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  1. Roundtable: LSU's hoops class impresses

    Kentucky's 2013 basketball recruiting class is No. 1, but it's not the only excellent haul. Our RecruitingNation hoops experts weigh in on which college programs have assembled the most impressive recruiting classes, and LSU figures prominently. Read...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  2. Martin can rank among top LSU signees

    David Helman and Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- How big is it for LSU to land Jarrell Martin, the No. 14-ranked player in the ESPN 100? Martin, who committed to the Tigers on Thursday in an assembly at Madison Prep Academy, is the most coveted recruit to commit to the Tigers...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  3. Big recruiting week for LSU's Jones

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- When Johnny Jones was hired as LSU's basketball coach in the spring, he came with the reputation of being a top-notch recruiter. Evidence of that has been pouring in this week. Just two days after the Tigers landed a commitm...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  4. LSU lands juco forward Deng

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU landed its first recruit for the 2013 basketball signing class when Deng Deng, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound Australian playing at Lee College in Baytown, Texas committed Monday, his coach confirmed. Lee's coach, Roy Champage, said...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  5. LSU hires Patrick as men's hoops assistant

    Gary Laney

    David Patrick, a graduate of the Dunham School in Baton Rouge, La., and a native of Bermuda with extensive international basketball ties, was hired as an assistant men's basketball coach at LSU, it was announced Wednesday in an LSU news release. P...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. Collins gives LSU 'complete' look

    Gary Laney

    When point guard Corban Collins became LSU's fifth recruit for the 2012 basketball signing class last week, it gave a look of completion for Johnny Jones' first Tigers signing class. Sort of. Collins gives LSU two true point guards (along with ...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Recruiting begins right away for Jones

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Johnny Jones is officially the head man at LSU. Now, he'd better get to work. It's no secret that the timing of Trent Johnson's departure put LSU behind the eight ball in the recruiting world. The Tigers didn't have a coach ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  8. For Jones, 'recruit' is the word

    Gary Laney

    For some, it was perfect fit. For others, LSU settled for something less. Now that Johnny Jones, the Louisiana native and LSU graduate , has the head men's basketball coach position at his alma mater, it's up to him to prove the former true. Be...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  9. New LSU coach to face recruiting challenge

    Gary Laney

    By now, it's clear what challenges the new LSU men's basketball coach will face when he gets the job. On the plus side, he will likely be paid well, with the potential for more if he's successful thanks to LSU's ample athletic budget. He will have...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  10. One more visit for hoops target Coleman

    Gary Laney

    Shavon Coleman has a third official visit set up before the regular signing period for college basketball begins April 11, a week from Wednesday. And Texas Tech, where the 6-foot-6 wing from Howard College in Texas via Thibodaux, La., is scheduled...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  11. Tigers look for athleticism in hoops

    Gary Laney

    Today is three weeks before the start of college basketball's regular (most call it "late") signing period April 11 and while there has been precious little news from the LSU front, there is plenty to watch for as the period nears. LSU coach Trent...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  12. Ardoin may be this year's late bloomer

    Gary Laney

    In recruiting, there's always that guy that emerges that the typical recruiting follower might have known little about. For LSU, a year ago it was Kevin Spears, the basketball player-turned-wide receiver who signed with the Tigers after a huge sen...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  13. Carter getting home-state press

    Gary Laney

    Nebraska tight end commit Cethan Carter plays basketball for Metairie (La.) Archbishop Rummel, so he might be comfortable with the full-court pressure he's receiving from a local school. "LSU has been recruiting him hard," Rummel coach Jay Roth sa...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  14. GTN mailbag: May 24

    Gary Laney and David Helman

    GeauxTigerNation writers David Helman and Gary Laney answer your questions in our first mailbag, answering your questions on football, recruiting and basketball. Today's topics include: Tyrann Mathieu's chances of contending for another Heisma...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  15. LSU after son of Geert Hammink

    Gary Laney

    LSU is trying to get its basketball program back to the glory days of the Dale Brown era. Evidently, recruiting the kids of players from the Brown years is one way to try to get there. LSU coach Trent Johnson and his staff have offered a schola...

    Blog | March 27, 2012