LSU signee Ben Simmons to play in the Jordan Brands Classic at the Barclay's Center in April

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.

. Add another all-star game to the April schedule of LSU men’s basketball signee Ben Simmons. Simmons, from Montverde Academy, will be part of the Jordan Brands Classic April 17 at the Barclay’s Center in New York City. Simmons is scheduled to participate in the McDonald’s All-Star Game in Chicago at the start of April.… Continue reading →

ESPN.com bracketologist Joe Lunardi says LSU can't afford a first-game loss in SEC Tournament

Associated Press file photo by SAM CRAFT -- LSU's Jordan Mickey

. ESPN.com bracketologist Joe Lunardi believes the LSU men’s basketball team, even if it loses Saturday at 18th-ranked Arkansas, should be safe for the NCAA tournament — barring a disaster in the Southeastern Conference tournament if the Tigers play on Thursday. Speaking on a teleconference Friday morning, Lunardi said LSU and Texas A&M could be the… Continue reading →

LSU baseball pregame: LSU vs. Houston

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU outfielder Mark Laird (9) returns to first base after a pickoff attempt between Boston College starting pitcher John Gorman (12) and Boston College first baseman Michael Strem (10), Friday, Feb. 20, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

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. General Info

  • What: LSU (12-1) vs. Houston (8-5)
  • When: 7 p.m. Friday
  • Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
  • Starting pitchers: LSU sophomore LHP Jared Poché (3-0, 1.96) vs.… Continue reading →

  • LSU football five position battles to watch: No. 1, quarterback

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU offensive tackle Evan Washington (75) and LSU offensive tackle Vadal Alexander (74) block as LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) throws downfield during the second half Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 in Nashville at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. Notre Dame won 31-28 on a last second field goal to end the game.

    . We are counting down the five spring position battles to watch starting Monday and ending on Friday, a day before LSU starts spring drills. The Contenders Anthony Jennings, junior: Jennings last season had the worst completion percentage (48.9) for an LSU starting quarterback since Marcus Randall completed just 48.1 passes in 2002. He was… Continue reading →

    LSU scenarios for SEC tournament seeding

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Florida Gators forward Jon Horford (21) drives past LSU Tigers forward Jordan Mickey (25) towards the goal, Saturday, Feb. 21, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La.

    With one game remaining in the regular season, the LSU basketball team will be playing for the fourth, fifth or sixth seeds in the Southeastern Conference tournament when it faces 18th-ranked Arkansas in Fayetteville on Saturday.

    Despite its 78-63 loss to Tennessee on Wednesday night, LSU (21-9, 10-7 SEC) can still secure the fourth seed for the league tournament… Continue reading →

    Nine months after Houston ended LSU’s season, Tigers pitcher Jared Poché gets crack at Cougars

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU starting pitcher Jared Poche' will start Friday night against Houston.

    A couple of weeks ago, LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri pulled aside pitcher Jared Poché for a brief conversation about something that happened about nine months ago. In the final game of the Baton Rouge regional last year, Mainieri chose not to use Poché, on just two days of rest, in an elimination game… Continue reading →

    LSU senior gymnasts ready for final home meet

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU's Lloimincia Hall flips on the beam against Georgia, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Hall scored a 9.750 in the event.

    Lloimincia Hall remembers her first LSU gymnastics meet with perfect clarity. She won the all-around title with a 39.200. The Tigers scored a 195.025 to defeat Auburn — an anemic score by the 2015 team’s standards. But when she was recalling the meet Wednesday, Hall never mentioned a score. She remembered the tiger head. It’s a… Continue reading →

    Lady Tigers look to 'improve seeding' in Arkansas

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --  LSU head coach Nikki Caldwell shouts instructions to her players during the first half of LSU's  80-63 win over Texas A&M Sunday in the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

    Enhancing, not trying to gain entry. Improving, not proving. Acting like they’ve earned it instead of anxious to get a chance. That’s the attitude LSU coach Nikki Caldwell wants her No. 4-seeded Lady Tigers to carry into their Southeastern Conference tournament opener Friday against No. 5 Texas A&M. Fighting back from their worst non-conference… Continue reading →

    As SEC play begins, LSU softball team tries to prove itself all over again

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU softball coach Beth Torina and catcher Kellsi Kloss share a laugh at third base after Kloss tripled during a game against Stephen F. Austin on Feb. 27. The Tigers begin Southeastern Conference play with a three-game series against Arkansas.

    The LSU softball team has yet to win a game this season. At least that’s the mindset coach Beth Torina wants her team to take as it opens Southeastern Conference play this weekend. The No. 5 Tigers are off to the best start in program history, thanks to their 22 consecutive wins — but with… Continue reading →

    Three players to watch and the best teams in Southeastern Conference softball

    Associated Press file photo by SUE OGROCKI -- Florida players celebrate after defeating Oklahoma for the national championship last season.

    THREE PLAYERS TO WATCH LAUREN HAEGER, RHP/1B, Florida Not only does Haeger lead the No. 1 team in the country with 28 RBIs at the plate this season, she also leads it in the circle with a conference-best .45 ERA. ALEX HUGO, IF/C, Georgia The reigning NCAA home run leader and an NFCA All-American, Hugo has… Continue reading →

    LSU forward Jordan Mickey arrives at practice with his arm in a sling

    Associated Press file photo by SAM CRAFT -- LSU's Jordan Mickey

    As tough as Wednesday night’s loss to Tennessee was for the LSU basketball team to take, it could wind up being worse. Forward Jordan Mickey, who is tied for the team scoring lead and is the Tigers’ top rebounder, took a hard fall in the second half of a 78-63 setback against the Vols and arrived for practice… Continue reading →

    Women’s golf looks to keep solid form

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S. C. The LSU women’s golf team looks to continue its momentum when they tee off Friday in the fourth annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at the Long Cove Club. The Lady Tigers are coming off a second-place finish in Puerto Rico and a winning performance in the Allstate Sugar… Continue reading →

    LSU spring football starts Saturday: Position battles, roster changes, dates to know

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU running back Leonard Fournette (7) rambles for a first down through Mississippi defensive backs Senquez Golson (21) and Trae Elston (7) during the first half Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

    LSU's football team returns to the practice field Saturday for the first time since its disappointing loss to Notre Dame in the Franklin American Mortgage Liberty Bowl. As the Tigers get set to begin spring football, here are some key storylines to know: Five Spring Position Battles To Watch: Left Tackle Five Spring Position Battles… Continue reading →

    Ex-LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis in first meeting with Texas A&M media: 'Why wouldn't you want to be a part of this program?'

    Image provided by the Houston Chronicle -- John Chavis lands in College Station following the Music City Bowl.

    In his first meeting with reporters covering Texas A&M since he left LSU, defensive coordinator John Chavis praised his new school and its fans Thursday. Continue reading →

    Fired up: LSU baseball playing in big league park this weekend

    Associated Press photo by PAT SULLIVAN -- Texas Rangers left fielder Jim Adduci heads out to his position in the second inning of a game against the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park last season.

    When LSU plays at Minute Maid Park on Friday, most of its roster will be touching a professional diamond for the first time. That won’t be the case for Alex Bregman. The Tigers’ junior shortstop has visited the home of the Houston Astros before. He played at the venue when he was 15-years-old as a member… Continue reading →

    John Brady shares thoughts on LSU basketball, says he's happy for Donnie Tyndall but still pulls for Tigers and Johnny Jones

    Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling. Photo shot on 2/7/04. LSU head basketball coach John Brady.

    . Former LSU basketball coach John Brady, who led the Tigers to an NCAA Final Four and two Southeastern Conference titles in 11 seasons at the school, was torn Wednesday night when his former team met up with one of his former assistants. Just 18 days after LSU handed Tennessee a 73-55 loss in Knoxville, the… Continue reading →

    LSU football five spring position battles to watch: No. 2, left tackle

    Advocate filephoto by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins, rightcongratulates running back Leonard Fournette after a touchdown in the Music City Bowl. Reports say Hawkins and Jalen Mills are planning to bypass the NFL drafat and return to LSU for next season.

    Check out where LSU men's basketball is projected in the NCAA tournament after loss to Tennessee

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  Tennessee's Devon Baulkman gets knocked out of bounds by LSU's Keith Hornsby as he tries to take control of the ball in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

    Despite a 15-point home loss to Tennessee on Wednesday night, the LSU basketball team was a No. 10 seed on two projected NCAA tournament brackets Thursday morning. LSU remained a No. 10 seed in the Midwest regional in the eyes of ESPN.com bracketologist Joe Lunardi, who now has the Tigers playing seventh-seeded San Diego State in Omaha, Nebraska. CBSSports.com bracket… Continue reading →

    Tennessee shocks LSU at PMAC; Tigers squander opportunity to solidify NCAA tournament spot

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Keith Hornsby is fouled be Tennessee's Josh Richardson in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

    The roller-coaster ride of a season continued for the LSU basketball team on Wednesday night at a most inopportune time. Facing a team it crushed by 18 points on the road just 2½ weeks earlier, LSU, which was riding a three-game winning streak, had an opportunity to solidify its spot in the NCAA tournament field in its… Continue reading →

    Power-hitting Chris Chinea takes interesting route to LSU

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU first baseman Chris Chinea (26) bats against Princeton, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

    Chris Chinea’s first word in life was “ball.” So you can imagine how the rest of Chinea’s life has unfolded. “Pretty much all baseball,” he said during a recent interview. He uttered “ball” while his parents waited for the normal “mom” or “dad” to tumble from their son’s mouth. No, not this kid. After all, Chinea was born… Continue reading →

    LSU freshman pitchers Doug Norman and Austin Bain key 7-1 win over Grambling

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU starting pitcher Doug Norman warms up before Wednesday's game against Grambling at Alex Box Stadium.

    Before Opening Day, pitchers Jake Latz, Alex Lange and Jake Godfrey were three of LSU’s most talked-about players in the 2105 freshman class. But on Wednesday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, the two remaining two rookie pitchers, right-handers Doug Norman and Austin Bain, stole the show in a 7-1 LSU victory against Grambling. The road hasn’t been smoothly… Continue reading →

    Lady Tigers’ Sheila Boykin nourishing big plans for after college

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU forward Sheila Boykin has played in all 28 games this season, averaging 6.4 points and 6.4 rebounds.

    Like most college seniors, Sheila Boykin has big plans. When her final season with the LSU women’s basketball team is over, Boykin aspires to play pro ball. Some might dread the idea of playing overseas, but Boykin welcomes it. “I want to see new places,” she said. It’s that adventurous spirit that brought her from Los Angeles to… Continue reading →

    SEC women’s tournament glance

    At Verizon Arena, Little Rock, Arkansas WEDNESDAY Auburn 71, Florida 49 Vanderbilt 66, Alabama 56 THURDAY Game 3: Ole Miss vs. Arkansas, noon, SECN Game 4: Texas A&M vs. Auburn, following, SECN Game 5: Missouri vs.… Continue reading →

    LSU safety Jamal Adams tweets: 'LSU fans show no loyalty' after basketball loss to Tennessee

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU safety Jamal Adams (33) celebrates after a defensive stop against Kentucky, during the first half of the teams' game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

    LSU safety Jamal Adams expressed frustration with LSU’s fanbase from his Twitter account after the Tigers’ 78-63 loss to Tennessee in the Maravich Center on Wednesday. The words from Adams’ social medial profile seem to express annoyance over the fans reaction to the disappointing setback for the basketball team. “I can’t hold my tongue.… Continue reading →

    Behind Doug Norman’s strongest outing of the season, LSU beats Grambling 7-1

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Alex Bregman (8) is congratulated by Andrew Stevenson after completing a run against  Stephen F. Austin in Alex Box Stadium Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

    LSU freshman right-hander Doug Norman needed a shot in the arm after starting the season 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA. He got a perfect dosage against a two-win Grambling squad, helping LSU cruise to a 7-1 victory at Alex Box Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Grambling (2-9) jumped out to an early lead off Norman as two… Continue reading →

    Five position battles to watch at LSU: No. 3, defensive ends

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson (5) gets rid of the ball as LSU defensive end Jermauria Rasco (59) and LSU safety Jamal Adams (33) close in during the first half Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 in Nashville at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.

    . We are counting down the five spring position battles to watch starting Monday and ending on Friday, a day before LSU starts spring drills. The Departures Danielle Hunter: The athletic and rangy Hunter started all 13 games last season, surging into a starting spot toward the beginning of… Continue reading →

    LSU goes for the regular-season sweep against Tennessee in men's basketball

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU's Jalyn Patterson (15)  pressures Ole Miss guard Terence Smith (3) on the Rebels' offensive end in the first half Saturday at LSU's Maravich Assembly Center. Ole Miss led 27-23 at half.

    . Opening Tip: Tennessee At LSU General Info What: Tennessee (14-14, 6-10 SEC) at LSU (21-8, 10-6 SEC)
    When: 6 p.m. Wednesday
    Where: Pete Maravich Assembly Center
    All-time series: Tennessee leads 62-44
    Last meeting: LSU 73, Tennessee 55 (at Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 14, 2015)
    TV: SEC Network
    Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; KLWB-FM, 103.7
    In game Twitter updates: @MicklesAdvocate
    Up next: LSU will… Continue reading →

    Former LSU guard Anthony Hickey is thankful for his new home at Oklahoma State

    Texas Tech's Keenan Evans, left, drives against Oklahoma State

    . Former LSU guard Anthony Hickey, whose scholarship was not renewed last spring by Tigers coach Johnny Jones, found a new home at Oklahoma State and is thankful for getting a second chance. In an interview with the Oklahoma State student newspaper last week, Hickey blamed himself for most of the trouble he… Continue reading →

    Twitter Mailbag: You asked about Travonte Valentine, LSU's quarterbacks and infielder Greg Deichmann

    Champagnat's Nathaniel Holloway (31) and Travonte Valentine (75) chase after Victory Christian quarterback Caleb Lewis (2) as he scrambles during the first half of the FHSAA Football Class 2A Finals in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.(Special to the

    . Twitter Mailbag is a blog series running each Tuesday answering readers’ questions about the LSU football team. 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. It's Twitter Tuesday. You know the drill: Shoot me… Continue reading →

    LSU makes minor changes to its lineup for Wednesday's game against Grambling

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Danny Zardon makes a hit during the game against Stephen F. Austin in Alex Box Stadium Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

    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. General Info What: LSU (11-1) vs. Grambling (2-8) When: 3 p.m. Wednesday… Continue reading →

    Tigers at perfect time to peak in SEC play

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU Tigers forward Jarell Martin (1) drives the ball past Auburn Tigers forward Jordon Granger (25), Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge.

    After learning its lessons the hard way at times, the LSU men’s basketball team can still get where it wants to get in the final week of the regular season. That would be finishing among the top four teams in the Southeastern Conference standings, which would give the Tigers a double-bye and a pass to the quarterfinals of… Continue reading →

    Rabalais: Former LSU assistant John Chavis needs to provide answers about his early relationship with Texas A&M

    Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- Former LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis

    The photograph from Kris Boyd’s Twitter feed is dated Jan. 15. It shows the Gilmer, Texas, football prospect standing in a room at Gilmer High School, arm in arm with former LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis, along with three other people. Chavis is wearing a Texas A&M pullover. Everyone is smiling their hashmarks off.… Continue reading →

    Kyle Bouman strikes out a career high in LSU’s 8-1 win over Stephen F. Austin

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Alex Bregman is hit and advances to first with bases loaded against Stephen F. Austin in Alex Box Stadium Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

    LSU pitcher Kyle Bouman figured it would be tough to top last weekend’s performance — the one in which he got a hit in his first career at-bat. He did a pretty good job of it. Bouman, fresh off his rousing infield single Saturday, struck out a career-high seven batters, and the Tigers used a three-run… Continue reading →

    On deck: Grambling at LSU

    LSU (10-1) vs. Grambling (2-8) WHEN: 3 p.m. WHERE: Alex Box Stadium RANKINGS: LSU is ranked as low as No. 8 and has high as No. 2. Grambling is not ranked. STARTING PITCHERS: Grambling, Sr. RH Coleman McKinney (1-0, 3.85) vs. LSU, Fr. RH Doug Norman (0-1, 5.00) TV: None ONLINE STREAMING: Online… Continue reading →

    Construction of $12M LSU nutrition center delayed because of proposed budget cuts

    Rendering provided by LSU

    LSU is delaying the construction of the Tiger Athletics Nutrition Center because of proposed state budget cuts, the school announced on Tuesday. Construction on the nutrition center was scheduled to begin next month and end next April. The school still plans to build the $12 million facility but did not give a new construction date.… Continue reading →

    LSU softball team wins again as Baylee Corbello throws a five-inning no-hitter vs. Northwestern State

    After her teammates scored 10 runs in the first inning of Tuesday’s game against Northwestern State, all LSU pitcher Baylee Corbello had to do was maintain the Tigers’ hefty lead. She did more than that. For the first time in her collegiate career, Corbello hurled a five-inning no-hitter for the No. 5 Tigers, catapulting them… Continue reading →

    In limited time, Lady Tigers’ Danielle Ballard lands on SEC coaches’ first team

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU Lady Tigers guard Danielle Ballard (32) gets the layup past Mississippi Lady Rebels forward Danielle McCray (22), Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

    It only took half a season for Danielle Ballard to prove she was one of the best players in the Southeastern Conference. Ballard was one of 10 players named Tuesday to the All-SEC coaches’ first team, the conference announced. She also was one of five players named to the SEC All-Defensive team, repeating that honor from… Continue reading →

    SEC women’s basketball tournament, team capsules and schedule

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU  coach Nikki Caldwell shouts instructions to her players during the first half of LSU's 80-63 win over Texas A&M on Sunday in the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

    No. 1 seed South Carolina Record: 27-2, 15-1 SEC SEC tournament titles: 0 (twice reached semifinals) Tournament record: 8-23 Leading scorer: G Tiffany Mitchell (14.8) Leading rebounder: C Alaina Coates (8.1) Need to know: May need to win title for No. 1 NCAA seed after shocking loss at… Continue reading →

    New Orleans still undecided on whether to bid for College Football Playoff national championship game

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott breaks free on a long run as Alabama defensive back Landon Collins (26) and linebacker Ryan Anderson (7) give chase during the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

    After more than 40 years as a major player in hosting college football’s national championship game, New Orleans and the Sugar Bowl may be opting out of the process for the foreseeable future. Sugar Bowl Chief Executive Officer Paul Hoolahan on Tuesday confirmed an ESPN report that New Orleans is among seven potential host sites for… Continue reading →

    LSU, coach Les Miles set to speak on the final day of SEC Media Days in July

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles beams on his way past LSU fans lining the stands above the tunnel to the locker room, after the second half Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas. LSU won, beating the Texas A&M Aggies 23-17.

    . The schedule for the four-day SEC football media days from July 13-16 in Hoover, Ala. has been set, and they are saving the most interesting for the final day. LSU coach Les Miles will be speaking on the final day with Georgia's Mark Richt and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze. 2015 SEC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAYS SCHEDULE MONDAY,… Continue reading →

    LSU's five spring position battles to watch: No. 4, center

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Brad Kragthorpe (16) waits to run the play as LSU offensive lineman Andy Dodd (72) waits to hike the ball during the 4th quarter of the teams' game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Baton Rouge. LSU won 63-7

    . We are counting down the five spring position battles to watch starting Monday and ending on Friday, a day before LSU starts spring drills. Click here to see the report. Continue reading →

    Live: LSU football, baseball chat with Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU outfielder Jake Fraley (23) celebrates with teammates Alex Bregman (8) and Mark Laird(9) after Fraley stole home to score in the third inning against Princeton, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

    Get the latest information on the LSU football and baseball teams and share your views with Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger in this chat on Thursday at 2 p.m.… Continue reading →

    Four LSU football players to watch in cornerback battle during spring practice

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Tre White, center, is expected to have one corner position locked down, but Ed Paris, right, could challenge for the open spot opposite him.

    We are counting down the five LSU spring position battles to watch starting today and ending on Friday, a day before LSU starts spring football drills. Practice begins Saturday. Continue reading →

    LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri hoping Conner Hale solves third-base problems

    Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- LSU's Conner Hale runs towards third base Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, during their game against Kansas in Alex Box Stadium.

    Three weeks into the season, LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri is making a change at third base. Conner Hale will replace Danny Zardon at the position, an inconsistent spot on the diamond for LSU and a position that has concerned Mainieri since Christian Ibarra played his final game last season. “I just don’t feel as… Continue reading →

    Triple-double earns Tim Quarterman SEC Player of the Week honors

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --LSU's Tim Quarterman

    On the strength of his historic triple-double in Saturday’s 73-63 victory over Ole Miss, LSU guard Tim Quarterman was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday. A 6-foot-6 sophomore, Quarterman became the third player in LSU men’s basketball history to post a triple-double when he came through with 18 points,… Continue reading →