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  • Shaquille O’Neal’s recruitment was from another time — inside an extraordinary arrival

    The Athletic "The narrators are reliable because they still can’t believe what they saw. Imagine, for a moment, being a scout or college recruiter heading out to evaluate some rising high school seniors. You have seen this player, you’ve heard about that player. You have your list of guys. Then..." May 11

  • LSU Basketball Continues To Add High Level Talent With Addition of 2021 Center Efton Reid

    MSN.com "Tigers land top 20 player in the country, marking a turning point in offseason moves for the program It's not a name that's been linked to the LSU program for very long but Will Wade and LSU basketball made a huge recruiting splash on Sunday when center Efton Reid pledged his..." May 09

  • Aundre Hyatt transfers to Rutgers from LSU

    247 Sports "The newest addition to Rutgers basketball has become official as the school announced early this evening that Aundre Hyatt has been added to the program. Hyatt will have three years of eligibility remaining after spending the last three years at LSU, one of which was a redshirt..." May 07

  • Illinois transfer Adam Miller commits to LSU

    The Score "Illinois transfer Adam Miller is committing to LSU, he told Stadium's Jeff GoodmanSaturday. Miller averaged 8.3 points and 2.8 rebounds for the Fighting Illini in 31 games as a freshman. " May 02

  • Kim Mulkey Makes Anti-COVID Mask Statement at LSU Intro

    TMZ "Kim Mulkey kicked off her LSU coaching career by ripping off her COVID mask -- in yet another public statement against COVID regulations. Mulkey recently left her gig as the head women's basketball coach at Baylor -- where she took the Lady Bears to THREE national..." April 27

  • Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor for LSU after 21 seasons and three national women's basketball titles with the Bears

    USA Today "Kim Mulkey, who won three NCAA championships and has been one of the most prominent coaches of the modern era in women’s basketball, left Baylor after 21 seasons Sunday and accepted the job at LSU. The move, which sent shockwaves through women’s basketball, brings..." April 25

  • Former LSU B-Ball Player Hit By Drunk Driver, Breaks Both Legs, Right Elbow & Lower Spine

    Total Pro Sports "Daryl Edwards Jr. has a long road to recovery after being hit by a drunk driver. The former LSU basketball player was seriously injured in a car accident last week that caused severe injuries. A drunk driver was going the wrong direction on a Houston-area freeway and it resulted in..." April 13

  • LSU's Shareef O'Neal, Son of Shaquille, Reveals Stress Fracture Injury in Foot

    Bleacher Report "As LSU's men's basketball team saw its season come to an end with a second-round loss to Michigan in the NCAA tournament on Monday, Shareef O'Neal, the son of Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, revealed he has been sidelined by a stress fracture in his foot. The younger..." March 23

  • Crimson Tide edge Tigers for SEC title

    CBS Sports "If there was any doubt about Alabama's ability to survive the singe-elimination pressure of postseason basketball, the Crimson Tide erased it Sunday with an 80-79 win over No. 3 seed LSU in the SEC Tournament title game. The victory capped an impressive three-day run for the top-seeded..." March 14

  • Saturday's Florida-LSU basketball game postponed over COVID-19 issues

    The Advocate "The LSU men's basketball team had a game postponed Friday for the second time since Southeastern Conference play began in late December. The SEC announced late Friday morning that LSU's home game with No. 22 Florida, which was set for a 1 p.m. tip Saturday, was postponed due..." February 05

  • Lights go out on decisive possession of Little Rock-Louisiana basketball game

    Larry Brown Sports "The final possession of Friday’s game between Little Rock and Louisiana was already shaping up to be an exciting one. Then the lights went out. Little Rock was trailing by two with less than 14 seconds left as they brought the ball up over the timeline in search of a basket that..." January 09

  • No. 13 Missouri pauses basketball activities, postpones LSU game due to COVID-19

    CBS Sports "A potentially pivotal and revealing SEC showdown slated for Saturday between No. 13 Missouri and unranked-but-surging LSU has hit a snag. The game was postponed on Friday, just over 24 hours ahead of game, because of positive COVID-19 results and subsequent contact tracing and quarantine..." January 08

  • Surprise star players emerging during the 2020-21 college basketball season

    CBS Sports "One of college basketball's best qualities is its unpredictably -- a trait that manifests itself most prominently during the NCAA Tournament. However, it's also a virtue of the sport that's on display months before March Madness starts coming together in the form of..." January 06

  • Shareef O'Neal pays tribute to Kobe Bryant with LSU jersey numbe

    Yahoo! Sports "LSU forward Shareef O’Neal wanted to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant on the court. O’Neal — the son of Bryant’s former teammate Shaquille O’Neal — will wear No. 32 during his sophomore year. Why did O’Neal choose No. 32? Because it’s the sum..." November 25

  • Shareef O'Neal Receives NCAA Waiver to Play in 2020-21 Season

    SI "Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend and Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal has received a waiver from the NCAA and is eligible for the 2020–21 season, CBS Sports Jon Rothstein reports.  O'Neal, who transferred to LSU from UCLA, played in..." November 18