REPORT: LSU’s Johnny Jones to Return Next Season

TWEET 1:“Just saw men’s basketball committee member and LSU AD Joe Alleva at arena in Louisville. Said LSU is not making a change in basketball coach”

TWEET 2: “Johnny Jones will be back at LSU in 2016-17. “Go ahead and put it out there,” Joe Alleva told me.”

Jones, who is 80-51 in his four seasons as the head coach at LSU.  Expectations were high this season with likely No. 1 overall NBA pick Ben Simmons on the roster, but the Tigers went just 19-14 and tied for third in the SEC.  Jones, who played at LSU, has also been the head coach at Memphis and North Texas.

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