The 6-foot-3, 180-pound Blakeney originally committed to Louisville in September but renounced his pledge less than two weeks later. The five-star recruit spoke to NCAA officials last month about a recruiting trip to Louisville following allegations in a new book that Cardinals basketball staff paid escorts to dance and have sex with players and recruits on visits.
LSU finished last season 22–11 and lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers open their 2015–16 campaign on Nov. 13 against McNeese State.
- Christopher Chavez