Basketball

2014 NBA DRAFT: Where Does Johnny O'Bryant III Fit

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He won't be a future superstar, but a nice 6th man role is on the table for JOB III. When will a team take a chance on him? How does he project in the NBA? Is he ready to make a team yet?

Jordan Mickey is Back!

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There was never much serious concern the talented forward would be back but his return to LSU for a sophomore season instantly means the Tigers should again be a contender for a NCAA Tournament bid.

GAMETHREAD: LSU at SMU; 8 pm, ESPN

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LSU may not have lived up to weighty expectations this season, but a win at SMU would be a pretty mighty accomplishment for Johnny Jones and Jordan Mickey in a Dallas-area homecoming.

LSU 71, San Fran 63: A Bill Walton Fever Dream

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With Bill Walton on the call and a late tip, it's tempting to think LSU's best road win of the season was a dream from Walton's wacky brain. But nope, the Tigers really did defend the 3, make a few...

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LSU at San Francisco; 9 pm, ESPNU

The Tigers could use any kind of postseason success after a middling close to the season. The Dons will be another tough out on the road.

In Praise of the Bracket

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There's nothing better than the NCAA tournament

NIT-picking: LSU hoops off to San Francisco

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The Tigers are in postseason play for just the third time in eight years. So why doesn't this feel better?

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GAMETHREAD: LSU vs. Kentucky

LSU gets another crack at Kentucky after the heartbreaking OT loss in Rupp Arena last month. This one means more.

LSU 68, Alabama 56: ATLast

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The Tigers hobbled into Atlanta as an erratic, but talented team. LSU rolled the Tide and looked pretty darn good doing it. If they repeat that performance, LSU has a chance against Kentucky in the...

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GAMETHREAD: LSU vs. Alabama; 6 pm

The Tide and Tigers tangle. Too bad this one isn't on the gridiron, because it's not exactly an enthralling or high-stakes matchup in this SEC Tournament opener.

Georgia 69, LSU 61: All Bark, No Bite

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The Tigers delivered one last puzzling performance Saturday, losing to Georgia at home and wrapping up a season heavy on expectations and thin on improvements.

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GAMETHREAD: Georgia at LSU; 4 pm, Fox Sports Net

There's not a ton on the line other than some minor SEC Tournament seeding details, but it could be an emotional farewell for three Tigers likely playing in the PMAC for the final time. Oh, some...

LSU 57, Vanderbilt 51: Bar All The Dores

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It was an ugly win. The game tape deserves to be locked up in a vault and the key tossed away. But it was a road victory. Unfortunately for LSU, it's not exactly a confidence booster, especially...

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GAMETHREAD: LSU at Vanderbilt; 6pm, ESPN2

A road win would be too little, to late by now for LSU, except for potentially building momentum for an SEC Tournament berth. Do the Tigers have a Want to grit one out against a scrappy Vandy squad...

The Top 10 LSU Basketball Games of This Millennium

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It's been a rocky ride for LSU basketball this century, but that doesn't mean it's been lacking for great games. The Tigers have reached some highs every so often, producing big drama along the...

No. 1 Florida 79, LSU 61: No Gator Aid

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Florida was better. There's no shame in that. But LSU's lack of resilience and fight in yet another road game only further drove the point home: This program has a long way to go.

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GAMETHREAD: LSU at No. 1 Florida; 3 pm, CBS

There's no more second chances for LSU, as the Tigers get their first shot at the Gators this season. They'll have to top No. 1 to keep NCAA hopes alive. Follow along for updates and more.

LSU 68, Texas A&M 49: The Gig Is Up

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LSU finally halted its defensive woes with a lock-down effort, aided by some Aggie misfires. The Tigers handled business, but need Jarell Martin and the rest of its "Solid Six" to keep playing big...

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GAMETHREAD: Texas A&M at LSU, 7 pm

The Texas A&M loss was the low point for this LSU team. The Tigers have a chance to redeem themselves in the PMAC against the suddenly surging Aggies.

No. 18 Kentucky 77, LSU 76: Hickey and Heartbreak

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Heartbreak in the Bluegrass State, Or Feeling Blue. LSU turned in a gutsy, focused performance, but couldn't overcome a few squandered opportunities and Julius Randle's late put-back in a tough...

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GAMETHREAD: LSU at No. 18 Kentucky; 3 pm, ESPN

There's no Ice Dome, no home crowd to push LSU this time. The Tigers will have to claw it out with the Wildcats if there's still any hope for postseason play. Kentucky might not oblige this time.

The Best LSU Hoops Games This Millennium: Part 2

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It's been a rocky ride for LSU basketball this century, but that doesn't mean it's been lacking for great games. The Tigers have reached some highs every so often, producing big drama along the...

LSU 92, Mississippi State 81: Fool's Gold

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The Tigers needed a win of any kind to erase the sting of the last two weeks. They got it, but the warning signs that flared up during recent woes were still there even as LSU handled a lousy...

Texas A&M 83, LSU 73: The Death Knell

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Different road venue, same LSU team. The Tigers again shrunk from the moment outside the PMAC, striking a death blow to their NCAA Tournament chances and fully burying the momentum of this...

Road Woes Continue: LSU Falls at Georgia, 91-78

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A brutal loss at the halfway point of the conference schedule.

The Top-10 LSU Games This Millennium: Part 1

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It's been a rocky ride for LSU basketball this century, but that doesn't mean it's been lacking for great games. The Tigers have reached some highs every so often, producing big drama along the...

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