BATON ROUGE, La. -- Johnny Jones is officially the head man at LSU. Now, he'd better get to work. It's no secret that the timing of Trent Johnson's departure put LSU behind the eight ball in the recruiting world.
By now, it's clear what challenges the new LSU men's basketball coach will face when he gets the job. On the plus side, he will likely be paid well, with the potential for more if he's successful thanks to LSU's ample athletic budget.
Last week, Howard College small forward Shavon Coleman said he would be ready to announce his senior college choice around the start of the national signing period Wednesday. But with LSU as one of his three favorites, and with the Tigers working through a coaching change, the 6-foot-6 Thibodaux (La.
Shavon Coleman has a third official visit set up before the regular signing period for college basketball begins April 11, a week from Wednesday. And Texas Tech, where the 6-foot-6 wing from Howard College in Texas via Thibodaux, La.
Today is three weeks before the start of college basketball's regular (most call it "late") signing period April 11 and while there has been precious little news from the LSU front, there is plenty to watch for as the period nears.