1990–91 LSU Tigers basketball team

The 1990-91 LSU Tigers men's basketball team represented Louisiana State University during the 1990–91 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.

1990–91 LSU Tigers men's basketball
SEC regular season co-champions
NCAA Tournament, First Round
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
DivisionWest Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 21
APNo. 22
1990–91 record20–10 (13–5 SEC)
Head coachDale Brown (19th season)
Home arenaPete Maravich Assembly Center
Seasons
1990–91 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 9 Kentucky 14 4   .778     22 6   .786
No. 21 Mississippi State 13 5   .722     20 9   .690
No. 22 LSU 13 5   .722     20 10   .667
No. 19 Alabama 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
Vanderbilt 11 7   .611     17 13   .567
Georgia 9 9   .500     17 13   .567
Florida 7 11   .389     11 17   .393
Auburn 5 13   .278     13 16   .448
Ole Miss 3 15   .167     9 19   .321
Tennessee 3 15   .167     12 22   .353
1991 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

RosterEdit

1990–91 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) Jr S Natchez Natchez, MS
F 32 Harold Boudreaux 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Jr Cecilia HS Arnaudville, LA
C 33 Shaquille O'Neal 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 290 lb (132 kg) So Robert G. Cole Newark, NJ
C 43 Geert Hammink 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) So   Didam, Netherlands
F 44 Wayne Sims 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 247 lb (112 kg) Sr DeRidder HS DeRidder, LA
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 24, 1990*
No. 14 vs. Villanova
Tip Off Classic
L 91–93  0–1
Springfield Civic Center 
Springfield, MA
Nov 26, 1990*
No. 14 SE Louisiana W 117–68  1–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Nov 30, 1990*
No. 20 No. 22 Texas W 101–87  2–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 7, 1990*
No. 18 Chapman W 101–68  3–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 8, 1990*
No. 18 No. 2 Arizona W 92–82[3]  4–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 18, 1990*
No. 10 Arkansas State W 98–74  5–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 20, 1990*
No. 10 Loyola Marymount W 122–114  6–1
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Dec 22, 1990*
No. 10 at Illinois L 96–102  6–2
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, IL
Dec 29, 1990*
No. 15 Nicholls State W 118–76  7–2
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
SEC regular season
Jan 2, 1991
No. 14 Vanderbilt W 87–70  8–2
(1–0)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 5, 1991
No. 14 at No. 16 Kentucky L 80–93  8–3
(1–1)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
Jan 8, 1991
No. 20 Georgia W 83–76  9–3
(2–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 12, 1991
No. 20 at Auburn W 96–84  10–3
(3–1)
Beard–Eaves–Memorial Coliseum 
Auburn, AL
Jan 15, 1991
No. 20 at Alabama W 90–80  11–3
(4–1)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Jan 19, 1991
No. 20 Ole Miss W 87–71  12–3
(5–1)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 22, 1991
No. 16 at Tennessee L 89–92  12–4
(5–2)
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
Jan 26, 1991
No. 16 Florida W 76–66  13–4
(6–2)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 30, 1991
No. 14 Mississippi State L 79–82  13–5
(6–3)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 2, 1991
No. 14 at Vanderbilt L 59–63  13–6
(6–4)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
Feb 5, 1991
No. 19 No. 10 Kentucky W 107–88  14–6
(7–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 8, 1991
No. 19 at Georgia W 89–86  15–6
(8–4)
Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
Feb 10, 1991*
No. 19 at No. 6 Duke L 70–88  15–7
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
Feb 13, 1991
No. 20 Auburn W 98–61  16–7
(9–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 17, 1991
No. 20 Alabama W 88–81  17–7
(10–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 20, 1991
No. 19 at Ole Miss W 89–78  18–7
(11–4)
C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
Feb 23, 1991
No. 19 Tennessee W 119–87  19–7
(12–4)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
Feb 27, 1991
No. 18 at Florida W 79–66  20–7
(13–4)
Stephen C. O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, FL
Mar 2, 1991
No. 18 at No. 23 Mississippi State L 73–76  20–8
(13–5)
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, MS
SEC Tournament
Mar 8, 1991*
No. 16 vs. Auburn L 77–92  20–9
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
NCAA Tournament
March 14*
 CBS
(6 MW) No. 22 vs. (11 MW) Connecticut
NCAA Tournament First Round
L 62–79[4]  20–10
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (25,348)
Minneapolis, MN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. MW=Midwest.

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RankingsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1990-91 Southeastern Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ "1990-91 LSU Tigers Roster and Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "L.S.U. Ends 7-0 Streak of No. 2 Arizona". New York Times. December 9, 1990. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  4. ^ "UConn Enjoys Laugher with 79". New York Times. March 15, 1991. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  5. ^ 2014-15 LSU Tigers basketball media guide. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.
  6. ^ College Basketball @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-Apr-24.