LSU On Road To Face Auburn – Inside The Numbers
The LSU Tigers return to action on Tuesday evening, when coach Johnny Jones’ squad travels to Auburn, Alabama to take on the Auburn Tigers in an SEC match-up.
Tipoff time at the Auburn Arena is set for 6 o’clock.
LSU, who fell to Oklahoma, 77-75, on Saturday, is 13-8, overall, and 6-2 in SEC play, while Auburn, who lost to Oklahoma St., 74-63, on Saturday, is currently 9-11, and 3-5, respectively.
The Tigers are outscoring the opposition, 81.0/75.7, and outshooting them from the floor, 47%/44%, while holding down a 39.1/37.3 rebound advantage.
LSU is led by freshman forward Ben Simmons, who is averaging 19.5 points, to go along with 12.5 rebounds-per-game, and sophomore forward Craig Victor, who is averaging 13.0, and 6.3, respectively.
Auburn is being outscored by opponents, 76.1/74.4, while also being outshot by the opposition, 44%/42%, and outrebounded, 40.0/36.4.
The Tigers are paced by junior guard Kareem Canty, who is averaging 18.5 points, to go along with 2.9 rebounds a contest.