The game will be regionally televised on the Lincoln Financial syndicated network around the SEC.
The Tigers are going to Oxford off a 71-67 win over Arkansas that upped LSU's record to 14-10 and 3-7 in the SEC. Ole Miss, a winner Saturday over Alabama, is tied with the Tide for the top spot in the crazy Western Division at 5-5 with a 16-8 mark overall.
"It was good to finally win a close game," said LSU Coach John Brady. "Any significant season is the ability of your team to win close games. It was good to be able to do that and hopefully we'll continue to do that. Glen Davis was around the basket and rebounding the ball. We had some guys make plays down the stretch."
Glen Davis did not practice on
Monday because of a sore right quad muscle but took part in the majority of the
practice including five-on-five full court drills and was listed as probable for
Wednesday night's game in which he should make his 90th consecutive start.
Garrett Temple also practiced Tuesday with the wrap around his right thumb which
he jammed Friday prior to the
Ole Miss lost to LSU 62-55 in the first meeting between the two teams on Jan. 17, but the Rebels have continued to improve under first-year head coach Andy Kennedy.
"We've got to play our best at Ole Miss. They're the most improved team in the league and Andy has done a great job with them. They (Ole Miss) have more confidence now. They've won some games here of late and anything you have a belief system that you're doing well, it will translate into better play."
LSU returns home to play on
Saturday at 2 p.m. against