The LSU Men's team earned their ninth straight SEC win with a victory over the Ole Miss Rebels, 73-66, on Saturday. LSU improved to 21-4 overall, 9-1 in the SEC. Marcus Thornton led LSU with 22 points, while Tasmin Mitchell added 20 points and just missed a third straight double double with nine boards. Chris Johnson had 12 points and six blocks and Terry Martin in his first start of the year had 11. Temple’s return to the point guard spot was successful with nine assists.

LSU returns to action at Arkansas on Wednessay. Tip-off in Bud Walton Arena is at 7pm CT.

It is expected that the Tigers will be ranked in the Top 25 polls that are released at noon today. While LSU's RPI continues to improve with each win, any slide down the stretch could jeopardize LSU's chances of getting an invite to the NCAA Basketball tournament. The SEC is weak this year, and LSU's out of conference schedule was not tough.

The Tigers have six regular season game left on their schedule. Three are at home (Auburn, Florida, Vanderbilt) and three are on the road (Arkansas, Kentucky, Auburn). Only Kentucky and Florida have winning records in the SEC.

There have been lots of discussion lately about the amount of support that you would expect for a team that is 21-4 and leading the SEC. There were still a lot of empty seats at Saturday's game, and many fans are wondering if moving the student section further away from the court was a great idea. This opinion piece in the Advocate addresses the issue and asks Joe Alleva if he would reconsider the current arrangement.

The Lady Tigers also notched a big win this weekend, spanking No. 9 Florida, 66-47, in the PMAC yesterday. Allison Hightower led all scorers with 21 points, and LSU held Florida to 32 percent shooting. The Ladies improved to 13-9 overall, 6-4 in the SEC.

The LSU Baseball season starts in less than five days. The Tigers will face Villanova in the first game to be played in the new Alex Box Stadium. First pitch on Friday night is at 7pm. user "Adam4848" posted the PG Crosschecker preview of the LSU Baseball team. The bottomline: LSU returns a ton of talent from a team that had 23 straight, late-season wins and made it to the College World Series.
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gcgibson183 months
Didn't the Softball team play on the weekend?
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