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  Petty leads No. 18 Alabama in 105-75 blowout win over LSU

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 claws its way to 85-80 win over South Carolina

  LSU upsets previously unbeaten No. 7 Texas A&M in OT

Frank Martin, 2 men’s basketball assistants will not travel to LSU for Saturday’s game

  LSU flexes its muscle in 92-76 win over Arkansas

LSU prepares to host Arkansas for first of 3-game homestand

LSU comes up just short to Tennessee, 64-63

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  Watford, Smart lead LSU in dominant win over Ole Miss; Thomas injures ankle

LSU-Missouri game postponed due to COVID-19, LSU will play at Ole Miss

LSU falls at Alabama, 67-59

  LSU comes away with 94-92 OT win over Georgia

  LSU improves to 2-0 in SEC play with 77-69 OT win over Ole Miss

  LSU drops close one to Florida, 83-79

  LSU dominates second half to win SEC opener over Auburn, 56-43

LSU trailed by as many as 13 points but dominated the second half to beat Auburn by 13 in the PMAC on New Year’s Eve.

  Cam Thomas and the Tigers prepare to face Florida

Nostalgic LSU basketball fans who are starting to compare freshman Cam Thomas to another fabulous freshman certainly remember what he did to Florida in his SEC debut against the Gators.

  LSU F Darius Days proves he can contribute in several different ways

While true freshman Cameron Thomas stole the headlines with a career-high 32 points for LSU against Texas A&M, veteran Darius Days recorded his second double-double of the season.

  LSU opens SEC play with 77-54 rout of Texas A&M

The LSU men’s basketball team opened up SEC play by beating Texas A&M at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Tuesday, Dec. 29 and it wasn't even close.

LSU at Ole Miss moves to Jan. 4 due to COVID-19 within Lady Rebel program

Cam Thomas earns second SEC Freshman of the Week honor

  Thomas, Watford lead LSU to 86-80 win over Nicholls State

LSU changes Saturday opponent to Nicholls St. at new start time

LSU resumes games by hosting former coach/player Johnny Jones and Texas Southern

Pointer propels LSU to last-second 54-52 win over LMU

LSU-VCU game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

The scheduled Tuesday night men’s basketball game between LSU and VCU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center will not be played in accordance with SEC and NCAA COVID-19 protocols.

LSU drops Duel in the Desert opener to Pacific, 73-64

The LSU women’s basketball team lost its first game in the Duel in the Desert, 73-64, to Pacific Saturday afternoon at the Thomas & Mack Center.

LSU men’s basketball game vs North Texas postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

The LSU men’s basketball game against North Texas scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) has been postponed due to NCAA and SEC COVID-19 protocols.

LSU-UNO game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

LSU has announced the men’s basketball game against UNO that was scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 16 in the PMAC has been postponed.

  Smart leads LSU past Sam Houston St., 88-66

LSU defeated Sam Houston State by a score of 88-66 Monday afternoon inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU was led by Javonte Smart.

LSU edges Louisiana-Lafayette, 62-57

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.

  LSU basketball coach Will Wade confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

LSU men’s basketball head coach Will Wade did not coach the Tigers’ game against Sam Houston State at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) on Monday, Dec. 14.

LSU set to face Louisiana-Lafayette

The LSU women’s basketball team will host Louisiana-Lafayette on Monday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. CT at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Ragin’ Cajuns are swapping in for Texas Southern.

  LSU adds home game to replace South Florida following contact tracing issue

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.

  LSU dominates in-state foe La. Tech, 86-55

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.

LSU drops home opener to UCF, 58-48

The LSU women’s basketball team returned to the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for the first time in the 2020-21 season to face UCF. The Lady Tigers fell to the Knights, 58-48.

  LSU gets ready to host La. Tech

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.

  LSU cruises past Southeastern, 96-43, in home opener

The LSU men’s basketball team hosted Southeastern for its home opener on Monday, Nov. 30, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC).

LSU’s Cam Thomas named SEC Freshman of the Week

On Monday, Nov. 30, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) announced that LSU guard Cam Thomas has been named SEC Freshman of the Week.

LSU announces PMAC COVID-19 protocols

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 drops game to WVU, 62-42

The LSU women’s basketball team lost to West Virginia in the second game of the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout, 62-42, on Saturday night at the South Point Arena in Las Vegas.

LSU falls to St. Louis, 85-81

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.

LSU loses opener to BYU, 67-51

The LSU women’s basketball team lost to BYU in the 2020-21 season opener, 67-51.

LSU wins season opener against SIU-Edwardsville, 94-81

The LSU men’s basketball team opened the 2020 season Thanksgiving evening with a win over SIU-Edwardsville in the Billiken Classic at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Mo.

Lake Charles native Josh Gray traded to Oklahoma City

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 basketball uses open dialogue to adjust culture within program

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.

LSU’s Smart, Watford named to preseason 2021 First-Team All-SEC

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) has named two LSU men’s basketball players to its coaches preseason All-SEC first team.

Former LSU G Skylar Mays selected by Atlanta Hawks in second round of 2020 NBA Draft

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.

LSU basketball releases full 2020-2021 schedule

LSU has now released its full 2020-2021 basketball schedule. The Tigers will start off the season by playing in the Billiken Classic in St. Louis, Mo.

Shareef O’Neal granted waiver; immediately eligible to play for LSU

Shareef O’Neal, the son of former LSU and NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, has been granted a waiver from the NCAA to immediately play for LSU after his transfer from UCLA.

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LSU basketball inks 3 players for fall signing period

The LSU basketball team got off to a fast start on Wednesday, Nov. 11, receiving and approving letter-of-intent papers for its first two signees of the fall signing period.

Media selects LSU basketball to finish 3rd in SEC; Watford, Smart named to All-SEC squads

The LSU basketball team has been selected by members of the media to finish third in the SEC.

LSU just misses out on AP top 25 preseason basketball poll ranking

The LSU men’s hoops team is right on the outside of the AP top 25 preseason poll, so the chance of cracking into the rankings at some point is highly possible.

Men’s SEC basketball schedule released

The Southeaster Conference (SEC) released the 2020-21 men’s basketball schedule.

  Shaq named special reserve sheriff’s deputy in La. parish

Shaq Diesel is now a special member of law enforcement in Louisiana.

LSU hosts Texas Tech for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

The matchups for the 2021 SEC/Big 12 Challenge were announced Wednesday, Oct. 21, and LSU is scheduled to host Texas Tech on Jan. 30, 2021 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

SEC announces start dates for men’s and women’s basketball

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announced start dates for men’s and women’s college basketball.

LSU reminds fans to complete COVID-19 screening before arriving on campus

LSU sent out a reminder Tuesday, September 22, that fans need to complete a COVID-19 screening on their smartphones before showing up on campus for Saturday’s season-opener against Mississippi State.

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2021 induction class

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.

NCAA sets Nov. 25 for college basketball start; extends recruiting dead period through Jan. 1

The 2020-21 college basketball season will start the day before Thanksgiving and the practices can officially begin as early as October 14, according to a report by CBS Sports.

REPORT: Will Wade arranged for or offered payments to potential recruits

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.

REPORT: NCAA explores 4 potential college basketball start dates

The NCAA is in its initial stages of possibly deciding between four start dates for the 2020-2021 men’s and women’s college basketball seasons, sources reportedly told CBS Sports.

REPORT: LSU 7-foot transfer from Washington receives NCAA waiver to play in 2020

LSU men’s basketball head coach Will Wade has permission to use the services of his big-man transfer for this season, according to reports.

LSU basketball lands 3-star shooting guard from IMG Academy

Will Wade and company have landed a commitment from 3-star shooting guard Brandon Murray from IMG Academy on Friday, Aug. 14.

76ers: Former LSU star Ben Simmons to have knee surgery outside NBA bubble

Former LSU forward and current Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons is leaving the NBA bubble to have surgery on his left knee, the 76ers announced Saturday, via ESPN.

  3 Tiger hoopsters return for 2020 after declaring for NBA Draft

Three LSU basketball players who tested the NBA waters will be returning to Baton Rouge to play for the Tigers.

REPORT: LSU basketball adding 7-foot transfer from the University of Washington

Will Wade has landed a 7-foot transfer in Bryan Penn-Johnson from Washington University.

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: ‘The direct reality is not good’

Sankey was on the Marty & McGee show on ESPN when he was asked about football, college athletics and the current status of the coronavirus pandemic.

SEC responds to B1G Ten’s decision to have a conference-only schedule

Commissioner Greg Sankey gives a statement on future of fall sports.

Domonique Davis prepares for year two at LSU

DeRidder native Domonique Davis shined in high school, averaging 21 points, 5 boards, and a little over 4 assists during her career, which deservingly turned heads and landed her at LSU.

LSU basketball assoc. head coach Greg Heiar announces he’s leaving the program; 2 assistants promoted

Greg Heiar announced Thursday, June 18 that he’s leaving the LSU basketball program, after being an assistant to head coach Will Wade the past three seasons.

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters named G League Rookie of the Year

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters, who currently plays for the Maine Red Claws, has been named the 2019-20 NBA G League Rookie of the Year, officials announced Thursday, June 18.

  ’He loved his one year’ - Ben Simmons’ time at LSU misconstrued says Hornsby

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.

  ‘I see no changes’ - Former LSU basketball player Keith Hornsby says father’s creation is resonating stronger than ever

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.

LSU guard Skylar Mays named SEC Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year

Former LSU guard Skylar Mays continues to add to his remarkable resume. His latest honor came Tuesday, May 26, when he was named the SEC Men’s 2020 H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar Athlete of the Year.

LSU sophomore F Emmitt Williams declares for 2020 NBA Draft

LSU sophomore forward Emmitt Williams has decided to forego his final two seasons of eligibility and enter the 2020 NBA Draft.

LSU sophomore Darius Days declares for NBA draft

LSU sophomore forward Darius Days has declared for the NBA draft. However, he has signed with an NCAA-approved agent.

Shaq’s daughter, Amirah O’Neal, reportedly commits to play basketball at LSU

Amirah O’Neal, daughter of former LSU and NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, has reportedly committed to play for the LSU women’s basketball team, according to a tweet from her brother, Shareef O’Neal.

Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef, is officially an LSU Tiger

Shareef O’Neal, the son of former LSU and NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, has officially signed to play for the LSU men’s basketball team, according to post from the team on Instagram.

LSU freshman forward Trendon Watford declares for NBA Draft

LSU freshman forward Trendon Watford announced via social media on Sunday, April 12 that he has decided to declare for the 2020 NBA Draft.

  SEC cancels all sports for remaining 2019-2020 athletic year; extends suspension of athletics activities

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) has canceled all sporting events at its member schools, including LSU, for the remainder of the 2019-2020 athletic year.

HBO documentary set to include Will Wade wiretap audio

An upcoming HBO documentary will feature the FBI wiretaps of LSU basketball head coach Will Wade.