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Tulane beats LSU, 3-2, in extra innings

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 06:45
NEW ORLEANS – It has been four years since the Green Wave were able to knock off in-state rival LSU but the Green Wave did not let history dictate Tuesday's outcome at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium as sophomore outfielder Richard Carthon knocked freshman second baseman Jake Willsey in on an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th for the Green Wave's first walk-off base hit of the season. Tulane (13-11) got solid pitching…
Moore, Russell lead SMU past LSU in NIT
Monday, 24 March 2014 22:15
The Associated Press DALLAS — Nic Moore and Nick Russell each scored 16 points as SMU rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit to defeat LSU 80-67 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT. The Mustangs (25-9), seeded first in their region, will host the winner of Monday night's late game between No. 2 Arkansas and No. 3 California on Wednesday. LSU (20-14), seeded fifth, finished with its most wins since…
LSU takes on a No. 1 seed and a legend in SMU and coach Larry Brown
Sunday, 23 March 2014 17:15
Glenn Guilbeau / Gannett Louisiana BATON ROUGE – Do not be surprised if you see Southern Methodist University coach Larry Brown enjoy a hot dog just before Monday night’s game with LSU in the National Invitation Tournament at 7,000-seat Moody Coliseum in Dallas. It has at times been a pregame meal of necessity in the 73-year-old Brown’s voluminous past on basketball courts from New York to Los Angeles and hordes of outposts in between.
QBS shine in LSU scrimmage
Sunday, 23 March 2014 04:03
By Glenn Guilbeau / GANNETT LOUISIANA BATON ROUGE - The quarterback battle between sophomore Anthony Jennings and freshman Brandon Harris provided some impressive plays during a 100-play scrimmage on Saturday in Tiger Stadium. “I think we probably threw it for just under 300 yards with some real nice, deep throws,” LSU coach Les Miles said. “I think we had two big passes.” When asked which quarterbacks went deep, Miles said, “Both. Both of them (Jennings…
Martin leads Tigers past San Francisco, 71-63
Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:30
    Rick Eymer / The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Johnny O'Bryant III's first trip to the city by the bay proved fruitful -- even without much sightseeing. O'Bryant scored 13 points, Jarell Martin scored 14 of his 16 in the first half, and LSU beat San Francisco 71-63 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. Shavon Coleman added 13 points as the Tigers (20-13) won their first NIT game in…
LSU scores another shutout in win
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:00
LSU Sports Information BATON ROUGE, La. – A seven-run sixth inning Wednesday night highlighted sixth-ranked LSU’s 9-0 win over South Alabama at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Nine pitchers combined to record the Tigers’ eighth shutout of the season. LSU (18-4, 1-2 SEC) plays host to Georgia (14-8, 1-2 SEC) this weekend at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field for the first home SEC series of the year. First pitch on Friday is set…
UNO tops Tulane 7-3 in first game of series
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:00
Tulane Sports Information NEW ORLEANS – Tulane baseball fell to New Orleans, 7-3, at Maestri Field at First NBC Ballpark on Wednesday evening for a game in the First NBC Bank Cup series, but not before the Green Wave put up a fight on the field in the bottom of the eighth much to the dismay of the Privateers' club and fans. With four UNO (5-12) pitchers combining to throw a no-hitter through 7.2 innings,…
Lady Tigers to face Georgia Tech in first round of NCAA tournament
Monday, 17 March 2014 20:45
Scott Rabalais / The New Orleans Advocate BATON ROUGE, La. -- Tip-off for LSU and Georgia Tech is set for 11:30 a.m. on ESPN2. The winner of that game will meet the winner of Sunday’s other first round game at the PMAC between No. 2 West Virginia and No. 15 Albany here Tuesday. The winner of that game will advance to the regional semifinals. The Women’s Final Four is in Nashville, Tenn.
Cavs join Gators, 'Cats, Shockers as No. 1 seeds
Sunday, 16 March 2014 17:15
Associated Press Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament. See the full bracket The Cavaliers, widely considered a 2 or 3 seed in many mock-ups of the bracket, instead vaulted to the top of the East region. They won the ACC regular-season and tournament titles. March Madness begins Tuesday with a pair of "First Four" games in Dayton,…
Sun Belt champs Louisiana-Lafayette headed to NCAA tournament
Sunday, 16 March 2014 15:01
Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Xavian Rimmer scored a career-high 27 points, Louisiana-Lafayette rallied from a 9-point deficit in the last three minutes of regulation to force overtime and the Ragin' Cajuns beat Georgia State 82-81 in the Sun Belt Conference championship game Sunday. The third-seeded Ragin' Cajuns (23-11) earned an automatic bid to their first NCAA tournament since 2005. Ryan Harrow scored a career-high 37 points for Georgia State but missed an off-balance,…