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  • LSU's Will Wade speaks to media for first time since suspension; 'difficult couple of months'

    The Advocate "Speaking to reporters in person for the first time since he was suspended in March, LSU basketball coach Will Wade said Tuesday that he hopes to rebuild any lost trust and that he wished he better handled his suspension. "Obviously this has been a difficult couple of months for..." May 28

  • 5-star forward Trendon Watford commits to LSU

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Chalk up another offseason win for LSU basketball, as the Tigers reeled in a big fish in 5-star forward Trendon Watford. Watford announced his commitment to LSU on Monday afternoon (May 20) in a ceremony at his high school in Birmingham, Alabama. Watford chose LSU over..." May 20

  • Video Suggests LSU Coach Will Wade Offered $300,000 Payment For Naz Reid Commitment

    The Big Lead "Will Wade might be in some trouble. LSU’s head coach has been implicated in the latest NCAA corruption trial. This latest blow might be damming. The video that aired in court showed former Arizona assistant Emanuel “Book” Richardson discussing Wade reportedly..." April 30

  • LSU, Will Wade Amend Contract as Part of Reinstatement

    SI "The details of the meeting between LSU and basketball coach Will Wade on April 12 are becoming clear. As part of his reinstatement, the coach made concessions in his contract, according to documents obtained by Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger as part of a public records request. Under..." April 26

  • LSU coach Will Wade gave up bonuses, made contract concessions amid reinstatement

    The Advocate "LSU basketball coach Will Wade forfeited performance bonuses for his team’s SEC championship season and agreed to contract changes making it easier for LSU to fire him if the NCAA cites him for serious infractions. Wade signed off on the changes on April 14, the same day..." April 25

  • Miller, Wade won't have to testify in hoops trial

    ESPN "A judge in a federal court ruled Friday that Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not have to testify in next week's federal trial into college basketball corruption. Miller and Wade were subpoenaed by Steven Haney, attorney for former agent-runner Christian..." April 19

  • LSU replaces embattled LSU athletic director Joe Alleva with Scott Woodward from Texas A&M

    CBS Sports "LSU and athletic director Joe Alleva on Wednesday finalized an agreement to have Alleva step down from his AD job and transition into a "special assistant to the president for donor relations" role with the Tigers. "We are grateful to Joe for his years of service and dedication..." April 19

  • Embattled LSU athletic director Joe Alleva expected to step down from position

    The Big Lead "Embattled LSU athletic director Joe Alleva is expected to step down from his positions, according to multiple reporters. The Baton Rouge Business Report was first with the news. Though Alleva is coming off one of LSU’s strongest seasons in years for its football, basketball,..." April 17