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LSU hosts Rhode Island on Saturday

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LSU has won five straight games and is looking for the sixth when it hosts Rhode Island on Saturday. LSU has won five straight games and is looking for the sixth when it hosts Rhode Island on Saturday.

BATON ROUGE, LA (RNN) - LSU has won five straight games and is looking for the sixth when it hosts Rhode Island on Saturday.

The Tigers (9-2) most recently defeated McNeese State 79-52 last week. They made 39 percent of their field goals, 32 percent of their 3-pointers and 82 percent of their free throws.

Johnny O'Bryant III leads LSU with an average of 14.9 points per game. Jordan Mickey comes in second with an average 13.5 points per game but leads with an average 8.1 rebounds per game.

The Rams (8-6) are coming off a win over Brown. They made 44 percent of their field goals, 38 percent of their 3-pointers and 86 percent of their free throws.

Xavier Munford leads Rhode Island with an average of 15 points per game.

Tipoff at Pete Maravich Assembly Center is at 5:30 p.m. ET.

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