Anthony Edwards was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs (15-16, 5-13) with 17 points. Rayshaun Hammonds was the only other Georgia player to score in double figures, with 12.
LSU built its 49-34 halftime lead on the strength of its shooting. The Tigers made 64% of their field-goal attempts (18-of-28) in the first half. In addition, LSU connected on 6 of 10 3-point attempts.
The Tigers took control of the game midway through the opening half. A 3-point shot by Mays with 12:09 to play in the first half broke a 14-14 tie and started a 16-5 LSU run. Mays and Aundre Hyatt each scored five points during that stretch.
LSU had another outburst a few minutes later in the first half. After Georgia reduced its deficit to seven points, the Tigers went on a 12-2 run. Mays and Javonte Smart knocked down 3-pointers in this span as LSU went ahead 42-25 with 3:20 remaining in the first half.
The Bulldogs came no closer than 13 points in the second half. A field goal by Watford with 6:53 remaining in the game put the Tigers ahead by 20 points for good.
The Bulldogs ended the regular season with back-to-back losses against Florida and LSU. Georgia finished 13th in the SEC standings and will play at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday in the SEC tournament in Nashville.