SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Auburn at LSU

LSU-Auburn basketball game preview

The Auburn Tigers tangle with the LSU Tigers on Wednesday in Baton Rouge in a crucial 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

LSU

Arena Name: Pete Maravich Assembly Center

Capacity: 13,215

Year Opened: 1972

Pete Maravich Assembly Center

Game Date/Time

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 7:00 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
Auburn
72.7
63.2
9.5
81.2
43.8
68.5
29.2
15.2
6.0
22.2
20.6
39.3
27.0
19.0
4.8
13.19
25.69
38.88
1.09
13.94
0.489
LSU
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

Players and Stats

Auburn

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Wendell Green 1 JR G 5-11 170 13.4 Pts, 3.8 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Johni Broome 4 SO F 6-10 235 13.3 Pts, 8.9 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Jaylin Williams 2 SR F 6-8 230 9.9 Pts, 5.0 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Allen Flanigan 22 SR G 6-6 215 8.6 Pts, 4.6 Reb, 1.5 Ast
K.D. Johnson 0 JR G 6-1 190 8.5 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Chris Moore 5 JR F 6-6 240 6.0 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Dylan Cardwell 44 JR C 6-11 250 4.4 Pts, 4.4 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Zep Jasper 12 SR G 6-1 175 3.4 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Yohan Traore 21 FR F 6-10 225 2.7 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Tre Donaldson 3 FR G 6-2 190 2.4 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Chance Westry 10 FR G 6-6 190 2.5 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Lior Berman 24 SR G 6-4 215 1.3 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Babatunde Akingbola 23 SR C 6-10 245 0.3 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jalen Harper 55 SR G 6-2 170 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Chandler Leopard 25 SR G 6-3 195 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Carter Sobera 20 JR G 6-5 187 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Haston Alexander 42 FR C 6-10
Presley Patterson 14 FR G 5-11

LSU

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
.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

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Auburn LSU
ESPN BPI 21 92
Sagarin 24 88
Massey Composite 17 86

Auburn vs. LSU Basketball Series History

LSU leads 87-73

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 K.D. Johnson G 6′-0″ 185 JR Atlanta, GA
1 Wendell Green Jr. G 5′-11″ 175 JR Detroit, MI
2 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 SR Nahunta, GA
3 Tre Donaldson G 6′-2″ 190 FR Tallahassee, FL
4 Johni Broome F 6′-10″ 235 SO Plant City, FL
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 230 JR West Memphis, AR
10 Chance Westry G 6′-6″ 190 FR Harrisburg, PA
12 Zep Jasper G 6′-1″ 190 SR Augusta, GA
14 Presley Patterson G 5′-11″ 175 FR Knoxville, TN
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 200 JR Birmingham, AL
21 Yohan Traore F 6′-10″ 225 FR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 220 SR Little Rock, AR
23 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 SR
24 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 SR Birmingham, AL
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 SR Athens, AL
42 Haston Alexander C 6′-10″ 230 FR Tuscumbia, AL
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 256 JR Augusta, GA
55 Jalen Harper G 6′-0″ 175 SR Mableton, GA

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

Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 George Mason 52 Auburn 70
11/11/2022 South Florida 59 Auburn 67
11/15/2022 Winthrop 65 Auburn 89
11/18/2022 Texas Southern 56 Auburn 72
11/22/2022 Bradley 64 Auburn 85
11/23/2022 Auburn 43 Northwestern 42
11/27/2022 Saint Louis 60 Auburn 65
12/2/2022 Colgate 66 Auburn 93
12/10/2022 Auburn 73 Memphis 82
12/14/2022 Georgia St 64 Auburn 72
12/18/2022 Auburn 71 USC 74
12/21/2022 Auburn 84 Washington 61
12/28/2022 Florida 58 Auburn 61
1/4/2023 Auburn 64 Georgia 76
1/7/2023 Arkansas 59 Auburn 72
1/10/2023 Auburn 82 Ole Miss 73
1/14/2023 Mississippi State 63 Auburn 69
1/18/2023 Auburn LSU
1/21/2023 Auburn South Carolina
1/25/2023 Texas A&M Auburn
1/28/2023 Auburn West Virginia
2/1/2023 Georgia Auburn
2/4/2023 Auburn Tennessee
2/7/2023 Auburn Texas A&M
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/14/2023 Missouri Auburn
2/18/2023 Auburn Vanderbilt
2/22/2023 Ole Miss Auburn
2/25/2023 Auburn Kentucky
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
3/4/2023 Tennessee Auburn
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

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 66 Alabama 106
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

Injuries and Suspensions

Auburn

[F] Chris Moore (Shoulder) – Questionable[01/14/2023]

LSU

[F] Mwani Wilkinson (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[F] Corneilous Williams (Shoulder) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Auburn-LSU Prediction

Auburn 81, LSU 73

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN2.

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