LSU guard Mays announces intent to enter NBA draft

Basketball 04/05/19, 17:34

LSU junior guard Skyler Mays says he is planning to leave the Tigers and enter this summer's NBA draft.Mays becomes the third starter from the Southeastern Conference regular-season champions to announce plans to leave the team before eligibility is up, joining sophomore point guard Tremont Waters and freshman forward Naz ...

Been there, done that: Experienced teams fill the Final Four

Sports 04/04/19, 15:01

Zion Williamson is not here. Neither is R.J. Barrett or the rest of Duke's freshmen.North Carolina's Coby White? Knocked out in the Sweet 16. So was LSU's Tremont Waters. Those Kentucky kids, all done by the Elite Eight.For the hype about college basketball's fantastic freshmen this season, none made it ...

LSU plunges into uncertainty after NCAA Tournament exit

Basketball 03/29/19, 22:10

LSU players were able to push aside thoughts about suspended coach Will Wade and the program's scandal because they were still alive in the NCAA Tournament.Now that their season is over, questions abound on Wade's status and the potential exits of key players to the NBA Draft. Third-seeded LSU was ...

Freshmen lead Michigan State past LSU and into Elite Eight

Sports 03/29/19, 20:29

For all of Michigan State's veteran experience, its freshmen led the way into the Elite Eight.Aaron Henry scored a career-best 20 and fellow frosh Gabe Brown had 15 as the second-seeded Spartans beat third-seeded LSU 80-63 on Friday night to move on to the NCAA Tournament's East Region final.Coach Tom ...

Waters’ drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

Sports 03/23/19, 13:56

Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over sixth-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.Maryland's Eric Ayala got off a final shot from midcourt, but it didn't reach the ...

Mays scores 19, LSU escapes with 79-74 win against Yale

Sports 03/21/19, 14:23

Skylar Mays hit four free throws in the final 15 seconds to help embattled LSU slip past 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.Mays scored 19 points but sealed the game from the charity stripe, and the Tigers (27-6) needed each one of his ...

Tennessee’s Grant Williams named SEC player of year

Sports 03/12/19, 11:58

Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year.Williams earned unanimous first-team all-SEC honors for a second straight season. The 14-member media panel also voted Arkansas' Daniel Gafford, Kentucky's PJ Washington, LSU's Tremont Waters and Mississippi ...

Amid protest and cheers, LSU beats Vandy to claim SEC title

Sports 03/09/19, 22:36

Tremont Waters had 14 points and eight assists and LSU won the Southeastern Conference regular-season title with an 80-59 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday night in the Tigers' first game without suspended head coach Will Wade.Darius Days scored a season-high 15 points and Marshall Graves had a season-high 12 — ...

No. 10 LSU stays hot, beats Florida 79-78 in OT in rematch

Sports 03/06/19, 21:35

Tremont Waters dribbled the length of the court for the tying basket with 3 seconds remaining in regulation and then hit a 3-pointer early in overtime, helping No. 10 LSU escape with a 79-78 victory at Florida on Wednesday night.The Gators had a chance to win it with 7.8 second ...

Smart leads No. 13 LSU past No. 5 Tennessee in OT, 80-82

Sports 02/23/19, 15:32

Javonte Smart capped a career-best 29-point performance with a crucial rebound and go-ahead free throws in the final seconds, and No. 13 LSU outlasted fifth-ranked Tennessee 82-80 in overtime on Saturday. Smart, a freshman who grew up near Baton Rouge, began to take over the game with about six minutes left ...

Allen scores 21, Florida downs No. 13 LSU, 82-77

Sports 02/20/19, 21:40

Kevaughn Allen highlighted a 21-point performance with a pair of 3-pointers late in overtime, and Florida beat No. 13 LSU 82-77 on Wednesday night.Jalen Hudson and Noah Locke each scored 15 for Florida (15-11, 7-6 SEC), which has won three straight on the heels of competitive losses to Kentucky, Tennessee ...

Tip-in at buzzer lifts No. 19 LSU past No. 5 Kentucky

Sports 02/12/19, 21:48

Kavell Bigby-Williams's tip-in at the buzzer lifted No. 19 LSU to a 73-71 win over fifth-ranked Kentucky on Tuesday night.With the game tied after Keldon Johnson made two free throws with 6 seconds left, Skylar Mays drove the length of the court. His shot missed but Bigby-Williams got the offensive ...

Waters scores 36 to lead No. 19 LSU over Texas A&M, 72-57

Sports 01/30/19, 23:25

Tremont Waters scored a season-high 36 points with a career-best six 3-pointers to give No. 19 LSU its 10th straight victory, 72-57 over Texas A&M on Wednesday night.Waters was hot early, making five of seven 3-point attempts and piling up 23 points by halftime. He cooled down a bit after ...

Waters leads No. 25 LSU past Georgia 92-82 for 8th straight

Basketball 01/23/19, 22:55

A little more than a month ago, LSU point guard Tremont Waters went to the bench for two games.Since returning to the starting lineup in the Tigers' final non-conference game, Waters has been a different player. He delivered his best game of the season Wednesday night as No. 25 LSU ...

No. 14 Florida State beats No. 19 LSU in OT thriller, 79-76

Sports 11/23/18, 21:39

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton flashed a big smile when talking about a game-winning 3-pointer by 6-foot-10 forward Mfiondu Kabengele.Kabengele hit the deep jumper with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the AdvoCare Invitational championship game with a 79-76 win over No. 19 LSU ...

Update: No. 14 Florida State beats No. 19 LSU in OT

Sports 11/23/18, 19:07

The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):7 p.m.Mfiondu Kabengele hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the championship game of the AdvoCare Invitational with a 79-76 win over No. 19 LSU on Saturday.The Seminoles (5-0) will play defending national ...

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