Countdown to tipoff: LSU vs. Arkansas
Arkansas – LSU hopes to regroup against Arkansas after Tuesday’s loss at Georgia. Below is a look at the Tigers and the Razorbacks and how they measure up entering Saturday’s tip set for shortly after 1 p.m. CT on ESPN2.
LSU at a Glance
Overall Record: 14-7
SEC Record: 9-5
NET Ranking: 30
Last Time Out: 91-78 loss to Georgia on Tuesday
Head Coach: Will Wade (78-37 in fourth season at LSU; 169-82 overall)
Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2019 (Sweet Sixteen)
Arkansas at a Glance
Overall Record: 18-5
SEC Record: 10-4
NET Ranking: 23
Last Time Out: 81-66 win over Alabama on Wednesday
Head Coach: Eric Musselman (37-17 in two seasons at Arkansas; 147-51 overall)
Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2019 (1st Round)
LSU and Arkansas meet for the 71st time overall and the 61st since the Razorbacks joined the SEC. Arkansas leads the all-time series, 37-33, but the Tigers have a 38-33 advantage since the Hogs joined the league, including a 92-76 win on Jan. 13.
Follow the Action
ESPN2 will broadcast the action shortly after 1 p.m. inside Bud Walton Arena, with Karl Ravech handling the play-by-play and Jimmy Dykes as the color analyst. Chris Blair and former LSU basketball coach John Brady will call the action on the LSU Sports Radio Network.