1988–89 LSU Tigers basketball team

The 1988–89 LSU Tigers men's basketball team represented Louisiana State University during the 1988–89 NCAA men's college basketball season. The head coach was Dale Brown. The team was a member of the Southeastern Conference and played their home games at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

1988–89 LSU Tigers men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, First Round
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
DivisionWest Division
1988–89 record20–12 (11–7 SEC)
Head coachDale Brown (17th season)
Home arenaPete Maravich Assembly Center
Seasons
1988-89 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Florida 13 5   .722     21 13   .618
No. 20 Alabama 12 6   .667     23 8   .742
Vanderbilt 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
LSU 11 7   .611     20 12   .625
Tennessee 11 7   .611     19 11   .633
Kentucky 8 10   .444     13 19   .406
Ole Miss 8 10   .444     15 15   .500
Mississippi State 7 11   .389     13 15   .464
Georgia 6 12   .333     15 16   .484
Auburn 2 16   .111     9 19   .321
1989 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

RosterEdit

1988–89 LSU Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 24 Vernel Singleton 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr    
F 33 Ricky Blanton 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Miami Killian Miami, FL
G 35 Chris Jackson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Fr Gulfport Gulfport, MS
F 44 Wayne Sims 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
So    
C 53 Stanley Roberts (I) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Fr Lower Richland Hopkins, SC
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

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Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
Nov 25, 1988*
Marist W 94–58  1–0
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Nov 30, 1988*
Oral Roberts L 96–100  1–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 6, 1988*
Louisiana Tech L 109–111  1–2
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 8, 1988*
McNeese State W 91–89  2–2
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 10, 1988
at Florida W 111–101  3–2
(1–0)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, FL
Dec 8, 1988*
UT Martin W 128–89  4–2
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 22, 1988*
No. 5 Illinois L 100–127  4–3
Maravich Assembly Center (14,192)
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 28, 1988*
vs. Morehead State
Chaminade Classic
W 101–88  5–3
 
Honolulu, HI
Dec 29, 1988*
at Chaminade
Chaminade Classic
W 94–79  6–3
 
Honolulu, HI
Dec 30, 1988*
vs. Nebraska
Chaminade Classic
W 90–87  7–3
 
Honolulu, HI
Jan 2, 1989*
at Maryland W 79–77  8–3
Cole Fieldhouse 
College Park, MD
Jan 4, 1989
Mississippi State L 84–87  8–4
(1–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 7, 1989
Auburn W 104–77  9–4
(2–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 11, 1989
at No. 17 Tennessee L 96–100  9–5
(2–2)
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
Jan 14, 1989
at Kentucky W 64–62  10–5
(3–2)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
Jan 18, 1989
Vanderbilt W 86–85  11–5
(4–2)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 21, 1989
Alabama W 80–76  12–5
(5–2)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 25, 1989
at Georgia W 80–79  13–5
(6–2)
Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
Jan 28, 1989*
vs. No. 2 Georgetown W 82–80[3]  14–5
Louisiana Superdome (54,321)
New Orleans, LA
Feb 1, 1989
No. 19 Ole Miss W 105–75  15–5
(7–2)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 4, 1989
No. 19 at Mississippi State L 79–96  15–6
(7–3)
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, MS
Feb 8, 1989
at Auburn W 104–91  16–6
(8–3)
Beard–Eaves–Memorial Coliseum 
Auburn, AL
Feb 11, 1989
Tennessee W 122–106  17–6
(9–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 15, 1989
No. 20 Kentucky W 99–80  18–6
(10–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 18, 1989
No. 20 at Vanderbilt L 74–108  18–7
(10–4)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
Feb 20, 1989
Georgia W 97–83  19–7
(11–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 22, 1989
at Alabama L 72–87  19–8
(11–5)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Feb 25, 1989*
No. 18 UNLV W 88–87  20–8
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Mar 1, 1989
Florida L 95–104  20–9
(11–6)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Mar 4, 1989
at Ole Miss L 112–113  20–10
(11–7)
C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
SEC Tournament
Mar 10, 1989*
at Tennessee
SEC Tournament Quarterfinal
L 77–95  20–11
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
NCAA Tournament
Mar 17, 1989*
(7 W) vs. (10 W) UTEP
First Round
L 74–85  20–12
McKale Center 
Tucson, AZ
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. W=West.

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RankingsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1988-89 Southeastern Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ "1988-89 LSU Tigers Roster and Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "For Big Crowd, a Big Upset By L.S.U." New York Times. January 29, 1989. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  4. ^ 2014-15 LSU Tigers basketball media guide. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.
  5. ^ College Basketball @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.