Latest Louisiana State University Stories

2009-04-15 15:00:34

A Dallas-based auction house plans to sell the lone remaining college jersey of former basketball star Pete Maravich. The event to be conducted in public and online next Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24. Other items will be professional team jerseys worn by Maravich when played in the 1970s with

2009-03-07 18:46:51

The Auburn Tigers, led by Korvotney Barber with 16 points and 17 rebounds, surprised 11th-ranked LSU Saturday with a 69-53 victory. Rasheem Barrett added 12 points and nine rebounds for Auburn (21-10, 10-6 SEC), which has won eight of its last nine games. Marcus Thornton had 23 points to lead LSU (25-6,

2009-02-24 23:23:40

Marcus Thornton scored 32 points Tuesday, powering No. 18 LSU to an 81-75 win over Florida and at least a share of the SEC regular-season title. Garrett Temple added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (24-4, 12-1 SEC), who improved to 19-1 on their home floor this season.

2009-02-21 21:55:49

Marcus Thornton scored 25 points Saturday to lead the 24th-ranked LSU Tigers to a 79-72 victory over the Auburn Tigers. LSU (23-4, 11-1 SEC) won its eighth straight game and improved its home record to 18-1 this season. Bo Spencer and Tasmin Mitchell each scored 14 points and Chris Johnson and Garrett Temple each had 12 points for Louisiana State, which made 20-of-21 free throws in the second half. Auburn (17-10, 6-6), which had a four-game winning streak prior to Saturday, was led by...

2009-02-04 20:49:45

LSU and Ohio State collected highly ranked recruiting classes Wednesday on the climactic day of college football recruiting. Although hundreds of high school football players across the country had previously given oral commitments to various colleges, Wednesday was the first day they could sign binding scholarship agreements with a school. In the always inexact science of grading how those schools fared, one ranking service declared Ohio State to be the winner of this year's recruiting derby.

2009-02-04 12:59:50

A recent study by LSU engineers suggests that Katrina-flooded homes may contain harmful levels of contaminants, particularly aerosols and gases, which could expose first-responders, residents and any others entering such homes to serious and lasting health risks.

2009-01-24 22:21:35

Derrick Brown had 22 points and nine rebounds and B.J.

2008-12-08 08:29:42

It’s now easier to know who should be tested for a common nerve disorder, when they should be tested, and how.

2008-11-27 10:25:00

Fishery experts have known for years that shrimp trawling operations in the Gulf of Mexico are contributing to sharp declines in the ranks of Red Snapper, one of the most delicious and popular marine fish on the seafood menu.

2008-11-17 10:10:00

Scientists have long known that life can exist in some very extreme environments. But Earth continues to surprise us.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.