Jordan Mickey sat in front of his locker in the LSU locker room with his head buried in his hands sobbing. Teammate Jarell Martin came by and offered his encouragement, but it didn’t help. Other teammates were lifeless and still in shock.
The LSU men’s basketball team was 39 minutes, 59.9 seconds away from advancing to the second round of the NCAA tournament, but couldn’t finish the deal.
North Carolina State forward Beejay Anya hit a left-handed shot with 0.1 seconds left to give the WolfPack a 66-65 victory on Thursday that ended LSU’s season.