LSU Searches For New Basketball Coach

According to multiple media reports, LSU is parting ways with basketball coach Johnny Jones.

The news was first reported by

The 55-year-old Jones has held the job for 5 seasons and had an overall regular season record this year of 10-20.  His team won only 2 of 18 SEC games.

Jones has two years remaining on his current contract and reportedly is due $800,000, his base salary for the final two years.  He received a contract extension in 2014.

Jones led LSU to an NCAA tournament appearance in 2015 and an NIT appearance in 2014.


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