Lady Tigers advanced in the Preseason NIT and will host ranked Michigan State on Thursday. Michigan State is lead by 6-9" Sophomore post, Alyssa DeHaan who is averaging 17 points, 8 boards, and 7.5 blocks per game. A couple of frosh forwards average over 12 points and 5 rebounds a game. Last year, DeHaan scored 10 points, pulled down 11 boards, and blcoked 4 shots in the Spartans 50-65 loss to the Tigers. LSU is lead by Quiana Chaney's 19 ppg, Allison Hightower's 14.5 ppg, and Syl Fowles 12 ppg and 6.5 rpg.