Missouri (11-12, 3-7) vs. No. 25 LSU (17-6, 8-2)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 25 LSU looks to give Missouri its 10th straight loss against ranked opponents. Missouri’s last win vs a ranked opponent came against the then-No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies 62-58 on Feb. 13, 2018. LSU has dropped to No. 25 in the latest AP rankings following losses to Vanderbilt and Auburn last week.
SUPER SENIORS: Missouri’s Dru Smith, Mark Smith and Mitchell Smith have collectively accounted for 39 percent of all Tigers scoring this season, though that number has fallen to 26 percent over the last five games.DOMINANT DRU: D. Smith has connected on 30.9 percent of the 55 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 3 of 17 over the last five games. He’s also converted 90.6 percent of his foul shots this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Missouri is 0-9 when scoring fewer than 60 points and 11-3 when scoring at least 60.
PERFECT WHEN: Missouri is a perfect 5-0 when it scores at least 75 points. The Tigers are 6-12 when scoring any fewer than 75.
DID YOU KNOW: LSU is rated 11th in the country by scoring 80.7 points per game this year. Missouri has only averaged 66 points per game, which ranks 261st.