23 behind the 12 points of Bo Spencer, a guard who 11.2 a game. ... The Cougars are struggling to score, in big part because Aron Baynes picked up two fouls in just more than 4 minutes and hasn't played since. He had two points when he sat down. ... Caleb Forrest also has two fouls, but he keeps playing and has six points, tied for the team lead with Klay Thompson, who has been the go-to-guy on offense. Taylor Rochestie is being aggressive, but is 2 of 9 from the floor. ... LSU is hitting just 28.3 from the floor, 3 of 11 from beyond the arc. ... WSU, shooting 35.5 from the floor, leads on the boards, 20-18 against the nation's top rebounding team.