Basketball Q&As

TSD's Ben Love snagged exclusive interviews with LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones and star signee Jarell Martin. Come inside to read full transcripts and get the latest on how the team is coming together in preparation for the 2013-14 season.

It may be the peak of baseball season, but it's never too early to look ahead to LSU basketball.

With that in mind, TSD publisher Ben Love got with head coach Johnny Jones and McDonald's All-American signee Jarell Martin to preview the 2013-14 season and take the pulse of how the team is starting to come together this summer.

Included are plenty of juicy tidbits, such as Jones' update on LSU vs. Texas in Dallas to begin the season and Martin's take on how his battles with Johnny O'Bryant are going in some of the team's early summer games in open court.

Read about it all below.

Q & A: Johnny Jones

Q & A: Jarell Martin

*Special thanks to TSD intern Eric Oslund, who contributed to this report.

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