Basketball

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Pelicans officially sign Zion Williamson

‘I’m back,’ LSU guard Ja’Vonte Smart announces return to Tigers

Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

LSU students excited for Will Wade’s return, want answers from president and athletic director

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

After upsets, Final Four has a different look

Continued Coverage

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

  LSU basketball confident as they prepare for Michigan State

Avery Johnson and Alabama basketball ‘mutually part ways’

  LSU basketball heads to Sweet 16 on last-second layup by Waters

UNO meets SHSU in Southland semis

Opinion: Tigers need to keep that same energy

LSU statement: Ja’Vonte Smart will not play against Vanderbilt

LSU freshman guard Ja’Vonte Smart will not play in Saturday’s game against Vanderbilt, according to a report by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman.

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.

Former NBA, LSU player agrees to pay to avoid jail time on 2018 drug charges

Former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis has agreed to pay $15,000 to avoid jail time on drug charges.

Tulane Men’s Basketball falls to 0-11 in AAC play with loss to Tulsa

LSU’s Waters, Reid earn SEC honors

  LSU basketball shows they still have some learning to do

LSU basketball survives at Missouri

LSU basketball stays perfect in SEC play with 92-82 win over Georgia

McNeese outmuscled in 79-66 loss to UNO

  Unbeaten at home LSU prepares to host Alabama

The LSU Tigers open conference play in the Maravich Center against the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tigers are 8-0 at home this season.

Harden scores 41, Rockets beat Pelicans 108-104

James Harden scored 41 points, becoming the first NBA player since Oscar Robertson to record at least 35 points and five assists in seven consecutive games, to power the Houston Rockets to a 108-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans

LSU gets to double-digit wins behind Naz Reid’s 19 points

LSU finishes non-conference play with a 10-3 record

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.

LSU rallies down the stretch in 85-76 win over Memphis

LSU ran its unbeaten streak at home to 10 consecutive games dating back to last season, using a 12-3 run in the final 3:36 of the first half and go on to defeat the Memphis Tigers 85-76 Tuesday night.

Tigers up 1 spot in AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

LSU is No. 22 in the newest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll released Monday. Last week, the Tigers (2-0) beat Southeastern Louisiana 94-63 and UNC Greensboro 97-91 to start the season.

Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

Duke has leapfrogged Kansas at No. 1 in the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky to set a record for most appearances at the top

LSU’s Waters named to All-SEC Preseason Team

LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters has been named to the SEC men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first-team.

  LSU fans gear up for big game against Bama

With LSU facing off against Alabama on Saturday, many showed up early to get a head start on the celebrations. Folks we spoke to say this was one game they couldn’t miss.

Will Wade lands commitment from JUCO guard

Florida Southwestern State College guard Charles Manning Jr. has committed to LSU.

Tigers ranked No. 23 in AP Preseason Top 25 basketball poll

Head basketball coach Will Wade and the talented Tigers are ranked No. 23 in the Associated Press Preseason basketball poll.

LSU head coach Will Wade says ‘expectations are high’

Ready or not, it’s time to talk some basketball. LSU head coach Will Wade and his Tigers are picked to finish sixth in the league. The predictions were announced at SEC Media Day in Birmingham, AL on Wednesday.

SEC banking on some veteran stars _ even Kentucky

SEC mens's basketball teams banking on some veteran stars _ even Kentucky

LSU picked 6th in SEC, Waters earns 1st team honors

The 2018-2019 Tigers have been picked to finish sixth in the SEC basketball race by a select panel of both conference and national media members.

Nicholls State makes push for Southland Conference Title

The recipe for success isn't as simple as just having a veteran roster, but Nicholls State knows it certainly helps to have a strong group of seniors paving the way.

A King and His Court

Bryce Washington is a king of the basketball court, and he's not the only royalty in his family this year.

UNO's NCAA Tournament run part of incredible turnaround

UNO basketball head coach and Southland Conference Coach of the Year Mark Slessinger is truly a humble winner. Rather than reflect on the Privateers' past and the rocky road to return to the NCAA Tournament, he's enjoying the moment, as he should. But those around Slessinger know the dedication it took to return the program to glory.

LSU draws SEC Tournament rematch with Tennessee

The waiting game is done, and the Tigers' first SEC Tournament opponent is set.

Hagan's House: Last chance for the Tigers

With four games left in the regular season, there's no question that this is the Tigers last chance to prove they're worthy of more than just the NIT.

LSU rolls past Auburn, 80-68

It could have been easy for LSU to come out flat after an emotional loss to Oklahoma just days ago, but the Tigers did the exact opposite and blasted Auburn 80-68 on the road.

Texas A&M all over LSU in College Station, 71-57

The Tigers (11-7, 4-2) started strong against 10th ranked Texas A&M (16-2, 6-0), but down the stretch it was all Aggies as they routed the Tigers 71-57 in College Station.

Craig Victor the unsung hero for LSU hoops

In their last nine games, the Tigers are 7-2. The fact that their success coincides with the addition of New Orleans native Craig Victor to the lineup is no coincidence.

LeBron James calls Ben Simmons an 'unbelievable talent'

LSU's freshman basketball phenomenon Ben Simmons was the big man on campus before he even officially began his freshman year in Baton Rouge. So far, he's backed up every bit of the hype, and that doesn't surprise the best player in the world one bit.

City to host 2020 Women's Final Four

The City of New Orleans will host the 2020 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four, the NCAA announced Monday.

LSU Lady Tigers Fall In NCAA Tournament

The LSU Lady Tigers come up short in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Knocked out of tournament by 4th seeded Penn State.