Men's Basketball - Archives 2016-17

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Play Wade Introduced as LSU's 22nd Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Will Wade was introduced Tuesday as LSU's 22nd basketball coach at a press conference held at the LSU Student Union in front of media, basketball fans and a crowd of LSU students.

Wade to be Introduced to Public at LSU Student Union
Men's Basketball 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU will introduce its new men's basketball coach Will Wade to the school's student body, the general public, and the media with a press conference on Wednesday at noon in the central lobby on the second floor of the LSU Student Union.

UPDATE: Will Wade Named Men's Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball 03/20/2017

Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva has announced former Virginia Commonwealth University head basketball coach Will Wade will lead the LSU basketball program as its new head coach.

Former LSU Hoops Assistant Passes Away
Women's Basketball 03/18/2017

BATON ROUGE Clarence Christenson, who served as an assistant coach with both Dale Brown and the late Sue Gunter for close to two decades, passed away early Wednesday at the age of 82.

LSU Tigers in the NBA, 2016-17
Men's Basketball 03/15/2017

Here is an updated on stats of current NBA and NBA D-League players as of March 14, 2017:

A Letter from Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 03/10/2017

Making a coaching change is one of the most difficult parts of this job. I know it deeply impacts not just the coach involved, but also his or her assistants, their families, the players who care about them, and our fans. It is made doubly difficult when the coach is a friend and a long-valued member of the Tiger family, ingrained in our athletic history and tradition.

Play Jones Dismissed as Men's Basketball Head Coach
Men's Basketball 03/10/2017

BATON ROUGE Johnny Jones has been relieved of his duties as LSU's head men's basketball coach, vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva announced Friday.

Alleva to Hold Press Conference at 11 a.m. CT
Men's Basketball 03/10/2017

LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. CT on Friday, March 10, to make an announcement about the school's men's basketball program.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 03/09/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of March.

Play Tigers Fall to Bulldogs in SEC Tournament
Men's Basketball 03/08/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- The LSU Tigers ended their season with a 79-52 loss to Mississippi State in the first round of the SEC Tournament here at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday evening.

Play Tigers In Nashville For SEC Tournament
Men's Basketball 03/07/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The SEC takes over the Bridgestone Arena beginning Wednesday when the league tournament begins a five-day run.

LSU's Blakeney Earns Second Team All-SEC Honors
Men's Basketball 03/07/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU sophomore guard Antonio Blakeney was named second team All-Southeastern Conference Tuesday when the vote of the league coaches was announced by the league office.

Play Tigers Fall In Regular Season Finale
Men's Basketball 03/04/2017

STARKVILLE, Miss. LSU fell in the regular season finale Saturday night, 88-76, here at Humphrey Coliseum to Mississippi State.

Tigers Close Out Regular Season at Starkville
Men's Basketball 03/03/2017

STARKVILLE, Miss. LSU, fresh off a 92-82 win over Tennessee Wednesday, tries to win back-to-back conference games to close out the regular season here Saturday against Mississippi State.

Sampson LSU's Member of Community Service Team
Men's Basketball 03/03/2017

BATON ROUGE Brandon Sampson was named the LSU representative on the 2016-17 men's basketball Southeastern Conference Community Service Team.

Play Patterson, Sampson Lead Way as LSU Downs Vols
Men's Basketball 03/01/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU tasted victory in the Southeastern Conference as the weeks of effort and hard work paid off on the floor of the Maravich Center Wednesday night in a 92-82 win over Tennessee.

Tigers Close Home Slate With UT On Wednesday
Men's Basketball 02/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Two teams looking to finish their season on positive notes will meet Wednesday night in the final home basketball game of the season to be played in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Play Two Seniors To Be Honored Wednesday, 5:45 PM
Men's Basketball 02/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones spoke about the two seniors who will be honored on Wednesday prior to LSU's game with Tennessee.

Play Late Free Throws Doom LSU at UGA
Men's Basketball 02/25/2017

ATHENS, Ga. Free throws in the final seconds doomed LSU Saturday night at Stegeman Coliseum as LSU fell to Georgia, 82-80.

Play LSU Travels To Georgia For SEC Saturday Tilt
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

ATHENS, GEORGIA LSU will not have played since the first game of this SEC week on Tuesday. Georgia will take the court 45 hours after a Thursday night game at Alabama.

Temple III Guests Tuesday At Tipoff Luncheon
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE Former LSU player Collis Temple III will be the guest of Coach Johnny Jones Tuesday (Feb. 28) at the last basketball edition of the Tipoff Luncheon.

Play Basketball Starts Preps For Georgia Game
Men's Basketball 02/23/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team returned to practice on Thursday in preparation for Saturday's road game at Athens against the University of Georgia.

Play Men's Basketball Falls to Auburn, 98-75
Men's Basketball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE- The men's basketball team fell to 9-18 on the year and 1-14 in the conference after Auburn defeated the Tigers 98-75 Tuesday night in the Maravich Center.

Play Tigers Host Auburn in Tuesday 6 p.m. Hoops Contest
Men's Basketball 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU looks to find the couple of points it could never come up with in the first meeting with Auburn when the two teams meet Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Play Alabama Takes Down Basketball Tigers
Men's Basketball 02/18/2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. The Alabama Crimson Tide scored 51 first half points and posted a 21-9 advantage in points off turnovers in recording a 90-72 win over LSU Saturday afternoon at Coleman Coliseum.