Men's Basketball - Archives 2017-18

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Thirty Tigers Named to SEC Winter Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 04/18/2018

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

Hoops Signee Ja'Vonte Smart State's Mr. Basketball
Men's Basketball 04/16/2018

BATON ROUGE -- Where Ja'Vonte Smart ranks on the all-time list of high school boys basketball players in Baton Rouge and Louisiana may be debate for years to come.

Former Tiger Temple Wins Robertson Award
Men's Basketball 04/13/2018

BATON ROUGE Former LSU Tiger and now NBA star Garrett Temple has been awarded the Oscar Robertson Triple-Double Award for the second straight year by his team, the Sacramento Kings.

Mays, Stokes Honored By LSU Black Faculty, Staff Caucus
Athletic Dept. 04/13/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU student-athletes Skylar Mays and Milan Stokes were recently honored by LSU's Black Faculty and Staff Caucus at their annual awards presentation.

LSU Tigers in the NBA, 2017-18
Men's Basketball 04/12/2018

Here is an updated on stats of current NBA and NBA G-League players.

Tigers Add Emmitt Williams To Stellar Signing Class
Men's Basketball 04/11/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team helped solidify a top-five recruiting class on Wednesday with the addition of five-star power forward Emmitt Williams of Lehigh Acres, Florida.

Tremont Waters Named Louisiana's Top Hoops Freshman
Men's Basketball 04/07/2018

LAFAYETTE LSU freshman Tremont Waters, the first LSU freshman to average over 15 points and 5 assists, was named first-team All-Louisiana and the Freshman of the Year on the 2017-18 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Men's College Basketball Team.

Basketball Signee Reid Doubles Up in McDonald's Game
Men's Basketball 03/29/2018

ATLANTA LSU men's basketball signee Nazreon Reid posted a double double in his 20 minutes on the court Wednesday night at the McDonald's All-America basketball game at Phillips Arena.

Coach Wade Wraps Up Season With Media Session
Men's Basketball 03/26/2018

BATON ROUGE Coach Will Wade met with the media on Monday to discuss several different topics regarding the past season and the future of the LSU basketball program before he joins the LSU coaching staff for the annual coaches' convention at the NCAA Final Four this weekend in San Antonio.

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.