SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: LSU at Alabama

Alabama-LSU basketball game preview

The LSU Tigers engage the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday in Tuscaloosa in an all-important 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.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Alabama

Arena Name: Coleman Coliseum

Capacity: 15,383

Year Opened: 1968

Coleman Coliseum

Game Date/Time

Saturday, January 14, 2023, 4:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

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
69.9
64.6
5.3
75.0
44.5
70.2
34.7
12.4
7.6
17.6
21.8
42.5
27.5
16.5
1.1
9.88
24.56
34.44
1.06
13.69
0.512
Alabama
83.0
69.7
13.3
87.5
44.5
70.7
35.4
18.4
9.8
26.1
27.8
38.0
27.5
18.9
7.8
13.19
32.38
45.56
0.95
12.5
0.524

Players and Stats

LSU

           
.J. Williams 12 SR F 6-10 245 18.5 Pts, 7.6 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Adam Miller 44 SO G 6-3 180 13.0 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Cam Hayes 1 JR G 6-3 175 8.7 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 2.0 Ast
Derek Fountain 20 JR F 6-9 210 7.4 Pts, 5.7 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Justice Hill 3 SR G 6-0 170 7.2 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Trae Hannibal 0 SR G 6-2 217 6.1 Pts, 4.6 Reb, 2.9 Ast
Jalen Reed 13 FR F 6-10 230 2.7 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Kendal Coleman 4 JR C 6-8 229 2.4 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Justice Williams 11 SO G 6-3 170 3.1 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Mwani Wilkinson 5 JR F 6-5 215 2.6 Pts, 1.6 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Tyrell Ward 15 FR F 6-6 185 1.4 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Shawn Phillips 34 FR F 7-0 245 0.6 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.1 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

Alabama

           
Brandon Miller 24 FR F 6-9 200 18.8 Pts, 8.2 Reb, 1.9 Ast
Mark Sears 1 JR G 6-1 185 15.4 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Noah Clowney 15 FR F 6-10 210 10.0 Pts, 8.3 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jaden Bradley 0 FR G 6-3 185 8.6 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Charles Bediako 14 SO C 7-0 225 5.9 Pts, 6.3 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Jahvon Quinerly 5 SR G 6-1 175 6.7 Pts, 1.6 Reb, 3.4 Ast
Noah Gurley 4 SR F 6-8 210 5.8 Pts, 3.8 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Rylan Griffen 3 FR G 6-5 180 5.4 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Nimari Burnett 25 SO G 6-4 195 7.9 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9 2.2 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Darius Miles 2 JR F 6-6 185 1.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Delaney Heard 12 JR G 6-3 198 0.8 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Dominick Welch 10 SR G 6-5 200 1.0 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Adam Cottrell 30 SR G 6-3 200 0.4 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jaden Quinerly 34 JR G 6-0 155 0.4 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Max Scharnowski 31 JR F 6-6 205 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9
Kai Spears 32 FR G 6-2

College Basketball Ratings

Rating LSU Alabama
ESPN BPI 80 4
Sagarin 79 5
Massey Composite 68 6

LSU vs. Alabama Basketball Series History

Alabama leads 113-75

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

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jaden Bradley G 6′-3″ 185 FR Rochester, NY
1 Mark Sears G 6′-1″ 185 JR Muscle Shoals, AL
2 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 JR Washington, DC
3 Rylan Griffen G 6′-5″ 180 FR Dallas, TX
4 Noah Gurley F 6′-8″ 215 SR Fayetteville, GA
5 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SR Hackensack, NJ
10 Dominick Welch G 6′-5″ 205 SR Buffalo, NY
12 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198 JR Canton, GA
14 Charles Bediako C 7′-0″ 225 SO Brampton, ON
15 Noah Clowney F 6′-10″ 210 FR Roebuck, SC
23 Nick Pringle F 6′-9″ 220 JR Seabrook, SC
24 Brandon Miller F 6′-9″ 200 FR Antioch, TN
25 Nimari Burnett G 6′-4″ 190 SO Chicago, IL
30 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SR Flowery Branch, GA
31 Max Scharnowski F 6′-6″ 205 JR Elgin, IL
32 Kai Spears G 6′-2″ 160 FR Pittsburgh, PA
34 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 JR Hackensack, NJ

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 56 Texas A&M 69
1/10/2023 Florida 67 LSU 56
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

Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Longwood 54 Alabama 75
11/11/2022 Liberty 59 Alabama 95
11/15/2022 Alabama 65 South Alabama 55
11/18/2022 J’Ville St 62 Alabama 104
11/24/2022 Alabama 81 Michigan St 70
11/25/2022 UConn 82 Alabama 67
12/3/2022 S Dakota St 65 Alabama 78
12/10/2022 Alabama 71 Houston 65
12/13/2022 Memphis 88 Alabama 91
12/17/2022 Alabama 90 Gonzaga 100
12/20/2022 Jackson St 64 Alabama 84
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Ole Miss 62 Alabama 84
1/7/2023 Kentucky 52 Alabama 78
1/11/2023 Alabama 84 Arkansas 69
1/14/2023 LSU Alabama
1/17/2023 Alabama Vanderbilt
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 Alabama Oklahoma
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/4/2023 Alabama LSU
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/22/2023 Alabama South Carolina
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
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] Mwani Wilkinson (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[G] Cam Hayes (Ankle) – Questionable
[F] Corneilous Williams (Shoulder) – Out

Alabama

[G] Nimari Burnett (Wrist) – Out

Source: statfox.com

LSU-Alabama Prediction

Alabama 81, LSU 76

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 4:00 PM ET ET. TV: ESPN.

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