Tigers eye tournament double-bye

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU Tigers head coach Johnny Jones in the Tigers' SEC home opener against Georgia, Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on LSU's campus in Baton Rouge.

While the final three games of the regular season are extremely important to the NCAA tournament hopes of the LSU basketball team, Saturday’s matchup with Ole Miss became bigger Wednesday night. LSU moved within one game of fourth place in the Southeastern Conference standings when Ole Miss fell to Georgia 76-72, which means the Tigers… Continue reading →

National powers clash at SEC indoor track meet

With seven competitions behind them, the LSU track and field teams will begin the process of vying for postseason honors this weekend in the Southeastern Conference indoor championships. The Tigers and Lady Tigers hope to use the two-day conference meet, which begins Friday in Lexington, Kentucky, as a stepping stone to the NCAA championships in two weeks.… Continue reading →

LSU loses to Ole Miss 58-57

LSU suffered a painful 58-57 loss Thursday night at Ole Miss, but when the smoke cleared it wasn’t as bad for the Lady Tigers as it could have been. Though LSU lost, it’s part of a four-team free-for-all for a pair of top four seeds in next week’s… Continue reading →

Jake Fraley’s two-run triple propels LSU to 9-8 win over Southeastern Louisiana

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Jake Fraley throws the ball infield during the game against Southeastern in Alex Box Stadium Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Jake Fraley was tired of being beaten and battered. He took out his frustration at just the right time. Fraley hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning to lift LSU to a 9-8 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday night, bailing out the Tigers for what could have been a historic loss. LSU avoided back-to-back home midweek… Continue reading →

Rabalais: LSU gambled and lost — but you can also blame the NCAA and another mindless rule

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU coach Les Miles gestures to an official during a review during the Alabama game Nov. 8.

A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to be in Indianapolis for an NCAA men’s basketball tournament mock selection exercise. It was a highly organized, informative, exceptionally professional event. It was the NCAA at its big-time best. Thursday, we were witness once again to the NCAA at its bureaucratic worst. LSU’s football program was… Continue reading →

LSU softball team plans ‘to keep pushing to get to No. 1’

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU head coach Beth Torina speaks with her players between innings against Memphis, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

Head out to Tiger Park for practice and you’ll see the worst softball team in the country. If all goes to LSU coach Beth Torina’s plan, her team — off to its best start in school history at 16-0 — will practice like it’s 0-16. “But we’ll show up Friday night and be 16-0 again and be confident,… Continue reading →

David Toms on Ryder Cup captaincy: ‘It looks to me like maybe I don’t get that chance’

David Toms watches his tee shot from the second hole during the third round of the Sanderson Farms golf tournament Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

David Toms once looked like he was in line to be a U.S. Ryder Cup captain one day. But after being passed over for the captaincy in favor of Tom Watson in 2014 and Davis Love III for 2016, the former LSU All-American isn’t sure now if he will ever get the chance to lead… Continue reading →

Records: LSU slapped with recruiting sanctions after prospect backs out of commitment

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles leads players including LSU safety Jamal Adams (33) and LSU safety Ronald Martin (26) onto the field, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 in Nashville at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.

A recruit’s decision not to enroll at LSU after signing a financial aid agreement has the football program in some hot water. LSU is banned from signing early enrollee recruits to financial aid agreements for the next two years, and the program will be stripped of 10 percent of its recruiting evaluation days in 2015, according to… Continue reading →

Former LSU cornerback Chevis Jackson returns as an "analyst," Tigers confirm hiring of Ryan Pugh as an offensive quality control assistant

Chevis Jackson pumps up the crowd as Virginia Tech quarterback Sean Glennon calls for a first half timeout at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge Saturday.

. Former LSU cornerback Chevis Jackson is returning to the program as an “analyst,” according to 247Sports, and the school has confirmed the hiring of former Auburn center Ryan Pugh as part of the program’s support staff. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →

LSU gymnastics team eyes a perfect SEC record — a program first — on its trip to Alabama on Friday

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER McCLELLAND --  LSU's Rheagan Courville competes against Missouri in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

In the first week of February, the LSU gymnastics team was getting ready to dive into the most challenging part of its regular-season schedule. Facing four Southeastern Conference meets against top-10 teams — two at home and two on the road — was anything but a walk in the park, even for the nation’s No. 3 team. So… Continue reading →

Live updates from Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger at the Southeastern Louisiana at LSU baseball game

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- The LSU baseball team huddles together Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, before their game against Nicholls State at Alex Box Stadium.

Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger provides live tweets and analysis from the Southeastern Louisiana at LSU baseball game at Alex Box Stadium.… Continue reading →

Report: LSU men's basketball team is one of four teams to play in the 2015 Legends Classic at the Barclays Center next season

Advocate file photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Montverde's Ben Simmons, 20, runs past Helen Cox's Marlain Veal, 5, during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

. According to a report on CBSSports.com, LSU, Arizona State, Marquette and North Carolina State are scheduled to play in the 2015 Legends Classic at the Barclays Center In Brooklyn, New York on Nov. 23 and 24. The game matchups have yet to be determined. The games will be a early showcase for new LSU… Continue reading →

Ross Dellenger: 'I really do believe' LSU quarterback Brandon Harris will play more in 2015; Jamal Adams, Davon Godchaux, Kevin Toliver II are players to watch

Associated Press photo by GERALD HERBERT -- LSU quarterback Brandon Harris (6) and quarterback Anthony Jennings warm hip before the Kentucky game on Oct. 18 in Tiger Stadium.

Here are the highlights from the LSU baseball/football chat with Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger on Thursday: On players to watch... Dellenger: True. (Jamal) Adams exploded onto the scene around mid-season last year. Davon Godchaux is another to watch, and, maybe, Kevin Toliver II at cornerback. On spring football... Dellenger: Spring has to be taken with a grain of salt. Spring is more of an… Continue reading →

LSU baseball pregame: LSU vs. Southeastern Louisiana

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- LSU right-hander Doug Norman lost his first career start last week.

. Pregame will be posted a few hours before each game this baseball season. About an hour before first pitch, lineups will be added to the bottom of this post. Return after the game for our postgame blog. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →

Full-Court Press blog: LSU drops 2 spots in NCAA.com RPI; move up on ESPN.com

LSU guard Keith Hornsby (4) gestures after getting his team out to an early lead over Tennessee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. LSU won 73-55. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Adam Lau)

The LSU men’s basketball team dropped two spots to 54th in the updated NCAA.com RPI that was released Thursday morning. LSU, which was 52nd on Wednesday after a Tuesday night win at Auburn, moved back a little because of movement of other teams around them. However, LSU was up a notch to 49th on the ESPN.com rating percentage index. ESPN.com bracketologist… Continue reading →

Forget RPI: Win over Auburn more significant than numbers for LSU

Associated Press photo by Julie Bennett/AL.com, Julie Bennett -- LSU guard Tim Quarterman pressures Auburn forward Cinmeon Bowers during LSU's 84-61 win Tuesday night in Auburn, Alabama.

AUBURN, Ala. — As it turned out, a convincing road win against Auburn on Tuesday night did little — on the surface anyway — to enhance the LSU men’s basketball team’s NCAA tournament résumé. But a computer-generated rating percentage index, which LSU can’t control, took a back seat anyway to what the Tigers could… Continue reading →

LSU baseball embarks on busy stretch starting with Southeastern Louisiana game Thursday

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- LSU's Kade Scivicque (22) is ruled safe at second base Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, during their game against Nicholls State at Alex Box Stadium.

Coach Paul Mainieri is ready to test his entire pitching staff. He’ll get the chance over the next few days. LSU’s game against Southeastern Louisiana scheduled for Wednesday was moved to Thursday night, setting up a furious week and a half of baseball. The Tigers will play four games in four days, six games in seven… Continue reading →

LSU catcher Sahvanna Jaquish stays quiet on the diamond and lets her bat make the statements

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU catcher Sahvanna Jaquish speaks during media day earlier this month. Teammates say Jaquish, a sophomore, is known to sing at almost any time -- except while on the diamond.

Don’t talk about Sahvanna Jaquish. She politely makes that request. A catcher one day and third baseman the next, Jaquish is sometimes tasked with quarterbacking the infield behind the plate, calming down one of the four Tiger pitchers who have collectively taken the “Fantastic Four” moniker. “Catchers shouldn’t be talked about too much,” Jaquish said. “They’re really… Continue reading →

Final two games offer opportunity, danger for Lady Tigers

Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU guard DaShawn Harden shoots for three over Ole Miss players during the Tigers' 70-41 win in January. Harden is averaging 10.2 points per game as LSU visits Ole Miss on Thursday night.

So much opportunity remains out there for the LSU women’s basketball team — and so much danger. LSU can win its last two Southeastern Conference games at Ole Miss on Thursday and at home Sunday against Texas A&M and wind up with the No. 3 seed in next week’s conference tournament, virtually locking up a berth in the… Continue reading →

Cat or dog? Ex-LSU player player La'el Collins says "I'm a Tiger" at NFL combine

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive tackle La'El Collins congratulatesrunning back Terrence Magee (18) after Magee's third-quarter touchdown run against Kentucky.

. Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins wrote an NFL draft diary for The USA Today on Wednesday. Collins talked about the entire combine process, which includes the workouts, meeting the NFL teams and doing all kinds of tests. Collins said one question on a test asked if he would rather be a cat or a… Continue reading →

How LSU's pitching rotation will be affected by postponing game vs. Southeastern

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU shortstop Alex Bregman (8) celebrates his leadoff home run in the fourth inning against Boston College, Saturday, Feb. 21, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

Due to the continued inclement weather forecast for the Baton Rouge area on Wednesday, the LSU-Southeastern Louisiana baseball game has been moved to Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading →

Mock NFL draft roundup: Saints might pick former LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles poses with LSU offensive tackle La'El Collins (70) and family members, during Senior Day activities before the Alabama game, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

With all of the top pass rushers off the board, the Saints select LSU’s La’el Collins with the 13th pick in NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah latest mock draft. Many have projected New Orleans will take a pass rusher with its first-round pick, but strong combine performances from Clemson’s Vic Beasley, Missouri’s Shane Ray, and Florida’s Dante Fowler… Continue reading →

Report: Ex-Auburn center Ryan Pugh hired as LSU's new offensive graduate assistant, got rave reviews at Cincinnati

Former Auburn center Ryan Pugh (Associated Press)

. Former Auburn center Ryan Pugh has joined the staff at LSU as a an offensive graduate assistant, FootballScoop tweeted Tuesday and a source confirmed Wednesday. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →

Chat replay: Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger answers your LSU football, baseball questions (Feb. 26)

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU second baseman Kramer Robertson (3) tags Boston College designated hitter Jake Palomaki (11) out at first after Palomaki got caught between first and second bases in the fourth inning, Friday, Feb. 20, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger is on hand to answer all of your questions about the LSU baseball team and the football team in this chat on Thursday at 11 aa.m.… Continue reading →

LSU strength and conditioning coordinator Tommy Moffitt IDs a handful of Tigers standing out in offseason program

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU offensive tackle Vadal Alexander (74),LSU cornerback Jalen Collins (32),LSU head coach Les Miles, LSU offensive tackle Evan Washington (75) sing the alma mater with the team to celebrate the win Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas. LSU won 23-17.

LSU strength and conditioning coordinator Tommy Moffitt says the Tigers' football players have been making great progress in their offseason workouts. Moffitt, speaking on the Culotta & The Prince radio show on 104.5 FM ESPN on Tuesday morning, said LSU began its offseason program on Jan. 21 with an individual workout program for every player. He says… Continue reading →

Ross Dellenger: How long will Jared Foster remain in LSU baseball lineup; what would an LSU football battling order look like?

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU's Jared Foster (17) celebrates with teammate Alex Bregman (8) after scoring on a base hit by Mark Laird (9) in the sixth inning, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

. Twitter Mailbag is a blog series running each Tuesday answering readers’ questions. Readers submit their questions through Twitter each Tuesday, and the best are posted here with answers. Follow us on Twitter at @DellengerAdv to submit a question. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →

Nation’s top-ranked 2016 cornerback, Saivion Smith, commits to LSU

IMG Academies photo by Casey Brooke Lawson -- IMG Academy's Saivion Smith

Dozens of highly touted prospects who flooded LSU’s campus last weekend for the school’s annual junior day were banned from walking on Tiger Stadium’s playing field. From the club level, they could only look upon that green grass. Florida cornerback Saivion Smith, though, was determined to walk a surface that has seen so many historic moments. So, he… Continue reading →

LSU freshman Doug Norman gunning for ‘W’ in second career start

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- LSU right-hander Doug Norman lost his first career start last week.

Doug Norman hates losing. So when the Tigers (6-1) suffered their only loss this season season against Nicholls State, with the LSU freshman right-hander on the mound, it stung him. “If my team loses the game, and I’m the pitcher, it tears me up,” Norman said. “As a pitcher, it’s extremely personal because you’re the only position… Continue reading →

On deck: Southeastern Louisiana at LSU

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- LSU right-hander Doug Norman lost his first career start last week.

Southeastern (5-3) at LSU (6-1) WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday WHERE: Alex Box Stadium RANKINGS: LSU is ranked as low as No. 8 and has high as No. 2. Southeastern Louisiana is not ranked. STARTING PITCHERS: SLU, Jr. LH Domenick Carlini (0-0, 3.00) vs. LSU, Fr. RH Doug Norman (0-1, 7.71) TV: None. ONLINE STREAMING: Online only at SEC… Continue reading →

Decision on moving LSU-Southeastern Louisiana baseball game to be made Wednesday morning

Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- As the sun sets in the western sky, LSU's Chris Chinea leads the Tigers in a pre game chant prior to their game against Arkansas at LSU's Alex Box Stadium on Friday.

LSU will decide Wednesday morning if it will move its baseball game against Southeastern Louisiana, scheduled for Wednesday night, to Thursday, a school spokesman said. The Tigers (6-1) and Lions (5-3) are scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alex Box Stadium. Wednesday’s forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of rain and a high… Continue reading →

LSU basketball grabs key win at Auburn behind 15-0 surge in the second half

Associated Press photo by Julie Bennett/AL.com, Julie Bennett -- LSU guard Tim Quarterman pressures Auburn forward Cinmeon Bowers during LSU's 84-61 win Tuesday night in Auburn, Alabama.

AUBURN, Ala. — Bad things are supposed to come in threes. For the LSU men’s basketball team, good things came in threes Tuesday night, at a crucial point in a must-win Southeastern Conference matchup with Auburn. On six trips down the floor early in the second half, LSU scored 15 unanswered points on three… Continue reading →

Rabalais: It’s cold outside, but Lady Tigers are riding a hot streak

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU head coach Beth Torina coaches against Memphis, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

The weather at Tiger Park on Tuesday was chilling. The home team couldn’t be hotter. The LSU softball team returned from the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in posh Palm Springs, California, over the weekend with another sack full of victories, five of them, pushing their record to16-0. It’s the best start in school history. LSU’s ranking… Continue reading →

LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell drops the glasses, but it's not a fashion statement

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Joined by players from left, Alliyah Fareo (35), Jenna Deemer (1) and Jasmine Rhodes (10), LSU Lady Tigers head coach Nikki Caldwell reacts after LSU Lady Tigers guard Raigyne Moncrief (11) is fouled by Georgia Bulldogs guard/forward Pachis Roberts (11), giving Moncrief a chance at two free throws, Thursday, Feb. 19, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La.

. Nikki Caldwell’s bio on LSUSports.net mentions her fashion sense. The LSU women’s basketball coach’s collaboration on her on-court outfits with fellow former Tennessee player Shyra Ely-Gash is well documented. Caldwell in recent years incorporated a thin pair of eye glasses into her look, but the last couple of games they’ve been absent (no jokes about… Continue reading →

LSU football releases many roster changes; check out who redshirted, changed jersey numbers, walked on, more

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles leads his team onto the field for the first half of the teams' game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

LSU gymnasts up to No. 2, next up No. 5 Crimson Tide

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Rheagan Courville celebrates her performance on the uneven bars against Florida in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

Still riding the wave of Friday night’s huge dual-meet win against defending NCAA co-champion Florida in front of a record crowd, the LSU gymnastics team got another shot of confidence Monday. With only three competitions remaining before the postseason begins, LSU, which was third in the nation going into the matchup with Florida, learned it was second… Continue reading →

Tigers face a critical matchup at Auburn

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU Tigers head coach Johnny Jones watches his players compete against Auburn from the bench area, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge.

The magic number for the LSU men’s basketball team since Johnny Jones became the Tigers’ head coach three years ago, and especially this season, is 70. When LSU’s up-tempo offense has scored at least 70 points under Jones, the Tigers have compiled a 44-15 record, with a 17-1 mark this year. The lone loss… Continue reading →

Rabalais: Tigers, Lady Tigers need to find the will to survive

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU guard Josh Gray hits the floor during an 81-77 loss to Auburn earlier this month in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU seeks revenge Tuesday night at Auburn.

The LSU Tigers and Lady Tigers are packing their bags this week for a pair of road games that will have a huge impact on their postseason travels. They need to pack a couple of wins for their return trips. Skip the T-shirts and trinkets; and for goodness sake, don’t buy the overpriced bottled… Continue reading →

LSU’s Jalen Collins has mixed results at NFL combine. How did other Louisiana athletes fare?

Associated Press photo by David J. Phillip -- LSU defensive back Jalen Collins runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Monday in Indianapolis.

Jalen Collins’ meteoric offseason rise continued at the NFL scouting combine with a strong performance in Monday’s off-field work. The LSU cornerback ran a 4.48-second time in the 40-yard dash, then jumped a respectable 36 inches in the vertical jump and 124 inches in the broad jump. While he was putting together that performance,… Continue reading →

LSU’s bullpen excels over weekend; Wednesday’s game against Southeastern Louisiana could move to Thursday

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU head coach Paul Mainieri addresses his infield players during a pitching change, relieving LSU starting pitcher Jared Poche' (16) with Collin Strall (30), Friday, Feb. 20, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

Zac Person said before the season that LSU’s relievers would have more defined roles this season than they did a year ago. He didn’t mention that he’d have one of the biggest roles of them all. The Tigers’ hot bats and highly touted freshman starters overshadowed the bullpen’s outing in a three-game series sweep over Boston… Continue reading →

LSU catcher Kade Scivicque named co-SEC player of the week

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU catcher Kade Scivicque (22) celebrates his second home run of the game with volunteer assistant coach Will Davis (52) as Scivicque rounds third base, Saturday, Feb. 21, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

. LSU senior catcher Kade Scivicque was named Southeastern Conference Co-Player of the Week, sharing the award with Florida outfielder Buddy Reed. Scivicque batted .545 (6-for-11) as LSU went 3-1 last week. He had one double, two homers, four RBI, five runs, a 1.182 slugging percentage and a .538 on-base percentage.

In LSU’s three-game sweep last… Continue reading →

Indianapolis Colts release former LSU star Rickey Jean-Francois

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano answers a question during a press conference at the NFL team's practice facility in Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The Colts face the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Former LSU defensive lineman Rickey Jean-Francois was released by the Indianapolis Colts on Monday, according to various reports. Jean-Francois signed a four-year, $22 million deal with the Colts in 2013. He had 34 rackles, three sacks and six passes defenses while playing in 60 percent of the team's snaps. Jean-Francois was drafted by the San Francisco… Continue reading →

LSU women's basketball team's RPI drops to No. 67 after Thursday's loss at Arkansas

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Joined by players from left, Alliyah Fareo (35), Jenna Deemer (1) and Jasmine Rhodes (10), LSU Lady Tigers head coach Nikki Caldwell reacts after LSU Lady Tigers guard Raigyne Moncrief (11) is fouled by Georgia Bulldogs guard/forward Pachis Roberts (11), giving Moncrief a chance at two free throws, Thursday, Feb. 19, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La.

. If there was any evidence needed as to how much the LSU Lady Tigers need a win Thursday at Ole Miss after Sunday’s 63-41 blowout loss at Arkansas, the numbers proved it Monday.

LSU’s RPI dropped from No. 63 to No. 67 according to the list released by the NCAA on Monday. The Lady Tigers slipped to… Continue reading →

LSU sophomore infielder Sahvanna Jaquish named SEC softball player of the week

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Memphis infielder Brooke Lee (23) is safe on third as LSU infielder Sahvanna Jaquish (2) catches the ball late, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

. LSU sophomore infielder Sahvanna Jaquish was named the Southeastern Conference Softball Player of the Week on Monday. Jaquish is the second LSU player to win the award this season. This is the first player of the week award for Jaquish from the league, as she is the first since Allison Falcon received the award… Continue reading →

LSU men's basketball team projected as No. 9 or No. 11 seed in the NCAA tournament field

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU guard Keith Hornsby drives past Florida forward Jon Horford on Saturday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

. LSU remains penciled in as a No. 9 seed and 11th seed on the updated NCAA tournament brackets of CBSSports,com and ESPN,com, respectively. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →