Missouri vs. LSU: Full Game Preview

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Missouri vs. LSU: Full Game Preview
(17) Missouri
(15-4, 3-3 away)
LSU
(10-7, 9-2 home)
Venue: Pete Maravich Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Missouri L Bowers 16.8 A Oriakhi 8.6 P Pressey 7.2
LSU S Coleman 12.1 J O`Bryant III 8.1 C Carmouche 4.1

On Wednesday, LSU plays host to No. 17 Missouri at Pete Maravich Center. It takes place at 8:00 EST and you can see it on SEC Network.

LSU is in 14th place in the SEC, Missouri is in 3rd place.

The LSU Tigers were defeated by Kentucky 75-70 on January 26th despite 21 points and 12 rebounds from Johnny O`Bryant III. He is averaging 11.7 points per game and leads the team in rebounds with 8.1 per game. For the Missouri Tigers, Alex Oriakhi finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the 81-59 blowout of Vanderbilt on January 26th. With 8.6 rebounds per game and 1.5 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. When considering the Four Factors, Missouri performs well in offensive rebounding percentage at 40.1. This ranks 2nd in the conference and 10th in the country.

Missouri StatSmack

  • Andre Stringer is ranked 5th in the SEC in three-pointers.
  • Missouri has been ducking LSU for over 30 years.
  • The LSU steals leader (Anthony Hickey) has more steals than the Missouri steals leader (Phil Pressey).
  • LSU has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Missouri ($15,474 vs $18,178).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. LSU has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Missouri (14 vs 5).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, LSU has had more players drafted by the NBA than Missouri (6 vs 5).
  • LSU has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Missouri ($26,259 vs $30,193).
  • Charles Carmouche is ranked 5th in the SEC in steals.
  • Shavon Coleman is ranked 8th in the SEC in rebounds and 8th in the SEC in blocks.
  • The LSU blocks leader (Andrew Del Piero) has more blocks than the Missouri blocks leader (Alex Oriakhi).
Mizzou Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Laurence Bowers 28 17 7 1 1 1 1
B Phil Pressey 33 12 3 7 2 0 4
B Jabari Brown 33 15 4 1 1 0 2
B Alex Oriakhi 25 11 9 0 1 2 1
B- Earnest Ross 26 10 6 1 1 0 2
C+ Keion Bell 22 9 4 1 1 0 2
C Tony Criswell 20 7 5 1 0 0 1
C N. Webster-Chan 21 3 3 1 1 0 1
C- Stefan Jankovic 11 4 2 1 0 0 0
D+ Ryan Rosburg 9 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Corey Haith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Dominique Bull 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Danny Feldmann 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
LSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Anthony Hickey 30 12 4 4 4 0 1
B Shavon Coleman 30 12 7 1 2 1 2
C+ C. Carmouche 24 9 3 4 2 0 2
C+ J. O`Bryant III 25 12 8 1 0 1 3
C Andre Stringer 29 11 1 2 1 0 2
C Malik Morgan 20 5 3 1 2 0 1
D+ A. Del Piero 14 4 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Eddie Ludwig 12 3 3 1 0 0 2
D+ Shane Hammink 13 3 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Corban Collins 13 4 2 1 0 0 2
D Jalen Courtney 10 2 2 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
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