When the shot came on the ESPNU screen that No. 6 Louisiana was playing at No. 3 LSU in the opening round of the NIT Tournament, it verified a few suspicions floating around in recent weeks.

It also unearthed some frustrating old questions that don't have easy answers

"Why is UL having to travel to LSU?"

"Why_have UL and LSU only played four times since 1937 in men's basketball?"