Men's Basketball - Archives 2016-17

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Former Tiger Palubinskas On All-Aussie College Team
Men's Basketball 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE One of the stars of Coach Dale Brown's first teams at LSU has been named a starter for an All-Time NCAA Australian College Basketball Team by The Pick and Roll (

Thirty-Seven Tigers Listed On SEC Winter Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 04/19/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Thirty-seven LSU student-athletes from the men's basketball, women's basketball, gymnastics, and swimming and diving teams earned recognition for the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

Daryl Edwards Signs Papers With LSU Basketball
Men's Basketball 04/19/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Athletics announced Wednesday that it has confirmed national letter-of-intent papers from 6-4 combo guard Daryl Edwards of Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida.

Four Former LSU Players On NBA Playoff Teams
Men's Basketball 04/15/2017

BATON ROUGE Four former LSU players are on rosters as the 2017 NBA Playoffs begin on Saturday.

LSU Coach Will Wade Signs Mayan Kiir
Men's Basketball 04/13/2017

BATON ROUGE Coach Will Wade has his first signee as the head coach of the LSU Tigers in Mayan Kiir, a 6-10 power forward from Victory Rock Prep in Bradenton, Florida.

Greg Heiar Joins Will Wade's LSU Basketball Staff
Men's Basketball 04/12/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade has announced his second member of his coaching staff with the announcement of Greg Heiar as assistant coach.

Blakeney Announces Decision To Enter NBA Draft
Men's Basketball 04/11/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he would enter his name in the 2017 NBA Draft after two years with the Tigers.

Antonio Blakeney Named All-Louisiana Basketball
Men's Basketball 04/08/2017

LAFAYETTE LSU sophomore Antonio Blakeney earned first team honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana college basketball team announced late Saturday night.

Former Player Mitchell Part of Hires To Hoops Staff
Men's Basketball 04/07/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball Coach Will Wade announced three more additions to the Tiger basketball program, including one former LSU player.

Tony Benford Named Men's Hoops Assistant Coach
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU head men's basketball coach Will Wade has named veteran coach Tony Benford as the first member of his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.

Ticket Deposits Accepted For 2017-18 Men's Hoops
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU basketball fans can lock in new season tickets for Coach Will Wade's first season as head coach with a deposit only at and at the LSU Athletics Ticket Office.

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.