Will Wade and the Tigers continued their winning ways on Tuesday night, starting off conference play with a big victory over Alabama, 88-79. This marks LSU’s first win over the Crimson Tide in five years.

Key Stats:

T. Waters: 19 points, 7 assists

J. Smart: 15 points, 5 assists

K. Bigby Williams: 14 points, 13 rebounds

“We didn’t have an answer for [Kavell Bigby-Williams] tonight. He did a nice job,” said Alabama head coach Avery Johnson.

Next: LSU travels to Arkansas on Saturday for a 5 p.m. tip on the SEC Network.