LSU head coach Will Wade and company have added their second commitment for the class of 2022 in four-star guard Justice Williams. Williams announced his commitment to the Tigers via Twitter on Thursday, June 18.
As LSU baseball continues its search for the next head coach to lead one of the most prominent programs in the country, the Tigers will have plenty to work with next season as two freshmen were recently named Freshman All-Americans.
The end of an era; the career for Hall of Fame coach Paul Mainieri has come to an end in Knoxville, Tennessee as the Tigers have been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by the Tennessee Volunteers, 15-6, in Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
LSU and its head coach have been raked over the coals many times this season but here the Tigers are, one of the last 16 teams in America still alive and playing in the NCAA College Baseball Tournament.
A 12-team playoff would include the six highest-ranked conference champions in major college football, plus six at-large selections, a person familiar with announcement told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Months after most Louisiana voters agreed to legalize sports betting, lawmakers Thursday gave final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity.
Multiple sources and D-1 Baseball are claiming the man who’s won more national championships than anyone since Skip Bertman’s five, retired Oregon State coach Pat Casey, is a leading candidate to replace Paul Mainieri as LSU’s new coach.
Freshman Cameron Thomas led a trio of LSU Tigers on the first team as the 2020-21 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Men’s College Basketball Team was announced on Tuesday by the organization.
LSU advanced to face Tennessee in the NCAA Super Regional in Knoxville, Tenn. On Tuesday morning, the NCAA announced the best-of-three series will begin Saturday at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN2, followed by game 2 on Sunday at either 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. If necessary, game 3 would be held Monday at either 3 or 6 p.m. CT.
LSU head coach Paul Mainieri’s career will extend for at least one more weekend as the Tigers took down the No. 14 national seed Oregon Ducks 9-8 on Monday, June 7 in PK Park in Eugene, Oregon. LSU won four straight elimination games to keep their season alive.
Left fielder Gavin Dugas helped lead the LSU Tigers past the No. 14 overall national seed Oregon Ducks 4-1 and force a deciding game seven on Monday, June 7 at 9 p.m. with a chance to advance to the Super Regionals in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The LSU Tigers staved off elimination with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning by Giovanni DiGiacomo to take a 6-5 win over Central Connecticut State to extend their season for at least one more game.
The LSU Tigers were hoping to get a bit of a spark heading into the NCAA Regionals when head coach Paul Mainieri announced that he would be retiring at the end of the season a week ago, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs kept the Tiger bats quiet and off the scoreboard.
The 16 regional sites and 64-team field for the NCAA Baseball Tournament were announced Monday and Southwest Louisiana was well represented with 19 total players on six different teams. The state of Louisiana has 69 total players on rosters.
The storyline and sentiment for the Tigers seem pretty obvious. The players and fans are all hoping head coach Paul Mainieri can enjoy one last, deep NCAA Tournament run, before he retires after the season.
The Tigers have clinched their spot in the tournament and will be heading to the Eugene Regional. The Jaguars, which already received an automatic bid by winning the SWAC Tournament, will be headed to the Austin Regional.
LSU senior guard Khayla Pointer was named the Louisiana Player of the Year Thursday to highlight the 2020-21 Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Women’s Basketball Team. In addition, a pair of Southwest Louisiana natives also received recognition in UL Lafayette’s Brandi Williams (Barbe) and Centenary’s Addy Tremie (Sulphur).