SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: LSU at Texas A&M

Texas A&M-LSU basketball game preview

The LSU Tigers encounter the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday in College Station in a pivotal SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Venue

Texas A&M

Arena Name: Reed Arena

Capacity: 12,989

Year Opened: 1998

Reed Arena

Team Statistical Comparison

Stat
Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
LSU
72.0
63.4
8.6
92.3
45.8
68.9
35.0
12.6
7.4
18.3
21.1
41.6
27.6
16.3
2.4
10.0
25.5
35.5
1.1
14.6
0.523
Texas A&M
75.7
68.6
7.1
61.5
44.8
74.1
32.5
19.5
6.6
26.4
20.4
41.1
36.1
19.8
4.1
12.0
23.9
35.9
1.1
15.7
0.508

Players and Stats

LSU

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
K.J. Williams 12 SR F 6-10 245 18.5 Pts, 8.0 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Adam Miller 44 SO G 6-3 180 13.0 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Justice Hill 3 SR G 6-0 170 8.2 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 3.9 Ast
Derek Fountain 20 JR F 6-9 210 7.8 Pts, 5.7 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Cam Hayes 1 JR G 6-3 175 8.4 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Trae Hannibal 0 SR G 6-2 217 5.6 Pts, 4.2 Reb, 2.7 Ast
Jalen Reed 13 FR F 6-10 230 3.2 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Kendal Coleman 4 JR C 6-8 229 2.7 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Mwani Wilkinson 5 JR F 6-5 215 2.8 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Justice Williams 11 SO G 6-3 170 3.6 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Tyrell Ward 15 FR F 6-6 185 0.7 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Shawn Phillips 34 FR F 7-0 245 0.8 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Adam Benhayoune 25 SO F 6-5 230 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Parker Edwards 30 SR G 6-2 185 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Brandon Egemo 10 JR G 6-0 175 0.0 Pts, 1.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Austin Montgomery 21 FR F 6-4
Corneilous Williams 2 FR F 6-9

Texas A&M

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Wade Taylor 4 SO G 6-0 186 15.5 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 3.5 Ast
Tyrece Radford 23 SR G 6-2 200 12.3 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Henry Coleman 15 JR F 6-7 229 11.0 Pts, 5.3 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Julius Marble 34 JR F 6-8 225 7.7 Pts, 4.2 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Dexter Dennis 0 SR G 6-5 210 7.2 Pts, 4.2 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Manny Obaseki 35 SO G 6-4 189 7.1 Pts, 1.6 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Hayden Hefner 2 JR G 6-6 182 5.4 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Solomon Washington 13 FR F 6-7 225 4.3 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Andersson Garcia 11 JR G 6-7 205 2.6 Pts, 4.0 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Andre Gordon 20 SR G 6-2 188 1.9 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Khalen Robinson 1 JR G 6-0 175 1.9 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Javonte Brown 31 SO C 7-0 250 2.0 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Erik Pratt 3 SO G 6-5 185 1.0 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Ethan Henderson 10 SR F 6-8
Jaelyn Lee 24 FR G 6-6
Ashton Smith 32 FR F 6-9
Davin Watkins 22 SO G 6-1
Jordan Williams 5 FR G 6-3

College Basketball Ratings

Rating LSU Texas A&M
ESPN BPI 66 44
Sagarin 67 65
Massey Composite 52 93

LSU vs. Texas A&M Basketball Series History

LSU leads 27-18

LSU Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Trae Hannibal G 6′-2″ 215 SR Elliott, SC
1 Cam Hayes G 6′-2″ 185 JR Greensboro, NC
2 Corneilous Williams F 6′-9″ 210 FR Meridian, MS
3 Justice Hill G 6′-0″ 175 SR Little Rock, AR
4 Kendal Coleman C 6′-8″ 230 JR Shreveport, LA
5 Mwani Wilkinson F 6′-5″ 205 JR Las Vegas, NV
10 Brandon Egemo G 6′-1″ 175 JR Los Angeles, CA
11 Justice Williams G 6′-4″ 175 SO Philadelphia, PA
12 KJ Williams F 6′-10″ 250 SR Cleveland, MS
13 Jalen Reed F 6′-10″ 230 FR Jackson, MS
15 Tyrell Ward F 6′-6″ 185 FR Washington, DC
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-10″ 225 JR Holly Springs, MS
21 Austin Montgomery F 6′-4″ 180 FR New Orleans, LA
25 Adam Benhayoune F 6′-5″ 225 SO Helotes, TX
30 Parker Edwards G 6′-2″ 220 SR Covington, LA
34 Shawn Phillips F 7′-0″ 245 FR Dayton, OH
44 Adam Miller G 6′-3″ 190 SO Peoria, IL

Texas A&M Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Dexter Dennis G 6′-5″ 210 SR Baker, LA
1 Khalen Robinson G 6′-0″ 180 JR Little Rock, AR
2 Hayden Hefner G 6′-6″ 185 JR Nederland, TX
3 Erik Pratt G 6′-5″ 185 JR Lake Worth, FL
4 Wade Taylor IV G 6′-0″ 185 SO Dallas, TX
5 Jordan Williams G 6′-3″ 215 FR Houston, TX
10 Ethan Henderson F 6′-8″ 205 SR Little Rock, AR
11 Andersson Garcia F 6′-7″ 210 JR
13 Solomon Washington F 6′-7″ 225 FR New Orleans, LA
15 Henry Coleman III F 6′-8″ 245 JR Richmond, VA
20 Andre Gordon G 6′-2″ 185 SR Sidney, OH
22 Davin Watkins G 6′-1″ 193 SO Nolensville, TN
23 Tyrece Radford G 6′-2″ 195 SR Baton Rouge, LA
24 Jaelyn Lee G 6′-6″ 195 FR Paris, TX
31 Javonte Brown F 7′-0″ 255 SO Toronto, ON
32 Ashton Smith F 6′-9″ 270 FR Spring, TX
34 Julius Marble F 6′-9″ 245 JR Dallas, TX
35 Manny Obaseki G 6′-4″ 189 SO Allen, TX

LSU Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/9/2022 Kansas City 63 LSU 74
11/12/2022 Arkansas St 52 LSU 61
11/17/2022 New Orleans 62 LSU 91
11/21/2022 Illinois St 61 LSU 77
11/22/2022 LSU 73 Akron 58
11/23/2022 LSU 59 Kansas St 61
11/27/2022 Wofford 75 LSU 78
12/2/2022 UT Arlington 59 LSU 63
12/10/2022 LSU 72 Wake Forest 70
12/13/2022 NC Central 57 LSU 67
12/17/2022 Winthrop 81 LSU 89
12/21/2022 ETSU 68 LSU 72
12/28/2022 Arkansas 57 LSU 60
1/3/2023 LSU 71 Kentucky 74
1/7/2023 LSU Texas A&M
1/10/2023 Florida LSU
1/14/2023 LSU Alabama
1/18/2023 Auburn LSU
1/21/2023 Tennessee LSU
1/24/2023 LSU Arkansas
1/28/2023 Texas Tech LSU
2/1/2023 LSU Missouri
2/4/2023 Alabama LSU
2/8/2023 LSU Mississippi State
2/11/2023 Texas A&M LSU
2/14/2023 LSU Georgia
2/18/2023 South Carolina LSU
2/22/2023 Vanderbilt LSU
2/25/2023 LSU Ole Miss
3/1/2023 Missouri LSU
3/4/2023 LSU Florida
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Texas A&M Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 UL Monroe 54 Texas A&M 87
11/11/2022 Abilene Chrstn 58 Texas A&M 77
11/17/2022 Murray St 88 Texas A&M 79
11/18/2022 Colorado 103 Texas A&M 75
11/20/2022 Texas A&M 67 Loyola Chicago 51
11/30/2022 SMU 64 Texas A&M 83
12/3/2022 Boise St 86 Texas A&M 71
12/11/2022 Oregon St 54 Texas A&M 72
12/17/2022 Texas A&M 79 Memphis 83
12/20/2022 Wofford 67 Texas A&M 62
12/27/2022 N’Western St Texas A&M
12/30/2022 Prairie View 66 Texas A&M 86
1/4/2023 Texas A&M Florida
1/7/2023 LSU Texas A&M
1/11/2023 Missouri Texas A&M
1/14/2023 Texas A&M South Carolina
1/18/2023 Florida Texas A&M
1/21/2023 Texas A&M Kentucky
1/25/2023 Texas A&M Auburn
1/28/2023 Vanderbilt Texas A&M
1/31/2023 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/4/2023 Georgia Texas A&M
2/7/2023 Auburn Texas A&M
2/11/2023 Texas A&M LSU
2/15/2023 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/18/2023 Texas A&M Missouri
2/21/2023 Tennessee Texas A&M
2/25/2023 Texas A&M Mississippi State
2/28/2023 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/4/2023 Alabama Texas A&M
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

LSU

[F] Corneilous Williams (Shoulder) – Out

Texas A&M

[F] Ethan Henderson (Personal) – Out

Source: statfox.com

LSU-Texas A&M Prediction

LSU 75, Texas A&M 71

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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