After a slow start, the LSU men surge past Southern Miss 87-67 _lowres

Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU's Keith Hornsby gets a fist bump from coach Johnny Jones during a game against Southern Miss last season. Hornsby, Jones and the Tigers will host Oklahoma as part of the SEC-Big 12 Challenge next season.

.

Opening news and notes before Saturday's Georgia at LSU men's basketball game from the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Saturday.

Click here to see the report.