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LSU basketball will not participate in postseason tournament

LSU basketball made the NCAA Tournament in 2015. They lost to NC State in the first round. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) LSU basketball made the NCAA Tournament in 2015. They lost to NC State in the first round. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
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LSU Head Basketball Coach Johnny Jones announced the Tigers will not participate in a postseason tournament this year. After missing out on the NCAA Tournament, the NIT was a possible landing spot.

In a release he said, “We will be able to utilize this time to get better and start preparations for next season. We fell short of the mark of getting to the NCAA Tournament; I take full responsibility for this team, and will do the things necessary to make sure we are able to reach one of our main goals at LSU in the future,”

Jones consulted with his staff and met with the team earlier on Sunday before announcing his decision.

LSU finished the season with a disappointing 19-14 record.

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