A member of the LSU Sports Information staff since August 1988 and beginning his 27th athletic year at LSU, Kent Lowe was appointed senior associate SID in August 2000. He serves as the primary media contact for the LSU men’s basketball team and women’s golf team.
He has also for the past 21 years written an award-winning bowling column for The (Baton Rouge) Advocate.
Lowe, 56, came to LSU from Louisiana Downs where he served as publicity director for the Bossier City, La., racetrack.
Lowe is a member of CoSIDA, which voted his 2010 men’s basketball media guide “Best in the Nation” and his 2012 men’s basketball guide third in the nation. He is a member of CoSIDA’s prestigious Academic All-American committee as well.
Lowe is also a past president and current treasurer of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
The Shreveport native is heavily involved with the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and for the past 12 years has produced the regionally-televised induction ceremonies.
Lowe is a 1979 graduate from LSU-Shreveport. He earned his masters’ degree at LSU in 1982.