“THIS WHAT WE DO!!!!”: Angel Reese Cheers for LSU’s Upset Over Kentucky After Impressive Run of Form Continues

Published 02/22/2024, 3:31 PM EST

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A tough competitor herself, Angel Reese understands well the importance of hard work that an athlete and a team puts in altogether to win a game. Not only she performs well on the court but also celebrates the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie as she has been seen cheering for the victories of her teammates and other players.

Moreover, she maintains such celebratory vibes that they go beyond her team. Similar to that note, Angel Reese is again showing glimpses of her joy celebrating the Tigers’ win over Kentucky.

Angel Reese Hypes the winning team

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Celebrations going on at the LSU campus as the men’s basketball team dropped another win against a top 25 team of the season. The Tigers went head-on with the Wildcats in a fierce competition, without falling back, chased the counterparts in the first half and kept them trailing in the second with an impressive 10-point lead, logging in the buzzer-beater 75-74 win over Kentucky.

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Overwhelmed by the win, Angel Reese recently shared the winning cheers for the team on her Instagram stories. One of the stories she is hyping LSU forward Tyrell Ward with the caption – “WE THEM BOYZZZZ! DMV KIDS!!! THIS WHAT WE DO!!!! @TYRELLWARD.” The story showcases Reese and other LSU teammates storming towards Ward in gliding enthusiasm and joy.

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In another one she has written, “THIS WHAT WE DO!!!! LET’S GEAUXXXX @LSUBASKETBALL,” as the Tigers defeated the Wildcats with a stunner. The audience can be heard chanting LSU echoing through the Arena’s ceiling.

Tyrell Ward scored 17 points, 2 rebounds, and an assist in the game while he was the one hooping the winning buzzer beater shot. This season he has been averaging 8.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 0.9 assists per game. Moreover, he has been shooting with a field goal percentage of 44.4%.

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Let’s see how the Tigers are roaring their way forward.

LSU Tigers winning back to back

Ranked 10th in the SEC, the LSU Tigers have recently pulled off a back-o-back win against South Carolina and Kentucky. While they were playing against the Gamecocks, they overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half and secured a tight 64-63 win against the then #11 South Carolina.

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Similarly, they were trailing in the first half, however, they locked in on a strong defense and erased the 15-point deficit, keeping the Wildcats stunted at 38 points (just 2 more than the Wildcats first half score). As a result, #17 Kentucky fell to LSU with Tyrell Ward’s buzzer beater shot.

The matchup poses as a perfect example that no matter how good the top teams perform, the underdogs will always fight their way back in the game, hence reminding us that this remains an underdog season.

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