Friday, Nov. 18, 2005
LSU 84, Southern 56
In his first collegiate outing, Tasmin Mitchell scored 19 points to lead LSU to a victory in the season opener versus cross-town foe Southern.
Monday, Nov. 21, 2005
LSU 104, Nicholls 57
Tyrus Thomas scores 22 points, and the Tigers shoot 57 percent from the floor as LSU blows out the Colonels by 47.
Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005
LSU 71, No. 13
Darrel Mitchell hit a pair of clutch threes in overtime as LSU posted its first road win over a ranked team since 2004, knocking off No. 13 West Virginia.
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005
LSU 90, McNeese 70
Despite 27 turnovers and being out-rebounded 44-41, LSU managed a 20-point blowout of McNeese.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005
LSU 81, Louisiana-Lafayette 62
LSU and Louisiana-Lafayette combined for 38 turnovers and 37 personal fouls, but the Tigers still routed the Cajuns by 19.
Monday, Dec. 19, 2005
Glen Davis and Darrel Mitchell
combined for 25 points, but the rest of the Tigers shot only 27 percent as LSU
fell to mid-major power
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005
LSU 75, Arkansas-Monticello 48
Valley High Gym
LSU battled UAM's 40-minute zone defense, but Darrel Mitchell scored 18 points to lead LSU to the victory over the Division II Boll Weevils.
Friday, Dec. 23, 2005
Valley High Gym
LSU led most of the way,
out-rebounded the Bearcats 38-25 and outscored them in the paint 40-20, but a
late three-pointer gave
Saturday, Dec 31, 2005
LSU's Tyrus Thomas had 14 points,
11 rebounds and five blocks in the loss to the Buckeyes.
Tuesday, Jan. 03, 2005
LSU 75, Tulane 58
The LSU Tiger basketball team rebounded from what Coach John Brady called a "casual" start to the game to defeat the Tulane Green Wave, 75-58. Tyrus Thomas led LSU in scoring with 20 points and just missed a fourth straight double-double with nine rebounds.
Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006
LSU again put up the fight of their lives on the home court of a nationally-ranked team, but fell in the closing seconds, 67-66. This close loss forced LSU into national spotlight.
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006
Bud Walton Arena
Tasmin Mitchell scored 19 points,
including a key jumper in the final minute, and LSU held off
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006
The Tigers come away with a huge
victory at home against the Volunteers that pays greatly further down the
season. With the win, LSU held the tiebreaker over
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006
Glen Davis had 17 points, Darrel
Mitchell added 15 and LSU beat
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006
The LSU men's basketball team
overcame a double-digit first-half deficit and used a 14-2 run late in the
second half to cruise by
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006
LSU 81, Georgia 52
The talent-laden but still unranked
LSU men's basketball team entertained a sold-out
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
LSU 79, Ole Miss 73
Tad Smith Coliseum
LSU's Tasmin Mitchell had a three-pointer and a steal in the final two minutes, while Darrel Mitchell scored 10 of his game-high 28 points in the final 5:19 to lead the LSU men's basketball team past Ole Miss, 79-73.
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006
LSU 84, Auburn 69
The 24th-ranked LSU men's
basketball squad fought off a scrappy Auburn team to remain perfect in
Southeastern Conference play, 84-69, in front of 11,131 at the
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006
Darrel Mitchell made 235
three-pointers at LSU up until this contest, but there may be none bigger than
the 235th he hit with 11.2 seconds to play to rally LSU to a 78-77 win over
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006
Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006
The LSU men's basketball team added another "W" to the win column as they rebounded against rival Mississippi State, 72-59.
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006
LSU 65, Auburn 61
Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Tasmin Mitchell hadn't scored in
the first 39:30 of the game, but LSU coach John Brady still called his number
again at the end of the game. The freshman scored off a set play with 30 seconds
to play to give the No. 25 LSU men's basketball team a 65-61 victory over
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006
LSU 77, Vanderbilt 66
Darrel Mitchell scored 21 points and No. 24 LSU beat Vanderbilt 77-66 to clinch a second straight Southeastern Conference Western Division title.
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006
Making 14 of 16 free throws in the
final 7:24, the No. 24 LSU men's basketball team defeated
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006
No. 21 LSU wins a share of the SEC regular season championship on Mardi Gras Day as the Tigers defeat South Carolina 64-61.
Saturday, March 4, 2006
LSU 55, Ole Miss 52
Friday, March 10, 2006
LSU 92, Vanderbilt 73
Tyrus Thomas watched from the bench, and point guard Darrel Mitchell tied a season-low with six points, but Glen Davis matched his career-high of 28 points and finished with 13 rebounds to lead the Tigers to a 92-73 victory over Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals Friday.
Saturday, March 11, 2006
Taurean Green scored 18 points to lead five Gators in double figures and No. 16 Florida downed 17th-ranked LSU 81-65, helping the defending champions advance to the tournament title game for the third straight year and sixth time overall. It's off to the NCAA Tournament.
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Veterans Memorial Arena
The SEC player of the year heated
up at just the right time for the fourth-seeded Tigers, who overcame a sluggish
start to beat No. 13 seed
Saturday, March 18, 2006
Veterans Memorial Arena
With the clock running out on the team's hopes, the Tigers' lone senior made a long 3-pointer with 3.9 seconds remaining to give the SEC regular-season champions a 58-57 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the Atlanta Regional.
Thursday, March 23, 2006
LSU 62, Duke 54
The Tigers sent J.J. Reddick home
crying as they upset basketball powerhouse Duke, 62-54. Everyone in
Saturday, March 25, 2006
LSU did the unthinkable when they
Saturday, April 1, 2006
UCLA 59, LSU 45
The Bruins outplayed the Tigers with a smothering defense and ended LSU's magical season, 59-45. The 45 points for LSU were the second-lowest total in the Final Four since the NCAA adopted the shot clock in 1986.