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  1. LSU coaches talk recruiting, draft, spring

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU football assistants Cam Cameron, John Chavis and Frank Wilson were among six Tigers coaches -- a group that also included men's basketball coach Johnny Jones, women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell and gymnastics coach D-D Bre...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. F Shavon Coleman signs with LSU

    Gary Laney

    Johnny Jones has his first recruit as LSU's men's basketball coach. Shavon Coleman, a 6-foot-6, 200-pound wing from Howard College in Texas via Thibodaux, La., signed with LSU Monday afternoon. Coleman, who averaged 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds an...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  7. LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones has strong LSU ties

    Gary Laney

    LSU men's basketball coach Johnny Jones was a high school star in DeRidder, La.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 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. 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
  11. 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
  12. Alleva will earn pay with this search

    Gary Laney

    Joe Alleva's base salary as LSU's director of athletics is $525,000 a year, according to various reports. It's times like these when he earns it. He's caught in a search for a men's basketball coach where a local candidate has emerged in Johnny...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  13. Hamilton loss leaves LSU in lurch

    Gary Laney

    Player attrition continues to be an issue for the LSU men's basketball program. When center Justin Hamilton made his surprising announcement Thursday that he was forgoing his senior season at LSU to pursue a professional career, it marked the seco...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. Hamilton weighing options

    Gary Laney

    As the day progressed Wednesday, rumors that LSU would lose as much as 60 percent of its men's basketball starting lineup went from a whisper to the buzz around Baton Rouge. At day's end, it's safe to say the rumors are probably wrong ... at least...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  15. Coleman rates LSU visit "a 10"

    Gary Laney

    If one had to pick a most glaring weakness for LSU in its recently completed 18-15 men's basketball season, it might be either backcourt size - it's safe to say Andre Stringer was the only 5-foot-9 shooting guard in the SEC - or overall athleticism. ...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  16. 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