LSU Men’s Basketball Hosts South Carolina – Preview
The LSU Tiger men's basketball team is back at home in Sec action on Saturday afternoon, when they play host to the South Carolina Gamecocks.
The Tigers, who are coming off of an 69-67 overtime victory on Tuesday, have won two-straight, and three of their last four, while the Gamecocks snapped a five-game losing streak on Wednesday by defeating Georgia, 57-56.
LSU is led by junior center Justin Hamilton, is averaging 13.7 points, to along with 7.3 rebounds per game, while South Carolina is paced by senior forward Malik Cooke, who is averaging 12.1 points a contest.
LSU is currently 15-10 overall, and 5-6 in SEC play, while South Carolina comes in at 10-15 overall, and 2-9 in league play.
LSU head coach Trent Johnson
Tip-off time is set for 1:30 pm.