It's time. 

After running roughshod over the beginning of each of their SEC schedules, LSU and Kentucky face off as each tries to carve out prime position in the conference standings. 

THE GAME: No. 19 LSU (19-4, 9-1 SEC) at No. 5 Kentucky (20-3, 9-1) 

WHERE: Rupp Arena; Lexington, Kentucky

WHEN: 6 p.m. (CST) Tuesday

TV: ESPN

Scroll below for eight things to know before the SEC showdown.