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LSU to Retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's Jersey

BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Election Board has unanimously approved the jersey retirement of LSU men’s basketball All-American Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.

The jersey will be retired by LSU in a gameday ceremony during the 2019-20 basketball season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The No. 35 worn by Abdul-Rauf, who was known as Chris Jackson during his LSU playing career as the Tigers’ point guard, will join the No. 50 worn by Bob Pettit, the No. 23 worn by Pete Maravich, the No. 40 worn by Rudy Macklin and the No.