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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)

Series History

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.