Pregame skirmish: Alabama, LSU have to be separated prior to tip-off of SEC title game
The rivalry between Alabama and LSU isn’t limited to football, apparently.
In the hours before the two teams tipped off for the SEC Tournament Championship Game, players from Alabama and LSU had to be separated following a skirmish at midcourt. It’s unclear what caused the spat, but it looks like some words were exchanged.
Below is the video of the incident. Tip-off between the Crimson Tide and Tigers is set for 1 p.m. ET with the game airing on ESPN.
Things are heating up prior to the LSU-Alabama game.. 👀
— Stadium (@Stadium) March 14, 2021
Alabama swept the regular season showdowns against LSU, and did so in convincing fashion. The Crimson Tide rolled to a 105-75 win in the first meeting in Baton Rouge and defeated the Tigers 78-60 in Tuscaloosa.
The Crimson Tide enter the game 23-6 while the Tigers are 18-8.