No. 18 Alabama senior guard John Petty Jr. was on fire from the opening tip with four 3-pointers in less than four minutes, as the Crimson Tide set an SEC record in a blowout win over LSU on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
LSU was reportedly close to naming Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen as its next defensive coordinator on Monday, Jan. 18, but it didn’t happen and the Tigers are still searching for Bo Pelini’s replacement.
The LSU women’s basketball team nearly squandered a comfortable double-digit lead in the fourth quarter against Missouri but was able to make enough free throws down the stretch to hold on for the road win on Monday, Jan. 18.
LSU junior safety Todd Harris Jr. announced on social media that he will be back playing in Tiger Stadium in 2021. Harris posted a video on Instagram with the message, “Unfinished business, let’s WORK.”
Team officials announced Thursday that Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin, and Gamecock men’s basketball director of student-athlete development Doug Edwards will not make the trip to Baton Rouge due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The New Orleans Pelicans were without three of their starters and came up short against the Clippers in Los Angeles but second-year guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker showed what he is capable of when given some playing time.
Alabama senior wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., put on a record performance in the College Football Playoff National Championship, despite suffering an injury early in the second half.
The Tide finished perfect during a season that could not have been further from it as COVID-19 forced teams into quarantines and endless testing and uncertainty every single week with games played in mostly empty stadiums.