2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
28-6, 1st in SEC
5h

Courtside: Sweet 16, Elite 8 Preview

Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down every game of the Sweet 16, including those in the South (2:05), Midwest (10:08), East (17:10) and West (26:33). Plus, they look ahead to potential Elite 8 matchups (32:35). Who will advance to the Final 4 in Minneapolis? The guys discuss!

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Former LSU and NBA guard Randy Livingston is expected to be named the boys' varsity basketball head coach at his alma mater New Orleans Isadore Newman School on Monday, a source said.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

BPI favorites were 8-0 in the round of 32 on Saturday despite LSU and Auburn having less than a 55% chance to win. On Sunday there could be less drama as Texas Tech, who has a 71% chance to beat Buffalo, is the most vulnerable favorite per espn.com/bpi .

Waters knew he 'had to make a play' to lift LSU past Maryland (1:09)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU. Victorious.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Tremont Waters hit the shot of his life to send LSU to the Sweet 16, as the Tigers furiously held off Maryland and the Terrapins' comeback from a 15-point deficit in what amounted to the best, wildest game of the tournament so far. LSU players piled on each other on the court after clinching the win.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Tennessee players checking out the end of Maryland-LSU. They didn't seem overly thrilled that the Tigers had come back to take the lead. Asked who he's rooting for, Admiral Schofield said, "The Vols."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Maryland switched to a zone defense, and that has slowed down LSU significantly and allowed the Terrapins to get back in the game -- setting up what should be a fun finish for a spot in the Sweet 16.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Tremont Waters is such a difference maker for LSU, from the way he sees the floor to the way he works his own shot. The Tigers have looked impressive not only in the way they are dominating inside, but in the way Waters is running the team.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Maryland is on pace for its worst shooting game of the season, but here is one additional reason the Terrapins are trailing at the half: The LSU bench has outscored them 20-11.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU opened up a double-digit lead thanks to is defense. The Tigers shut down Yale's best shooter in the first round, and so far has held Maryland's Anthony Cowan Jr. to three points. Maryland is just 5-of-23 to start the game.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

The talk going into the Maryland-LSU game focused on the big men on both teams. So far, the Tigers have done a better job defending the paint and making the Terps rely on their outside shooting. Maryland has gotten good looks, but hasn't been able to knock down the shots.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU guard Skylar Mays writes messages on his shoes — one in memory of his late teammate Wayde Sims, the other for his grandfather, with whom he was close.

Tigers make it 'interesting' down the stretch (2:47)
Cuff not worried about 'battle-tested' LSU team after beating Yale (1:17)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Emmitt Williams says the outside distractions didn't affect LSU.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Skylar Mays says LSU had confidence down the stretch to survive Yale's comeback attempt.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Emmitt Williams crashed into press row for a loose ball and his jersey bears the soda marks.

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.9
Rebounds Per Game38.9
Assists Per Game13.1
Points Allowed72.9216th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record24-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances21