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LSU basketball rolls past Valencia in second game of Spain tour

After suffering a tough loss to the Dominican Republic on Thursday, the LSU basketball team bounced back with a convincing win over Valencia on Saturday.

Will Wade: LSU men’s basketball facility in “desperate need of upgrades”

Tigers to face Longhorns in Big 12/SEC Basketball Challenge

LSU basketball set to retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s No. 35

Pelicans sign former LSU guard Josh Gray to two-way contract

Former LSU forward Naz Reid signs 4-year contract with Timberwolves

REPORT: Former LSU basketball star Ben Simmons signs max contract extension with 76ers

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REPORT: Father of former LSU guard Tremont Waters found dead in motel; investigation underway

CBS Sports ranks LSU at No. 4 in ‘Best of College Sports’ poll

Former LSU F Kavell Bigby-Williams notches second straight double-double in Pelicans loss to Wizards

Former LSU guard Tremont Waters makes NBA Summer League debut

NBA Summer League Tournament to start for former Tigers

Kevin Nickelberry joins LSU basketball staff

LSU forward Naz Reid goes undrafted; reportedly signs two-way contract with Timberwolves

LSU forward Naz Reid was not selected in the 2019 NBA Draft, but has signed a two-way NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to reports.

LSU point guard Tremont Waters taken by Celtics at No. 51 overall in 2019 NBA Draft

LSU point guard Tremont Waters was selected in the second round at No. 51 overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2019 NBA Draft.

Walker High basketball star Jalen Cook commits to LSU

Jalen Cook is the latest to commit to Will Wade's basketball team.

  Bond reduced for man accused of shooting, killing LSU basketball star Wayde Sims

On Monday, June 10, a judge reduced bond for the man accused of shooting and killing LSU basketball player, Wayde Sims, back in September of 2018.

  Super Regional Preview: LSU vs Florida State

  Tournament in honor of Wayde Sims set to raise money for emotional support dog fund

LSU basketball will head to the Jersey Mikes Jamaica Classic in Montego Bay

Trendon Watford commits to Will Wade and the Tigers

‘I’m back,’ LSU guard Ja’Vonte Smart announces return to Tigers

LSU women’s basketball hires new assistant coach

LSU set to face La. Tech in exhibition basketball game to benefit tornado recovery efforts

LSU and Louisiana Tech will face each other in an exhibition basketball game to benefit tornado recovery efforts in Ruston, the two programs announced Friday.

  AP: ‘Recruiting middleman’ in LSU scandal, another man convicted in college basketball corruption trial

Christian Dawkins, an aspiring sports business manager at the center of a wiretap scandal involving LSU basketball head coach Will Wade, and another man have been convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.

  Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

A federal judge ruled Friday that LSU head coach Will Wade and Arizona coach Sean Miller will not have to testify in the upcoming college basketball bribery trial in New York, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

  LSU students excited for Will Wade’s return, want answers from president and athletic director

After the hashtags and the public outcry, LSU fans are celebrating about the news of Will Wade’s reinstatement as head basketball coach.

  Will Wade reinstated as LSU head basketball coach

Will Wade has been reinstated as head coach for LSU’s basketball team after being suspended indefinitely for declining to meet with school officials regarding his involvement in an FBI investigation.

  Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

LSU freshman forward Emmitt Williams declares for the NBA Draft

LSU freshman forward Emmitt Williams added his name Thursday to the list of Tiger players who are declaring for the NBA Draft.

Former LSU basketball player Rick Wolfert passes away

Former LSU basketball player Frederick “Rick” Eugene Wolfert, passed away Tuesday, April 9. He was 64 years old.

LSU’s Javonte Smart entering NBA Draft

Smart averaged 11.1 points per game for the Tigers this season, along with 81 assists and 44 steals.

LSU student-athletes named Jesse Owens Student Award winners

LSU student-athletes Skylar Mays and Sydney Mukes have been honored by LSU’s Black Faculty and Staff Caucus at their annual awards presentation.

LSU junior guard Skylar Mays to enter 2019 NBA Draft

LSU junior guard announced via his Instagram account that he will be entering the 2019 NBA Draft. “I am now announcing my decision to declare for the NBA draft,” Mays said in his post.

LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters declares for NBA Draft

LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters has decided to declare for the NBA Draft.

SI REPORT: LSU, head coach Will Wade ‘working toward meeting’

According to a Sports Illustrated report, LSU and suspended basketball head coach Will Wade are "working toward a meeting," SI credited to multiple sources.

Naz Reid declaring for NBA Draft, makes announcement via social media

LSU forward and Freshman All-American Naz Reid has announced he is entering the NBA Draft.

LSU’s Naz Reid named to Freshmen All-America team

LSU forward Naz Reid has been named to the 2019 Collegeinsider.com Kyle Macy Freshmen All-America team.

Report: LSU’s Benford may join Texas A&M staff

Texas A&M has hired former Virginia Tech head coach Buzz Williams to replace Billy Kennedy. One of Williams’ new assistant coaches may be LSU’s interim coach Tony Benford, according to basketball analyst Jeff Goodman.

  LSU falls to Michigan St. in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament

LSU’s “sweet” run in the NCAA Tournament came to an end with a loss to Michigan State Friday night in Washington, DC.

LSU fans disappointed about Sweet 16 loss, but proud of season overall

LSU’s basketball season may be over, but it was quite the ride through the year. Tiger fans had a blast all over town Friday night just enjoying seeing their team make the Sweet 16.

  LSU makes final preparations before facing Michigan State

The LSU basketball team spent Thursday morning preparing for Friday’s Sweet 16 matchup against Michigan State.

LSU remains undaunted against basketball heavyweights like Michigan State

It’s the Tigers against the Spartans, and with that comes the coaching battle of LSU’s Tony Benford and Michigan State’s future-hall-of-famer Tom Izzo. History says it’s a mismatch, but the purple and gold say that doesn’t matter.

  LSU basketball players take time to relax and answer unusual questions

LSU’s preparations are winding down, so a few of the guys took time to have fun and answer some unusual questions.

  New report by Yahoo reveals name of middleman on receiving end of ‘offer’ in LSU basketball recruiting controversy

The middleman on the receiving end of LSU basketball head coach's "offer" has been revealed in documents obtained by Yahoo Sports, according to a report.

Tigers, Spartans looking to punch ticket to Elite 8

There will not be a lack of athleticism on the court Friday night when No. 3 LSU faces No. 2 Michigan State with a berth to the Elite 8 on the line.

LSU basketball confident as they prepare for Michigan State

LSU has confidence in all of their play-makers to upset Michigan State.

  LSU arrives in Washington, DC to face Michigan St. in Sweet 16

Tony Benford and the LSU basketball Tigers loaded the buses for Washington, DC Wednesday afternoon and arrived there in the evening.

  LSU basketball interim head coach talks about Sweet 16 matchup with Michigan State

LSU interim head coach Tony Benford met with sports journalists Tuesday to talk about the upcoming Sweet 16 matchup against Michigan State.

  ‘How sweet it is’ billboards to go up in Baton Rouge

To celebrate the LSU men’s basketball team’s last-second victory over Maryland, the university will be putting up billboard around the city.

  LSU basketball heads to Sweet 16 on last-second layup by Waters

LSU is headed to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament after beating Maryland.

  Tigers, Terps fight for trip to the Sweet 16

No. 3 seed LSU is one win away from earning a spot in the Sweet 16 after surviving a late rally by No. 14 seed Yale, 79-74, Thursday in the East Regional.

  LSU tourney play good for Baton Rouge economy

Tiger mania is in full swing and with it comes a little boost for the Baton Rouge economy.

  No. 3 LSU basketball survives against No. 14 Yale to advance in NCAA Tournament

No. 3 LSU survived a late rally by No. 14 Yale to move on to the next round of the NCAA Tournament.

  LSU fans cheer on Tigers basketball team from Baton Rouge

Plenty of LSU fans skipped work or class Thursday, packing out places like Walk-On’s near campus to cheer on the Tigers.

  NCAA tournament: Let the games begin - in earnest

What more could you want on the first real day of the dance?

  LSU vs Yale: Let the madness begin

No. 3 seed LSU (26-6) will face No. 14 seed Yale Thursday at 11:40 a.m. in Jacksonville, FL.

Betting on March Madness? You’re one of 47 million Americans projected to spend $8.5 billion

Roughly 19 percent of Americans will bet on the annual NCAA basketball tournament, that's about 47 million Americans.

Coach Benford says ‘it is time to hit the reset button’ with NCAA Tournament

LSU vs. Yale, Thursday at 11:40 a.m.

LSU head coach Will Wade staying in-touch with coaches during suspension

LSU vs. Yale, Thursday at 11:40 a.m.

Tiger basketball drops out of top 10

LSU is ranked No. 12 in the Associated Press and USA Today Top 25 basketball polls after a heartbreaking loss to Florida in the SEC Tournament.

  LSU basketball earns No. 3 in seed NCAA Tournament

LSU basketball has learned its seeding, regional, and first opponent in NCAA Tournament.

Selection Sunday: Duke gets top billing; NC, Virginia, Zags also 1s

Looming at the top of this year’s March Madness bracket: Duke and its freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson.

  No. 1 LSU basketball upset by No. 8 Florida SEC Tournament

It’s one-and-done for the No. 1 seed LSU Tigers after they were upset by No. 8 seed Florida in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament in Nashville.

  After tough week for LSU, Tiger fans still upset, but remain optimistic

The upset in Nashville is just salt in the wound for LSU fans.

LSU’s Javonte Smart cleared for SEC tournament play

LSU has cleared freshman Javonte Smart for today’s game against the University of Florida

  Wayde Sims to be honored with SEC Legend award at halftime of LSU-Florida game

Wayde's parents, Wayne and Fay will represent their late son in accepting the award.

  No. 1 seed LSU set to face No. 8 seed Florida in SEC Tournament

No. 1 seed LSU now knows it will face No. 8 seed Florida after the Gators beat No. 9 seed Arkansas, 66-50, in the SEC Tournament Thursday.

Florida ends skid, beats Arkansas 66-50 in SEC Tournament

Florida snaps 3-game skid, boosts postseason profile by beating Arkansas 66-50 in SEC Tournament

  Will Wade asks LSU to lift his suspension; LSU legal counsel releases new statement

Wade was suspended by LSU athletic director Joe Alleva on Friday, Mar. 8.

  Still no word on Wade, Smart decision as LSU basketball departs for SEC tournament play

The LSU men’s basketball team is heading to Nashville, Tennessee as the No. 1 seed in the SEC tournament Wednesday, still unsure what will happen to star freshman guard Javonte Smart and head coach Will Wade.

  LSU awaits word on Ja’Vonte Smart, Will Wade; Naz Reid cleared to play

Coaches are expecting to learn more about the status of Javonte Smart and Will Wade Tuesday, leading up to the SEC tournament.

LSU’s Waters, Mays and Reid receive SEC postseason honors

Tremont Waters, Skylar Mays and Naz Reid have earned SEC basketball coaches’ postseason awards, unveiled Tuesday.

Waters named to Associated Press All-SEC team

LSU guard Tremont Waters has been named to the AP All-SEC first team, announced on Tuesday.

Tigers move up one spot in AP Basketball Top 25

LSU is ranked No. 9 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll after a tough week off the court for the basketball program.

  No. 10 LSU basketball wins regular season SEC title with 80-59 victory over Vanderbilt

No. 10 LSU clinched a regular season SEC title with a 80-59 win against Vanderbilt at the PMAC Saturday. It is the first regular season SEC title for the Tigers in 10 years.

  Tiger players say little in first interviews since Wade suspension, Smart benching; investigation overshadows celebration

In their first post-game interviews since the alleged off-court antics of Tigers head coach Will Wade cast a spotlight on the team’s recruiting practices, LSU basketball players and members of the coaching staff said little.

LSU statement: Ja’Vonte Smart will not play against Vanderbilt

LSU freshman guard Ja’Vonte Smart will not play in Saturday’s game against Vanderbilt, according to a report by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman.

  LSU head coach Will Wade suspended indefinitely following Yahoo Sports report

LSU announced Friday that basketball head coach Will Wade has been suspended indefinitely.

Tony Benford named LSU basketball interim head coach

When LSU announced the suspension of head basketball coach Will Wade, it also stated assistant coach Tony Benford would be the interim head coach.

  Fans, students react to news of Will Wade suspension

Many fans and students are reacting to the news of the suspension of LSU’s head basketball coach, Will Wade.