LSU women’s basketball has hired Cherie Cordoba as an assistant coach for the team, head coach Nikki Fargas has announced. Cordoba, a native of Australia, brings two decades of collegiate and international experience to the squad, including her last five seasons at Buffalo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.