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  1. Two Baton Rouge prospects in ESPN 100

    David Helman

    With the 2013 ESPN 150 released and thoroughly dissected, it's time to take a look at this year's ESPN 100, which was released on Thursday. After the disappointment of seeing only four Louisiana prospects on the ESPN 150, this year's list of elite...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  2. Godfrey's commitment bolsters LSU

    David Helman

    Good things have come in pairs during LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones' brief tenure this spring. It started when Jones brought in a pair of his former North Texas assistants in Shawn Forrest and Charlie Leonard last month, and the news continued...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. Kirby officially joins Jones' staff

    David Helman

    When Johnny Jones took the men's basketball job at LSU several weeks ago, he said he planned on bringing in three assistants to fill out the coaching aspect of his staff. Jones brought on two of those three coaches last week when he announced the ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  4. Jones brings assistants from North Texas

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE -- As expected, new LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones is bringing some of his former North Texas staff to the Southeastern Conference. Jones announced Thursday morning in a press release that he would be adding Shawn Forrest and Charli...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Rapid Reaction: LSU 10, Alabama 2

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE -- Although it was perhaps overshadowed by the hiring of Johnny Jones to coach LSU basketball, LSU baseball took its first game of the weekend against Alabama by a score of 10-2 on Friday night. Overview: Alabama (13-21, 4-9) had reaso...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  7. APR rebounded during Johnsons tenure

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE -- Whoever winds up taking over the vacant men's basketball position at LSU can at least thank Trent Johnson for one thing: a full allotment of scholarships. One of the well-documented struggles of Johnson's tenure with the Tigers was ...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  8. Like football, LSU hoops is sleeping giant

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE -- On Tuesday, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reported that Memphis coach Josh Pastner had not contacted LSU about its men's basketball coaching vacancy. The story refuted an earlier report that Pastner had reached out to LSU to inquire...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  9. Three keys: LSU at Ole Miss

    David Helman

    LSU has come full circle since the last time this opponent popped up on the schedule. The last time the Tigers (17-10, 7-6) faced off against Ole Miss in basketball, the LSU football team was still undefeated. The Tigers absolutely schooled the Re...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  10. Three Keys: LSU vs. Georgia

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- As the wins continue to mount for the LSU basketball team, so do the possibilities. Left for dead a few weeks ago after blowout losses to Alabama and No. 1 Kentucky, the Tigers (16-10, 6-6) are now on a three-game winning strea...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  11. Tigers adjusting to expectations

    David Helman

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- There's a new vibe around the LSU men's basketball team during media sessions these days. With four games to go in the regular season, players are fielding questions about winning streaks and postseason hopes and finishing the ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  12. Johnson: Lin stood out in high school

    David Helman

    "Linsanity" might be sweeping the NBA, but it's easy to see the ripples in college basketball. Jeremy Lin has had a torrid week for the New York Knicks. He's come from being an undrafted free agent on the verge of being cut to becoming the toast o...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. LSU Tigers get unofficial visit from 2013 football prospect Karl ...

    David Helman

    Karl Malone Jr., a 2013 offensive tackle prospect and son of Basketball Hall of Famer Karl Malone, visited LSU and left with an offer.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012