2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
26-6, 1st in SEC
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7hAndrea Adelson

LSU focused on NCAA tourney amid distractions

LSU interim coach Tony Benford and his players insist they are focused heading into their NCAA tournament opener against Yale without suspended coach Will Wade.

Why isn't Duke a good bet right now? (1:56)
Upset alert as LSU comes to the tournament in turmoil (0:25)
Tigers getting back to basics for tourney (4:26)
Duke gets No. 1 overall seed (3:16)
Nembhard's last-second 3 sends Gators to semis (4:05)
Florida stuns LSU with last-second 3 (1:30)
Nembhard hits game-winner to help Gators advance (0:49)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Huge win for Florida. According to espn.com/bpi, a win gives them an 87 % chance to make the tournament. A loss would have dropped its chances to 29%. For LSU, BPI projects its seed to drop on average by 1.4 due to the loss.

Reid knocks down clutch 3-pointer to tie game (0:17)
Reid goes off the backboard for towering dunk (0:12)
Reid rises for one-handed throw down (0:17)
Taylor throws down vicious put-back dunk (0:16)
LSU's Smart cleared to play vs. Florida (0:49)
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5d

Smart returns to LSU lineup for SEC tourney loss

LSU's Javonte Smart scored 13 points off the bench in an SEC tournament-opening loss to Florida after missing the Tigers' regular-season finale while his recruitment was scrutinized.

Florida, LSU set for rubber match (1:36)
AP
6dMark Schlabach

LSU's Wade says he should be allowed to coach

Suspended LSU coach Will Wade says in a statement that he should be allowed to coach even though he has refused to meet with the NCAA or school regarding corruption allegations until after the court case plays out.

AP
7dMark Schlabach

Wade won't talk to LSU until fed probe over

Suspended LSU coach Wade Will's attorney informed the school that his client will not speak to the university until the federal investigation into college basketball corruption is over.

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9d

Vols' Williams named AP's SEC Player of Year

Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year.

Is LSU the team to beat in SEC Tournament? (1:30)
LSU assistant coach just focusing on winning (0:59)
LSU AD enters arena to chorus of jeers (0:32)

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.4
Rebounds Per Game38.8
Assists Per Game13.1
Points Allowed73.0Tied-222nd

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record24-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances21