2011–12 LSU Tigers basketball team

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2011–12 LSU Tigers men's basketball
Louisiana State University (block logo).svg
NIT, First Round
Conference Southeastern Conference
2011–12 record 18–15 (7–9 SEC)
Head coach Trent Johnson (4th year)
Assistant coach Donny Guerinoni
Assistant coach Nick Robinson
Assistant coach Brent Scott
Home arena Pete Maravich Assembly Center
Seasons
2011–12 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Kentucky 16 0   1.000     38 2   .950
#25 Florida 10 6   .625     26 11   .703
#20 Vanderbilt 10 6   .625     25 11   .694
Tennessee 10 6   .625     19 15   .559
Alabama 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Mississippi State 8 8   .500     21 12   .636
Ole Miss 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
LSU 7 9   .438     18 15   .545
Arkansas 6 10   .375     18 14   .563
Auburn 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Georgia 5 11   .313     15 17   .469
South Carolina 2 14   .125     10 21   .323
2012 SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 LSU Tigers men's basketball team represented Louisiana State University in the sport of basketball during the 2011–12 college basketball season. The Tigers competed in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC). They were led by head coach Trent Johnson, and played their home games at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the university's Baton Rouge, Louisiana campus.

Previous season[edit]

The Tigers finished the 2010–11 season 11–21 overall, 3–13 in SEC play and lost in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Vanderbilt.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 LSU Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 1 Hickey, AnthonyAnthony Hickey 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Fr Hopkinsville, Kentucky
F 2 O'Bryant III, JohnnyJohnny O'Bryant III 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 262 lb (119 kg) Fr Cleveland, Mississippi
G 4 Bass, ChrisChris Bass 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Baton Rouge, Louisiana
F 5 White, MalcolmMalcolm White 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Baton Rouge, Louisiana
G 10 Stringer, AndreAndre Stringer 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Jackson, Mississippi
G 12 Martin, RonaldRonald Martin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr White Castle, Louisiana
F 13 Ludwig, EddieEddie Ludwig 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Jr Metairie, Louisiana
F 14 Courtney, JalenJalen Courtney 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 228 lb (103 kg) So Jackson, Mississippi
G 22 Turner, RalstonRalston Turner 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So Muscle Shoals, Alabama
F 24 Warren, StormStorm Warren 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Monroe, Louisiana
G 32 Isaac, JohnJohn Isaac 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr Leesville, Louisiana
C 41 Hamilton, JustinJustin Hamilton 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) RS Jr Alpine, Utah
C 55 Del Piero, AndrewAndrew Del Piero 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 257 lb (117 kg) RS Jr Austin, Texas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Regular Season
November 12
12:00 p.m.
Nicholls State W 96–74  1–0
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 15
6:00 p.m.
at Coastal Carolina L 63–71  1–1
Kimbel Arena 
Conway, South Carolina
November 17
2:00 p.m., ESPNU
vs. Northwestern
2011 Charleston Classic
L 82–88  1–2
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, South Carolina
November 18
1:00 p.m.
vs. WKU
2011 Charleston Classic
W 76–57  2–2
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, South Carolina
November 20
2:30 p.m.
vs. Georgia Tech
2011 Charleston Classic 5th Place Game
W 59–50  3–2
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, South Carolina
November 23
7:00 p.m., CST
South Alabama L 75–79 OT 3–3
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
November 29
7:00 p.m., CBSSN
at Houston W 59–58  4–3
Hofheinz Pavilion 
Houston, Texas
December 3
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
at Rutgers
SEC–Big East Challenge
W 59–50  5–3
Louis Brown Athletic Center 
Piscataway, New Jersey
December 10
7:00 p.m., CST
Boise State W 64–45  6–3
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 15
7:00 p.m., CST
UC Irvine W 66–59  7–3
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 19
8:00 p.m., FSN
No. 10 Marquette W 67–59  8–3
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
December 22
7:00 p.m.
at North Texas W 67–58  9–3
Super Pit 
Denton, Texas
December 29
6:00 p.m., CST
Grambling State W 69–37  10–3
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 2*
6:00 p.m., CST
No. 21 Virginia L 52–57  10–4
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
SEC Regular Season
January 7
12:30 p.m., SECN
Ole Miss W 81–55  11–4 (1–0)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 11
8:00 p.m., CSS
at Alabama L 53–69  11–5 (1–1)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
January 14
8:00 p.m., FSN
at Arkansas L 60–69  11–6 (1–2)
Bud Walton Arena 
Fayetteville, Arkansas
January 17
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
Auburn W 65–58 OT 12–6 (2–2)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
January 21
5:00 p.m., FSN
at No. 17 Florida L 64–76  12–7 (2–3)
O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, Florida
January 27
7:00 p.m., SECN
at No. 18 Mississippi State L 71–76  12–8 (2–4)
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, Mississippi
January 28
3:00 p.m., SECN
No. 1 Kentucky L 50–74  12–9 (2–5)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 4
12:30 p.m., SECN
Arkansas W 71–65  13–9 (3–5)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 8
8:00 p.m., CSS
at Vanderbilt L 61–76  13–10 (3–6)
Memorial Gym 
Nashville, Tennessee
February 11
6:00 p.m., ESPN2
Alabama W 67–58  14–10 (4–6)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 14
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
Mississippi State W 69–67 OT 15–10 (5–6)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 18
12:30 p.m., SECN
at South Carolina W 68–58  16–10 (6–6)
Colonial Life Arena 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 22
7:00 p.m., SECN
Georgia W 61–53  17–10 (7–6)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 25
12:00 p.m., SECN
at Ole Miss L 48–72  17–11 (7–7)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, Mississippi
February 29
8:00 p.m., CSS
Tennessee L 69–74 OT 17–12 (7–8)
Maravich Assembly Center 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 3
1:00 p.m., CBS
at Auburn L 52–67  17–13 (7–9)
Auburn Arena 
Auburn, AL
2012 SEC Tournament
March 8
12:00 p.m., SECN
No. (8) vs. (9) Arkansas
First Round
W 70–54  18–13
New Orleans Arena 
New Orleans
March 9
12:00 p.m., SECN
No. (8) vs. No. 1 (1) Kentucky
Quarterfinals
L 51–60  18–14
New Orleans Arena 
New Orleans
2012 NIT
March 13*
8:30 p.m., ESPN
No. (6) at (3) Oregon
First Round
L 74–96  18–15
Matthew Knight Arena 
Eugene, Oregon
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time Zone.

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