Mon. Jun 5th, 2023

Soccer is over, however this one of many busiest instances of the yr for school sports activities.

Winter sports activities are in full swing with convention play heating up and spring sports activities are quick approaching. It was an eventful week for LSU with some good and dangerous. Males’s basketball, ladies’s basketball and gymnastics all had a number of contests whereas there was some important switch portal information on the soccer facet of issues.

It will probably all be lots to maintain up with, so we’re going to recap the previous week in LSU sports activities, from soccer’s offseason information to what’s occurring on the basketball courtroom. We’ll additionally check out some storylines to observe going ahead.

Ladies’s basketball rolls

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Kim Mulkey’s group continued to roll, leaping to No. 3 within the AP Ballot and transferring to 18-0 on the yr. The Tigers lead the nation in scoring margin. Ahead [autotag]Angel Reese[/autotag] sits sixth in factors per recreation, pouring in 23.9 per recreation.

LSU beat Auburn by 30 factors on Sunday. Reese led the crew in scoring whereas [autotag]Jasmine Carson[/autotag], [autotag]Alexis Morris[/autotag] and [autotag]Flau’jae Johnson[/autotag] all reached the double-digits mark.

[autotag]Kateri Poole[/autotag] totaled six assists and two steals.

LSU will host Arkansas on Thursday of their second assembly of the yr. The Tigers received the primary recreation final month.

Burrow and Bengals advance

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[autotag]Joe Burrow[/autotag] and [autotag]Ja’Marr Chase[/autotag] will advance to the AFC Divisional Spherical after a 24-17 win over Baltimore.

It wasn’t Burrow’s finest evening. He averaged 6.5 yards per try with a 43.7 QBR. He was beneath stress lots however averted turning the ball over. Chase had a robust displaying with 9 catches for 84 yards and a landing.

The Bengals will face the Payments in Buffalo as they attempt to repeat as AFC champs.

Rising pains for McMahon’s group

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Whereas LSU’s ladies’s crew is having its finest season in a while, the lads are in a rebuilding section.

Story continues

We knew this yr could be robust. The crew returned little manufacturing from final yr and whereas these newcomers have expertise, it takes time to discover ways to play collectively.

LSU’s worst loss but got here final week, taking a 40-point loss to Alabama on the highway. It was the fourth loss in a row and LSU has but to win a recreation this month.

LSU has one other robust week forward, however will get two residence video games in a row, Auburn and Tennessee, after taking part in three of 4 on the highway.

Howard hits the portal

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[autotag]Brian Kelly[/autotag] has reaped the advantages of the switch portal at LSU with a robust haul in his first two years in Baton Rouge. LSU felt the opposite facet of that final week with [autotag]Walker Howard[/autotag] hitting the portal.

The uncommon high 100 Louisiana quarterback recruit, Howard was billed as LSU’s future. However with a crowded QB room that features [autotag]Jayden Daniels[/autotag] and [autotag]Garrett Nussmeier[/autotag], there wasn’t a lot of an opportunity Howard noticed the sphere in 2023.

Howard has three years of eligibility left and is likely one of the finest gamers within the portal. Search for TCU and Ole Miss as potential locations.


LSU fell to 0-3 on Monday regardless of a gritty effort in opposition to top-ranked Oklahoma. It was LSU’s residence opener and a great crowd was available.

The ultimate was 197.600 to 197.450.

Regardless of the loss, it was LSU’s finest rating of the season. [autotag]Haleigh Bryant[/autotag] notched the eleventh all-around victory of her profession.

This crew is banged up proper now. Star [autotag]Kiya Johnson[/autotag] is finished for the yr with an achilles and junior [autotag]Olivia Dunne[/autotag] has but to compete this yr and was seen sporting a crutch and a strolling boot on the sideline.

It’s a younger group and the lack of Johnson hurts, however there are some promising indicators.

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Story initially appeared on LSU Tigers Wire

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