Final: LSU basketball now 8-2 in SEC after 88-77 win over Mississippi State _lowres

Kentucky guard Tyler Ulis (3) flips the ball into the basket for two points as LSU forward Aaron Epps (21) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. LSU won 85-67. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

LSU basketball faces Kentucky at Rupp Arena at 1 p.m. in the biggest game of the Tigers' season.

This is both teams' regular season finale before the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville next week.

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