Javonte Smart

March 10, 2019 - 10:56 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ No. 10 LSU held Javonte Smart out of Saturday's season finale against Vanderbilt because the freshman guard was allegedly mentioned in a wiretapped phone call about recruiting that resulted in coach Will Wade's suspension. LSU senior associate athletics director Robert...
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March 10, 2019 - 9:24 am
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag LSU fans are known to be rowdy on occasion, but it’s not often when the Tiger faithful turn on their own kind. But when they do, they do so loudly. Tiger fans showed up to the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in droves Saturday night, not only to watch LSU...
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March 09, 2019 - 7:30 am
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag Without its head coach and with a dark cloud currently hanging over the program, the No. 10 LSU basketball team will try to win at least a share of the Southeastern Conference regular season championship Saturday when it takes a woeful Vanderbilt squad...
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March 07, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag A scathing report from Yahoo Sports on Thursday cited a wiretap containing Will Wade discussing an unknown “offer” for a potential recruit, they may have involved LSU freshman guard Javonte Smart. Wade has been subpoenaed for the second college basketball...
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March 02, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag The LSU basketball team will ultimately share a lead in the Southeastern Conference standings with just one team after defeating Alabama 74-69 in Tuscaloosa in a Saturday morning matinee. The Tigers (24-5, 14-2 SEC) staved off the Crimson Tide (17-12, 8-8...
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February 25, 2019 - 10:35 am
Tyler Nunez Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag Freshman combo guard Javonte Smart showed up at a 7 a.m. practice on Saturday morning before No. 13 LSU’s highly-anticipated matchup with No. 5 Tennessee expecting to play his normal role off the bench. But when he arrived and LSU coach Will Wade told him...
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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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January 27, 2019 - 11:17 am
Jeff Palermo reporting... For about 38 minutes of regulation on Saturday in Columbia, Missouri, it looked like LSU’s eight-game winning streak would come to an end. But a three-pointer by Skylar Mays with 2:08 started a furious 15-to-1 rally to send the game into overtime and the Fighting Tigers...
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Seth Dunlap
November 28, 2018 - 10:44 pm
The LSU men's basketball team entered the season with high expectations, but also a roster littered with young, untested talent. That's the tightrope most premier college basketball programs and head coaches are forced to walk in the modern one-and-done age of college basketball, and it's certainly...
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