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 LSU men’s basketball team was without Cam Thomas, the leading scorer in the SEC, for most of the game but Trendon Watford and Javonte Smart picked up the slack and led the Tigers to a win over Ole Miss.
The LSU women’s basketball team will face Ole Miss a day later than originally scheduled, the university announced on Monday, Dec. 28. The Lady Tigers will now take on the Lady Rebels in Oxford, Miss. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.
In a late Christmas Eve switch, the LSU Athletics Department announced Thursday night that the basketball Tigers will now host Nicholls at 1 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 26) at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
The LSU women’s basketball team finished a two-game slate at the Duel in the Desert with a win over Loyola Marymount on Sunday inside the Thomas and Mack Center. The Tigers finished strong with a 54-52 victory.
The LSU women’s basketball team hosted Louisiana-Lafayette on Monday, Dec. 14 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center after Texas Southern bowed out of its contest against the Lady Cajuns due to COVID concerns.
Practice will continue for the LSU men’s basketball team, but the Tigers will not be making a trip to Atlanta this Saturday. The team pulled out of the game against the South Florida Bulls, originally scheduled for Dec. 12, due to a contact tracing issue.
The LSU men’s basketball team played its best defensive game of the season and performed offensively well enough to score an 86-55 win over Louisiana Tech Sunday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Still finding its footing early in the season, the LSU basketball team, coming off its home opener against Southeastern, will look to take the next step against Louisiana Tech on Sunday, Dec. 6. It’s the third year in a row the Tigers will face the Bulldogs.
In coordination with state public health officials, the Southeastern Conference and university officials, LSU Athletics Friday announced plans welcoming ticketed fans to the Maravich Center for the 2020-21 men’s and women’s basketball season.
LSU was defeated 85-81 by Saint Louis Saturday afternoon at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri. Freshman Cameron Thomas led the Tigers in scoring with 25 points. Trendon Watford wasn’t far behind with 24 points.
Former Washington-Marion and LSU standout Josh Gray is on the move again. Gray has been acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a four-team deal that includes the Bucks, Pelicans and Nuggets. The trade was headlined by Jrue Holiday (From Pelicans to Bucks), Eric Bledsoe (Bucks to Pelicans)
LSU head coach Will Wade is preparing for the upcoming season, in part, by reflecting on last year. Wade was very honest on his Zoom call about the open dialogue that took place this offseason between him, his staff, and team leaders.
Former LSU guard Skylar Mays has been selected No. 50 overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2020 NBA Draft. He averaged 16.7 points (tied for 8th in SEC), 5.0 rebounds, and 3.2 assists during his senior season.
There is quite the class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame for 2021 with big names all over the place. One of those big names is former East Ascension and LSU superstar defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey.
ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reported documents obtained by the network show the NCAA saying LSU men’s basketball head coach Will Wade either arranged for or offered “impermissible payments” to potential recruits or others around them.
When former LSU basketball forward Ben Simmons has spoken about his single season in Baton Rouge, it doesn’t seem like a period of time he particularly enjoyed but his teammate during that one year, LSU guard Keith Hornsby, says that’s not the case at all.
Former LSU basketball player Keith Hornsby talked about his father, Bruce Hornsby’s song, “The Way It Is” (1986), that was sampled by rapper, 2Pac, in the hit, “Changes” (1998), which is now being played at peaceful protests across the world.