LSU Hosts Gardner Webb – Game Preview
The LSU Tigers return to action on Wednesday evening, when coach Johnny Jones’ squad plays hoist to the Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs in a non-conference match-up.
Tipoff time at the Maravich Center is set for 7 o'clock.
LSU, who lost to Houston, 105-98, in overtime, on Sunday, 4-4 on the young season, while Gardner Webb, who defeated Furman, 73-53, last Saturday, is currently 4-6.
The Tigers are outscoring the opposition, 84.6/81.5, and outshooting them from the floor, 46%/44%, while being outrebounded, 43.2/39.6.
LSU is led by freshman forward Ben Simmons, who is averaging who averaging 19.0 points, to go along with 14.8 rebounds-per-game, and junior guard Tim Quarterman, who is averaging 15.4, and 5.1, respectively.
Gardner Webb, members of the Big South Conference, is being outscored by opponents, 80.2/77.4, and outshot by the opposition, 49%/46%, while holding down a slim 35.8/35.2 rebound advantage.
The Runnin' Bulldogs are paced by junior forward Tyrell Nelson, who is averaging 14.5 points, to go along with 6.9 rebounds a contest.