College Sports

Long reaches rebounding milestone

University of Louisiana at Lafayette men’s basketball standout Shawn Long became the Sun Belt Conference’s all-time leading rebounder after recording 15 boards in Louisiana’s 71-69 loss to Arkansas State Saturday. The Morgan City High alum has grabbed 1,196 rebounds in his career, passing former
South Alabama standout Augustine Rubit’s mark of 1,181. Earlier this season, Long became the Ragin’ Cajuns all-time leading rebounder. With his 25 points Saturday, Long also passed Rubit (ninth all-time in Sun Belt history) and moved into eighth place on the Sun Belt Conference’s all-time scoring list with
1,941 points. His point total ranks sixth in school history. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics)

Victor, Simmons lead LSU past Ole Miss

LSU freshman Ben Simmons attempts a layup during Wednesday’s Southeastern Conference contest against Ole Miss. Simmons scored 15 points in the Tigers’ 90-81 victory. LSU will continue conference play Saturday when it hosts Arkansas. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU freshman Antonio Blakeney responded to his removal from the starting lineup by bursting out of a recent shooting slump at an opportune time.

Dunn receives pitching award

LSU pitching coach Alan Dunn, center, received the 2015 National Pitching Coach of the Year Award Saturday during the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. With Dunn, left, is John Pinkman, chairman of the National Pitching Coach of the Year Award, and LSU head coach Paul Mainieri. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU pitching coach Alan Dunn received the 2015 National Pitching Coach of the Year Award Saturday night in Nashville during the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention.

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