Basketball
No excuses as Tigers prepare for NCAA tournament
20 hrs ago by Bryan Lazare
For the first time in four years and for only the second time in ten years, LSU will be a participant in March Madness come Thursday.
LSU interim head coach Tony Benford talks Yale and more
3 days ago by TigerBait Staff
LSU Interim Head Coach Tony Benford met with the media following the reveal of the NCAA tournament bracket Sunday evening. The Tigers received a No. 3 seed and will face No. 14 Yale at 11:40am CST at the East Regional in Jacksonville Florida on Thursday.
LSU gets No. 3 seed faces 14 seed Yale
3 days ago by TigerBait Staff
BATON ROUGE -- SEC Champions and third-seeded LSU will face No. 14 seed Yale on Thursday in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament held in Jacksonville's VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, it was announced on Selection Sunday.
LSU has its dress rehearsal for NCAA tournament
3 days ago by Bryan Lazare
When LSU arrives at the playing site for its first-round NCAA tournament game in a few days, its players and interim head coach Tony Benford will have already gone through grilling from the media.
LSU falls to Florida, 76-73, waits for selection Sunday
5 days ago by Mike Scarborough
LSU was bounced from the SEC Tournament in the first round Friday afternoon as Florida’s Andrew Nembhard made a three-point shot with 1.2 seconds in rgulation to defeat the Tigers, 76-73.
Javonte Smart cleared to play
5 days ago by Mike Scarborough
NASHVILLE - LSU has cleared freshman Javonte Smart for today’s game against the University of Florida in the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. Smart has fully cooperated and participated in a joint inquiry with LSU and the NCAA resulting from reports of wiretapped conversations purportedly involving
Tigers will be hunted and hated in Nashville
7 days ago by Bryan Lazare
The Tigers will head to Bridgestone Arena as the hunted team. LSU won its first outright SEC championship in ten years. As a result, the Tigers will be the No. 1 seed in the SEC tournament for the first time since 2009. LSU has not won the SEC tournament since 1980.
Will Wade releases statement, wants to return to coaching
7 days ago by Mike Scarborough
Indefinitely suspended LSU basketball coach Will Wade released a statement Thursday morning that details his desire to return to coaching the Tigers.
Waters, Mays, Reid On Coaches SEC Honors List
8 days ago by TigerBait Staff
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Tremont Waters earned Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors and Skylar Mays was named the league’s scholar-athlete on the Southeastern Conference coaches All-SEC selections announced on Tuesday.
No questioning this group of LSU players is special
9 days ago by Bryan Lazare
The atmosphere at the PMAC on Saturday night was nothing ordinary. There were chants and signs in support of the indefinitely suspended head basketball coach. There were chants and signs delivering major criticism of the Director of Athletics.
LSU moves up in AP basketball poll
9 days ago by TigerBait Staff
After winning the Southeastern Conference regular season title last week, the LSU basketball team has moved up in the Top-25.
LSU players just took everything in stride
11 days ago by Bryan Lazare
It was a strange atmosphere at the PMAC on Saturday night. LSU only needed to defeat Vanderbilt, which had not won a Southeastern Conference game this season, to win its first league title in ten years. However, the past two days had been troubling for the Tigers basketball program.
Tigers are SEC Champions!
11 days ago by Bryan Lazare
Six players scored in double figures as LSU cruised past Vanderbilt 80-59 to win the Southeastern Conference championship at the PMAC on Saturday night.
2019 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket
11 days ago by TigerBait Staff
The official bracket for the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament is released.
Four words which scare university officials
11 days ago by Bryan Lazare
The fallout from the recent Yahoo Sports report into the LSU basketball program continued Saturday afternoon when it was announced that freshman guard Javonte Smart is being withheld from the game against Vanderbilt.
Javonte Smart being held out of Vanderbilt game
11 days ago by TigerBait Staff
Javonte Smart will be held from today’s game against Vanderbilt. This is done only in an abundance of caution and as a result of the lack of clarity provided regarding media reports and reported wiretaps involving Head Coach Will Wade. This decision does not suggest, in any way, wrongdoing or ...
LSU suspends Will Wade indefinitely
12 days ago by TigerBait Staff
In a joint statement from LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander and athletics director Joe Alleva, LSU has announced that LSU head basketball coach Will Wade has been indefinitely suspended. Assistant coach Tony Benford will serve as interim coach.
TigerBait's legal contributor (unpaid) debunks Will Wade Yahoo! report
12 days ago by Mike Scarborough
Is it a nothing-burger or is it the waning last moments of the Titanic. Our in-house unpaid legal analyst blows-out the Yahoo! Will Wade report.
No comment from Will Wade on latest Yahoo story
13 days ago by Bryan Lazare
Less than 24 hours earlier, coach Will Wade’s LSU basketball team put itself in great shape to claim at least a share of the Southeastern Conference championship...
LSU nips Florida in overtime 79-78, 1st place tie in SEC
14 days ago by Bryan Lazare
LSU stopped Florida on three straight possessions in the final two minutes of overtime to come away with a 79-78 Southeastern Conference victory at the O’Connell Center in Gainesville on Wednesday night.
 
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