No. seed Maryland Terrapins face off against No. 3 seed LSU Tigers in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 23 in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Tigers beat the No. 14 seed Yale Bulldogs 79-74 in the First Round on Thursday night, securing their spot in the second round to compete against the Terps, who defeated the Belmont Bruins on Thursday, 79-77.
Maryland exited the Big Ten Tournament with an early loss to Nebraska 69-61, making their overall record 23-10. LSU finished the regular season 27-6 but lost to the Florida Gators 76-73 in the SEC Tournament.
This is Maryland's third Tournament appearance under head coach Mark Turgeon. LSU is making its 21st NCAA Tournament appearance. For the fourth straight game LSU will be coached by assistant coach Tony Benford who is filling in for head coach Will Wade.
Wade has been suspended indefinitely for allegedly being caught on an FBI wiretap discussing a recruitment offer with Christian Dawkins.
Here is the NCAA Tournament information:
Maryland vs. LSU How to Watch
What: 2019 NCAA Tournament Second Round, East Region
Who: #6 Maryland Terrapins vs. #3 LSU Tigers
When: 12:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 23
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Fla.
TV Channel: CBS
Online Stream: You can watch a live stream of Maryland vs. LSU on March Madness Live on NCAA.com
TV Announcers: Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel / Jamie Erdahl
Twitter: @TerrapinHoops, @LSUBasketball
Maryland vs. LSU Bracket Analysis
Records: Maryland (23-10, 13-7 B1G), LSU (27-6, 16-2 SEC)
Player to Watch: Maryland (Bruno Fernando, Soph., F/C: 13.7 PPG, 10.5 RPG), LSU (Tremont Waters, Soph., G: 15.1 PPG, 5.9 RPG)
How They Got Here: Maryland def. #11 Belmont, 79-77. LSU def. #14 Yale 79-74
Previous Meeting: LSU def. Maryland 79-77, 1/2/1989
Next Round: Winner of No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Minnesota
Maryland vs. Betting Spread, Lines & Odds
Spread: LSU -2.5
Money Line: Maryland +120, LSU -140
Against The Spread: MD 17-15-1, LSU 19-13-1
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