Mizzou men’s basketball vs. LSU Tigers: Lineups, TV, tipoff time, odds

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THE DETAILS

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Mizzou Arena (Columbia, Missouri)

TV: SEC Network

Odds: Mizzou 83.1% to win (ESPN Analytics)

STARTING LINEUPS

P

No.

Missouri

Ht.

Yr.

PPG

F

24

Kobe Brown

6-8

Sr.

16.0

F

35

Noah Carter

6-6

Jr.

9.8

G

5

D’Moi Hodge

6-4

Sr.

14.6

G

11

Isiaih Mosley

6-5

Sr.

9.8

G

10

Nick Honor

5-10

Jr.

8.5

P

No.

LSU

Ht.

Yr.

PPG

F

20

Derek Fountain

6-10

Jr.

7.1

F

12

KJ WIlliams

6-10

Sr.

17.2

G

1

Cam Hayes

6-2

Jr.

7.7

G

44

Adam Miller

6-3

So.

12.1

G

11

Justice Williams

6-4

So.

4.0

About LSU (12-9, 1-7 SEC):

The LSU Tigers are reeling. Sitting tied for last place in the Southeastern Conference, the Tigers are winless on the road in conference play and have lost eight consecutive games overall. Six of those eight losses were by double digits and three were by 20 or more points, including a 40-point drubbing by Alabama (106-66). Their lone win came against Arkansas on Dec. 28 and moved them to 12-1 overall. LSU has not won a game since.

LSU also brought in a new coach this year after the exit of Will Wade. If no players look familiar from last year’s team, it’s because well ... there really aren’t any holdovers. Of the players who played in LSU’s win over Missouri in the SEC Tournament, only Mwani Wilkinson is back. Although Missouri’s roster had a lot of turnover from last season, LSU’s had more. Murray State transfer KJ Williams leads the Tigers with 17.2 points per game and Adam Miller also contributes 12 points per game. Other than that, offense has been hard to come by for LSU and the Tigers will need big performances from unlikely contributors to pull off the upset.

About Missouri (16-5, 4-4):

Missouri picked up its fourth ranked win of the season with a 78-61 win over No. 12 Iowa State on Saturday. The win wasn’t enough to move the Tigers into the AP Top 25, but it moved them to the first team out.

The Tigers’ offense has been clicking as of late. After struggling from the field in four straight games, senior D’Moi Hodge has knocked down 11 threes in the past two. He tallied 17 points Saturday following a 24-point performance against Mississippi. Kobe Brown also had 20 points and was one of six Tigers to hit a three-pointer vs. ISU. Missouri is now 15-0 when scoring 70 points as a team — and this should be a game in which Missouri can extend that streak.