LSU Basketball

February 23, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Jeff Palermo reporting... Before today's game it was learned LSU’s leading scorer Tremont Waters would not play against 5th ranked Tennessee because of an undisclosed illness. But LSU has a good back up point guard. Freshman Javonte Smart started and scored a career-high 29 points and hit two free...
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Feb 23, 2019; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) and LSU Tigers guard Skylar Mays (4) fight for a rebound in the first half at the Maravich Assembly Center
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Seth Dunlap
February 23, 2019 - 2:11 pm
An Kavell Bigby-Williams tip in. A defensive stop. A terrible Tennessee foul 80 feet from the basket. Two Javonte Smart free throws. Ballgame. The LSU Tigers pulled another overtime Houdini act, this time against the previous SEC leaders. The fact that they did it without their leading scorer and...
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Jan 23, 2019; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Will Wade reacts to a play against Georgia Bulldogs in the first half at Maravich Assembly Center.
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February 23, 2019 - 7:23 am
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag After an up-and-down non-conference slate that set up a historic start to Southeastern Conference play, the Pete Maravich Assembly Center will serve as the site of one of college basketball’s biggest games of the week on Saturday at 11 a.m. when No. 13 LSU...
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February 20, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Tyler Nunez Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag LSU got off to a slow start and Florida matched the Tigers haymaker for haymaker Wednesday night when the Gators entered the PMAC and stole an 82-77 overtime victory against the No. 13 Tigers. The two teams traded blows throughout the game and ultimately...
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Six games remain in the regular season for #13 LSU and the Tigers are 11-1 in SEC play, which is tied for the top spot with #5 Tennessee. Those two team will meet on Saturday, but the Bayou Bengals have other business at hand first. 6-6 Florida comes in the PMAC Wednesday having won their last two...
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The LSU men's basketball team is 11-1 in the SEC and is tied with Tennessee for the top spot in the conference after the Vols were vanquished in Kentucky. Coach Will Wade's Tigers have moved up to #13 in the AP poll, which is their highest ranking since 2009. With March Madness just around the...
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Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
February 18, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — LSU made the week's biggest jump in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll, climbing six spots to No. 13 after last week's win at Kentucky. This is LSU's highest ranking in the poll since 2009. The Tigers face #5 Tennessee Saturday at 11am in Baton Rouge. Duke has reclaimed the No. 1...
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February 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored 20 points, Ja'vonte Smart added 19 and No. 19 LSU won its fourth straight game, holding off Georgia for an 83-79 victory Saturday night. The Tigers (21-4, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) are off to their best start in league play since the 1981 Final Four team...
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February 16, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag There was no lack of discussion about the controversial ending of LSU’s 73-71 victory against No. 5 Kentucky on Tuesday night, and now that discussion might turn into action. A report from The Athletic citing a statement from the Southeastern Conference...
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February 16, 2019 - 8:26 am
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag On Tuesday LSU picked up its biggest win of the young Will Wade era when it beat No. 5 Kentucky 73-71 in Rupp Arena. Today, they hit the road again for a less appealing matchup with Georgia, but one that now has the weight of a potential Southeastern...
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