Double-digit seed Texas A&M beats LSU, reaches SEC semifinalsMay 26, 2023 GMT
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Hunter Haas hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning after striking out in each of his first three at-bats and No.
Biden celebrates LSU women’s and UConn men’s basketball teams at separate White House eventsMay 26, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — All of the past drama and sore feelings associated with Louisiana State's invitation to the White House were seemingly forgotten or set aside Friday as President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcomed the championship women's basketball team to the mansion with smiles, hugs and lavish praise all around.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jace Bohrofen had a two-run single, Hunter Hollan pitched 5 1/3 innings of solid relief, and Arkansas made a five-run fourth inning stand up for a 5-4 victory over LSU on Thursday in the SEC Tournament.
Johnson gets 400th career win, LSU beats South Carolina 10-3May 24, 2023 GMT
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Brayden Jobert went 2 for 3 with a two-run homer and LSU beat South Carolina 10-3 on Wednesday in the SEC Tournament to give coach Jay Johnson his 400th career win.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — LSU junior outfielder Dylan Crews is the first consecutive winner of the Southeastern Conference player of the year award while Tigers junior right-hander Paul Skenes is pitcher of the year.
Arkansas is ailing but feeling good about move to top of SECMay 8, 2023 GMT
Arkansas has had as bad a run of injuries as Dave Van Horn has seen in his 21 years as coach.
Yet here the Razorbacks are, ranked as high as No. 3 in the polls and tied with Vanderbilt for first place in the Southeastern Conference.
Vikings go for versatility on defense and add QB Jaren HallApril 30, 2023 GMT
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Throughout the draft process, Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah heard from people in the organization that saw LSU's Jay Ward as a potential NFL starter at three spots in the secondary.
Jets build in trenches, add protectors for Rodgers in draftApril 29, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh couldn't help but smile, reach over in his chair and give Joe Douglas a big hug.
It has been that kind of week for the New York Jets coach, who has seen his general manager acquire Aaron Rodgers and then add seven young players in the NFL draft.
Former LSU basketball player Wayne Sims dead at 54April 13, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Wayne “Big Daddy” Sims, who played in four NCAA Tournaments with LSU from 1987-1991, died Wednesday at age 54.
LSU's athletic department confirmed Sims' death. No cause of death was immediately disclosed.
Gelof ties record, boosts Virginia to top of ACC CoastalApril 10, 2023 GMT
Jake Gelof's next home run will make him Virginia's career leader with 38, and if it doesn't come either Tuesday against Richmond or Wednesday against Mount St. Mary's, it's a good bet it will come this weekend against Pittsburgh.
Louisville guard Hailey Van Lith enters transfer portalApril 8, 2023 GMT
Louisville's Hailey Van Lith has entered the transfer portal.
The star guard, who finished 12th all-time in scoring at the school with 1,553 points, will graduate in May, earning her degree in finance in three years.
Champion LSU women accepting Biden invitation to White HouseApril 6, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's national champion women's basketball team will accept an invitation from President Joe Biden to visit the White House.
LSU’s national championship women’s team honored with paradeApril 6, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU star forward Angel Reese sat in the back of an orange convertible Corvette, waving to thousands of fans lining the roadside — and also waving her hand in front of her face from time to time, repeating a gesture that caused a stir at the end of the national championship game.
Biden to host NCAA champs UConn, LSU; doesn’t mention IowaApril 4, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday scrapped the idea of inviting the NCAA champion Louisiana State women's basketball team along with Iowa's players, who lost the title to LSU, to celebrate at the White House.
LSU’s 59 1st-half points set NCAA women’s title game recordApril 4, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Jasmine Carson was nearly perfect from the field to help LSU put on a record-breaking performance in the NCAA Tournament championship game.
Carson scored 21 of her 22 points in the first half as the Tigers torched Iowa's defense in a 102-85 victory on Sunday.
LSU’s Mulkey talks “timing” as national champs return homeApril 3, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's national championship women's basketball team returned to campus on Monday where thousands of fans gathered to welcome them back.
“Timing is everything in our lives,” LSU coach and Louisiana native Kim Mulkey told the cheering crowd.
LSU’s Reese unapologetic over gestures to Iowa star ClarkApril 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — LSU's Angel Reese waved her hand in front of her face while staring down Caitlin Clark, then pointed toward her finger as if to say a ring was coming while walking toward the Iowa star.
LSU defeats Iowa to win its first NCAA basketball championshipApril 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Kim Mulkey returned home to Louisiana wanting to bring LSU its first basketball championship. The Hall of Fame coach did just that in only her second year at the school.
On cusp of title, Iowa’s Bluder cherishes state’s 6-on-6 eraApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Iowa coach Lisa Bluder basked in knocking off undefeated defending national champion South Carolina for more than 12 hours before learning something else about the epic Final Four victory.
Morris reunion with Mulkey has NCAA title game finale at LSUApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Alexis Morris will finish her college career playing in a national championship game for Kim Mulkey, the coach who five years ago kicked the standout guard off another team.
For Morris, it has been quite a journey of growth and maturation from her freshman season at Baylor and through two other programs before a reunion with Mulkey at LSU that will end on the biggest stage.
Iowa, LSU both seeking first NCAA titles in women’s finalApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Caitlin Clark has captured the attention of basketball fans with her historic performance in the NCAA Tournament.
Iowa's sensational guard will try to finish off the unprecedented run she's led the Hawkeyes on with a championship when they face LSU on Sunday in the title game.
Party for first-timers: Clark, Iowa will play LSU for titleApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Caitlin Clark gets the national stage for one more game this season. Same with the Texas homecoming for Alexis Morris.
The standout guards have made it a party of first-timers for the women's NCAA championship game Sunday.
Clark scores 41 as Iowa tops defending champ South CarolinaApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Caitlin Clark overwhelmed the reigning national champions with another sensational game, scoring 41 points as Iowa spoiled South Carolina’s perfect season with a 77-73 victory on Friday night in the Final Four.
Mulkey, LSU women rally in Final Four, reach 1st title gameApril 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Kim Mulkey is back in another national championship game, this time taking the flagship university from her home state there for the first time.
It took LSU only two seasons to get there with the feisty and flamboyantly dressed coach, and a big comeback in the national semifinal game that was quite an undercard Friday night.
Final Four newbie Virginia Tech meets LSU, decorated MulkeyMarch 30, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — This Final Four is a first for Virginia Tech and coach Kenny Brooks, and he's set to match wits with a counterpart who beat him by 42 points the last time the two met in March Madness.
Unbeaten Gamecocks, Iowa’s Clark star in women’s Final FourMarch 28, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — An undefeated South Carolina team led by star Aliyah Boston and guided by vaunted Dawn Staley, an Iowa squad that features high-scoring Caitlin Clark and the return of LSU and flashy coach Kim Mulkey headline the women's Final Four this weekend.
Reese, LSU women push past Miami 54-42 to reach Final FourMarch 27, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — So much for Kim Mulkey's timelines and cautioning against expecting too much, too soon at LSU.
Two years in, and Mulkey's return to lead her home-state program already includes another Final Four trip — and dreams of more.
Miami aims to extend wild NCAA run, meets LSU in Elite 8March 25, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Miami was only a few hours removed from pushing deeper in the women's NCAA Tournament than ever before.
March Madness: Morris, LSU women top Utah, into Elite EightMarch 25, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — LaDazhia Williams was determined to extend her career. Thanks to her best game of the season, her LSU teammates will get to keep playing, too.
March Madness: No. 2 seed Utah chasing more NCAA historyMarch 23, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Utah won its first Pac-12 title behind All-American Alissa Pili, earned its highest seed ever at No. 2 in the Greenville 2 Regional and reached consecutive NCAA Tournaments for the first time in 14 years.
All-Americans Siegrist, Reese top NCAA Greenville 2 bracketMarch 23, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — No one has been able to keep up with Villanova's Maddy Siegrist all season. LSU's Angel Reese has been putting up her own video-game numbers with unrelenting and remarkable consistency.
LSU coach: Skenes so hot, he could handle big-league battersMarch 20, 2023 GMT
Paul Skenes put up numbers impressive enough last season to earn Mountain West Conference co-pitcher of the year and some All-America honors.
So far this season, he's the most dominant pitcher in the country and doing it under the hot spotlight of LSU and the Southeastern Conference.
Reese, LSU top Michigan in 2nd round of March MadnessMarch 20, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A bleeding upper lip with gauze stuffed under it and dislodged eyelash extension wasn't exactly the look that the LSU sensation known as “Bayou Barbie” was going for.
Not that resembling a boxer was going to stop Angel Reese from delivering a ferocious, high-stakes performance that dismantled Michigan on both ends of the court.
Michigan-LSU clash means Kim vs. Kim III in March MadnessMarch 18, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Kim Mulkey's admiration for the effort that Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico extracts from her players was encapsulated in short a video clip that Mulkey thought the Tigers needed to see.
Reese leads LSU past Hawaii in March Madness opening roundMarch 18, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dynamic and prolific All-America power forward like Angel Reese can cover up for some flaws.
Take ice-cold perimeter shooting, for example.
LSU missed 13 of 14 3-pointers, but Reese had 34 points and 15 rebounds, and the third-seeded Tigers defeated No.
LSU enters NCAA Tournament energized by Mulkey maniaMarch 16, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU All-America forward Angel Reese wrote the phrase, “four rebounds,” in her locker.
The story behind that exemplifies Kim Mulkey's influence on the Tigers, who enter Friday's opening round of the 2023 NCAA tournament having won 54 of 62 games since LSU hired the three-time national champion coach away from Baylor.
Wade hired by McNeese a year after LSU firing amid probeMarch 13, 2023 GMT
Will Wade, who was fired last year by LSU because of alleged recruiting violations, has been hired as head men's basketball coach at McNeese State.
The hiring of Wade was announced by athletic director Heath Schroyer on Sunday, just days after former Cowboys coach John Aiken was fired following his second season.
Lawrence leads Vanderbilt over LSU 77-68 in SEC TournamentMarch 10, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyrin Lawrence had 22 points, Jordan Wright scored 15 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Vanderbilt rolled to a 77-68 victory over LSU on Thursday night in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
LSU defeats Georgia 72-67 in opening round of SEC TournamentMarch 9, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — KJ Williams scored 18 points, Trae Hannibal and Shawn Phillips both had double-doubles, and 14th-seeded LSU defeated No. 11 seed Georgia 72-67 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the SEC Tournament.
Kugel leads Florida’s second-half rally to topple LSU 79-67March 5, 2023 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Riley Kugel scored 21 points, Will Richard added 18 points and Florida defeated LSU 79-67 on Saturday night after trailing by 12 points in the second half.
The 24-point turnaround was sparked by Kugel, a freshman who averages 9.3 points but has reached double figures in eight consecutive games.
Morris leads No. 4 LSU into SEC semis, beating Georgia 83-66March 4, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Alexis Morris savored her first Southeastern Conference tournament victory with LSU. She's ready to keep that going.
“This is my last year,” said Morris, a fifth-year senior at her third school.
Weather and leaky roof delay SEC’s No. 4 LSU-Georgia gameMarch 4, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinal game between No. 4 LSU and Georgia was delayed by severe weather — and a leaky roof — at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The teams were coming out of a timeout with LSU ahead 42-32 and 4:23 left before halftime when players and people around the court noticed water around a basket.
Georgia women advance to SEC quarters, beat Auburn 63-47March 3, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Diamond Battles scored 14 of her 18 points in the second quarter, Alisha Lewis had a career-high 12 assists with eight points and five steals and No. 7 seed Georgia eased past 10th-seeded Auburn 63-47 on Thursday in the SEC Tournament.
Hodge, Gholston rally Missouri to 81-76 victory over LSUMarch 2, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — D'Moi Hodge scored 23 points, DeAndre Gholston added 20 and Missouri stormed back to beat LSU 81-76 on Wednesday night.
Hodge made 8 of 16 shots with five 3-pointers for Missouri's Tigers (22-8, 10-7 Southeastern Conference), who have won three straight and picked up their first win on LSU's home floor.
LSU’s Kelly promoted Jancek to special teams cooridantorFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Brian Kelly is promoting senior defensive analyst John Jancek to special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach.
“John is a veteran SEC coordinator who possesses a great deal of knowledge as it relates to the scheme we teach,” Kelly said Tuesday, alluding to Jancek’s previous stints as a defensive coordinator at Georgia and Tennessee.
Reese ties LSU double-double mark, No. 5 Tigers top MSUFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alexis Morris was unfazed — if not motivated — by seeing her more than half-court basket disallowed as the third quarter expired.
Morris scored 13 of her 23 points in the fourth quarter, Angel Reese had 23 points and 26 rebounds to tie Sylvia Fowles' LSU record of 27 double-doubles in a season, and the fifth-ranked Tigers topped Mississippi State, 74-59 on Sunday night.
No. 22 UNC women crush No. 11 Duke’s ACC title hopesFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Three players scored nine points and No. 22 North Carolina went 9 of 9 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to deny No. 11 Duke a share of the ACC championship on Sunday with a 45-41 win, the lowest scoring game in the 105 meetings of these bitter rivals.
Ole Miss wins first game without Davis, beats LSU 82-69February 26, 2023 GMT
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Jaemyn Brakefield scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Mississippi won its first game with acting head coach Win Case, beating LSU 82-69 on Saturday night.
Case took over the program on Friday when Ole Miss fired Kermit Davis, who was nearing the end of his fifth season at the helm in Oxford.
Reese posts 26th double-double, No. 5 LSU beats Vandy 82-63February 24, 2023 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LSU coach Kim Mulkey did not enjoy her first trip to Memorial Gym even with Angel Reese posting her 26th double-double of the season as fifth-ranked LSU beat Vanderbilt 82-63 Thursday night for the Tigers’ third straight win.
Williams matches season-high 35, sending LSU past VanderbiltFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — KJ Williams tied a season-high 35 points with 10 rebounds and LSU ended a 14-game losing streak in beating Vanderbilt 84-77 on Wednesday night.
The Tigers (13-15, 2-13 SEC) snapped Vanderbilt's five-game win streak while ending what was the nation's third longest losing streak entering Wednesday.
LSU player charged with illegal carrying of a weaponFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana State University football player faces a misdemeanor weapons charge following his arrest on Bourbon Street as New Orleans celebrated the Mardi Gras season.
Reese, Carson net 25, No. 5 LSU women top Florida 90-79February 19, 2023 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It was more of the same for Angel Reese, but a lot more for Jasmine Carson.
Reese had her ninth first-half double-double, Carson had a career-high five 3-pointers before the break, and No.
South Carolina leads wire-to-wire to beat LSU, 82-73February 18, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Meechie Johnson and Gregory Jackson II each scored 20 points and South Carolina led the entirety for an 82-73 win over LSU on Saturday.
South Carolina picked up its second road win in its last three games after knocking off Ole Miss 64-61 last week.
Reese scores season-high 36, No. 5 LSU tops Ole Miss 69-60February 17, 2023 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Angel Reese was knocked backward as she came down with an offensive rebound, tossed the ball in off the glass as she fell and pounded both hands triumphantly on the floor as roaring fans rose from their seats.
Cooke, No. 1 South Carolina women top Florida 87-56February 17, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke scored 22 points and No. 1 South Carolina won its 32nd straight game, 87-56 over Florida on Thursday night.
The Gamecocks (26-0, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) showed no hangover from their 88-64 win over then-third-ranked LSU this past Sunday and moved a step closer to their seventh regular-season league title under coach Dawn Staley.
Johnson proved himself in West, now is out to be SEC’s bestFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
Jay Johnson is among the few college baseball coaches from the West Coast who have entered the cauldron that is the Southeastern Conference.
In his first season at LSU, he smashed any notion he would be overmatched in a league that has produced three straight national champions and eight of the last 13.
COLLEGE BASEBALL ’23: 10 players to watchFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
Ten players to watch in college baseball in 2023, listed in alphabetical order:
MAUI AHUNA, TENNESSEE
One of the top defensive shortstops in the country steps into the spotlight after playing his first two seasons for a Kansas team at the bottom of the Big 12.