Men's Basketball - Archives 2017-18

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Non-Conference Hoop Tickets, Plus Mini-Plans On Sale
Men's Basketball 10/16/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Athletics Ticket Office announced that single game tickets for men's basketball non-conference games are now on sale including the home opener on Nov. 10 against Alcorn State where tickets start at just $1.

Tigers Host Open Hoops Practice
Men's Basketball 10/14/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Coach Will Wade put the LSU men's basketball team through some 45 minutes of work Saturday afternoon at the pre-game TAF Tailgate Party at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Men's Hoops Practices Saturday at TAF Pregame Party
Men's Basketball 10/12/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team will be on display prior to Saturday's LSU-Auburn football game as they practice on the floor of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center from Noon to 12:45 p.m.

IN FOCUS: Duop Reath
Men's Basketball 10/12/2017

Duop Reath embraces change in the LSU men's basketball program.

Coach Will Wade Updates Injuries, Rotation With Media
Men's Basketball 10/10/2017

BATON ROUGE Coach Will Wade met with the media on Tuesday to review his team's status as the team hits the mid-week point of the second week of practice, now just a month out from the opening game on Nov. 10 in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against Alcorn State.

Play Tigers Continue Hoops Workouts; Wade Updates Media
Men's Basketball 10/03/2017

BATON ROUGE After practice sessions on Friday, Sunday and Monday to start pre-season workouts, LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade met with the media on Tuesday to update the status of the team to date.

Basketball Tigers Open Practice Under Coach WIll Wade
Men's Basketball 09/29/2017

BATON ROUGE The first of 30 practice days saw the LSU Basketball Tigers go almost three hours in the LSU practice facility Friday, as the media got its first real look at the Tigers on the floor under the direction of head coach Will Wade.

Will Wade Speaks To Construction Workers At Shell
Men's Basketball 09/28/2017

GEISMAR LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade earlier this week spoke to close to 1,800 workers at Shell's Tiger AO4 Project about team work and safety awareness.

Tigers Begin Hoop Practice on Friday
Men's Basketball 09/28/2017

BATON ROUGE For Coach Will Wade and his LSU men's basketball team, Friday begins 30 days of practice that will lead to the opening of the 2017-18 seasons, Friday, Nov. 10, against Alcorn State.

Seven Former Tigers Enter NBA Training Camps
Men's Basketball 09/27/2017

BATON ROUGE Garrett Temple begins his eighth season of NBA play and his second with the Sacramento Kings as he takes over the position as the senior LSU Tiger in the league heading into the 2017-18 season.

Play Coach Will Wade Previews Start Of Basketball Practice
Men's Basketball 09/25/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball Coach Will Wade met with local and area media on Monday afternoon previewing what will be the start of fall practice on Friday afternoon.

2017 LSU Athletic Hall of Fame: Collis Temple Jr.
Men's Basketball 09/20/2017

Collis Temple Jr. was the first African-American basketball player at LSU, and he earned first-team all-SEC and Academic all-SEC recognition.

Skylar Mays Enjoys Chance To Represent LSU at SEC
Men's Basketball 09/18/2017

BATON ROUGE Sophomore guard Skylar Mays was back on the court for conditioning with his Tiger team Monday afternoon in the basketball practice facility.

Game Times, Networks Set For SEC Basketball Games
Men's Basketball 09/13/2017

BATON ROUGE The Southeastern Conference unveiled the television networks and start times for its 2017-18 men's basketball schedule on Wednesday.

Merritt Joins Men's Basketball Staff
Men's Basketball 09/12/2017

BATON ROUGE Coach Will Wade announced Tuesday that Brian Merritt will be a part of the LSU men's basketball staff for the 2017-18 season.

Coach Wade, LSU Hoops Helping Houston
Men's Basketball 08/29/2017

BATON ROUGE When Coach Kelvin Sampson, the men's basketball coach of Houston, asked his fellow basketball coaches on Monday to participate in a program to help the people effected by Hurricane Harvey in his city, LSU and men's basketball Head Coach Will Wade was quick to respond.

SEC Announces Men's Hoops Games; LSU Opens vs. UK
Men's Basketball 08/24/2017

BATON ROUGE The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 126-game men's basketball schedule for the 2017-18 season on Thursday and the LSU Tigers will host Will Wade's first SEC game against the University of Kentucky.

Bigby-Williams To Transfer To LSU Basketball Team
Men's Basketball 08/19/2017

BATON ROUGE -- LSU Head Basketball Coach Will Wade announced former national junior college player of the year Kavell Bigby-Williams will transfer from the University of Oregon to LSU this fall.

Men's Basketball Announces Non-Conference Schedule
Men's Basketball 08/17/2017

BATON ROUGE A previously announced tournament trip to Maui and the start of home-and-home sets with Houston and Memphis highlight a 12-game non-conference schedule that will start the first year of LSU Basketball under Coach Will Wade.

LSU Basketball Adds Grad Transfer Randy Onwuasor
Men's Basketball 08/08/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball head coach Will Wade and the LSU Athletics Department has received the signed letter-of-intent papers from graduate transfer Randy Onwuasor of Southern Utah.

Play PMAC to Add Largest Center Hung Videoboard in Nation
Athletic Dept. 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE The Maravich Center on the LSU campus will be home to the largest center hung videoboard in college basketball when the school completes installation of the new board later this month.

LSU to Face Michigan in Maui; Ticket Packages Available
Men's Basketball 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE Officials of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced on Tuesday that the LSU Tigers will face Michigan in their 2017 tournament opening game on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Lahaina Civic Center on the island of Maui in Hawaii.

Jalyn Patterson To Redshirt Upcoming Basketball Season
Men's Basketball 07/12/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade announced on Wednesday that three-year letterman Jalyn Patterson would redshirt for the 2017-18 season and will explore his options for his future playing eligibility.

Former LSU Players In NBA Summer League Action
Men's Basketball 07/07/2017

BATON ROUGE Three former LSU players have seen action in the early NBA summer leagues and two others are expected to see action when play begins Friday in Las Vegas.

Duop Reath To Play For Australia in University Games
Men's Basketball 07/03/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU senior forward Duop Reath has been named to the 12-man team for the Australia Emerging Boomers that will take part in August in the 29th World University Games in Taipei. Both the men's and women's teams consist of players 23 and under who are currently completing university studies in Australia or abroad. The event is held in Taipei from Aug. 20-29. The Boomers roster has five players who are competing in Australia and seven total players including Reath, who are presently playing at American universities: Emmett Naar (St. Mary's), Dejan Vasiljevic (Miami), Tanner Krebs (St. Mary's), Jack McVeigh (Nebraska), Xavier Cooks (Winthrop) and Gorjok Gak (Florida State). Australia is in Group D for the pool stage where they will take on Ukraine, Lithuania, Israel, Russia and Mozambique. Reath, in his first year with LSU last season, averaged 12.0 points per game and 6.2 rebounds a game while shooting 51.0 percent from the field (157-308). He started 30-of-31 games and averaged 27.7 minutes per game.