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  1. Antonio Blakeney commits to LSU over Kentucky and Missouri

    Jan 2, 2015, 5:07 PM EDT

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    The 6-foot-3 shooting guard is rated as the 13th best senior by Rivals.

  2. LSU’s Johnny Jones receives raise, contract extension

    Oct 24, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

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    Jones became the second coach to lead LSU to postseason appearances in his first two years this past spring.

  3. LSU earns local commitment from the 2017 class

    Sep 21, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT


    LSU is on the board in the 2017 class.

  4. Can LSU play up to its talent level this season after disappointing ’13-’14?

    Aug 13, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    After falling short of an NCAA tournament bid in 2013-14, LSU aims to take a step forward with a new point guard among the leaders.

  5. LSU’s resume takes hit with disappointing loss at Georgia

    Feb 6, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT


    Just over a week ago Johnny Jones’ LSU Tigers put together an impressive performance against then-No. 11 Kentucky, with Johnny O’Bryant III scoring 29 points to lead LSU to a much-needed win for their resume. Avoid the losses that can weigh down their resume, and those games are plentiful in the SEC, and LSU would…

  6. Report: Ben Simmons, No. 6 is the Class of 2015, commits to LSU

    Oct 14, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT

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    St. Mary’s is the most notable program to tap into what is becoming a more and more fertile Australian hoops pipeline, but they certainly won’t be the last school to head to Oceania to find themselves a basketball star. The Gaels brought in Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova. Pitt plucked Steven Adams out of New…

  7. The biggest recruit in the Class of 2014, Elbert Robinson, commits to LSU

    Oct 8, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT


    Johnny Jones continued his strong work on the recruiting trail as the LSU head coach picked up a commitment from Texas native Elbert Robinson, the biggest player in the Class of 2014. Robinson, who is ranked 51st by Rivals, is listed at 7-foot-0 and 320 pounds and he knows how to use that size. He’s…

  8. Report: Aaron Epps commits to LSU

    Sep 23, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT


    LSU has landed their first commitment in the Class of 2014, as Louisiana native Aaron Epps made a pledge to Johnny Jones and the Tigers on Monday, Epps, a three-star recruit according to Rivals, is a skinny, 6-foot-9 forward with the kind of athleticism that makes land-warriors like myself eternally envious. Not only did he…

  9. Top-100 guard Tim Quarterman picks LSU, Tigers grab second commitment of the week

    Sep 30, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT

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    Top-100 prospect Tim Quarterman has committed to the LSU Tigers, Reggie Rankin of is reporting. Quarterman becomes the second player to commit to LSU in the last week, following fellow Top-100 prospect Jordan Mickey, who committed Thursday. Quarterman is a native of Savannah, Ga., and now commits after visiting LSU in mid-September. He was…

  10. Report: LSU to hire Johnny Jones from the Mean Green

    Apr 13, 2012, 7:26 PM EDT

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    According to Jeff Goodman at, the LSU Tigers are all set to hire North Texas’ Johnny Jones — a relative unknown outside of Baton Rouge — as their next head coach. Jones will take over for Trent Johnson, who, somewhat amusingly, went the other direction across the state line to take over at TCU…