Live updates: LSU basketball faces Kentucky in showdown at Maravich Center; 8 p.m. Tuesday _lowres

Vanderbilt's Nolan Cressler attempts to steal the ball from LSU's Ben Simmons (25) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Alan Poizner/The Tennessean via AP)


The LSU men's basketball team has a chance to secure a pivotal win against Kentucky on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Maravich Center

The Tigers (8-5, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) are trying to build its NCAA tournament resume after a lackluster start to the season.

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