LSU's Will Wade makes statement on suspension, asks for 'right to do my job' amid controversy
Theadvocate.com - Thu 14 Mar 15:14 GMT

Suspended LSU basketball coach Will Wade released a statement Thursday morning asking to be reinstated as the Tigers' head coach.

LSU's Will Wade makes statement on suspension, asks for 'right to do my job' amid controversy

  Suspended LSU basketball coach Will Wade released a statement Thursday morning asking to be reinstated as the Tigers' head coach.

  If you are an LSU fan, set aside for a moment how much you like Will Wade and want him to continue as its basketball coach.

  Wade released the following statement: "This morning, I advised President Alexander, Athletic Director Joe Alleva and the LSU Board of Supervisors that I would like to resume my duties as Head Basketball Coach.

  With the status of freshman guard Javonte Smart still unknown, the LSU basketball team returned to practice Tuesday after a two-day break from… Smart did not play against Vanderbilt and his status for the SEC Tournament and beyond remains unclear.

  Despite questions swirling around the LSU men’s basketball program, athletic director Joe Alleva said emphatically Wednesday the Tigers will p…