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 takes the floor this weekend, trying to keep pace with Texas A&M atop the Southeastern Conference standings.

The Tigers host Mississippi State at 5 p.m. in the Maravich Center. Can LSU get its 8th conference win?

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