SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: LSU at Alabama

Alabama-LSU

LSU visits Alabama on Saturday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game along with a prediction of the game’s final score.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TO
LSU 0.479 0.309 0.775 290 953 312 153 99 317
LSU OPP 0.418 0.343 0.704 260 780 303 144 71 302
Alabama 0.445 0.348 0.709 255 930 321 147 108 361
Alabama OPP 0.411 0.294 0.741 289 911 265 198 92 319

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Statistical Leaders

LSU Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Skylar Mays LSU 24 16.2 129.0 98 33
Emmitt Williams LSU 24 13.9 118.0 93 5
Trendon Watford LSU 24 13.8 122.0 74 12
Javonte Smart LSU 24 12.4 108.0 50 31
Darius Days LSU 24 12.0 105.0 49 30
Aundre Hyatt LSU 24 1.9 17.0 2 10

LSU Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG    
PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG
Darius Days LSU 66 113.0 179.0 7.5
Trendon Watford LSU 50 121.0 171.0 7.1
Emmitt Williams LSU 61 106.0 167.0 7.0
Skylar Mays LSU 13 100.0 113.0 4.7
Javonte Smart LSU 16 63.0 79.0 3.3
Marlon Taylor LSU 21 37.0 58.0 4.1
Aundre Hyatt LSU 12 40.0 52.0 2.2
Charles Manning Jr. LSU 9 40.0 49.0 3.1
Courtese Cooper LSU 4 9.0 13.0 1.6
Marshall Graves LSU 0 6.0 6.0 0.4
James Bishop LSU 1 3.0 4.0 0.3

Alabama Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Kira Lewis Jr. Alabama 23 17.4 146.0 75 34
John Petty Jr. Alabama 23 15.3 115.0 54 68
Jaden Shackelford Alabama 23 13.2 93.0 65 53
Herbert Jones Alabama 19 9.9 66.0 55 1
Alex Reese Alabama 23 9.7 77.0 28 41
James Bolden Alabama 20 8.0 49.0 34 27
Javian Davis Alabama 23 6.5 52.0 45 0
Galin Smith Alabama 23 2.8 27.0 10 0
Jaylen Forbes Alabama 22 2.6 18.0 12 9

Alabama Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG    
PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG
John Petty Jr. Alabama 37 132.0 169.0 7.3
Herbert Jones Alabama 36 84.0 120.0 6.3
Kira Lewis Jr. Alabama 22 98.0 120.0 5.2
Alex Reese Alabama 21 86.0 107.0 4.7
Jaden Shackelford Alabama 22 76.0 98.0 4.3
Javian Davis Alabama 33 59.0 92.0 4.0
Galin Smith Alabama 25 30.0 55.0 2.4
Jaylen Forbes Alabama 16 38.0 54.0 2.5
James Bolden Alabama 14 24.0 38.0 1.9
Tyler Barnes Alabama 0 4.0 4.0 0.7
Adam Cottrell Alabama 0 1.0 1.0 0.3

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NCAA RPI

LSU: 27

Alabama: 40

LSU Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Darius Days F 6′-6″ 240 SO Raleigh, FL
1 Javonte Smart G 6′-4″ 205 SO Baton Rouge, LA
2 Trendon Watford F 6′-9″ 235 FR Birmingham, AL
3 Parker Edwards G 6′-3″ 190 SO Mandeville, LA
4 Skylar Mays G 6′-4″ 205 SR Baton Rouge, LA
5 Emmitt Williams F 6′-6″ 230 SO Fort Myers, FL
10 James Bishop G 6′-2″ 190 FR Baltimore, MD
11 Charles Manning Jr. G 6′-5″ 200 JR Riverhead, NY
12 Marshall Graves G 6′-4″ 195 SR Ponchatoula, LA
14 Marlon Taylor G 6′-5″ 210 SR Mount Vernon, NY
15 Aundre Hyatt F 6′-4″ 225 FR Bronx, NY
20 Caleb Starks G 6′-3″ 205 JR Lafayette, LA
21 Courtese Cooper F 6′-9″ 220 SO Elgin, IL
24 Deshawn Thomas C 6′-9″ 250 JR Dentsville, SC

Alabama Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 242 FR Canton, MS
1 Herbert Jones F 6′-7″ 205 JR Greensboro, AL
2 Kira Lewis Jr. G 6′-3″ 165 SO Meridianville, AL
3 Alex Reese F 6′-9″ 245 JR Pelham, AL
4 Juwan Gary F 6′-5″ 215 FR Columbia, SC
5 Jaden Shackelford G 6′-3″ 195 FR Hesperia, CA
11 James Bolden G 6′-0″ 160 SR Covington, KY
12 Jaylen Forbes G 6′-4″ 186 FR Florence, MS
13 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SO Hackensack, NJ
15 Tyler Barnes F 6′-8″ 201 JR Louisville, KY
21 Britton Johnson G 6′-4″ 183 SO Mountain Brook, AL
23 John Petty Jr. G 6′-5″ 184 JR Huntsville, AL
25 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 185 FR Flowery Branch, GA
30 Galin Smith F 6′-9″ 240 JR Clinton, MS
33 James Rojas F 6′-8″ 215 JR Jamestown, NY
34 Sam Okauru G 6′-5″ 200 FR Raleigh, NC
35 Raymond Hawkins F 6′-9″ 240 FR Oakland, CA

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Scouting Report


LSU: LSU averages 80.7 points per game, second in the SEC. The Tigers are allowing opponents 72.1 points per contest, 11th in the league. LSU as a team shoots 47.9% from the field, 30.9% from 3-point range, and 77.5% from the line. Skylar Mays leads the Tigers in scoring averaging 16.2 points per game. Darius Days paces the Tigers in rebounding averaging 7.5 boards a game.

Alabama: Kira Lewis Jr. leads the Tide in scoring averaging 17.4 points per game. John Petty, Jr. is not far behind Lewis at 15.3 points a contest. Petty leads the Tide in rebounding pulling down over 7 a game. Bama is No. 1 in the SEC in scoring offense (82.6 ppg). The Crimson Tide is dead last in scoring defense, however, allowing 78.2 points a contest. The Tide is also No. 1 in the SEC in 3-point shooting hitting 34.8%. Bama has made more 3-point shots than any other team in the SEC with 234.

LSU-Alabama Prediction

Alabama 88, LSU 83


Saturday‘s game tips off at 4:00 p.m. ET (3 p.m. CT). TV: ESPN2.

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