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  • Bryant leads Lakers to 98-92 win over Rockets

    November 20, 2014 5:15 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard's absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets. It was the second consecutive win for the Lakers following a 1-9... more »
  • Davis powers Pelicans past Kings 106-100

    November 19, 2014 2:06 AM

    SACRAMENTO, CA - Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebound to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Sacramento Kings 106-100 on Tuesday on Tuesday night. Ryan Anderson hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 points for the Pelicans, who outscored the Kings 31-15 in the third. Tyreke Evans had... more »
  • Trail Blazers rally for 102-93 win over Pelicans

    November 18, 2014 1:57 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - Damian Lillard scored 24 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:14 left, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 102-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. LaMarcus Aldridge, back after missing one game with an illness, had 22 points and nine rebounds to... more »
  • LSU women's basketball gets first win of the season

    November 15, 2014 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a disappointing loss Friday at the PMAC, the lady tigers bounced back to get their first win of the season against Sam Houston State 71-45. LSU was led by Jenna Deemer with 16 points and Raigyne Moncrief with 12. The lady tigers outscored Sam Houston... more »
  • LSU men's basketball wins opener 93-82

    November 15, 2014 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team took the court for the first time this season and came away with a win. The Tigers defeated a pesky Gardner-Webb team 93-82. Gardner-Webb led the Tigers 43-42 at the half, but the Tigers Jarell Martin, Jordan Mickey, Josh Gray... more »
  • Davis powers Pelicans past Lakers, 109-102

    November 13, 2014 1:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 25 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away from the reeling Los Angeles Lakers for a 109-102 victory Wednesday night. Tyreke Evans had 19 points and 11 assists for New Orleans. Ryan Anderson and Jrue Holiday each... more »
  • LSU Basketball signs top-rated high school player

    November 12, 2014 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The long-hoped for signing day finally came for LSU Basketball and the nation's top-ranked high school player, Ben Simmons on Wednesday. As expected, Simmons signed with the Tigers, and the LSU compliance office announced it had received and approved the national letter-of-intent papers. The 6-10 forward, an... more »
  • Pelicans beat their old team name 100-91

    November 4, 2014 10:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans' first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and... more »
  • Gasol, Randolph lead Grizzlies over Pelicans 93-81

    November 4, 2014 2:01 AM

    MEMPHIS, TN - Marc Gasol scored 16 points, Zach Randolph had 15 and Tayshaun Prince added 14 as the Memphis Grizzlies extended their home winning streak to a franchise record 16 straight Monday night with a 93-81 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Grizzlies, off to a franchise-best 4-0... more »
  • Davis power Pelicans past Magic, 101-84 in season opener

    October 29, 2014 1:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 26 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans opened the regular season with a 101-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. Ryan Anderson, coming back from surgery on a herniated disk that cost him more than half of... more »
  • Pelicans starters see action in win over Mavs

    October 24, 2014 1:51 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Tyreke Evans scored 14 points and Anthony Davis added 13 as the New Orleans Pelicans' starters saw plenty of action in a win over the Dallas Mavericks 88-85 in an exhibition game Thursday night. The Mavericks made it close, cutting the Pelicans' 10-point fourth-quarter lead to one... more »
  • No SEC hoops Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

    October 22, 2014 11:37 AM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - The Southeastern Conference's Final Four teams were picked to finish 1-2 in the league again this season with star-filled Kentucky chosen just ahead of defending champion Florida. Kentucky got all 20 first-place votes from the media panel to finish with 280 points with Florida second, garnering 258... more »
  • Kobe drops 13 in return to hardwood, Lakers win

    October 7, 2014 3:02 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - Kobe Bryant had 13 points and five assists while playing 21 minutes as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 98-95 in a preseason game Monday night. Bryant - back after missing 76 games last season, including the final 57 due to a fractured left... more »
  • Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

    September 12, 2014 3:42 PM

    ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. The team's CEO, Steve Koonin, made the announcement Friday afternoon. Koonin has resisted calls that Ferry be fired but says "it is my hope that... more »
  • Pelicans acquire veteran 6-foot-6 F John Salmons

    August 26, 2014 5:11 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans have signed veteran small forward John Salmons to a free agent contract. Salmons, whose acquisition was announced by the club Tuesday, has played 12 seasons in the NBA. He has averaged 9.4 points, 3 rebounds and 2.5 assists during his career. The 34-year-old Salmons... more »
  • Former LSU basketball player found dead in pool

    August 11, 2014 6:29 AM

    PONCHATOULA - Ponchatoula police are investigating the death of former LSU and University of New Orleans basketball player Matt Derenbecker. Police Chief Bry says Derenbecker was found dead Sunday morning in a pool at a friend's house. Layrisson says there appeared to be no foul play. An autopsy will be... more »
  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    August 8, 2014 5:37 PM

    A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in... more »
  • Southern optimistic bans could come to end soon Play Video

    July 29, 2014 8:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern fans have endured a roller coaster year with their sports teams. While the Jaguars won five SWAC titles, they also had the NCAA hammer brought on them by banning them from postseason play. "We've been working on this now for 15 months, so optimism... more »
  • Final arguments today in Sterling trial Play Video

    July 28, 2014 2:28 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday that Shelly Sterling had no right to make... more »
  • Clippers' future on line as probate trial resumes

    July 21, 2014 3:53 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - The probate trial on the future of the Los Angeles Clippers will resume today. The trial is dealing with whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a Sterling family trust. Sterling agreed to the... more »
  • Baton Rouge youth Book it with Big Baby this week Play Video

    July 9, 2014 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Basketball Star and current NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis will give back to the Baton Rouge community this week when he kicks off his 4th annual Booking it with Big Baby literacy tour. Davis has played in Los Angeles, Orlando and Boston, but... more »
  • Fresh faces hoping to make an impact for LSU Play Video

    July 6, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the departure of several key players on the hardwood for LSU, recruits and transfers coming into the program are going to have to pick up the slack. Keith Hornsby and Josh Gray are two transfers who both hope to fill the big shoes of departed... more »
  • Elbert Robinson could have instant impact for LSU hoops Play Video

    June 24, 2014 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Elbert Robinson stands in rarefied air as a 7 foot center for the LSU men's basketball team, but no matter what expectations might come Robinson's way, the Tigers freshman says he expects even more of himself. Robinson was a target of Johnny Jones since Jones was... more »
  • Spurs dominate Heat, win 5th NBA title in franchise history

    June 15, 2014 11:01 PM

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games. Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs, who added this title to the ones they won in 1999,... more »
  • Donald Sterling hires investigators

    June 13, 2014 2:07 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - A person with knowledge of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's legal strategy says his team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 owners. The individual, who wasn't authorized to talk... more »
  • Spurs ride first-half marksmanship to victory

    June 11, 2014 2:08 AM

    MIAMI, FL - The San Antonio Spurs have a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals following an incredible shooting performance in the first half of Tuesday's 111-92 blowout over the Heat in Miami. The Spurs made 19 of their first 21 shots and fired at a 76-percent clip in the... more »
  • Dwyane Wade fined $5,000 for flopping

    June 9, 2014 3:57 PM

    MIAMI - Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat became the latest recipient of a flopping fine from the NBA on Monday, ordered to give up $5,000 after the league found he over-exaggerated a foul charged to San Antonio's Manu Ginobili in Game 2 of the finals. It was already the... more »
  • NBA will consider giving refs more replay rights

    April 25, 2014 2:27 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - After further review, the play stands as called. Not because it was right, but because referees weren't allowed to determine it was wrong. NBA officials were already considering expanding referees' instant replay options. Discussions will surely heat up this summer after two key plays in this... more »
  • Aaron and Andrew Harrison staying at Kentucky

    April 25, 2014 2:22 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky twin freshman guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison will return for a second season to a stocked Wildcats squad coming off an NCAA championship game appearance. Both had been mentioned as possible NBA first-round draft picks after leading Kentucky's remarkable march through the NCAA tournament. Aaron Harrison's... more »
  • Jordan Mickey puts pros on hold, will return to LSU

    April 23, 2014 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey said Wednesday he will return for his sophomore year with the LSU basketball team, and with that, the Tigers will bring back their two star freshman from last year's NIT quarterfinalist team. Mickey said he has goals of leading the team back to the... more »
  • LSU basketball press conference set for 2pm

    April 23, 2014 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will hold a press conference this afternoon at 2pm with Coach Johnny Jones and freshman forward Jordan Mickey. Mickey is expected to announce his future plans. Sunday is the deadline for players to declare for the NBA draft. LSU junior forward Johnny O'Bryant has... more »
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay Play Video

    April 22, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention. After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars probation status with... more »
  • Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

    April 21, 2014 9:26 AM

    NEW YORK - The New York Knicks have fired Mike Woodson after falling from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season. New team president Phil Jackson made the decision Monday, saying in a statement "the time has come for change throughout the franchise." This is the first... more »
  • Tulsa hires Missouri head coach Haith

    April 18, 2014 10:59 PM

    TULSA, Ok. - Tulsa has hired Frank Haith as its men's basketball coach after he spent the last three years at Missouri. The 48-year-old Haith said Friday that the move came quickly. He says he was contacted Thursday and got more and more interested, particularly by the school's upcoming move... more »
  • UConn partying links twin national title victories Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:52 AM

    STORRS, CT - Partying on the UConn campus started Monday and regained momentum Tuesday following a second national championship title in less than 24 hours. The women's basketball team beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth national title. The victory came a day after... more »
  • Jazz slip past Pelicans for 100-96 win

    April 4, 2014 10:58 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Alec Burks and Gordon Hayward each scored 21 points and the Utah Jazz held off the New Orleans Pelicans 100-96 on Friday night to snap a five-game skid. Burks had 12 of his points in the fourth quarter and Hayward added eight final-period points. The Jazz... more »
  • La. Tech hires Tyler Summitt as women's coach

    April 1, 2014 4:46 PM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech has hired Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, to take over the Lady Techsters. The university has scheduled the formal introduction for the 23-year-old Summitt on Wednesday at noon. Summitt will become only the sixth coach of Louisiana Tech's storied women's basketball... more »
  • Police fire pepper spray at students after game Play Video

    March 30, 2014 10:56 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police say they shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss in the NCAA tournament. Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan says there were no immediate... more »
  • Davis (ankle) misses game vs Spurs

    March 29, 2014 7:46 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is not playing against the San Antonio Spurs because of a left ankle injury. Davis injured the ankle 4 minutes into New Orleans' home game against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Alexis Ajinca is scheduled to start in Davis' place on Saturday... more »
  • LSU dunked by SMU

    March 24, 2014 10:19 PM

    DALLAS - LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III led the Tigers in the team's game against SMU, but were not able to defeat the Mustangs. Nic Moore and Nick Russell each scored 16 points as SMU rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit to defeat LSU 80-67 on Monday night. Now, SMU... more »
  • Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA's 'unlawful cartel'

    March 17, 2014 1:07 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the eve of the NCAA men's Division I basketball tournament, its... more »
  • Natchitoches Central tops Scotlandville in 5A State Title

    March 14, 2014 11:11 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Cameron Lard scored 22 points and Natchitoches Central dethroned two-time defending state champion Scotlandville 60-53 in the Class 5A state championship game Friday night. Lard scored eight points during a decisive 12-4 second-half run that gave the Chiefs (31-3) the lead for good after Scotlandville tied the... more »
  • Johnny O'Bryant leads Tigers SEC hoops award winners

    March 11, 2014 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Johnny O'Bryant became the 9th player in LSU history to earn back-to-back all SEC 1st team basketball honors on Tuesday, one of three LSU players to earn an award from the league office. Jordan Mickey earned all SEC defensive honors and Mickey and Jarell Martin were... more »
  • Jags basketball will play in SWAC tourney

    March 1, 2014 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A ruling from the Southwestern Athletic Conference will allow the Southern University men's and women's basketball will be allowed to play in the SWAC tournament. This comes after the decision earlier this week from the NCAA to ban the Jaguars from postseason play. The SWAC... more »
  • Gordon: Current Pelicans squad deserves more time

    February 18, 2014 6:34 PM

    METAIRIE - Eric Gordon says it would be premature to break up the team that Pelicans general manager Dell Demps and coach Monty Williams put together for this season. The NBA trade deadline is Thursday. And with 30 games left, New Orleans (23-29) is 7 1/2 games out of the... more »
  • Welch helps #5 South Carolina top #19 LSU in Baton Rouge

    February 16, 2014 9:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiffany Mitchell and Aleighsa Welch each scored 19 points to help No. 5 South Carolina stay on top of the SEC with a 73-57 win over 19th-ranked LSU on Sunday. The victory was the first for South Carolina (23-2, 11-1 SEC) in Baton Rouge since Jan. 15,... more »
  • Louisiana high school prep scores

    February 7, 2014 9:23 PM

    Boys Basketball Atlanta 80, Jonesville Central 13 Ben Franklin 53, Easton 52, OT Bishop McManus Academy 34, Grand Isle 32 Bossier 64, Green Oaks 40 Centerville 61, Maurepas 41 Clark 91, Reed 55 Loyola College Prep 54, North DeSoto 35 Plainview 84, St. Joseph 49 Scotlandville 74, Walker 36 St.... more »
  • LSU falls on the road to Georgia, 91-78

    February 6, 2014 9:36 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Nemanja Djurisic scored 17 points and Georgia never trailed while snapping a three-game losing streak with its 91-78 win over Louisiana State on Thursday night. Charles Mann had 16 points and Marcus Thornton had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia (11-10, 5-4 Southeastern Conference). LSU's Johnny... more »
  • O'Bryant, Pool claim LSWA weekly honors

    February 4, 2014 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Johnny O'Bryant from LSU and Southeastern Louisiana's Nanna Pool have been named the LSWA Men's and Women's basketball Players of the Week by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. O'Bryant becomes the second LSU men's basketball player to receive the honor this season, joining Jarell Martin who was... more »
  • O'Bryant III, Mickey take SEC honors

    February 3, 2014 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC has honored LSU forwards Johnny O'Bryant III and Jordan Mickey after the Tiger basketball team's wins over Kentucky and Arkansas. O'Bryant earned SEC Player of the Week honors and Mickey was named SEC Freshman of the Week for the third time this season. ... more »
  • Mickey registers double-double in LSU win over Arkansas, 88-74

    February 1, 2014 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey had 22 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and LSU led throughout in an 88-74 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (14-6, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who've now led wire-to-wire in two straight games,... more »
  • Godfrey leads Southern past Alcorn, 62-54

    February 1, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Calvin Godfrey scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Southern to a 62-54 win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Malcolm Miller added 11 points and YonDarius Johnson 10 for the Jaguars (12-10, 8-1 Southwest Athletic Conference), who limited Alcorn State to 30.4 percent shooting. Octavious... more »
  • LSU Women's Basketball Holds off Ole Miss, Beats Rebels

    January 26, 2014 3:41 PM

    OXFORD, MISS. (AP) - Theresa Plaisance scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 15 LSU held Mississippi without a point over the final three-and-a-half minutes of the game to secure a 66-56 win on Sunday. Diara Moore's two free throws with 3:44 left to play cut the LSU... more »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Score Wins Over Alabama A&M

    January 25, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University's men's and women's basketball teams kept ahead of the pace in the SWAC as both scored wins over Alabama A&M on Saturday. The Jaguars women's team started things off with a dominating 81-59 win over the Lady Bulldogs. At one point, the Jags... more »
  • LSU Basketball Rallies, Falls at Alabama

    January 25, 2014 11:01 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The LSU men's basketball team rallied from 19 points down to take the lead against Alabama, but faltered late as they lost 82-80 Saturday night. The Tigers have now lost 9 straight times in Tuscaloosa, although this was possibly the Tigers best chance to win during... more »
  • Tigers back on right track, win 81-58

    January 18, 2014 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dominating performance both on offense and defensively helped the LSU Tigers to a strong Southeastern Conference win, 81-58, over the Vanderbilt Commodores Saturday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The win upped LSU's record to 11-5 and 2-2 in the SEC, while Vanderbilt dropped... more »
  • Bomb threats cause MVSU games to be relocated

    January 18, 2014 2:42 PM

    ITTA BENA, Ms. - Two bomb threats at Mississippi Valley State University last week have prompted school officials to close the campus until Tuesday, evacuating students and moving Saturday's men's and women's basketball games against Alcorn State to Lorman, Miss. Monday's men's and women's games between MVSU and Southern have... more »
  • Dunham boys hoops holds off Episcopal for 75-70 win Play Video

    January 17, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In high school boys basketball, Dunham survived a close game at Episcopal and stayed undefeated in district 6-2A with a 75-70 win. These two teams came in ranked in the top four of the LHSAA power rankings with the Tigers at #3 and the Knights ranked... more »
  • #14 LSU Women's Hoops Wins Big Over Missouri

    January 16, 2014 11:27 PM

    COLUMBIA, MO - The LSU women's team made it back-to-back SEC wins as they beat Missouri on the road Thursday night 87-68. The Tigers were led by Jeanne Kenney, who scored 30 points and grabbed five rebounds. LSU now moves to an overall record of 14-3 (3-1 SEC)... more »
  • LSU hoops falls to Ole Miss in OT

    January 15, 2014 10:59 PM

    OXFORD, MS - The LSU Tigers watched a late lead slip away at Ole Miss in regulation, and Rebels guard Marshall Henderson provided his usual flair as the Tigers lost to the Rebels 88-74 in overtime. Henderson had 19 of his 25 points in the second half and overtime,... more »
  • Hoping to contain Marshall Henderson Play Video

    January 15, 2014 6:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers get ready to face off against the Ole Miss Rebels and their prolific shooter Marshall Henderson. While the sharp-shooter may be hard to contain on the perimeter, he's shown a knack for turning the ball over or, simply, missing shots inside the arc.... more »
  • LSU hoping lineup changes continue to pay off

    January 13, 2014 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team ended a two-game losing streak by beating South Carolina Saturday, 71-68. While it's tough giving up a starting lineup spot, the case could be made it's even harder to do for the State of Louisiana Mr. Basketball last year and a... more »
  • Monday night's Louisiana prep basketball scores

    January 13, 2014 11:02 PM

    BOYS BASKETBALL Jennings 58, Kaplan 43 Lafayette 62, Sulphur 42 Live Oak 45, Broadmoor 39 Midland 61, Elizabeth 55 North Vermilion 64, Westminster Christian 40 GIRLS BASKETBALL Carencro 60, Comeaux 53 Midland 50, Elizabeth 48 New Iberia 53, Acadiana 40 St. Amant 49, East Ascension 29 Sulphur 36,... more »
  • Jags Coach Banks Calls Malcolm Miller POY Candidate Play Video

    January 12, 2014 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Following Malcom Miller's 19 point performance against Grambling State on Saturday night, Jaguars Head Coach Roman Banks called Miller a SWAC Player of the Year candidate. "Unfortunately he got off to a slow start but he's starting to find his rhythm some," Banks said in his post... more »
  • LSU women's hoops bounces back with win over Florida

    January 12, 2014 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU women's basketball team defeated Florida 82-68 Sunday afternoon as the Tigers bounced back from a loss last week. Theresa Plaisance led the Tigers with 19 points and Danielle Ballard chipped in 14 points to go with 12 rebounds, as the Tigers never trailed in... more »
  • LSU downs South Carolina for first SEC win, 71-68

    January 11, 2014 2:20 PM

    COLUMBIA, SC - The LSU basketball team ended their two-game losing streak with a 71-68 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks Saturday afternoon. Freshman forward Jarell Martin came off the bench to score 18 points and grab eight rebounds for the Tigers. Jordan Mickey and Johnny O'Bryant III... more »
  • Nowitzki leads Mavs past Pelicans, 107-90

    January 10, 2014 10:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Monta Ellis added 23 and the Dallas Mavericks sent the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans to their fourth straight loss, 107-90 on Friday night. Vince Carter added 14 points and Jae Crowder 12 for Dallas, which never trailed. The Mavericks led by as... more »
  • Surprising first week shakes up SEC race

    January 8, 2014 2:18 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - A surprising first week of competition in the Southeastern Conference women's basketball team has left the league with no obvious front-runner. Tennessee and Kentucky, who have combined to win the conference's last four regular-season titles, lost their SEC home openers. Tennessee, the defending league champion, fell 80-77... more »
  • #16 LSU stymies Tulane, 63-35

    January 5, 2014 5:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Reigning Southeastern Conference scoring champion Theresa Plaisance, playing in her hometown, scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power No. 16 Louisiana State to a 63-35 win over Tulane Sunday afternoon. Coming off an 80-77 win at No. 5 Tennessee Thursday, LSU (12-2, 1-0 SEC) has... more »
  • McNeese St beats SE Louisiana 69-60

    January 2, 2014 10:49 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Kevin Hardy scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out seven assists as McNeese State beat Southeastern Louisiana 69-60 on Thursday. Hardy's back-to-back second half dunks awakened the crowd and put McNeese State up 54-46 with 7:20 remaining. McNeese State (3-10, 1-0 Southland) got 15 points... more »
  • Police: boy played basketball, shopped after killing mother Play Video

    January 2, 2014 9:26 PM

    WALKER - A teenager, accused of killing his mother, lived his life like nothing happened for three days after the crime police said Thursday. Eddie Island was charged with the murder of his mother, Tamila Wooley, 34. Her body was found New Year's Day. Police believe she was killed... more »
  • #16 Lady Tigers pull off 80-77 upset over #5 Tennessee

    January 2, 2014 8:27 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - The LSU Lady Tigers pulled off the 80-77 upset win over fifth-ranked Tennessee Thursday night. The game was the SEC opener for both schools. The win is the first for the program over the Lady Vols under former Tennessee player, and now LSU women's head... more »
  • Southern defends Monday's 104-point win Play Video

    December 31, 2013 7:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern basketball woke up today to criticism from several national media outlets questioning why the Jaguars scheduled, then beat Champion Baptist College by 104 points Monday night. Some of that criticism even came from CBC's own head coach Eric Capaci, who questioned why Southern would keep... more »
  • Southern sets NCAA record vs Champion Baptist

    December 30, 2013 10:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern set an NCAA record by scoring the first 44 points of the game en route to a 116-12 rout of Champion Baptist College on Monday. The Jaguars (4-9) broke the all-divisions record that used to be held when Seton Hall scored the first 34 points against... more »
  • LSU vs Rhode Island game moved to 4:30pm

    December 30, 2013 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has released a statement indicating Saturday's men's basketball game against Rhode Island has been moved to 4:30pm. The Tigers were originally supposed to tipoff at 7pm. The move was made in order for LSU and Saints fans to watch both games, as New Orleans'... more »
  • Rockets rally to get past Pelicans 107-98

    December 28, 2013 11:10 PM

    HOUSTON - Dwight Howard had 24 points and 17 rebounds, and James Harden scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter in the Houston Rockets' 107-98 comeback victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Chandler Parson added 19 points and seven rebounds, and Terrence Jones had... more »
  • LSU knocks off McNeese St, 79-52

    December 28, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jarell Martin got his first double-double of the season while carrying LSU to a 79-52 victory Saturday against McNeese State in a non-conference game. Martin finished with 14 points and a season-high 10 rebounds. He knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and made all four of his... more »
  • Tigers back on the floor vs McNeese State Play Video

    December 28, 2013 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers(8-2) took a week off before getting ready to match up against the McNeese State Cowboys(2-9). However, the break doesn't always mean rust upon return to the court . The Bayou Bengals believe they need to keep moving forward, even though they're only... more »
  • LeBron wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

    December 26, 2013 10:38 AM

    MIAMI, Fl. - LeBron James of the Miami Heat is The Associated Press' 2013 Male Athlete of the Year, becoming the third basketball player to capture the award in its 83-year history. James received 31 of the 96 votes cast in a polling of news organizations. Peyton Manning got 20... more »
  • Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

    December 22, 2013 10:54 PM

    WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday. Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1). Brady Heslip had 13... more »
  • #12 LSU women fall at NC State, 89-79

    December 20, 2013 8:11 PM

    RALEIGH, NC - The LSU women(9-2) had their seven-game win streak snapped Friday night, with a 89-79 loss at North Carolina State. The game was their final contest before a ten-day break for the holidays. Theresa Plaisance led all Lady Tiger scores with 18 points and also added... more »
  • LSU offering $20 holiday ticket packages for women's games

    December 6, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A special $20 package to see four LSU women's basketball home games this holiday season is now on sale at www.LSUtix.net. The $20 holiday package includes a 200-level reserved seat to the following four games: Jackson State (Dec. 30), Texas A&M (Jan. 9), Florida (Jan. 12)... more »
  • Ole Miss falls to Kansas St. in Big12-SEC Challenge

    December 5, 2013 10:57 PM

    MANHATTAN, KS. - Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson scored 15 points each to lead Kansas State, and Marshall Henderson's go-ahead 3-point try with 2 seconds left missed everything, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for a 61-58 victory over Mississippi Thursday night. Wesley Iwundu added 10 points, including a free... more »
  • Louisiana high school basketball scores

    December 5, 2013 8:49 PM

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