After mixed results in Hawaii, Syracuse back home to face LSU

Syracuse’s recent trip to Hawaii may have produced disappointing results early on, but the Orange certainly ended their visit on a high note. The Orange walloped Division II Chaminade in their final game of the Maui Invitational, and they hope that momentum carries into Tuesday’s home game against LSU. Syracuse (4-2) lost to Tennessee and Gonzaga by a combined 36 points in their first two games in Hawaii last week. However, in their final contest

Jayden Daniels makes last Heisman push as No. 14 LSU faces Texas A&M

Quarterback Jayden Daniels will make the closing argument in his case for winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday. Daniels, the nation’s leader in total offense (417.4 yards per game), will lead the No. 14 LSU (8-3, 5-2 SEC) against Texas A&M (7-4, 4-3) in Baton Rouge, La. Daniels has been a part of the Heisman conversation all season, but he has gained more recognition with consecutive historic performances in victories against Florida and Georgia State

Wake Forest, LSU both hope to finish Charleston Classic strong

After a nightmarish start to the season, LSU desperately needed a victory against North Texas in its second game of the Charleston Classic. Following last-second losses to Nicholls and Dayton, Tigers coach Matt McMahon understood the severity of closing out Friday’s game against the Mean Green. LSU trailed 57-56 with 4:31 remaining before a Derek Fountain bucket gave the Tigers the lead for good. That late rally for a 66-62 victory propelled LSU to the

Dayton, LSU aim to shake off tough losses

LSU and Dayton meet in the first round of the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, hoping to accelerate their early season development. Both are coming off difficult losses as they play the first of three games in four days in the tournament. The Tigers (1-1) lost to an in-state rival at home for the first time since 1988 — snapping an 82-game win streak — when they fell to Nicholls 68-66 last Friday

Heisman prose: No. 15 LSU rallies behind trophy QB to greet Ga. State

No. 15 LSU is going to a bowl game but can’t win the Southeastern Conference championship. Georgia State is bowl eligible but can’t win the Sun Belt championship. So neither the 7-3 Tigers’ nor the 6-4 Panthers’ primary preseason goals are swinging in the balance of their non-conference game Saturday night in Baton Rouge, La. Even so, the game holds significant importance. Jayden Daniels and his LSU teammates can strengthen the quarterback’s case for winning

LSU looks for another easy win as Nicholls visits

LSU didn’t have any trouble in its season opener. The Tigers rolled to a 27-point halftime lead on their way to a 106-60 home rout of outmanned Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. All 12 players who entered the game scored. They’ll face another potentially outmanned opponent when they meet Nicholls on Friday night in Baton Rouge, La. On Monday, LSU took advantage of Nevada graduate transfer Will Baker’s 7-foot height on the inside. He

QB Jayden Daniels might miss Florida game for No. 19 LSU

LSU won’t know if star quarterback Jayden Daniels will be available to play on Saturday until later in the week. Daniels sustained a concussion last weekend during LSU’s loss to Alabama, so the No. 19 Tigers are getting Garrett Nussmeier prepared to play in case he needs to make the start on Saturday against Florida in Baton Rouge, La. Nussmeier has never started a college game and would have big shoes to fill with Daniels

New-look LSU aims to find success vs. Mississippi Valley State

LSU head coach Matt McMahon is hoping for significant improvement from his team in his second season. The Tigers posted a 14-19 record overall and 2-16 mark in Southeastern Conference play in 2022-23. They open the new season against Mississippi Valley State on Monday night in Baton Rouge, La. McMahon knows what happens in the early season can be misleading as far as what’s going to occur in the SEC. Last season LSU went 11-1