For the second time since 1987, Alabama basketball is 4-0 in the SEC, following an impressive 15-point win at Arkansas.
Now, the Crimson Tide can return to the friendly confines of Coleman Coliseum against a struggling LSU team that has lost three straight games under first-year head coach Matt McMahon. According to the official Alabama ticket site, this game is sold out.
Alabama and LSU play twice each season with the first meeting this year in Tuscaloosa before the Crimson Tide make the return trip in early February.
Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s matchup with the Tigers.
How to watch Alabama vs. LSU
Who: No. 4 Alabama (14-2, 4-0 SEC) vs. LSU (12-4, 1-3 SEC)
When: 15:00, Saturday
Where: Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Live broadcast: fuboTV (Start your free trial)
Radio: Crimson Tide Sports Network (Play by Play: Chris Stewart; Analyst: Bryan Passink). The pre-game show will begin one hour before the start of the game.
Series: Alabama leads 113-75
Last meeting: Alabama closed out the regular season with an 80-77 overtime loss at LSU as part of a four-game losing streak to end the Crimson Tide’s season. Alabama held a three-point lead into overtime with 1:31 to play, but did not score again as the Tigers closed out the game on a 6–0 run. Keon Ellis led Alabama in scoring with 19 points and Jahvon Quinerly had 16.
Last Exit, Alabama: With Alabama’s lead dwindling to just two points with just over five minutes remaining, Nate Oats called a timeout. Outside of timeout, Alabama hit three straight three-pointers to pull away from the Razorbacks en route to an 84-69 road win over No. 15 Arkansas. Mark Sears led Alabama in scoring with 26 points, going a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line. Freshmen Noah Clowney and Brandon Miller, who were responsible for the key 3-pointers, finished with 15 and 14 points respectively.
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Last Out, LSU: The Tigers lost by double digits at home to Florida. KJ Williams had 23 points for LSU, but he couldn’t get much more going offensively for the Tigers in a 67-56 loss. LSU has now lost three in a row to Kentucky, Texas A&M and then Florida.
- Scoring: Brandon Miller (18.8 points per game)
- Rebound: Noah Clowney (8.3 rpg)
- Assists: Jaden Bradley (3.7 apg)
- Scoring: KJ Williams (18.5 points per game)
- Rebound: KJ Williams (7.6 rpg)
- Assists: Justice Hill (3.7 apg)
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