LSU Basketball

Tremont Waters LS
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 10:51 pm
Tremont Waters' decision to declare for the NBA Draft paid off. Waters was selected by the Boston Celtics with the No. 51 overall pick in the second round. Many analysts believed Waters was making a mistake and would go undrafted. An impressive performance at the pre-draft combine had him shooting...
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Trendon Watford
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 10:32 pm
It's not all doom-and-gloom for LSU basketball. The Tigers received a much needed boost to their 2019 recruiting class with the commitment from five-star forward Trendon Watford on Monday. Watford, the No. 17 ranked recruit in the country according to 247Sports, chose to play at LSU over Memphis,...
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Seth Dunlap
May 02, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Throughout Thursday afternoon and evening I was visiting with different groups of friends and LSU fans talking life and sports. When the topic turned to LSU, the subject quickly shifted to the Will Wade saga and the cloud that currently looms over the basketball program. Full disclosure: most of...
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Seth Dunlap
April 29, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Those who thought that LSU basketball coach Will Wade was in the clear might want to think again. Many believed when Wade was issued a reprieve from having to testify in the ongoing federal NCAA corruption trial he had escaped any further punishment due to his possible involvement in pay-for-play...
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April 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
LSU basketball coach Will Wade and the university’s board of supervisors agreed to an amendment with a waiving of bonus money and provisions to protect LSU from possible NCAA infractions, according to a report from Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated. According to the amended contract published by...
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Chris Miller
April 19, 2019 - 11:33 am
LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade likely won't have to testify in a trial on corruption in college basketball recruiting, after a federal judge's ruling, The Advocate reports. Wade was subpoenaed by the defense in the case against Christian Dawkins and Merl Code, Jr. Dawkins is an aspiring...
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Mar 22, 2017; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers athletic director Joe Alleva introduces new basketball head coach Will Wade during a press conference at the LSU Student Union.
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Seth Dunlap
April 17, 2019 - 7:35 pm
I didn't expect to find myself in this place, putting fingers to keyboard in defense of ousted LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva. Perhaps this isn't a defense of him, but a plea for the preservation of our sense of morality, of right and wrong, that so many have seemed to have forgotten in the wake...
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April 15, 2019 - 6:54 am
After a standoff that lasted more than five weeks, LSU has reinstated head basketball coach Will Wade, according to a statement from the university’s vice chancellor and athletics director Joe Alleva. According to the statement, the decision was made after Wade met with officials of the university...
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April 12, 2019 - 7:34 am
Matt Doyle reporting from the WWL Baton Rouge Bureau... LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade will meet today with LSU and NCAA officials in the first official meeting between the groups since the coach was suspended for alleged recruiting violations. Tiger Rag Associate Editor Tyler Nunez says the...
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