LSU women's basketball coach credits new 'leader' with Angel Reese sidelined
Aneesah Morrow has taken center stage for the LSU women's basketball team amid Angel Reese's absence, scoring 37 points and grabbing 16 rebounds against Virginia on Sunday. And head coach Kim Mulkey linked Morrow's strong play to the clearer role that has emerged for her with Reese sidelined. "She was our leader out there tonight," Mulkey said. "She was the one scoring the baskets. She was the one getting in there on the offensive boards. She was just battling.
Angel Reese Hasn’t Been Playing; Mom and Fans Speculate
Defending champions experience early-season turmoil. On the court, the 2023-24 season for the defending-champion LSU Tigers has been anything but smooth sailing. The team has won its last five games by 20 points or more, but all of those games have come respectfully against much less competitive teams. In the team’s only game against a ranked opponent, No. 20 Colorado, LSU lost by 14.
Former Georgia football DL commits to LSU
Former Georgia Bulldogs defensive tackle Shone Washington left the Georgia football program in March 2023. Washington, a former three-star recruit in the class of 2022, has now committed to the LSU Tigers. Shone Washington spent the 2023 season with East Mississippi Community College. He recorded 26 total tackles and a...
Dutchtown Griffins advance to final four in football playoffs
The Dutchtown Griffins football team has advanced to the final four of Division I non-select teams vying for a spot in the Dec. 9 state championship game in New Orleans. The Griffins (11-1) were set to meet Zachary (11-1) in a Baton Rouge area semifinal match-up after edging Central, 21-20, in the quarterfinals.
Angel Reese is giving back to her hometown and Baton Rouge with a new foundation
For young girls and boys who dream of a future in athletics, inspiration is not hard to come by here in Baton Rouge. With one of the top-performing collegiate athletic departments in the nation just right down Highland Road, they don’t have to travel far to see some of the best athletes compete.
Photo Gallery: Southern and Grambling faced off in the 50th Annual Bayou Classic
NEW ORLEANS — There are HBCU football games that don’t receive the “Classic” treatment. Then there are “Classic” games. For example, there is the Florida Classic between Bethune Cookman and Florida A&M in the Citrus Bowl! Then you have the famous Turkey Day Classic between Alabama State and Tuskegee. There’s also the Southern Heritage Classic […] The post Photo Gallery: Southern and Grambling faced off in the 50th Annual Bayou Classic appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
For Your Viewing Pleasure: Fantasia Shuts Down 50th Annual Bayou Classic Halftime Show With Southern University
Fantasia gives the people what they need at the 50th annual Bayou Classic with her epic halftime show performance.
Two-man race in this week’s College Wire Heisman poll
When it comes to the Heisman Memorial Trophy, the front-runner likely comes down to which flavor of ice cream you prefer. There is a logical case to be made for Jayden Daniels of the LSU Tigers. He leads the nation in passing touchdowns, yards of offense, and touchdowns responsible for. The big knock is that LSU finished 9-3 this past season. He is just playing the hand he was dealt, it doesn’t seem right to knock the candidate with one of the worst defenses in the country. Take him off the team and LSU likely finishes 6-6 or 7-5 in the...
ACC-SEC Challenge and Jimmy V Classic headline busy week for Top 25 teams
With Thanksgiving tournaments in the rearview mirror, many Top 25 teams will turn their attentions this week to inter-conference challenges and the annual Jimmy V Classic. The inaugural ACC/SEC women’s basketball challenge will be played with marquee games including No. 18 Notre Dame against No. 20 Tennessee; No. 24 North Carolina playing top-ranked South Carolina and No. 9 Virginia Tech against No. 7 LSU — a rematch of last season’s Final Four matchup.
LSU Football: Tigers Gain Commitment From Coveted DL Shone Washington
The former Georgia defensive lineman spent the year at EMCC, now taking talents to Baton Rouge.
See where LSU ranks in final AP Poll of the regular season
ASSOCIATED PRESS - LSU jumped up to No. 13 in the AP Poll after their 42-30 win over Texas A&M. T21. North Carolina State (9-3)
Brian Kelly talks about Jayden Daniels urgency late in the game against Texas A&M
With 11 minutes left in the third quarter, the Texas A&M Aggies took a 24-14 lead over Jayden Daniels and the LSU Tigers. That’s when Daniels flipped the script on the Aggies. Daniels led the Tigers as they outscored A&M 28-6 during the rest of the third quarter and for the fourth quarter to lead his team to a win. He showed the type of resiliency that a star quarterback needs.
Grading LSU football by position, including Jayden Daniels, following 2023 regular season finale
BATON ROUGE — LSU football's 2023 regular season is in the books. The Tigers' campaign came to a close this past weekend when they took down Texas A&M in the season finale at Tiger Stadium, 42-30. Heisman Trophy contender Jayden Daniels led the Tigers to 28 second half points after they trailed by three at halftime.
Heisman straw poll: Oregon’s Bo Nix holds narrow lead over LSU’s Jayden Daniels
From a Super Bowl ring to a new coach or a top draft pick, we’re identifying the best-case scenario for all 32 teams this week. ESN FeedsThis post was originally published on this site.
It came down to one final play at the goal line. See how Central-Dutchtown ended.
Defense wins championships is a cliché. But there was nothing cliché about the way Dutchtown preserved a 21-20 Division I nonselect quarterfinal win over Central on Friday night. Diego Spears and Jeremy Jackson broke through to stop Central’s Damon Blocker on what could have been a game-winning two-point...
With Jalen Cook out, LSU freshman Mike Williams has picked up slack at point guard
Jalen Cook’s bid to become eligible as a two-time transfer and suit up with the LSU men’s basketball team is still in the hands of the NCAA at its Indianapolis headquarters. It’s been 27 days since Cook filed an appeal after his waiver request was turned down, which...
Who was the Baton Rouge area's best football player during the quarterfinals? Vote now
The quarterfinal round of the high school football season provided some impressive statistical showings across the Baton Rouge area. Here's your chance to make your vote count and choose TheAdvocate.com Player of the Week. The poll will wrap up at noon on Wednesday, and the winner will be recognized on the The Advocate High School Sports Facebook page.
CBS Announcers Were Furious With Missed Penalty In The Iron Bowl
Alabama edged out Auburn in miraculous fashion in the Iron Bowl on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson Tide were trailing the Tigers late, and faced a fourth and goal from just past the 30-yard line, but a wild throw from Jalen Milroe found a wide receiver, handing Nick Saban's team the victory. ...
Morrow Named ESPN Player of the Week
BATON ROUGE — LSU’s Aneesah Morrow was named ESPN’s Player of the Week on Monday after putting up monster numbers at the Cayman Islands Classic. She began last week with a 17-point performance against Texas Southern with 7 steals, 4 rebounds and two blocks in the PMAC.