North Carolina ended LSU's season with a 84-70 victory in Greensboro, NC on Saturday in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The SEC Champion Tigers ended the season with a 27-8 record.

It will be interesting to see how first-year coach Trent Johnson follows up this season. The Tigers lose five players to graduation, including SEC Player of the Year Marcus Thornton, Garrett Temple, Chris Johnson, Terry Martin and Quintin Thornton.

Junior forward Tasmin Mitchell hopefully returns for his senior season.

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In Women's Basketball news, the sixth-seeded Lady Tigers snapped 11th-seeeded Green Bay’s 21-game winning streak with a 69-59 win in the opening game of NCAA Tournament play at the PMAC Sunday night. The Tigers advance to play the third-seeded Louisville Cardinals, who defeated Liberty, 62-42. Tip-off for the game is 8:30pm CT on Tuesday, March 24. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

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In LSU Baseball news, the Tigers took 2 of 3 from South Carolina in Columbia this weekend. After losing 7-3 on Friday night, the Tigers bounced back with a 10-3 victory on Saturday and an 11-3 victory on Sunday. The Tigers, ranked No. 2 in the latest Baseball America poll, improved to 17-5 overall (4-2 in SEC).

LSU returns to action this week with a two-game series against Harvard at Alex Box Stadium. The first game is scheduled for 6:30pm CT on Tuesday, with the second game scheduled for Wednesday.

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In LSU Football news, the Tigers continue their Spring Practice schedule. Here is a list of recent articles on the team:

Miles Puts Tigers Through Abbreviated Practice on Saturday
LSU Tigers defense dominates football scrimmage
LSU’s Peterson shows quick learning curve
Dutchtown RB Reid commits to play for LSU
Place-kicker Jasper ready for new role

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