1989–90 LSU Tigers basketball team

The 1989-90 LSU Tigers men's basketball team represented Louisiana State University during the 1989–90 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.

1989–90 LSU Tigers men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
DivisionWest Division
Ranking
APNo. 19
1989–90 record23–9 (12–6 SEC)
Head coachDale Brown (18th season)
Home arenaPete Maravich Assembly Center
Seasons
1989-90 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Georgia 13 5   .722     20 9   .690
No. 23 Alabama 12 6   .667     26 9   .743
No. 19 LSU 12 6   .667     23 9   .719
Tennessee 10 8   .556     16 14   .533
Kentucky 10 8   .556     14 14   .500
Ole Miss 8 10   .444     13 17   .433
Auburn 8 10   .444     13 18   .419
Mississippi State 7 11   .389     16 14   .533
Vanderbilt 7 11   .389     21 14   .600
Florida 3 15   .167     7 21   .250
1990 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

RosterEdit

1989–90 LSU Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 10 Maurice "Mo" Williamson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 172 lb (78 kg) So Wilbur Cross New Haven, CT
G 13 Dennis Tracey 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr De La Salle New Orleans, LA
F 21 Lenear Burns 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Varnado HS Angie, LA
F 24 Vernel Singleton 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So S Natchez HS Natchez, MS
F 32 Harold Boudreaux 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 238 lb (108 kg) So Cecilia HS Arnaudville, LA
C 33 Shaquille O'Neal 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Fr Robert G. Cole Newark, NJ
G 34 Randy Devall 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Jr Lee HS Baton Rouge, LA
G 35 Chris Jackson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) So Gulfport Gulfport, MS
G 41 Richard Krajewski 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Grafton HS Grafton, ND
C 43 Geert Hammink 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Fr   Didam, Netherlands
F 44 Wayne Sims 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 247 lb (112 kg) Jr DeRidder HS DeRidder, LA
C 53 Stanley Roberts 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 285 lb (129 kg) So 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
Non-conference regular season
Nov 15, 1989*
No. 2 Southern Miss
Preseason NIT
W 91–80  1–0
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Nov 16, 1989*
No. 2 Kansas
Preseason NIT
L 83–89  1–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 2, 1989*
No. 9 McNeese State W 85–49  2–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 4, 1989*
No. 9 Lamar W 116–76  3–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 8, 1989*
No. 8 Cal State Los Angeles W 82–57  4–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 20, 1989*
No. 8 Northwestern State W 73–63  5–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 30, 1989*
No. 9 Hardin-Simmons W 100–66  6–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 2, 1990*
No. 11 vs. Texas W 124–113  7–1
The Summit 
Houston, TX
SEC regular season
Jan 4, 1990
No. 11 at Mississippi State L 80–87 OT 7–2
(0–1)
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, MS
Jan 6, 1990
No. 11 at Auburn W 77–70  8–2
(1–1)
Beard–Eaves–Memorial Coliseum 
Auburn, AL
Jan 8, 1990
No. 14 Tennessee W 111–94  9–2
(2–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 13, 1990
No. 14 Kentucky W 94–81  10–2
(3–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 16, 1990
No. 13 Vanderbilt W 101–72  11–2
(4–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 20, 1990*
No. 13 vs. Notre Dame W 87–64[3]  12–2
Louisiana Superdome 
New Orleans, LA
Jan 21, 1990
No. 13 at No. 25 Alabama L 55–70  12–3
(4–2)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Jan 24, 1990
No. 16 Georgia L 92–94  12–4
(4–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 27, 1990
No. 16 Florida W 70–52  13–4
(5–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 28, 1990*
No. 16 No. 5 UNLV W 107–105  14–4
Maravich Assembly Center 
East Rutherford, NJ
Jan 31, 1990
No. 14 at Ole Miss W 79–77  15–4
(6–3)
C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
Feb 3, 1990*
 CBS
No. 14 No. 20 Loyola Marymount W 148–141 OT[4][5] 16–4
Maravich Assembly Center (14,084)
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 5, 1990
No. 11 Mississippi State W 86–68  17–4
(7–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 7, 1990
No. 11 Auburn W 82–71  18–4
(8–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 10, 1990
No. 11 at Tennessee W 119–113  19–4
(9–3)
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
Feb 15, 1990
No. 9 at Kentucky L 95–100  19–5
(9–4)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
Feb 18, 1990
No. 9 at Vanderbilt W 121–108  20–5
(10–4)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
Feb 21, 1990
No. 12 Alabama W 75–69  21–5
(11–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 25, 1990
No. 12 at Georgia L 85–86  21–6
(11–5)
Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
Feb 27, 1990
No. 15 at Florida L 63–76  21–7
(11–6)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, FL
Mar 3, 1990
No. 15 Ole Miss W 103–94  22–7
(12–6)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
SEC Tournament
Mar 9, 1990*
No. 16 vs. Auburn
SEC Tournament Quarterfinal
L 76–78  22–8
Orlando Arena 
Orlando, FL
NCAA Tournament
March 15*
 CBS
(5 SE) No. 19 vs. (12 SE) Villanova
NCAA Tournament First Round
W 70–63  23-8
Thompson–Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
March 17*
 CBS
(5 SE) No. 19 vs. (4 SE) No. 9 Georgia Tech
NCAA Tournament Second Round
L 91–94  23-9
Thompson–Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. SE=Southeast.

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RankingsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1989-90 Southeastern Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ "1989-90 LSU Tigers Roster and Stats". LSUSports.net. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  3. ^ "COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP : For the Record, It Goes Brown's Way". Los Angeles Times. January 21, 1990. Retrieved May 2, 2020.
  4. ^ "Loyola Loses Its Way in LSU's Trees, 148-141". Los Angeles Times. February 4, 1990. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  5. ^ "L.S.U. Survives by 148-141". New York Times. February 4, 1990. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  6. ^ 2014-15 LSU Tigers basketball media guide. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.
  7. ^ College Basketball @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.