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  • Statue of 'Pistol Pete' clears another hurdle

    February 8, 2016 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletic Hall-of-Fame gave its approval on building a Pete Maravich statue to honor the hoops legend. Two weeks ago, the LSU revised its policies so a monument to "The Pistol" could be built. Otherwise, Maravich would have been inelgible since he didn't accrue enough... more »
  • Stage set for LSU to have a big National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In a few hours the LSU football team will find out what players it has to work with next season. Colleges across the country will spend the entire day tracking prospective players, hoping their program ends up at the top of the players list. Many college football analysts... more »
  • Hield, Cousins help No. 1 Oklahoma hold off LSU, 77-75

    January 30, 2016 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 victory over LSU on Saturday.... more »
  • Brett Favre to be headline speaker at LSU Football Coaches Clinic

    January 30, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers are getting the help from some NFL star power over the off season. National Football League star and Gulfport native Brett Favre will be the headline speaker at the LSU Football Coaches Clinic, according to LSU Football spokesperson Michael Bonnette. Excited... more »
  • Former Port Allen track star chases dream of playing pro football Play Video

    January 30, 2016 12:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN - If you're going to chase your dreams, it helps to be fast: Johnathan Johnson has always been fast. The 2009 100-meter champion from Port Allen is now running after a dream of playing pro football as he prepares for a tryout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders nearly... more »
  • LSU wins GameDay Recycling Challenge

    January 26, 2016 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU led the nation in recycling during the college football season, with 86,400 pounds. Tammy Millican, assistant director for facility and property oversight, says the results of the GameDay Recycling Challenge show that LSU also led the Southeastern Conference in tons recycled per capita. Ninety-nine colleges and universities... more »
  • Zachary QB Lindsey Scott receives LSU offer; weighs decision Play Video

    January 20, 2016 10:27 PM

    ZACHARY, LA - Since decommitting from Syracuse Sunday, Zachary Quarterback Lindsey Scott has been a busy recruit. Several Power 5 schools have extended an offer to the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the year like Maryland and Rutgers. But the biggest splash of them all has been LSU extending an... more »
  • Beckwith, White will return to LSU for senior year

    January 18, 2016 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two defensive stars for the Tigers, linebacker Kendell Beckwith and cornerback/return specialist Tre'Davious White, will return to LSU for their senior year. Head football coach Les Miles said he knows this wasn't an easy decision for either player to make. "These guys took their time,... more »
  • Gators rally past Tigers 53-45

    January 17, 2016 4:23 PM

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. - Eleanna Christinaki scored 15 points and No. 20 Florida rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat LSU 53-45 on Sunday despite horrendous foul shooting. The Gators (15-3, 3-2 SEC) trailed 38-33 entering the fourth quarter but Ronni Williams made two layups and Christinaki had a 3-pointer... more »
  • Leonard Fournette claims NCAA rushing title

    January 12, 2016 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Even after LSU's football season has ended, Leonard Fournette continues to impress. The standout sophomore was named the 2015 NCAA rushing champion after racking up an average of 162.8 yards per game this season. Fournette's most recent achievement makes him the first player in LSU history to lead... more »
  • No. 13 Texas A&M women pull away from LSU 53-35

    January 10, 2016 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Courtney Walker scored 21 points and No. 13 Texas A&M took control in the second half to defeat LSU 53-35 on Sunday. The Aggies (12-4, 2-1 SEC) trailed 8-4 after one quarter and 19-15 at the half but blitzed the Tigers (7-9, 1-2) in the third quarter.... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Tigerland bar stabbing

    January 7, 2016 1:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Members of a U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested the man Thursday suspected of stabbing an LSU Tigers football player during a Tigerland bar fight. Police said 20-year-old Jamal Joseph Vaughn of Gonzales faces aggravated second-degree battery charges for the Jan. 5 stabbing at Reggie's bar. ... more »
  • LSU women's hoops falls short against Samford 47-44

    December 28, 2015 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Lady Tiger women’s basketball team closed out their non-league schedule with a 47-44 loss to Samford Monday evening at the Maravich Center. Senior Anne Pedersen led LSU’s efforts with a career-high 15 points. LSU falls to 6-7 on the year and Samford improved to 8-6.... more »
  • Lange, Poche' receive preseason All-American honors

    December 22, 2015 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the press recognized LSU sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Lange and junior left-handed pitcher Jared Poche' with 2016 preseason All-America honors Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball magazine named Lange to the first-team All-America squad, and Poche' to the second team. Lange posted a 12-0 record in... more »
  • Gray, Jr. scores 11 points in OT; Houston beats LSU 105-98

    December 13, 2015 9:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Rob Gray, Jr. scored 11 of his career-high 31 points in overtime to lead Houston to a 105-98 victory over LSU on Sunday night. Gray was 10 of 19 from the field. Danrad Knowles had 20 points, and Damyean Dotson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Houston... more »
  • LSU sells out of Texas Bowl tickets

    December 8, 2015 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU ticket officials said they sold out of their supply of tickets for the upcoming AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl game. Associate LSU Athletic Director Brian Broussard said the university had 8,500 tickets to sell after the bowl game was announced. The Tigers will face the... more »
  • LSU ranked No. 22 in latest AP Poll

    December 6, 2015 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Michigan State moved up two spots to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday. The last regular-season rankings were released before the College Football Playoff selection committee revealed the field for the national semifinals. No. 1 Clemson received... more »
  • Alcorn St tops Grambling St, 49-21; repeats as SWAC champ

    December 6, 2015 12:22 AM

    HOUSTON — Alcorn State's October 17th loss to Grambling State, 35-34 in overtime, was a heartbreaker. But the Braves knew another chance at the Tigers was possible. Alcorn State got that chance in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium. This time the Braves... 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 »
  • AP Poll: LSU ranked again after Saturday win over Texas A&M

    November 29, 2015 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers are once again ranked in the top 25 in the new Associated Press college football poll. The AP put Les Mile's Tigers at rank 23 just higher than the University of Southern California and Wisconsin. Oklahoma moved up to No. 3 behind... more »
  • Alleva: Les Miles will continue to be LSU's football coach Play Video

    November 28, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a weeks of speculation, LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said Saturday night that Les Miles will continue to be the coach of LSU. "I want to make it clear that Les Miles is our football coach and will continue to be our football coach,"... more »
  • Miles gets win in LSU home finale, 19-7 over Texas A&M

    November 28, 2015 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette ran for 159 yards and a touchdown and LSU beat Texas A&M 19-7 on Saturday night to give embattled coach Les Miles a victory in what might have been his last game with the Tigers. After the game, the players lifted Miles on their shoulders... more »
  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating Play Video

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • LSU squashes Les Miles Gridiron Club rumors Play Video

    November 27, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU came down hard against rumors that Les Miles made comments Friday about ending his career as coach for the Tigers. The blog Tiger Rag reported that Miles indicated to members of the Gridiron Club during a Friday meeting that he was leaving after the Texas... more »
  • Miles' future at LSU unknown as Tigers tussle with Texas A&M

    November 27, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What is supposed to be Senior Day at Tiger Stadium is bound to take on an air of "Les Miles Day," no matter how much the embattled coach would rather the focus be on his players when LSU hosts Texas A&M on Saturday night. Speculation that... more »
  • Simmons dazzles scouts, LSU basketball drops 1st game of season to Marquette 81-80

    November 24, 2015 12:04 AM

    NEW YORK - Jajuan Johnson hit the winning free throws with 10.8 seconds remaining and Marquette survived a frenetic finish to defeat No. 22 LSU 81-80 on Monday night in the semifinals of the Legends Classic. Marquette will face the winner of North Carolina State and Arizona State in Tuesday's... more »
  • LSU fans say it's not time to cut ties with Les Miles yet Play Video

    November 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers championship hopes went to Sunday copes in 3 weeks. Now, the Tigers sit on the outside looking in at the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Despite their lackluster play over the past three weeks, many Tiger fans say its not time for a... more »
  • LSU unranked after Saturday loss to Ole Miss

    November 22, 2015 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After their third straight loss, the LSU Tigers are no longer ranked in the Top 25 of the Associated Press Poll. Saturday’s loss to Ole Miss, marked the first three game losing streak for the Tigers since 1999. The Tigers fell behind early 24-0 before... more »
  • LSU losing streak reaches 3 for the first time under Miles, Tigers fall 38-17 to Ole Miss Play Video

    November 21, 2015 4:29 PM

    OXFORD, MS - With the noise surrounding Les Miles and his tenure at LSU getting louder, the Tigers lost their 3rd straight game for the 1st time since 1999 as LSU lost to Ole Miss 38-17. The Tigers fell behind 24-0 before starting a rally late in the 2nd... more »
  • LSU drops in rankings following prime time loss to Alabama

    November 8, 2015 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Following their first loss this season to the University of Alabama in prime time, LSU dropped in the Associated Press Top 25, but still remains in the Top 10. According to LSUsports.net, LSU (7-1) fell from the #4 spot to #9 and will take on the... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off Play Video

    November 6, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers are heading to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and some faithful LSU fans are going to be right behind them. Friday morning, News 2's Josh Eachus met up with some members of the LSU Alumni Association at The Cook Hotel to find... more »
  • LSU hypes up for toughest November in SEC

    November 3, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - This weekend the Tigers begin working through the meatiest portion of their conference schedule, and the toughest November slate of any SEC team. In order No. 4 LSU (7-0) faces Alabama (7-1), Arkansas (4-4), Ole Miss (7-2), and Texas A&M (6-2). All except Arkansas are ranked... more »
  • 'Voice of the Tigers' Jim Hawthorne to miss Alabama game

    November 2, 2015 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Athletics officials said Jim Hawthorne, the Voice of the Tigers, will miss the first LSU football game of his 35-year career Saturday due to health issues. The university said Hawthorne is still recovering from a successful medical procedure he had late last week. He's expected to... more »
  • Tiger fan talks about being kicked out of restaurant for being a Tiger fan Play Video

    October 23, 2015 12:08 AM

    DESTIN – A restaurant here is trying to make a bad situation better by sponsoring a party where proceeds benefit a scholarship after one customer and LSU fan's story about service at the eatery went viral Thursday. "We were greeted by the manager, and the first thing he said... more »
  • High expectations going into LSU vs Florida Play Video

    October 16, 2015 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been an eventful week for No. 6 LSU and No. 8 Florida, and is stacking up to be an even-more eventful weekend. LSU is coming off an unexpected home game after they hosted South Carolina due to flooding in that state. While crowds were much... more »
  • Band director now says Tigerama is back on Play Video

    October 13, 2015 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - "The show must go on." LSU Director of Bands Damon Talley said Tuesday that after initially deciding to cancel this year's Tigerama due to recent challenges, a wave of support from alumni has led them to reconsider that decision. Talley told News 2 that band... more »
  • SI cover compares Fournette to football greats

    October 13, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sports Illustrated featured LSU running back Leonard Fournette on their cover this week, highlighting his efforts to lead LSU to a 5-0 start while also bringing back up a controversial question. "As a sophomore, Fournette now faces the intriguing option of sitting out his junior season... more »
  • LSU's Pocic, Guice pick up SEC honors

    October 12, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference named LSU center Ethan Pocic and running back Derrius Guice for two player of the week awards after the Tigers' win over South Carolina. The SEC tapped Pocic as Offensive Lineman of the Week, while Guice was named Freshman of the Week. ... more »
  • Couple won't make wedding guests choose between nuptials, LSU game Play Video

    October 9, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's common knowledge that football fans or people with friends for football fans plan big events when LSU is out of town or has a bye-week. So, When SEC officials announced Tiger Stadium would be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks this weekend, some people scrambled to... more »
  • LSU ticket sales going to South Carolina Play Video

    October 7, 2015 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said ticket proceeds from Saturday's game against the University of South Carolina will be given to that school, after LSU covers its own expenses for hosting the matchup. The university said tickets for the game this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. will be released in waves,... more »
  • USC vs LSU move to Baton Rouge being discussed Play Video

    October 6, 2015 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials in Louisiana and South Carolina said they're considering moving this weekend's game between LSU and USC to Tiger Stadium because of historic flooding in Columbia. USC Athletic Director Ray Tanner said Tuesday that while Williams-Brice Stadium is fine and the field is okay, the school... more »
  • Fournette on sitting out 2016: 'I'm drowning with my brothers' Play Video

    September 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC defensive units should be warned: Leonard Fournette's not going anywhere. LSU's record-setting running back responded late Tuesday to an NBC Sports article suggesting he sit out the 2016 season to avoid injuring himself and hurting his NFL potential. He says that isn't in the cards.... more »
  • Fournette once again leads LSU to victory, Tigers top Syracuse 34-24

    September 26, 2015 6:18 PM

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 244 yards and two touchdowns, Tre'Davious White returned a punt 69 yards for another score, and No. 8 LSU held off fired-up Syracuse 34-24 on Saturday. LSU (3-0), which beat Southeastern Conference rivals Mississippi State and Auburn to start the season,... more »
  • LSU moves up to #8 in AP Poll

    September 21, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers moved up to #8 in the Associated Press football poll with their 45-21 victory over Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers were also received one vote for first place. Other schools that also received first place votes include Ohio State (42), Michigan (7) and Ole Miss... more »
  • Fournette with a game for the ages: LSU beats Auburn 45-21

    September 19, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette dominated the Auburn Tigers, rushing for a career high 228 yards as LSU beat Auburn 45-21. The Tigers of LSU started the fireworks early, with a 71-yard gain by Fournette on the first play of the game. On 3rd and goal, Harris scored on... more »
  • Auburn safety provides bulletin board material for Fournette, LSU

    September 16, 2015 12:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Auburn safety Rudy Ford will now have to back up strong words this weekend, as he said on Tuesday that "it shouldn't be difficult," to stop LSU running back Leonard Fournette when the two teams meet on Saturday. Ford had said previously in the interview that... more »
  • LSU's Fournette, Pocic earn SEC player of the week awards

    September 15, 2015 12:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU running back Leonard Fournette and center Ethan Pocic each picked up Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors Monday for their performance in the Tigers’ 21-19 win over 25 th -ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Fournette, a sophomore from New Orleans, earned SEC Offensive Player... more »
  • LSU survives Starkville, tops Mississippi State 21-19

    September 12, 2015 9:28 PM

    Starkville, MS - A 52-yard field goal attempt by Devon Bell fell short as time expired, and the LSU Tigers beat Mississippi State 21-19 for their first win of the 2015 season. Leonard Fournette scored all 3 touchdowns for the Tigers, as took a 1 yard direct snap and... more »
  • Planned Daughters of the Confederacy meeting protested

    September 10, 2015 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some LSU students are unhappy that a meeting of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is planned this week at a campus convention center. Students say they plan a demonstration at the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center. The United Daughters of the Confederacy was founded in 1894... more »
  • LSU drops in Coaches' Poll, remains #14 in AP poll after rain-out

    September 8, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU dropped two rankings in national college football polls, but remained ranked 14 in the Associated Press poll after Saturday's severe weather canceled their match against McNeese State. The Tigers dropped to No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll released Tuesday morning. Mississippi State,... more »
  • LSU's Alleva: "Never" saw anything like Saturday storm before

    September 7, 2015 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletic director Joe Alleva said Monday he was more disappointed than anyone about Saturday night's weather cancellation. "I've never been through something like (this past) Saturday night," he told ESPN Baton Rouge's "Culotta and the Prince" morning radio program. "No one wanted them to play... more »

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