BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU head basketball coach Johnny Jones had some words of support for the Southern hoops program and their head coach Roman Banks Monday afternoon.
The Jaguars are in danger of being ruled ineligible for postseason play this year, for failing to submit paperwork to the NCAA concerning their student athletes, some dating back five years.
Until the NCAA receives the paperwork on academic records, Southern cannot take part in post-season play. The request also affects the university's women's basketball team, women's bowling team and both track teams.
The men's and women's basketball teams are in danger of missing the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament in Houston starting March 11th. The NCAA tournament begins the following week.