LSU ready for road challenge
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The LSU men's basketball team worked out at Thompson-Boling Arena here Monday night going over the Tennessee scouting report in preparation for two improving teams to meet looking to improve their position in the Southeastern Conference race.
Tipoff is slated for just after 7 p.m. EST (6 p.m. in Baton Rouge) between the Tigers and the Volunteers with the game airing on ESPNU with Dari Nowkhah and Dino Gaudio on the call. Jim Hawthorne and Ricky Blanton with host Kevin Ford will have the game on the affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network (Eagle 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge and in the Geaux Zone at LSUsports.net.
LSU is 15-8 on the year and 6-6, winners of the first two games of the Thursday-Saturday-Tuesday gauntlet the Tigers are trying to sweep and winners of five of the last six and six of the last eight after starting 0-4 in the SEC. Tennessee is 14-10 overall and also 6-6 overall and on a three-game win streak.