Alabama basketball teaser

Alabama at Mississippi State

WHEN: 6 p.m., Wednesday

WHERE: Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Miss.

RECORDS: Alabama (15-8, 6-4 SEC), Mississippi State (17-6, 5-5 SEC)

ON THE AIR: TV — SEC Network

ALABAMA LINEUP: G Collin Sexton, 6-3, Fr., 18.7 ppg., 3.7 rpg., 3.4 assists; G John Petty, 6-5, Fr., 11.0 ppg., 2.3 rpg., 2.2 assists; G Dazon Ingram, 6-5, So., 10.8 ppg., 6.3 rpg., 3.0 assists; F Braxton Key, 6-8, So., 6.1 ppg., 5.2 rpg; F Donta Hall, 6-9, Jr., 10.9 ppg., 7.0 rpg.

MISSISSIPPI STATE LINEUP: G Nick Weatherspoon, 6-2, Fr., 10.8 ppg., 3.0 rpg., 2.2 assists; G Lamar Peters, 6-0, So., 8.2 ppg., 2.0 rpg, 3.6 assists; G Quinndary Weatherspoon, 6-4, Jr., 15.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg., 3.9 assists; F Abdul Ado, 6-11, Fr., 7.6 ppg., 7.0 rpg.; F Aric Holman, 6-10, Jr., 11.4 ppg., 7.0 rpg.

NOTEWORTHY: This is Alabama’s first conference rematch of the season. The Crimson Tide beat Mississippi State 68-62 on Jan. 20 inside Coleman Coliseum. … In its 10 conference games, Alabama leads the league in blocks per game while ranking second in scoring defense and field goal percentage defense. … Bulldogs guard Nick Weatherspoon was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday after averaging 15.5 points, three rebounds and two assists in the team’s two wins last week. … Alabama leads the Southeastern Conference with 110 dunks. Forward Donta Hall has 47 of them. … Mississippi State has held 20 of its 23 opponents under its scoring average. Alabama — which averages 73.5 points per game — mustered just 68 in January.

—Chandler Rome

Contact Anniston Star Sports Writer Chandler Rome at Twitter: @Chandler_Rome. Check for Rome’s Alabama practice reports and live streaming of Nick Saban news conferences.