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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)
COACH AND PROGRAM
Last year Blue Ribbon predicted that then first-year LSU coach Trent Johnson had the ingredients in place to pull off a quick reversal of the Tigers' flagging fortunes. And that's exactly what happened -- 27 wins, the overall SEC championship and the second round of the NCAA Tournament.