2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
10-21, 13th in SEC
Wade: LSU is 'sleeping giant in basketball' (3:55)
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New LSU coach promises high-energy approach

New LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade was introduced on Wednesday and said the Tigers' identity will be going "all out, all the time."


New LSU coach Wade 'wise beyond his years'

Richmond Times-Dispatch VCU beat writer, Mike Szvetitz, joined Matt Moscona to recap Will Wade's tenure at VCU and what makes him a strong head coaching choice for LSU.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Trend is brewing now with major coaching hires: younger or coaches with less than five years of head coaching experience. Not saying it's right or wrong but it is the trend: LSU, Washington, NC State, Illinois. Outliers are Counzo Martin to Missouri and Brian Gregory to South Florida, so far. Will be interesting to see how Cal, Oklahoma State and UMass handle. Can't see Indiana going in this direction.

LSU names Will Wade as new basketball coach (2:55)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

LSU has agreed to a six-year deal with VCU's Will Wade, sources told ESPN.


Ott: "I expect an offer to go down soon"

Sports Today co-host Jimmy Ott joins AFR with Matt Moscona to give an update on the latest news regarding negotiations between LSU basketball and Will Wade.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

VCU's Will Wade has emerged as one of the frontrunners for the LSU opening, sources told ESPN. Two sides have had discussions today.

LSU seeks change, fires hoops coach (1:06)
Johnny Jones dismissed as LSU men's basketball coach (2:42)

Higgins: "It was time to make a change"

NOLA.com's Ron Higgins joins Matt Moscona to talk about the release of LSU's head basketball coach Johnny Jones, potential replacements and player reaction.

Mississippi State pulls away from LSU in Game 1 (2:08)
Weatherspoon comfortable in leadership role (2:38)
Howland proud of MSU's fight and effort against LSU (1:21)
Stapleton tries to single-handedly destroy the rim with jam (0:33)
Stapleton breaks away for the tomahawk slam (0:24)
Weatherspoon steals and slams in SEC Tournament (0:19)

Bulldogs facing uphill battle in SEC

If LSU or Mississippi State has plans of playing beyond the SEC tournament, it'll have to start by winning on Wednesday night. They faced one another to finish out the regular season, with the Bulldogs coming away victorious. Preview

Stats & Info

Bubble teams made huge statements

Iowa's 59-57 win over then-No. 22 Wisconsin last Thursday was the most impressive upset of the week, per ESPN's BPI. Four bubble teams stepped up last week, including Wake Forest over then-No. 8 Louisville.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.8133rd
Rebounds Per Game36.1152nd
Assists Per Game12.8225th
Points Allowed83.0339th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record24-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances21