LSU vs. Auburn: Full Game Preview

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LSU vs. Auburn: Full Game Preview
LSU
(9-2, 1-2 away)
Auburn
(6-7, 6-5 home)
Venue: Auburn Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
LSU S Coleman 13.3 S Coleman 8.7 C Carmouche 4.0
Auburn F Sullivan 17.2 R Chubb 7.4 F Sullivan 3.3

There is one important category where LSU has a statistical edge, scoring, where the LSU Tigers have the upper hand over the Auburn Tigers, 76 points per game to 68 points per game.

LSU StatSmack

  • Asauhn Dixon-Tatum is ranked 9th in the SEC in blocks.
  • Auburn is a better free-throw-shooting team (69.9% vs 60.0%) than LSU this season.
  • The Auburn rebounding leader (Rob Chubb) has more rebounds than the LSU rebounding leader (Shavon Coleman).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Auburn has come back to win after being down at half against LSU 5 times since 1996.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Auburn currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (925 to 911) than LSU, per the NCAA.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Auburn has a stronger schedule than LSU this season (SOS Rank: #210 vs #248).
  • Auburn embarrassed LSU by 15 points the last time they played (Mar 03, 2012).
  • Auburn is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Auburn is 77.4 inches compared to 75.6 inches for LSU.
  • Auburn players are more experienced than LSU players (11,093 minutes played vs 9,270 minutes played).
  • Auburn is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Auburn is 214 lbs compared to 198 lbs for LSU.
  • Auburn allows fewer rebounds (33.3 allowed per game vs 37.6 allowed per game) than LSU this season.
LSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Shavon Coleman 30 13 9 1 2 1 2
B Anthony Hickey 28 11 4 4 4 0 1
B- C. Carmouche 23 10 4 4 2 0 2
C+ J. O`Bryant III 23 11 8 1 0 1 3
C Andre Stringer 29 12 2 2 1 0 2
C Malik Morgan 16 5 3 1 1 0 1
C- A. Del Piero 12 5 3 0 0 2 1
C- Corban Collins 14 5 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Shane Hammink 15 3 3 2 0 0 1
D+ Eddie Ludwig 12 3 3 1 0 0 2
D+ Jalen Courtney 10 3 3 0 0 0 1
D- Joshua Badeaux 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Mychal Williams 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Dave Jackson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
AU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- F. Sullivan 32 17 4 3 1 0 3
C+ Chris Denson 27 15 4 2 1 0 2
C Rob Chubb 25 9 7 1 1 1 2
C Allen Payne 27 8 5 2 1 0 2
D+ S. Johnson 18 5 3 1 1 1 1
D+ Josh Wallace 23 3 2 3 2 0 1
D+ A. Dixon-Tatum 15 5 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Noel Johnson 21 7 3 1 0 0 1
D+ Jordan Price 16 7 1 1 1 0 1
D Nick Pellar 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Brian Greene Jr 12 2 1 1 1 0 1
D Shareif Adamu 12 3 2 1 1 1 2
D Dylan Spencer 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D- C.J. Holmes 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Jordon Granger 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
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