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  1. LSU signs three ESPN 100 hoop stars

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- On the court, Johnny Jones hasn't seen his first big test yet. In recruiting, however, the first-year LSU coach won big on Wednesday. LSU received national letters of intent from three ESPN 100 players: forwards Jarrell Mart...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  2. Tiny Tigers have big dreams

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Anthony Hickey has a new look this season. Gone are the thick dreadlocks that became his signature look during a freshman season in which he averaged 8.9 points and 3.8 assists. He now sports a close-cut look that makes him loo...

    Blog | October 11, 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 adds biggest in a 'big'-heavy class

    Gary Laney

    Remember the summer when new coach Johnny Jones struggled mightily to find big men for LSU? Seems like a long time ago now. Jordan Mickey, a 6-foot-8 forward from Arlington, Texas, announced Thursday that he was the third commitment for LSU's 2...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  5. Odoh commits to Tigers

    Gary Laney

    LSU landed its second basketball commitment in one day when 6-foot-11 Hill College center John Odoh chose to commit to LSU on Monday. Odoh, a native of Nigeria, originally signed with North Texas last spring, but got out of the letter of intent af...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  6. 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
  7. UNT means bad weather in Baton Rouge

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Maybe the lesson learned this week for LSU is this: Don't schedule North Texas. LSU will play the Eagles for the fifth time in school history Saturday if Baton Rouge emerges OK from the effects of Hurricane Isaac, which is blow...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  8. Charles Carmouche added to LSU roster

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Charles Carmouche, a New Orleans native and former University of New Orleans player, will play his senior season for LSU, the school announced Saturday. Carmouche, a 6-foot-3 guard, graduated from Memphis, where he averaged 7.4...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  9. Men's hoops: Tigers look to small ball

    Gary Laney

    BATON ROUGE -- If you are waiting for a last-minute arrival of a mystery big man for LSU's men's basketball team, don't bother. Head coach Johnny Jones said Friday in an exclusive interview with GeauxTigerNation he's counting on what will probably...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. LSU adds point guard Collins to 2012 class

    Gary Laney

    Corban Collins, who became LSU's fifth commitment for Johnny Jones' first basketball signing class Thursday, initially planned to go back to Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va. for a second school year in the fall. When he arrived for h...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  13. Forrest resigns from LSU hoops staff

    Gary Laney

    Recently hired LSU assistant men's basketball coach Shawn Forrest resigned for personal reasons, head coach Johnny Jones announced Monday in an LSU news release. Forrest was on Jones' staff at North Texas and joined Jones at LSU in April. "I ap...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  14. LSU hosts three top 100 players

    Gary Laney

    LSU coach Johnny Jones isn't done recruiting for the class of 2012, but that doesn't mean he and is staff aren't already working on the 2013 class. LSU hosted three players ranked in the 2013 ESPN 100 during the weekend when members of the stacked...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  15. On Odoh and LSU

    Gary Laney

    Andy Katz spoke with North Texas athletic director Rick Villarreal and reported that North Texas has not released junior center John Odoh, who signed a letter of intent with Johnny Jones' North Texas staff in the early period. There has been much ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  16. Hammink follows dad's footsteps to LSU

    Gary Laney

    On Monday afternoon, LSU landed its first Johnny Jones basketball recruit in Shavon Coleman. Just hours later, news of another Tigers recruit surfaced. Shane Hammink, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward from Holland via Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain, ...

    Blog | April 23, 2012