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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 22, 2019 - 9:39 pm
The Tiger baseball team won a defensive battle with Georgia Friday night. LSU defeated the Bulldogs 1 to nothing in Georgia. TIGERS WIN! TIGERS WIN! LSU takes the series opener, 1-0! #GeauxTigers -- pic.twitter.com/kCtI9Y7AG0 — LSU Baseball (@LSUbaseball) March 23, 2019 Zack Hess got the win as he...
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March 21, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Third-seeded LSU has advanced in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament, holding off upset-minded Yale 79-74. The Tigers led 45-29 at halftime and pushed the edge to as many as 18 points before the Bulldogs rallied down the stretch with a barrage of 3-pointers. But LSU made enough free throws to...
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Jim Hanzo
March 21, 2019 - 11:46 am
It's a college basketball fan's favorite time of the year. March Madness. Those ever popular brackets are due. But what is the magic to picking a winner? This fan says it's simple.... "I go with the number ones, always, he said. "I'm playing a couple of brackets this year," another fan said. I'll...
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March 20, 2019 - 11:18 am
(TigerRag.com) -- A committee of the LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a two-year contract extension for LSU coach Ed Orgeron as well as new deals for two of his assistants. All three of the contracts were approved without discussion or dissent by the Athletic Committee. The proposals...
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USA TODAY Sports
March 20, 2019 - 6:47 am
Tiger Rag Report... A contract extension that would come with a significant raise for LSU coach Ed Orgeron is on the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting of the LSU Board of Supervisors. The contract, if approved, would extend Orgeron through the 2023 season, a two-year addition to his current deal...
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March 18, 2019 - 10:29 am
(TigerRag.com) -- Despite dropping its first game of the SEC Tournament and playing without its head coach, the LSU basketball team earned a No. 3 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers (26-6) will take on 14th-seeded Yale on Thursday at 11:40 a.m. CST in Jacksonville, Fla. “...
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Mar 15, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; LSU Tigers guard Tremont Waters (3) with LSU Tigers interim head coach Tony Benford during the first half of game seven in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena
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Seth Dunlap
March 17, 2019 - 7:04 pm
There was much speculation about whether the NCAA Tournament selection committee would unjustly penalize LSU basketball for the suspension of head coach Will Wade and the programs looming crisis around the federal probe into corruption in college basketball. We finally got the answer: they weren't...
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Kristian Garic
March 17, 2019 - 6:05 pm
All of a sudden LSU baseball looked like the preseason ranked #1 team in the country, after sweeping Kentucky over the weekend. The pitching was something special in the first two games of the series. Here are the grades for LSU baseball: Pitching: Zach Hess gave LSU 7 brilliant innings on the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 17, 2019 - 5:22 pm
The 68-team bracket has been revealed for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. LSU is a #3 seed. They will open against #14 Yale on Thursday at 11:40am in Jacksonville. No team has ever won a title after losing the opening game of its conference tournament. LSU lost to Florida in the Tigers first...
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