SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: LSU at Arkansas

Arkansas-LSU basketball game preview

The LSU Tigers battle the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday in Fayetteville in a key 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

Arkansas

Arena Name: Bud Walton Arena

Capacity: 19,200

Year Opened: 1993

Bud Walton Arena

Game Date/Time

Tuesday, January 24, 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
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
Arkansas
75.8
64.2
11.6
75.0
47.2
70.0
28.4
16.1
4.6
22.9
16.1
41.7
30.1
17.9
5.2
10.19
26.38
36.56
1.01
16.62
0.511

Players and Stats

LSU

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
K.J. Williams 12 SR F 6-10 245 17.9 Pts, 7.3 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Adam Miller 44 SO G 6-3 180 12.3 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Cam Hayes 1 JR G 6-3 175 8.4 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 2.0 Ast
Derek Fountain 20 JR F 6-9 210 7.2 Pts, 5.4 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Justice Hill 3 SR G 6-0 170 6.9 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 3.5 Ast
Trae Hannibal 0 SR G 6-2 217 6.4 Pts, 4.6 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Justice Williams 11 SO G 6-3 170 3.8 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Jalen Reed 13 FR F 6-10 230 2.7 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Kendal Coleman 4 JR C 6-8 229 2.5 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.1 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 1.3 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Shawn Phillips 34 FR F 7-0 245 0.7 Pts, 0.8 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

Arkansas

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Ricky Council 1 JR G 6-6 205 18.0 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Anthony Black 0 FR G 6-7 198 12.5 Pts, 5.3 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Davonte Davis 4 JR G 6-3 180 9.5 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 2.7 Ast
Makhi Mitchell 15 SR F 6-9 230 7.8 Pts, 5.9 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Jordan Walsh 13 FR F 6-7 205 7.2 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Trevon Brazile 2 SO F 6-9 215 11.8 Pts, 6.0 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jalen Graham 11 SR F 6-9 220 5.0 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Nick Smith 3 FR G 6-5 185 12.8 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Makhel Mitchell 22 SR F 6-10 245 3.5 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Kamani Johnson 20 SR F 6-7 215 2.8 Pts, 3.4 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Joseph Pinion 5 FR G 6-5 190 2.7 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Derrian Ford 23 FR G 6-3 205 1.0 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Cade Arbogast 21 JR G 6-3 170 0.5 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Barry Dunning 12 FR G 6-6 195 0.1 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Lawson Blake 45 SO F 6-10 225 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating LSU Arkansas
ESPN BPI 98 21
Sagarin 78 29
Massey Composite 102 27

LSU vs. Arkansas Basketball Series History

LSU leads 41-33

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

Arkansas Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Anthony Black G 6′-7″ 198 FR Duncanville, TX
1 Ricky Council IV G 6′-6″ 205 JR Durham, NC
2 Trevon Brazile F 6′-10″ 212 SO Springfield, MO
3 Nick Smith Jr. G 6′-5″ 185 FR Jacksonville, AR
4 Davonte Davis G 6′-4″ 185 JR Jacksonville, AR
5 Joseph Pinion G 6′-5″ 190 FR Morrilton, AR
11 Jalen Graham F 6′-9″ 225 SR Phoenix, AZ
12 Barry Dunning Jr. G 6′-6″ 195 FR Mobile, AL
13 Jordan Walsh G 6′-7″ 205 FR Desoto, TX
15 Makhi Mitchell F 6′-9″ 230 SR Washington, DC
20 Kamani Johnson F 6′-7″ 230 SR Brooklyn, NY
21 Cade Arbogast G 6′-3″ 180 JR Concord, CA
22 Makhel Mitchell F 6′-10″ 240 SR Washington, DC
23 Derrian Ford G 6′-3″ 205 FR Magnolia, AR
45 Lawson Blake F 6′-10″ 225 SO Fayetteville, AR

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 67 LSU 49
1/21/2023 Tennessee 77 LSU 56
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

Arkansas Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 N Dakota St 58 Arkansas 76
11/11/2022 Fordham 48 Arkansas 74
11/16/2022 S Dakota St 56 Arkansas 71
11/21/2022 Louisville 54 Arkansas 80
11/22/2022 Creighton 90 Arkansas 87
11/23/2022 Arkansas 78 San Diego St 74
11/28/2022 Troy 61 Arkansas 74
12/3/2022 San José St 59 Arkansas 99
12/6/2022 UNC Greensboro 58 Arkansas 65
12/10/2022 Oklahoma 78 Arkansas 88
12/17/2022 Bradley 57 Arkansas 76
12/21/2022 UNC Asheville 51 Arkansas 85
12/28/2022 Arkansas 57 LSU 60
1/4/2023 Missouri 68 Arkansas 74
1/7/2023 Arkansas 59 Auburn 72
1/11/2023 Alabama 84 Arkansas 69
1/14/2023 Arkansas 84 Vanderbilt 97
1/18/2023 Arkansas 76 Missouri 79
1/21/2023 Ole Miss 59 Arkansas 69
1/24/2023 LSU Arkansas
1/28/2023 Arkansas Baylor
1/31/2023 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/4/2023 Arkansas South Carolina
2/7/2023 Arkansas Kentucky
2/11/2023 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/15/2023 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/18/2023 Florida Arkansas
2/21/2023 Georgia Arkansas
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
2/28/2023 Arkansas Tennessee
3/4/2023 Kentucky Arkansas
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

[G] Justice Hill (Personal) – Out
[F] Mwani Wilkinson (Shoulder) – Out
[F] Corneilous Williams (Shoulder) – Out

Arkansas

[G] Nick Smith Jr. (Knee) – Out
[F] Trevon Brazile (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

LSU-Arkansas Prediction

Arkansas 77, LSU 72

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

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

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