Hundreds gathered to mourn LSU basketball star Wayde Sims on Tuesday night outside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Sims was fatally shot Friday morning hours before the first official practice of his junior year.

• The words from Sims' father, Wayne Sims, stood out among the overflow crowd outside the Maravich Center with Tiger Stadium as a backdrop. Read more about his heartfelt words here

• Speaking to an overflow crowd with Tiger Stadium in the background, Sims's childhood friend Skylar Mays explained why his fallen friend always seemed to be smiling. Read more here

• Coach Will Wade recalled Sim's passions and committed the team to playing for Sims all season. Read more here