BATON ROUGE – ESPN Events announced the pairings and the bracket for the 2018 AdvoCare Invitational that LSU will be participating in Thanksgiving Weekend in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports facility.
BATON ROUGE – Six former LSU basketball players will begin play Friday in the Las Vegas draw of the NBA Summer League.
BATON ROUGE – The contracts have been received and posted for LSU's non-conference schedule for the 2018-19 men's basketball season and the Tigers will face a schedule in which they face a minimum of five teams that played in the post-season and six teams that won at least 21 games this past year.
BATON ROUGE – The Southeastern Conference on Wednesday announced the home and away opponents for the LSU men's basketball team during the 2018-19 conference schedule.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade put the final touches on a top three nationally-ranked recruiting class on Thursday with the acceptance of Southeastern Conference and institutional scholarship paperwork by LSU Compliance for 6-1 combo guard Danya Kingsby and 6-9 forward Courtese Cooper.
BATON ROUGE – Former LSU national Freshman of the Year Ben Simmons, now of the Philadelphia 76ers, was one of two players unanimously selected to the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team after receiving first-place votes on all 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.
BATON ROUGE – Sixty-two student-athletes will receive LSU degrees, as the University will hold spring commencement ceremonies at various venues across campus on Friday and Saturday.
BATON ROUGE – Ray Lewis, a three-year letterwinner on LSU's men's basketball team in the early 1960s, passed away recently at his home in Charlestown, Indiana, at the age of 78.