LSU Hosts Oral Roberts – Game Preview
The LSU Tigers return to action on Saturday afternoon, when coach Johnny Jones’ squad plays hoist to the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in a non-conference match-up.
Tipoff time at the Maravich Center is set for 1 o’clock.
LSU, who defeated Gardner Webb, 74-57, on Wednesday night, is 5-4 on the young season, while Oral Roberts, who defeated Furman, 73-53, last Saturday, is currently 4-6.
The Tigers are outscoring the opposition, 83.9/78.8, and outshooting them from the floor, 46%/43%, while being outrebounded, 42.3/41.2.
LSU is led by senior guard Keith Hornsby, who is averaging who averaging 23.0 points, to go along with 3.5 rebounds-per-game, and freshman forward Ben Simmons, who is averaging 18.1, and 14.4, respectively.
Oral Roberts is outscoring opponents, 79.2/76.1, and outshooting the opposition, 45%/42%, while holding down a slim 39.1/37.6 rebound advantage.
The Golden Eagles are paced by senior guard Obi Emegano, who is averaging 23.3 points, to go along with 4.6 rebounds contest.