The 3 seed LSU Tigers taking on 14th seeded Yale in the first round of the NCAA tournament LSU advancing with a 79-74 win. The Tigers had a 16 point lead at the half and held off a number of threes in Yales second half rallying effort.. Skylar Mays led LSU with 19 points. Afterwards the team saying this first win was a relief.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - As LSU's comfortable lead started to disappear, most of the crowd at Veterans Memorial Arena turned on the Tigers. Underdog Yale became the hometown team in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Skylar Mays heard the cheers - and then silenced them. With suspended coach Will Wade watching from afar, Mays hit four free throws in the final 15 seconds to help embattled LSU slip by 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the East Region on Thursday.
Former Southern basketball star, Bobby Phills, left a legacy, not just with his hometown of Baton Rouge and with the Jaguars, but also in the NBA as a member of the Charlotte Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers.
A couple of weeks ago mother nature spoke and she rained over the schedules of many baseball teams. That included the Northwestern State Demons, after three weeks NSU and LSU will meet at Brown-Stroud field for the first time since 2014. The Demons now 7-6 overall on their season coming off of a three game road series with Abilene Christian. LSU on the other hand is11-4 coming off of a series win against Cal. Coach Barbier says the Demons are excited for the long awaited matchup, but it's all...