Louisiana State Rumors & News

  • LSU hires VCU's Will Wade as coach

    CBS Sports "VCU’s Will Wade has agreed to become LSU’s next coach, a source told CBS Sports. The school subsequently confirmed the report late Monday. Wade is replacing Johnny Jones. Wade, 34, just led the Rams to successive NCAA Tournaments. His career record -- from two years at Chattanooga and two..." March 21

  • LSU fires basketball coach Johnny Jones after five seasons

    USA Today "LSU athletic director Joe Alleva met with basketball coach Johnny Jones Friday morning to fire him along with his three assistant coaches. "It just didn't work out," Alleva said at a press conference Friday. "Last year did not come up to our expectations, and this year when you lose 19 of 21,..." March 10

  • Mississippi State opens SEC tourney with big win over LSU

    The Sports Xchange "The SEC tournament began the same way that the regular season ended for Mississippi State and LSU. Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a game-high 19 points as the 12th-seeded Bulldogs (16-15) defeated the 13th-seeded Tigers (10-21) 79-52 in the first game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament..." March 08

  • Mississippi State completes season sweep of LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 18 points as Mississippi State ended a seven-game losing streak by defeating LSU 88-76 on Saturday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. The Bulldogs (15-15, 6-12 SEC) won the first time since a 64-59 home triumph against Tennessee on Feb. 4. The..." March 04

  • LSU dumps Tennessee, ends 15-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "Brandon Sampson scored 24 points as LSU ended a school-record, 15-game losing streak by beating Tennessee 92-82 on Wednesday in a Southeastern Conference game in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers (10-19, 2-15 SEC) won for the first time since Jan. 4, when they..." March 01

  • Frazier's last-second free throws lift Georgia over LSU

    The Sports Xchange "J.J. Frazier scored a game-high 29 points, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining, to give Georgia an 82-80 victory over LSU in an SEC game Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. The defeat extended the Tigers' losing streak to a school-record 15 games and left them..." February 25

  • Auburn tops LSU to end skid

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn used balanced scoring to end a three-game losing streak by defeating LSU 98-75 in an SEC game Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Ronnie Johnson scored 17 points to lead five Auburn players in double figures. Danjel Purifoy and Bryce Brown scored 15..." February 21

  • Alabama coasts past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Riley Norris led a first-half assault of 3-point shooting as Alabama rolled past LSU 90-72 in an SEC game on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Crimson Tide (16-10, 9-5 in the SEC), play host to Georgia on Thursday. The Tigers (9-17, 1-13), who lost their 13th consecutive..." February 18

  • Ole Miss races past LSU in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Terence Davis scored 33 points as Ole Miss overcame an 11-point, second-half deficit and ran away from LSU for a 96-76 win Tuesday in a Southeastern Conference game at the Pavilion in Oxford, Miss. Deandre Burnett and Sebastian Saiz each scored 15 points, and Cullen Neal had 10 for the..." February 15

  • Arkansas sends LSU spiraling to 11th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs and Daryl Macon scored 17 points each as Arkansas overcame a slow start to defeat LSU 78-70 in an Southeastern Conference game on Saturday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Razorbacks (18-7, 7-5) scored 19 points in the first 16 minutes and then..." February 11

  • No. 15 Kentucky subdues LSU 92-85

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 15 Kentucky put four players in double figures in a 92-85 victory over LSU on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. The win enabled Kentucky (19-5, 9-2 SEC) to begin the process of righting its ship after a tough stretch that saw a team ranked No. 1 earlier this season lose..." February 07

  • Texas A&M hands LSU ninth straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "Admon Gilder scored 20 points to lead five Texas A&M players in double figures as the Aggies defeated LSU 85-73 in an SEC game Saturday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge La. Robert Williams scored 18 points, JC Hampton came off the bench to score 15, reserve D.J. Hogg..." February 05

  • No. 19 Gamecocks crush LSU

    The Sports Xchange "BATON ROUGE, La. -- South Carolina took advantage of a reeling LSU team and took control right away. The No. 19 Gamecocks rolled to an 18-3 lead and coasted to an 88-63 victory over the Tigers in an SEC game Wednesday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Gamecocks (18-4, 8-1..." February 02

  • Texas Tech eases past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Zach Smith scored 25 points and Texas Tech never trailed as it defeated LSU 77-64 as part of the annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday afternoon at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Aaron Ross added 15 points, Niem Stevenson came off the bench to score 15 and Anthony Livingston..." January 28

  • Hot-shooting Florida blows past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "LSU's long losing streak got even longer. The Gators made a school-record 19 3-pointers (in 33 attempts) as they rebounded from back-to-back losses to rout the Tigers 106-71 in an SEC game against LSU on Wednesday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The..." January 26

  • Arkansas hands LSU fifth straight setback

    The Sports Xchange "Moses Kingsley scored 24 points as Arkansas tied its season high for points in a 99-86 SEC victory against LSU on Saturday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Kinsley was one of four starters to score at least 14 points for the Razorbacks (15-4, 4-3), who won their third straight..." January 22

  • Pearl wins 500th game as Auburn tops LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn coach Bruce Pearl won his 500th career game as his club held off visiting LSU 78-74 victory Wednesday at Auburn (Ala.) Arena. Freshman guard Mustapha Heron and senior guard T.J. Dunans each scored 12 points to lead four Auburn starters in double figures. LSU (9-8, 1-5 SEC) lost..." January 18

  • Collins haunts LSU in Alabama's win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange "Former LSU guard Corban Collins came off the bench to score a game-high 24 points as Alabama defeated LSU 81-66 in an SEC game Saturday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Collins, who played at Morehead State between LSU and Alabama, had a season-high point..." January 14

  • Texas A&M blows out LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Texas A&M scored the first basket of the game and never relinquished the lead as it routed LSU 92-62 to get its first SEC win Wednesday night at the Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. The Aggies built an early 16-point lead, regained that margin at halftime and steadily increased it early..." January 11

  • Mississippi State takes control early, drubs LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Mississippi State raced to a 19-point halftime lead and coasted to a 95-78 SEC victory against LSU on Saturday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Bulldogs (10-4, 2-0 SEC) ended a four-game losing streak against the Tigers in Baton Rouge. Aric Holman led..." January 07

  • Blakeney carries LSU past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Antonio Blakeney had 24 points and six rebounds to lead LSU to an 88-77 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night in a Southeastern Conference game at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Jalyn Patterson and Aaron Epps scored 11 points apiece for LSU (9-4, 1-1 SEC). Brandon Sampson and Wayde Sims..." January 05

  • Vanderbilt defeats LSU to end series skid

    The Sports Xchange "Riley LaChance scored 24 points and led a 3-point barrage as Vanderbilt defeated LSU, 96-89, in the SEC opener for both teams Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. LaChance made 4-of-7 3-pointers and the Commodores made 16-of-32. The Tigers made 17-of-28..." December 30

  • LSU dismisses F Craig Victor for violation of team rules

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU has dismissed junior forward Craig Victor for a violation of team rules prior to the Tigers opening conference play against Vanderbilt on Thursday night. The team made the announcement in a statement. "We are obviously disappointed that we had to take this action," LSU coach Johnny..." December 30

  • Strong second half lifts Wake Forest past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Dinos Mitoglou scored a career-high 28 points, and Wake Forest used torrid second-half shooting to pull away from LSU for a 110-76 victory Thursday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mitoglou drained eight 3-point baskets to lead six players in double..." December 23

  • LSU wins fourth straight, defeats College of Charleston

    The Sports Xchange "LSU squandered a 13-point second-half lead, but scored the final 10 points of the game to defeat the College of Charleston 75-65 in a nonconference game Monday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers (8-2) won their fourth straight and finished 7-0 in their..." December 19

  • Reath propels LSU past Texas Southern

    The Sports Xchange "Duop Reath scored a game-high 21 points to lead five LSU players in double figures in an 88-80 non-conference victory against Texas Southern on Saturday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Antonio Blakeney scored 16 points and Craig Victor II had 14 points and 10..." December 17

  • Blakeney's 27 points power LSU to victory

    The Sports Xchange "LSU shook off a slow start to get past North Carolina Central 70-66 in a non-conference game Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers (6-2), who returned from a 14-day layoff for final exams, host Texas Southern on Saturday. The Eagles (6-5) visit..." December 14

  • LSU bounces back to beat Old Dominion

    The Sports Xchange "LSU bounced back from a 35-point first-round loss to defeat Old Dominion 66-60 Thursday night in a semifinal game in the consolation bracket of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Tigers (4-1), who lost to Wichita State, 82-47, on Wednesday,..." November 25

  • Lewis helps VCU defeat LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Commonwealth used a scoring blitz early in the second half to take control and defeat LSU 85-74 and claim fifth place in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament Friday night at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Rams (5-1) finished 2-1 in the tournament after losing to No. 20..." November 25

  • Shamet, McDuffie propel Wichita State past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Wichita State scored the first 11 points and never looked back en route to an 82-47 victory against LSU on Wednesday afternoon in an opening-round game in the sixth "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Shockers (5-0) will face the winner of the..." November 23

  • LSU holds off North Florida

    The Sports Xchange "LSU completed a sweep of a three-game homestand to begin the season when it held off North Florida 78-70 on Friday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Brandon Sampson scored 16 points and triggered a pivotal early second-half surge for the Tigers, who had beaten..." November 18

  • Blakeney's 26 points lead LSU past Southern Miss

    The Sports Xchange "Antonio Blakeney scored 26 points as LSU defeated Southern Mississippi 78-61 a nonconference game Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers, 2-0 for the fourth times in coach Johnny Jones' five seasons, will host North Florida on Friday. The Golden..." November 15

  • Reath scores 23 as LSU escapes Wofford

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Duop Reath scored 23 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, blocked three shots and recorded three steals to propel LSU past Wofford 91-69 on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Reath got plenty of help, and for a while it looked like he would need as much as he could..." November 12

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