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No. 16/16 Men’s Basketball Wraps Up Road Trip at LSU

by Staff

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The No. 16/16 Alabama men’s basketball team will wrap up this week’s Southeastern Conference road trip Saturday at LSU. Tipoff is set for 11 a.m. CT at the Pete Maravich Center.

The matchup features three of the top-15 scorers during SEC play in Alabama’s Mark Sears (No. 3, 21.7 ppg) along with LSU’s Jordan Wright (No. 14, 16.1 ppg) and Jalen Cook (No. 15, 16.0 ppg). The Crimson Tide comes into the contest in a three-way tie for first place in the SEC with Auburn and South Carolina at 8-2.

The Crimson Tide will be looking for the season sweep of the Tigers, as Alabama posted a 109-88 home victory over LSU just two weeks ago (Jan. 27).

The Broadcast

Saturday’s game is set for an 11 a.m. CT tipoff and will be aired on ESPN with Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Carolyn Peck (analyst) on the call.

The radio broadcast can be heard on the Crimson Tide Sports Network with Chris Stewart (play-by-play) and Bryan Passink (analyst) on the call, while Tom Stipe (engineer) is turning the dials. The pregame show will begin one hour prior to tipoff.

Notes You Need To Know

About LSU

  • LSU’s four wins during SEC play surpasses last year’s win total (2)
  • During SEC play, LSU is 3-1 at home, with one win over an AP Top-25 opponent (No. 22 Ole Miss)
  • LSU has two players ranked in the top 15 in scoring during SEC play in Jordan Wright (No. 14, 16.1 ppg) and Jalen Cook (No. 15, 16.0 ppg)
  • LSU has three players averaging double figures during conference play in Wright, Cook and Will Baker (11.0 ppg)
  • During LSU’s last four contests, Wright is averaging 17.3 points per game
  • Wright’s 1.9 steals per game ranks No. 4 in the SEC and No. 69 in Division I
  • The Tigers will be playing its fifth-ranked team (1-4) in the AP Poll this season
  • In its last six contests, LSU has made 60 three-pointers led by Mike Williams III’s 13 threes made and 41.9 percent three-point percentage

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