YEAR IN REVIEW: 10 Games to Remember

With the start of football season less than a week away, we will officially close the books on the 2006-07 athletic season at LSU. Throughout the end of the week, we will recap the past 12 months in LSU sports. Here, we look at the Best Games to Remember from 2006-07.

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Brandon LaFell enjoys LSU's win in Little Rock as the scoreboard tells the story.(BethBonnerDeville)



1. LSU 31, Arkansas 26 – Friday, Nov. 24, 2006

All the while knowing they could not get to the SEC Championship Game, the Tigers did the next best thing in beating SEC West champion Arkansas. An exciting back and forth battle was highlighted by Trindon Holliday's 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.


2. Lady Tigers 63, Tennessee 54 – Sunday, March 3, 2007

In what turned out to be Pokey Chatman's final victory as the Lady Tigers' head coach, LSU bolted out to a huge first half lead en route to the stunning upset of eventual national champion Tennessee. LSU held national player of the year Candace Parker to four points.


3. LSU 66, Connecticut 49 – Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007

It may have marked the beginning of the end for John Brady's Tigers, but LSU's rousing win over UConn drew national exposure. While the Tigers would 12 of their next 16 games, LSU's win over the 18th-ranked Huskies is one to no doubt savor.


4. LSU 64, Texas A&M 52 – Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006

Brady's bunch looked like national championship contenders when the Tigers knocked off No. 6 Texas A&M 64-52. Glen Davis and Co. tightened down the defense holding A&M star Acie Law to four points.


5. LSU 28, Tennessee 24 – Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006

JaMarcus Russell was well-known for a string of dramatic comebacks, but none was sweeter than his last second drive leading to a 28-24 win over Tennessee, only the Tigers second-ever win in Knoxville. Russell's game-winning pass to Early Doucet came with just nine seconds left on the clock.


6. Lady Tigers 73, Connecticut 50 – Monday, March 26, 2007

Talk about making a statement, the Lady Tigers rode a 23-point performance by Sylvia Fowles in hammering No. 4 UConn to advance to the program's fourth straight Final Four.


7. LSU 41, Notre Dame 14 – Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007

Many people predicted it and it came to pass. Lots of folks said Notre dame was in over their head coming into the Superdome to play LSU. They were right. JaMarcus Russell put on a clinic as the Tigers embarrassed the Irish 41-14, Notre Dame's 10th straight bowl loss.


8. LSU 3, Tennessee 2 – Sunday, April 29, 2007

For the third time in the program's history, Tiger softball defeated the No. 1 team in the country. LSU grabbed an early lead and held off top-ranked Tennessee before a national television audience on ESPN2.


9. Penn State def. LSU 3-2 (30-32, 24-30, 30-23, 30-23, 15-6) – Saturday, Aug. 26, 2007

The Tigers rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force a fifth game with No. 2 Penn State before running out of gas. It was arguably the best effort in Fran Flory's tenure at LSU.


10. LSU 66, Florida 56 – Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007

LSU was down and out. The chances of LSU even making it to the postseason were grim. But it didn't deter the Tigers on this night. With Glen Davis on the bench, LSU toppled No. 3 and eventual national champion Florida by double-digits.





Women's Basketball - Lady Tigers 75, Ohio State 51 – Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006


Softball - LSU 11, Stanford 5 – Saturday, May 19, 2007


Women's Basketball - Connecticut 72, LSU 71 – Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007


Baseball - LSU 6, South Carolina 5 – Saturday, March 17, 2007


Baseball - LSU 6, Arkansas 5 – Friday, May 4, 2007


Soccer - LSU 1, Florida 1 (2OT) – Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006

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