Men's Basketball - Archives 2017-18

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Coach Will Wade Sends Letter To LSU Family
Men's Basketball 03/21/2018

Dear LSU Family,

Men's Basketball Finishes Season in NIT Second Round
Men's Basketball 03/19/2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah The Utah Utes scored 30 first quarter points, hitting 12-of-17 field goals that propelled the Utes to a 95-71 win over LSU in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament at the Jon Huntsman Center Monday night.

Tiger Hoops at Utah in NIT Second Round on Monday
Men's Basketball 03/18/2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah The LSU men's basketball team went through their final preparations here Sunday for Monday's second-round National Invitation Tournament contest with the University of Utah at the Jon Huntsman Center.

Tigers Begin Prep For Monday NIT Game at Utah
Men's Basketball 03/16/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU Tigers had a light workout on Friday to begin preparations for Monday's 8 p.m. CT contest at the Univeristy of Utah in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.

Play Basketball Advances Past ULL in NIT, 84-76
Men's Basketball 03/14/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU's basketball program took another step forward under first year Coach Will Wade with an 84-76 win over the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Wednesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Tigers, Cajuns at Maravich Center Wednesday in NIT Game
Men's Basketball 03/13/2018

BATON ROUGE Time for the talk to be replaced by a bouncing basketball as the first-round of the National Invitation Tournament gets underway Wednesday night at 6 p.m. here on the LSU campus at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Coach Wade Meets With Media; NIT Tickets Still On Sale
Men's Basketball 03/12/2018

BATON ROUGE Ticket sales continue for Wednesday's first round National Invitation Tournament game at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center between LSU and the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Skylar Mays Named 2nd Team CoSIDA Academic A-A
Men's Basketball 03/12/2018

BATON ROUGE Sophomore guard Skylar Mays of the LSU Basketball team was named to the second team of the 2017-18 Academic All-America Division I basketball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Men's Basketball to Host UL-Lafayette in NIT
Men's Basketball 03/11/2018

BATON ROUGE Under first-year head coach Will Wade, the LSU men's basketball team is back in postseason play as LSU will face Louisiana-Lafayette in the opening round of the 2018 National Invitation Tournament.

Play LSU Comes Up Short, Against Miss. State In SEC Tourney
Men's Basketball 03/08/2018

ST. LOUIS, MO. -- The LSU men's basketball team cut a 19-point first half deficit to one, but could not overcome the Mississippi State Bulldogs, eventually falling 80-77 here Thursday at the Southeastern Conference Tournament in the Scottrade Center.

Tigers, State Battle Again, This Time in SEC Tourney
Men's Basketball 03/07/2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo. The LSU Tigers went through pre-tournament practice sessions at a local Community College and at the Scottrade Center Wednesday as they concluded preparations for their Thursday night appearance in the Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament.

Waters Named to SEC Basketball Freshman Team
Men's Basketball 03/06/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU point guard Tremont Waters was named to the coaches All-Southeastern Conference freshman team announced as part of the league's awards package on Tuesday.

Play Coach Wade Speaks To Final Tipoff Lunch Gathering
Men's Basketball 03/05/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade celebrated the excitement of a win on senior tribute day Saturday, but quickly turned toward a quick rematch with Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament as part of the discussion Monday at the final Tipoff Luncheon delivered by UPS took place at L'Auberge Casino.

Seniors Shine On Their Day In Victory Over MSU, 78-57
Men's Basketball 03/03/2018

BATON ROUGE It started as a nice typical Senior Tribute Day for the LSU Basketball Team. Hugs, loud applause, presentations and a few tears as seniors Aaron Epps, Duop Reath, graduate transfer Randy Onwuasor and walk-on Reed Vial were honored.

Play Tigers Face Miss. St.; Sr. Tribute 11:40, Game Noon
Men's Basketball 03/02/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team tries to end the regular season on a high note that may give them a first-round bye in next week's conference tournament when the Tigers host Mississippi State Saturday in an early afternoon tilt at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Wade to Review Season at Monday L'Auberge Lunch
Men's Basketball 03/02/2018

BATON ROUGE Coach Will Wade will review the season and look ahead to the Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament on Monday for the final edition of the Tipoff Luncheon Presented by UPS takes place at L'Auberge Hotel and Casino Baton Rouge.

Play Basketball Comes Up Short at South Carolina in OT
Men's Basketball 02/28/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The LSU men's basketball team came back from a 15-point deficit to force overtime, but eventually fell to the South Carolina Gamecocks, 83-74 in the Colonial Life Arena.

Hoops Sr. Tribute Ceremonies Saturday at 11:40 a.m.
Men's Basketball 02/28/2018

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU men's basketball team will conclude the 2017-18 regular season on Saturday at noon when the Tigers face Mississippi State.

SEC Storied Documentary 'Maravich' to Premiere March 12
Men's Basketball 02/28/2018

Featuring one of the most recognizable names in Southeastern Conference basketball lore, the latest chapter in ESPN Films' SEC Storied series is "Maravich." Premiering Monday, March 12 at 8 p.m. CT, on SEC Network, the film explores the life of "Pistol" Pete Maravich, one of the most prolific scorers and compelling personalities in basketball history.

Tigers Travel to Carolina to Face Gamecocks Wednesday
Men's Basketball 02/27/2018

COLUMBIA, S. C. The LSU Tigers will look to stop their league road losing streak at a most appropriate time Wednesday night as they face South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena.

Play LSU Basketball Falls at Georgia, 93-82
Men's Basketball 02/24/2018

ATHENS, GA. -- The LSU men's basketball team fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 93-82 Saturday afternoon in the Stegeman Coliseum.

Play Tigers Head To Athens For Afternoon Tilt With Georgia
Men's Basketball 02/23/2018

ATHENS, Georgia -- The LSU Tigers, winners of back-to-back games for the first time since early January, will try to make it three straight wins when it faces the difficult challenge of taking on the Georgia Bulldogs here Saturday afternoon at the Stegeman Coliseum.

Basketball's Mays Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Men's Basketball 02/22/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU sophomore guard Skylar Mays was one of five players named to the District 6 Academic All-District Team announced Thursday by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).

John Brady To Represent LSU In SEC Hoops Legends Class
Men's Basketball 02/21/2018

BATON ROUGE Former men's basketball coach John Brady, one of three former coaches to take LSU to the NCAA Final Four, will represent the Tigers as a member of this years Allstate SEC Basketball Legends class at the SEC men's basketball tournament in St. Louis, Missouri.

Play Waters Has Highlight Night as Basketball def. Vandy
Men's Basketball 02/20/2018

BATON ROUGE-- Behind freshman Tremont Waters' 28 points and nine assists, the LSU men's basketball team took its fifth-straight win in the Maravich Center with a 88-78 victory against Vanderbilt Tuesday night.