JACKSONVILLE- After defeating Yale in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the 3rd seeded LSU Tiger Basketball team faces off against 6th seeded Maryland with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line.
Maryland comes into Saturday with a record of 23-10 after beating Belmont 78-76 on Thursday. They are led by their point guard Anthony Cowan who averages 16 points per game.
They also have an impressive front court that includes Big Ten All-Freshman Team member Jalen Smith and 1st Team All-Big Ten forward Bruno Fernando.
Both will be a challenge to guard for Naz Reid and Kavell Bigby-Williams who both played well on both ends of the floor against Yale.
Stay tuned for updates.