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  • UNO basketball punches ticket to big dance with OT win over Texas A&M CC

    March 11, 2017 11:55 PM

    KATY, TX - Its been over 20 years since UNO has been to the NCAA championship: waiting 5 more minutes didn't seem to matter. The Privateers held off Texas A&M Corpus Christi in overtime 68-65 to earn the Southland Conference tournament championship and earn the school's first trip to... more »
  • LSU mens hoops tops Reinhardt 113-80 in exhibition

    November 7, 2016 11:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU showed off new faces all over the court Monday night as the basketball team opened up its season with a 113-80 exhibition win over Reinhardt. Junior college transfer Duop Reath led the Tigers with 26 points and 4 blocks, while sophomore guard Antonio Blakeney chipped... more »
  • Villanova No. 1 in AP college hoops poll for first time

    February 8, 2016 1:42 PM

    Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time. The Wildcats (20-3) made the jump from third following then-No. 1 Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State and then-No. 2 North Carolina's losses to Louisville and Notre Dame. Villanova received 32 first-place votes Monday... more »
  • Kansas moves to No. 1, will face No. 2 Oklahoma Monday night

    January 4, 2016 1:52 PM

    Kansas and Oklahoma moved to the top two spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll and the Big 12 schools will meet Monday night. Kansas (12-1) received 44 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday while Oklahoma (12-0) got the other 21. It will be the... more »
  • LSU misses another opportunity, falls to Wake Forest 77-71

    December 30, 2015 12:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bryant Crawford scored 19 points and Devin Thomas added 16 as Wake Forest rallied in the final minutes to pull away and beat LSU 77-71 on Tuesday night. Josh Gray's layup gave LSU a 60-59 lead with 3:50 remaining, and a 3-pointer by Konstantinos Mitoglou put Wake... more »
  • Michigan State, Kansas, Oklahoma stay 1-2-3 in AP Top 25

    December 21, 2015 1:42 PM

    Michigan State, Kansas and Oklahoma held the top three spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for a second straight week. There was a shakeup in the rest of the top 10 after a weekend of upsets. The Spartans (12-0) were a near unanimous choice, receiving all but... more »
  • Michigan State, Kansas stay 1-2 in AP Top 25

    December 14, 2015 2:04 PM

    Michigan State and Kansas remain the top two teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Spartans (11-0) are a runaway No. 1, receiving all but one first-place vote from the 65-member national media panel on Monday. Kansas (8-1) was on top of the other ballot. Oklahoma, after its... more »
  • Southern University rolls to 96-69 victory over Ecclesia

    December 13, 2015 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christopher Hyder had 10 points and seven assists and Southern University rolled to a 96-69 victory over Ecclesia on Sunday. Shawn Prudhomme scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting with three 3-pointers to lead Southern (7-2), which is 4-0 at home. Adrian Rodgers had 14 points and LaQuentin... more »
  • Michigan State jumps to No. 1 in men's hoops AP Top 25

    December 7, 2015 1:50 PM

    Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the first time since early in the 2013-14 season. The Spartans (9-0) jumped from third to a runaway first following last week's losses by then-Nos. 1 and 2 Kentucky and Maryland. Michigan State received 62... more »
  • LSU hoops floundering, loses 3rd straight to College of Charleston 70-58

    December 1, 2015 12:52 AM

    CHARLESTON, SC - Canyon Barry had 19 points and College of Charleston used a big first-half charge to hand LSU its third consecutive loss, 70-58, on Monday night. The Tigers (3-3) were looking for a soft place to recover after falling to Marquette and North Carolina State last week. The... more »
  • 1st look at Ben Simmons in purple and gold Play Video

    August 5, 2015 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a busy, but fun summer for Ben Simmons. The #1 recruit in the country and LSU freshman went to Los Angeles on three separate occasions (once for the ESPY's and twice for elite camps), and now he and his Tiger teammates are about to... more »
  • LSU basketball hits the practice court in Pittsburgh, prepares for NC State Play Video

    March 18, 2015 11:36 PM

    PITTSBURGH - The LSU Tigers arrived in Pennslyvania Wednesday, going through a practice at the CONSOL Energy Center and discussing the upcoming challenge of facing NC State in the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. "We've matured a lot throughout the year and I feel like we're... more »
  • Hornsby buzzer beater lifts LSU to win over Arkansas, Tigers earn #4 SEC tourney seed

    March 7, 2015 11:53 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Keith Hornsby hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give LSU an 81-78 victory over No. 18 Arkansas on Saturday. The Tigers (22-9, 11-7 Southeastern Conference) hit 3-pointers on their final two possessions to erase a 3-point deficit. Jalyn Patterson's 3-pointer with 57.8 seconds remaining tied... more »
  • LSU women's hoops secures #4 SEC tourney seed with win over Texas A&M

    March 1, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - DaShawn Harden had career highs of five 3-pointers and 28 points and Danielle Ballard added 20 points to lead LSU to an 80-63 win over No. 12 Texas A&M on Sunday. Harden, a senior who came off the bench the previous eight games, hit all... more »
  • Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU to 73-63 win over Ole Miss

    February 28, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Mississippi on Saturday. Quarterman's triple-double was the first by an LSU player since Shaquille O'Neal did it against BYU... more »
  • ESPN famed analyst Vitale won't call UNC-Duke rivalry game

    February 17, 2015 11:15 AM

    DURHAM, NC - ESPN's "Dickie V" won't be at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the latest North Carolina-Duke rivalry game. Broadcaster Dick Vitale has called every meeting of the rivals aired by ESPN since joining the network in 1979. But Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas will call Wednesday's meeting between the... more »
  • Mickey's monster game not enough as LSU hoops falls to MSU 73-67

    January 31, 2015 3:49 PM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Jordan Mickey scored a career-high 25 points to go with 20 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the LSU basketball team suffered a bad loss at Mississippi State 73-67 on Saturday. The Tigers are trying to build a positive NCAA tournament resume, but the tournament committee... more »
  • Lady Tigers edge No. 15 Mississippi St. 71-69 in 2OT

    January 16, 2015 1:55 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
  • LSU hoops beats Savannah State 75-59, ends non conference season on 8 game win streak

    January 3, 2015 11:24 PM

    Baton Rouge, La. (AP) - Jarell Martin matched his career-high with 26 points and LSU extended its winning streak to eight games with a 75-59 victory against Savannah State in a non-conference contest Saturday. Martin eclipsed the 20-point mark in a game for the fifth time this season. He scored... more »
  • Southern hoops gets sweep of Prairie View A&M

    January 3, 2015 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams swept Prairie View A&M on Saturday, giving the Jaguars a pair of wins to start the conference season. The women started the afternoon off with a 67-51 win over the Panthers as Kendra Coleman led the way with 14... more »
  • Southern men and women's hoops lose on the road

    December 23, 2014 12:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE -The Southern men's and women's basketball teams both lost on the road on Monday, but both teams had standout performances in the loss. The Southern men's team almost beat Baylor, but fell short 70-66, as the Bears hit 11 of their final 12 free throws to survive... more »
  • LSU hoops cruises to 71-47 win over College of Charleston

    December 22, 2014 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jarell Martin and Jordan Mickey combined for 33 points and 19 rebounds as LSU defeated College of Charleston 71-47 in a non-conference game Monday. Martin was the top scorer for the Tigers (9-2) with 18 points. He grabbed nine rebounds. Mickey registered his sixth double-double... more »
  • Southern women's hoops falls to Florida 78-49

    December 21, 2014 10:07 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL -The Southern women's basketball team dropped a 78-49 contest to the Florida Gators on Sunday, dropping the Jaguars record to 2-7 on the year. The Jags were led by Brianna Green's 11 points, while Jasmine Jefferson chipped in 8. The Jags will continue their stay in... more »
  • LSU hoops brings Christmas cheer to children at OLOL

    December 16, 2014 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team visted with children at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Tuesday afternoon, singing Christmas carols for the children and their families and trying to spread some holiday cheer. "It was one of the best off-the-court team experiences I've ever had," said... more »
  • LSU hoops overcomes rust, injury to beat Sam Houston State 76-67

    December 13, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jordan Mickey scored 21 points and collected a career-high 15 rebounds as LSU defeated Sam Houston State 76-67 on Saturday. It was the first game for LSU in 9 days after taking time off for finals, and the rust showed as the Bearkats took... more »
  • Gray's 25 leads LSU to 82-60 win over UMass

    December 2, 2014 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Josh Gray scored a game-high 25 points, and the LSU Tigers played their best game of the young basketball season to beat UMass 82-60 Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. "(I was) just trying to run my team and you know lead my team... more »
  • Plans proceeding for McNeese basketball arena

    July 28, 2014 9:47 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University Athletic Director Bruce Hemphill says McNeese's plans for building an on-campus basketball arena are "moving forward quickly." Hemphill tells The American Press (http://bit.ly/1mUplDE ) that the school has secured financing for the project and signed contracts with a local architect. A start date has... more »

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