LSU men coast past College of Charleston 71-47 _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU's Jarell Martin drives past the College of Charleston's Terrance O'Donohue on Monday in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Martin had 18 points, nine rebounds and three assists in LSU's 71-47 win.

The latest news and notes before Monday's Southern Miss at LSU men's basketball game from Advocate sportswriter Sheldon Mickles.