The LSU Tigers knew that having a chance to upset No. 13 Florida would mean playing their best. The Gators made sure they came nowhere close to that.
Charles Carmouche scored only two of his 14 points in the second half, and the LSU Tigers couldn't effectively shoot or rebound Friday in losing to Florida 80-58 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
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March 15, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Erik Murphy scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds to help the 13th-ranked Florida Gators take the first step Friday toward trying to add a Southeastern Conference tournament title to their regular season championship by beating LSU 80-58.
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive presented Florida coach Billy Donovan with the regular season...
It’s finally here and this trully is the “Journey To the Tourney as a hand full of SEC teams are on the bubble and can’t afford to lose early here in Nashville. The following are five SEC coaches teeing it up today although Frank Haith and MIssouri and Cuonzo Martin and Tennessee look like they are on pretty safe footing.
Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin likes the way his Vols...
When Charles Carmouche transferred to LSU for his fifth and final collegiate season, he had this time of year in mind. Now, with Georgia on deck in the SEC Tournament, the senior discusses what it takes to advance.
TSD's Ben Love brings you all the latest on LSU basketball as the Tigers gear up for the SEC Tournament. Come inside for an update on the team's postseason picture, Charles Carmouche's injury status and what's gone wrong with LSU's interior defense lately.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Charles Carmouche had 20 points and five assists to lead LSU to a 68-57 win over Texas A&M on Wednesday night.
The Aggies never led in the second half, but cut the lead to three points with about 6 12 minutes left. That's when the Tigers used a 12-2 spurt to make it 66-53 with less than 2 minutes to go. Carmouche scored the last six points...
Charles Carmouche had 20 points and five assists to lead LSU to a 68-57 win over Texas A&M on Wednesday night.
The Aggies never led in the second half, but cut the lead to three points with about 6 1/2 minutes left. That's when the Tigers used a 12-2 spurt to make it 66-53 with less than 2 minutes to go. Carmouche scored the last six points of that run for LSU (18-10, 9...
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March 06, 2013
Charles Carmouche continued his stellar play of late as the Tigers won on the road in College Station Wednesday night. LSU moves to 9-8 in SEC play.
LSU briefly got to experience life with a winning SEC record. The Tigers won a closer game than it should have been Wednesday at home versus Arkansas, then dropped a tough game in a hostile gym at Missouri. LSU sits at 8-8 in conference with two games to go. If LSU can get one of the two, this season will be have been a success for first-year coach Johnny Jones.
In his weekly LSU basketball column, TSD's Ben Love examines what the red-hot Charles Carmouche has meant to the Tigers this season and how Johnny Jones' style of play is translating into the SEC.
Charles Carmouche scored a season-high 26 points, and LSU held on for a 65-60 victory over Arkansas after nearly squandering a 22-point lead Wednesday night.
Carmouche was 9-of-11 shooting, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range. The senior has now surpassed 20 points in three of four games, all three of them victories for LSU (17-9, 8-7 Southeastern Conference), which has won eight...
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February 27, 2013
TSD's Taylor Halsey discusses the stretch run of the 2012-13 season with LSU senior guard Charles Carmouche.
LSU split two games this past week, including a triple-overtime thriller in the Maravich Center to defeat the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tigers are playing some of their best basketball right now and probably would have won both games this past week had UT not had a player have the game of his life. While NCAA tournament hopes are probably nonexistent, LSU continues to put themselves...
On a busy Thursday afternoon of basketball interviews, Coach Johnny Jones shares the latest on Charles Carmouche's status while LSU's two sophomores look forward to Saturday's home tilt versus Alabama.
A month ago we wondered if LSU would be able to make a respectable season out of an 0-4 conference start. In short, yes they have. LSU is now .500 in conference play, having won six of their last eight to get to 6-6. LSU has even looked the part of a better team, having beaten the SEC cellar dwellars USC & Mississippi State convincingly in the past week.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Anthony Hickey scored 10 points and grabbed 8 steals, as LSU head coach Johnny Jones picked up his first Southeastern Conference win by beating Texas A&M, 58-54, Wednesday night.
The Tigers (10-6, 1-4) attempted 19 more shots than the Aggies (12-6, 2-3) but led for less than 10 minutes.
The Aggies jumped out to a 19-5 lead and held the advantage from...
Johnny Jones and several LSU players met with the media Monday afternoon. Come inside with TSD to read the latest on the Tigers, including injury updates on Corban Collins and Charles Carmouche.
TSD's Taylor Halsey spoke with LSU guard Charles Carmouche about how the Tigers can turn it around this week. Come inside to watch the interview.
This is the first edition of the Monday Hoops report...yes I know I'm late, but it's still Monday. We'll chronicle LSU's men's team throughout SEC play and the postseason, if there is one.
Through the first two weeks of SEC play, the Tigers are finding out just how much tougher life in the SEC is compared to a soft nonconference schedule of vanilla cupcakes...
Allen Payne scored 15 points and Auburn opened Southeastern Conference play with a 68-63 victory over LSU on Wednesday night.
Auburn (7-7) rode a 24-7 run starting early in the second half to the team's fifth win in seven games, snapping a streak of five straight defeats in SEC openers.
LSU (9-3, 0-1), which fell to 1-3 in road games, used a 22-6 run to lead 33-27 early in...
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January 10, 2013
Charles Carmouche's 17 points led four players in double figures as LSU used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Bethune-Cookman 79-63 Saturday in a non-conference matchup.
Carmouche capped his solid all-around effort with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Tigers (9-2) led wire-to-wire after building a 19-4 advantage in the game's first 8 minutes.
Shavon Coleman had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and LSU used balanced scoring to cruise past Houston Baptist 75-58 on Friday.
Andre Stringer and Jalen Courtney scored 11 points apiece, and Andrew Del Piero, Charles Carmouche, Malik Morgan and Eddie Ludwig chipped in nine points each for the Tigers (8-2).
LSU played without sophomore guard Anthony Hickey, who was suspended by coach...
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December 28, 2012
Coach: Jonny Jones (1st season at LSU) Overall 205-162, 12 years
2011-12: Record 18-15 overall, 7-9 in SEC ( 8th)
Starters Returning (3) Anthony Hickey, Johnny O’ Bryant, Andre Stringer
Preseason Tournament: None
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Seton Hall, at Marquette
Transfer Out: Ralston Turner (N.C. State); John Isaac (Baton Rouge CC)
Transfer In : Charles Carmouche (Memphis...
Shavon Coleman scored 22 points as LSU held off Northwestern State 102-95 in a nonconference game Tuesday.
Coleman was one of four Tigers in double figures. Anthony Hickey had a career-high 21 points, Charles Carmouche had 19 points and Johnny O'Bryant had 13.
James Hulbin was the leading scorer for the Demons (3-1) with a season-high 29 points. Northwestern State's top...
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November 20, 2012
Charles Carmouche had 16 points to lead four LSU players in double-figure scoring as the Tigers defeated UC Santa Barbara 77-63 on Friday.
Johnny O'Bryant added 13 points for the Tigers before leaving the game with a leg injury with about eight minutes remaining in the first half. Freshmen Shane Hammink and Malik Morgan each had 10 points for the Tigers.
It all added up to...
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November 09, 2012