Alabama hosts No. 3/4 LSU in Monday Night Showdown

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama women’s basketball team welcomes the third-ranked LSU Tigers to the Coleman Coliseum Monday night. The Tide v Tigers game will begin at 6:00 pm CT on SEC Network.

The game

  • Alabama (15-4, 4-2 SEC) vs. LSU (19-0, 7-0 SEC)
  • Series History: 44th meeting vs. Tigers (LSU leads 43-20)

how to follow

  • SEC network

    • Sam Gore (play-by-play) and Steffi Sorensen (analyst) on the call

  • CTSN

    • Gray Robertson (play-by-play) on call

  • Updates will be posted on the team’s official Twitter account, @AlabamaWBB

Promotions

  • Monday is Greek Night and Crimson Chaos Night at the basketball game
  • The first 300 students in a UA fraternity or sorority will receive an Alabama glass, while the first 300 students from Crimson Chaos will receive a free t-shirt

About the tide

  • UA ranks 21st in the NET rankings
  • The Tide comes in on a three-game winning streak, defeating Auburn and Ole Miss on the road and Texas A&M at home
  • UA recorded a 61-46 win over the Aggies last Thursday
  • Sarah Ashlee Barker recorded her first double-double in Alabama with 11 points and 10 rebounds while Hannah Barbier scored a season-high 14 points in the win against Texas A&M
  • Across the arc, Alabama ranks in the top 10 nationally, finishing 7th on three points (38.8) and 8th on three points per game (9.1).
  • The tide is the 22ndnd Best team in the country in goal defense (55.5) and scoring (17.4)
  • Alabama has defeated seven teams by 25 or more points and held 12 opponents with a field goal percentage below .400
  • Individually, jada rice ranks seventh in blocks (48) and 10th in blocks per game (2.53) nationally, while Aailyah Nye ranks 11thth in three percent (46.1)
  • Brittany Davis Leads the team in three statistical categories, leading in points (17.6ppg), boards (6.6rpg), and steals (1.7spg)
  • Barber is averaging 2.8 assists per game to lead the team

The Tigers

  • LSU goes into play Monday at No. 3 in the Associated Press and No. 4 in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association
  • The Tigers are third in the NET rankings, second-highest team in the SEC
  • UA won the last meeting in Tuscaloosa between the two teams, with Alabama securing a 67-59 win on January 7, 2021
  • LSU leads the nation in rebound margin (22.6), offensive goals (88.2), and free throw attempts per game (26), while ranking second in free throws per game (17.95), rebounds per Game (50.89) and defensive rebounds per game occupied (32.8) and shot on goal (36.3)
  • Angel Reese is progressing in the NCAA in both double doubles (19) and offensive board per game (6.4).
  • She ranks second in both total rebounds (296) and rebounds per game (15.6), and third in free throws (125) and blocks (9.2).
  • Reese leads the team in points (24.2ppg), boards (15.6rpg), blocks (1.5bpg), and steals (1.8spg).
  • Flau’jae Johnson is second on the team, averaging 14.2 points per game
  • Alexis Morris is averaging 4.7 assists per game to lead the Tigers in the category
  • The Tigers are coming off a narrow win over Arkansas, 79-76, to remain undefeated in conference play and advance to a 7-0 SEC record

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