LSU Tigers basketball

LSU Tigers basketball history

Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
Southeastern Conference (SEC)

Current head coach: Matt McMahon (2022-)

  • Asst: Casey Long (2022-)
  • Asst: Ronnie Hamilton (2022-)
  • Asst: Cody Toppert (2022-)
  • Chief of Staff: Tim Kaine (2022-)
  • Special Asst. to the HC: Tasmin Mitchell (2016-)
  • DPD: Ronrico White (2022-)
  • Recruiting: Jeff Moore (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  (1953, 1981, 1986, 2006)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  10  (1953, 1954, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1987, 2000, 2006, 2019)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  24  (1953, 1954, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2015, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  27-27
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  8  (1970, 1982, 1983, 2002, 2004, 2012, 2014, 2018)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-9

Conference Titles (SoCon, SEC):

Award Winners:




LSU head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Matt McMahon 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Kevin Nickelberry (int.) 2022 0-1 0 0
Will Wade 2017-22 105-51 1 2 0
Tony Benford (int.) 2019 3-2 1 0
Johnny Jones 2012-17 90-72 0 1 0
Trent Johnson 2008-12 67-64 1 1 0
Butch Pierre (int.) 2008 5-5 0 0 0
John Brady 1997-2008 192-139 3 4 0
Dale Brown 1972-97 448-301 4 13 0
Press Maravich 1966-72 76-86 0 0 0
Frank Truitt 1965-66 6-20 0 0 0
Jay McCreary 1957-65 82-115 0 0 0
Harry Rabenhorst 1925-42, 45-57 340-264 3 2 0
A.L. Swanson (int.) 1945 9-4 0 0 0
Jess Fatherree 1944-45 6-5 0 0 0
Dale Morey 1942-44 28-19 0 0 0
H. E. “Gob” Wilson 1924-25 10-7
“Moon” Ducote 1923-24 8-12
Frank “Tad” Gormley 1921-23 25-11
Branch Bocock 1920-21 19-4
Dr. C. C. “Doc” Stroud 1913-18, 19-20 82-21
R. E. Edmonds 1918-19 1-0
F. M. Long 1911-13 6-9
J. W. Mayhew 1909-11 11-4
E. R. Wingard 1908-09 5-2

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.