LSU Travels To Meet Alabama – Inside The Numbers
The LSU Tigers return to action on Saturday afternoon, when coach Johnny Jones’ squad travels to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in an SEC match-up.
Tipoff time at Coleman Coliseum is set for 1 o’clock.
LSU, who fell to Texas A&M, 71-57, on Tuesday night, is 11-7, overall, and 4-2 in SEC play, while Alabama, who lost to Auburn, 83-77, on Tuesday night, is currently 10-7, and 1-4, respectively.
The Tigers are outscoring the opposition, 81.4/75.4, and outshooting them from the floor, 47%/44%, while holding down a 39.5/37.8 rebound advantage.
LSU is led by freshman forward Ben Simmons, who is averaging 19.4 points, to go along with 12.8 rebounds-per-game, and senior guard Keith Hornsby, who is averaging 13.6, and 2.4, respectively.
Alabama is being outscored by opponents, 66.9/66.7, as well as being outshot, 35%/34%, and outrebounded, 37.2/34.4.
The Crimson Tide is are paced by senior guard Retin Obasohan, who is averaging 14.5 points, to go along with 3.5 rebounds a contest.