Boot Up!

LSU freshman Trendon Watford, along with sophomores Darius Days and Javonte Smart withdrew their names from the NBA Draft on Monday, formally announcing their intentions to return to school for another basketball season.

This provides Will Wade and the Tigers with their deepest roster in years.

The return of these three veterans, the addition of the No. 6 recruiting class in the country and the acquisition of transfer SF Josh LeBlanc, PF Shareef O’Neal and C Bryan Penn-Johnson point to an SEC-title caliber lineup heading into 2020.