10 GAMES TO FORGET
For the second straight trip to the Plains, LSU gets hosed by the officials when a pass interference penalty gets waved off in the final minutes. LSU still gets a shot at the win, by JaMarcus Russell's pass to Craig Davis comes up four yards short in the most memorable defensive battle in recent years.
2. Washington 88, LSU 72 – Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006
The eventual national Gators did just enough that day to top the mistake-prone LSU 23-10. Two critical fumbles and a muffed punt doomed the Tigers as LSU watched its hopes of a national title fade away.
In eight trips to the Final Four by
LSU basketball teams (men and women); the Tigers/Lady Tigers are a combined 0-8.
The last loss, a Lady Tigers defeat to
After earlier blowout losses to
Stetson, LSU fans were aware that the Paul Mainieri era at LSU would take some
time. Defending SEC champion
At least they were consistent.
Tigers closed out SEC play much the way it began as
7. LSU 23, Ole Miss 20 – Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006
Yes the Tigers won, but by the skin of their teeth. JaMarcus Russell capped off his eighth last minute comeback rallying the Tigers from a 20-7 deficit. But LSU shouldn't have needed overtime to beat this bad Ole Miss team.
8. Ole Miss 71, LSU 70 – Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007
There were a lot of painful losses for John Brady's Tigers in 2006-07, but none hurt worse than the Rebels' last-second buzzer beater over a beleaguered Tiger team.
9. Georgia 1, LSU 0 (9) – Sunday, May 6, 2007
A week earlier LSU beat No. 1
Tennessee in the most memorable home game in LSU Softball history. A week later,
a 1-0 loss to
10. Vanderbilt 51, LSU 45 – Sunday, March 4, 2007
In Pokey Chatman's last game as
head coach, the Lady Tigers lost the SEC Tournament championship to Vanderbilt,
a day after LSU had beaten eventual national champion
Baseball - Stetson 14, LSU 1 – Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007
Men's Basketball -