Basketball

  National Signing Day: ArkLaTex athletes commit to colleges where they’ll play

High school seniors let it be known where they’ll continue their studies as well as their athletic careers

LSU men’s basketball game vs UNO postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

LSU basketball coach Will Wade confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

LSU adds home game to replace South Florida following contact tracing issue

LSU dominates in-state foe La. Tech, 86-55

LSU Athletics laying off employees amid COVID-19 pandemic

REPORT: NCAA explores 4 potential college basketball start dates

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SEC athletic directors meet but no major decisions made yet on fall sports

Shaq’s daughter, Amirah O’Neal, reportedly commits to play basketball at LSU

LSU struggles with shooting in loss to Auburn

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, tells SI he’s going to LSU

LSU women’s basketball team remembers Kobe Bryant, other crash victims

Smart leads No. 22 LSU over Ole Miss as the Tigers remain unbeaten in SEC play

Dupuy out as Lady Demons’ coach; Swinson is interim

Jordan Dupuy will be placed on leave for the remainder of his contract, which expires April 30, the school says

Tulane receives 18 signees during Early Signing Period

The Green Wave nabbed 10 3-star recruits

SFA’s Kevon Harris brings home National Player of the Week honor

Kevon Harris was a big part in SFA's upset win over Duke and now he is getting national recognition.

Go Fund Me account set up for SFA basketball player’s family has raised $146K

It turns out that Nathan Bain’s game-winning shot in the SFA-Duke game last week has inspired college basketball fans all over the country to give and give and give.

LSU basketball falls to VCU, 84-82

Southern blows past Wiley College in home opener

LSU basketball moves down in new AP Poll, despite win over Bowling Green

LSU basketball ranked in preseason AP poll

SFA student-athletes pulled due to eligibility issues with NCAA

LSU loses close one to Dominican Republic in Spain opener

Will Wade: LSU men’s basketball practice facility in ‘desperate need of upgrades’

LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade said the team’s practice facility is in “desperate need of upgrades” during a July 30 press conference previewing the team’s upcoming tournament in Spain.

Will Wade: LSU men’s basketball facility in “desperate need of upgrades”

The tournament will be Wade’s first time back on the court as LSU’s head coach since his suspension.

  NBA All Star Khris Middleton hosts 6th Annual Basketball Camp

NBA All Star Khris Middleton spent his summers here in Keithville. He recently signed a 5 year mega million dollar contract. He has the opportunity to represent Team USA in the World cup in August but today it was all about a good time with the family and friends.

LSU basketball set to retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s No. 35

LSU will retire the jersey number worn by former basketball All-American Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.

LSU adds ex-Howard coach Nickelberry as assistant

LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade says he's naming former Howard head coach Kevin Nickelberry as a top Tigers assistant

  Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Foundation gears up to honor 2019 inductees

The induction celebration will kick off Thursday, June 6th from 5-7 p.m. at the Louisiana Hall of Fame Museum in Natchitoches.

LSU basketball will head to the Jersey Mikes Jamaica Classic in Montego Bay

The LSU basketball team will be among one of the eight teams to play in the 2019 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic, November 22 and 24 in Montego Bay.

LA Tech to host LSU in ‘Hoops 4 Disaster Relief’ exhibition

Louisiana Tech will host LSU in an exhibition contest called “Hoops 4 Disaster Relief” on Nov. 2.

Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

A federal judge ruled Friday that LSU head coach Will Wade and Arizona coach Sean Miller will not have to testify in the upcoming college basketball bribery trial in New York, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Will Wade reinstated as LSU head basketball coach

Will Wade has been reinstated as head coach for LSU’s basketball team after being suspended indefinitely for declining to meet with school officials regarding his involvement in an FBI investigation.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

LSU freshman forward Emmitt Williams declares for the NBA Draft

LSU freshman forward Emmitt Williams added his name Thursday to the list of Tiger players who are declaring for the NBA Draft.

LSU’s Javonte Smart entering NBA Draft

Smart averaged 11.1 points per game for the Tigers this season, along with 81 assists and 44 steals.

Musselman named UA men’s basketball coach

A former NBA coach with nearly 30 years experience in coaching experience has been named head basketball coach at the University of Arkansas.

LSU junior guard Skylar Mays to enter 2019 NBA Draft

LSU junior guard announced via his Instagram account that he will be entering the 2019 NBA Draft. “I am now announcing my decision to declare for the NBA draft,” Mays said in his post.

LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters declares for NBA Draft

LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters has decided to declare for the NBA Draft.

SI REPORT: LSU, head coach Will Wade ‘working toward meeting’

According to a Sports Illustrated report, LSU and suspended basketball head coach Will Wade are "working toward a meeting," SI credited to multiple sources.

Report: LSU’s Benford may join Texas A&M staff

Texas A&M has hired former Virginia Tech head coach Buzz Williams to replace Billy Kennedy. One of Williams’ new assistant coaches may be LSU’s interim coach Tony Benford, according to basketball analyst Jeff Goodman.

LSU baseball begins busy week Tuesday against Grambling

No. 9 LSU is back in action Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. against Grambling State at The Box.

LSU’s Tremont Waters in the spotlight in battle of top point guards

LSU's Tremont Waters and Michigan State's Cassius Winston will square off in a battle of the nation's best point guards.

LSU makes final preparations before facing Michigan State

The LSU basketball team spent Thursday morning preparing for Friday’s Sweet 16 matchup against Michigan State.

LSU basketball confident as they prepare for Michigan State

LSU has confidence in all of their play-makers to upset Michigan State.

Mike Anderson out as Arkansas men’s basketball coach

Anderson led the Razorbacks to 5 postseason appearances including 3 trips to the NCAA Tournament but couldn’t get the Hogs to the 2nd weekend in the Big Dance.

Tigers, Terps fight for trip to the Sweet 16

No. 3 seed LSU is one win away from earning a spot in the Sweet 16 after surviving a late rally by No. 14 seed Yale, 79-74, Thursday in the East Regional.

LSU vs Yale: Let the madness begin

No. 3 seed LSU (26-6) will face No. 14 seed Yale Thursday at 11:40 a.m. in Jacksonville, FL.

Tiger basketball drops out of top 10

LSU is ranked No. 12 in the Associated Press and USA Today Top 25 basketball polls after a heartbreaking loss to Florida in the SEC Tournament.

  LHSCA All Star Weekend

LHSCA All Star Weekend

No. 1 seed LSU set to face No. 8 seed Florida in SEC Tournament

No. 1 seed LSU now knows it will face No. 8 seed Florida after the Gators beat No. 9 seed Arkansas, 66-50, in the SEC Tournament Thursday.

Will Wade asks LSU to lift his suspension; LSU legal counsel releases new statement

Wade was suspended by LSU athletic director Joe Alleva on Friday, Mar. 8.

Tigers move up one spot in AP Basketball Top 25

LSU is ranked No. 9 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll after a tough week off the court for the basketball program.

REPORT: FBI records Will Wade recruiting conversation, ‘offer’ discussed

The FBI recorded a conversation between LSU head coach Will Wade and ’recruiting middleman’ Christian Dawkins, according to report by Yahoo.com released Thursday.

Tigers crack Associated Press top 10

LSU has moved up three spots to No. 10 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll.

No. 13 LSU basketball holds on for 66-55 win over Texas A&M

No. 13 LSU survived a strong second half by Texas A&M to get the 66-55 win in the PMAC Tuesday night.

LSU basketball begins critical 4-game stretch at home against Texas A&M

The No. 13 Tigers are once again in the driver’s seat for an SEC regular season championship after a thrilling 82-80 victory against Tennessee. LSU has four games left in the regular season beginning with Texas A&M Tuesday night at the PMAC.

Tigers look to finish the regular season strong

LSU prepares for the final four games of the regular season as they sit atop the SEC standings.

LSU remains at No. 13 in AP Top 25 poll

After a disappointing loss to Florida (82-77, OT), LSU (22-5, 12-2) bounced back by beating the Tennessee Vols 82-80 in overtime in front of a national audience.

No. 13 LSU upsets No. 5 Tennessee, 82-80 in OT, without Waters

The No. 13 LSU Tiger basketball team, without its leading scorer, took down No. 5 Tennessee.

No. 13 LSU falls 82-77 to Florida in OT

No. 13 LSU went down 82-77 to Florida in overtime in the PMAC Wednesday night.

LSU makes big jump in basketball polls

LSU made a major move in the polls after going on the road last week and beating Kentucky and Georgia.

No. 19 LSU upsets No. 5 Kentucky, 73-71, on buzzer-beating tip-in

The No. 19 LSU Tigers defeated No. 5 Kentucky, 73-71, on a last second tip-in shot by Kavell Bigby-Williams Tuesday night in Rupp Arena.

Tigers face toughest test of the year against Wildcats

LSU travels to Lexington to face arguably the hottest team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats. No. 5 Kentucky (20-3, 9-1) has won 10 games in a row after losing to Alabama 77-75 in early January.

LSU basketball moves up 2 spots in AP top 25

LSU won two games last week and moved up two spots to No. 19 in this week’s AP Top 25 Poll.

  Bulldogs fall to FAU on the road 69-61

Bulldogs fall to FAU on the road 69-61

LSU cracks top 20 in latest AP Basketball Poll

LSU beat Georgia and Missouri last week and has moved up six spots to No. 19 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Basketball Poll, released Monday.

  LA Tech defeats Marshall 89-80

LA Tech defeats Marshall in Overtime 89-80

  LSUS defeats Wiley 94-90

LSUS defeats Wiley 94-90

  Centenary defeats Austin College

Centenary defeats Austin College

  ETBU defeats LC 64-63

ETBU defeats LC 94-80

  LSUS falls to LSUA 112-105

LSUS falls to LSUA 112-105

  LA Tech falls to ODU 64-63

LA Tech falls to ODU 64-63

  Bossier defeats Huntington 97-58

Bossier defeats Huntington 97-58

  Xavien Beasley - Landers Athlete of Week

Bossier forward Xavien Beasley was once living the life that many of the young people in this area glorify.

  Northwestern St. sweeps McNeese St.

Lady Demons Nautica Grant poured in a career high 34 points.

  Centenary’s Ladies and Gents fall to Trinity at Gold Dome

Both the Centenary Ladies and Gents fall to Trinity.

  3rd Annual Shreveport-Bossier Holiday Classic

The 3rd Annual Shreveport-Bossier Holiday Classic was a success.

Family of Wayde Sims creates emotional support dog fund for LSU students

Dec. 13 would’ve been Wayde Sims' 21st birthday.

LSU opens play in AdvoCare Invitational against College of Charleston

The No. 19-ranked LSU Tiger basketball team had their final on-court prep late Wednesday afternoon for Thursday’s opening round of the 2018 AdvoCare Invitational against the College of Charleston.

LSU moves up to No. 19 in AP Top 25 Poll

LSU is ranked No. 19 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll following the Tigers' 85-76 win over Memphis. LSU jumped three spots and is now 4-0 on the season.