Alabama leads the Southeastern Conference and leaped into the AP Top 25 on Monday. The 18th-ranked Crimson Tide (11-3, 6-0 SEC) will try to stay unbeaten in conference play when they face second-place LSU (10-2, 5-1) on Tuesday night in Baton Rouge, La. Alabama, which is off to its best start in SEC play since 1987, won its seventh consecutive game when it routed visiting Arkansas 90-59 on Saturday.
Watford, a 6-foot-9 sophomore forward from Mountain Brook High in Birmingham and 54 miles from the Crimson Tide campus, is No. in the Southeastern Conference in scoring with 18.7 points a game, No. in assists with 3.7 and No.
John Petty Jr. made five 3-pointers and set an Alabama program record, and finished with 17 points as the Crimson Tide routed Arkansas 90-59 on Saturday. Alabama (11-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) has won seven straight, its longest win streak since opening the 2011-12 season. Six-straight SEC victories is also its best since winning eight consecutive games to start the 1987 SEC season.