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  1. 2014 guard Jalyn Patterson becomes LSU’s third verbal commitment

    Oct 13, 2013, 4:25 PM EDT

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    Just five days after four-star big man Elbert Robinson announced that he would be an LSU Tiger head coach Johnny Jones received a fourth verbal commitment in the 2014 class, this one coming from 5-foot-11 point guard Jalyn Patterson according to multiple outlets. Patterson, a native of Alpharetta, Ga., joins Robinson and power forward/center Aaron…

  2. LSU head coach Johnny Jones arrives at ‘Bayou Madness’ in a Delorean

    Oct 11, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    There are high hopes for the LSU Tigers in 2013-14. Head coach Johnny Jones’ team may not be discussed in the same realm as Kentucky or Florida when it comes to competing for an SEC title, the Tigers certainly don’t lack for talent. With forward Johnny O’Bryant deciding to return for his junior season and…

  3. LSU suspends point guard Anthony Hickey indefinitely

    Dec 7, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT

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    LSU announced today that sophomore point guard Anthony Hickey will be suspended indefinitely following violations of the athletic department and university policies. “I know I have made mistakes and sometimes it takes mistakes in life to make you a better person,” Hickey said in a statement released by the LSU athletic department. “I’m not perfect…

  4. Former Memphis guard Charles Carmouche transfers to LSU, is eligible to play right away

    Aug 26, 2012, 9:36 AM EDT

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    Former Memphis and University of New Orleans guard Charles Carmouche has enrolled at LSU and will be eligible to play with the Tigers at the start of the 2012-13 season, the school announced Saturday. Carmouche, a 6-3, 183-pound native of Louisiana, played two seasons at Memphis and two at New Orleans, but was granted a…

  5. Johnny Jones building staff at LSU, hires NBA scout David Patrick as assistant

    Jun 20, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT

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    Johnny Jones, now settled in as head coach at LSU, is building his staff with the Tigers. The school announced Wednesday that Jones has hired NBA scout David Patrick to join the LSU coaching staff as an assistant. “[Patrick] will not only be able to help us with game planning and practice preparation, but we…

  6. Mark Emmert leaving position as president of NCAA to head to LSU?

    Jun 7, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT

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    In January, NCAA President Mark Emmert signed a contract extension to keep him in that position for two more years, but, according to one report, things may have changed. SportsByBrooks.com is reporting that Emmert may be leaving his post and could return to LSU, where he previously served as chancellor. The report goes on to…

  7. LSU guard John Isaac will not return to team in 2012-13

    May 24, 2012, 11:25 AM EDT

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    LSU basketball announced via its Twitter account Wednesday evening that freshman guard John Isaac will not return to the Tigers in 2012-13. The tweet cited Isaac’s failure to meet “institutional and NCAA requirements” for eligibility. This past season, Isaac averaged 2.7 points and 1.2 rebounds per game in 31 contests for the Tigers, with his…

  8. Former Iowa State forward Calvin Godfrey commits to LSU

    May 7, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT

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    Howard College forward Calvin Godfrey has committed to LSU, he confirmed via Twitter on Monday afternoon. The 6-8, 230-pound Godfrey averaged 12.6 points and nearly seven rebounds in 31 games this past season. Godfrey is a Minnesota native who was kicked off the Iowa State basketball team in May of 2011, after being arrested for…

  9. Report: LSU coach Trent Johnson hired at TCU, will be announced Monday

    Apr 7, 2012, 11:06 AM EDT

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    After some speculation, reports are that it is a done deal: LSU coach Trent Johnson is set to become the next head coach at TCU. Johnson, who accumulated a 67-64 overall record in four seasons with the Tigers, is set to be announced Monday as the next head man in Fort Worth, replacing outgoing coach…

  10. Should Trent Johnson stay or should he geaux?

    Apr 6, 2012, 8:48 PM EDT

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    The past two years have been kind of strange on the coaching carousel. Last season, Ed DeChellis left Penn State for the less visible (though far less scandal-prone) waters of the Patriot League, taking over at Navy. This season has already seen Frank Martin trade down from the purring K-State program to a barely functional…

  11. LSU snags 7-footer from school marching band

    Sep 27, 2010, 10:23 PM EDT

    Attention college hoops coaches: Looking for a center? Check the marching band. LSU coach Trent Johnson found some much-needed frontcourt help in the form of 7-foot-2, 286-pound redshirt sophomore Andrew Del Piero, who’ll join the Tigers as a walk-on this season. Sure, he hasn’t played organized ball since he was a freshman in high school,…