Wanna talk about shit?”: Shaquille O’Neal celebrates as the Tigers pull off a mighty win to reach the NCAA Finals

It was an electrifying night for the LSU Tigers women’s basketball team as they clinched a win over top seed Virginia Tech in the NCAA Final Four, marking their first-ever Finals appearance.

This triumph caught the attention of fans and alumni alike, and none other than LSU’s legendary Shaquille O’Neal attended the celebrations. Before this historic moment, let’s explore the significance of this win and the connection between Shaq and LSU.

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How does Shaquille O’Neal fit into LSU’s legacy?

Shaquille O’Neal, an LSU graduate and one of the most important athletes in Tigers history, had a profound impact on the university’s athletic programs. Having established his dominance in college basketball before finding success in the NBA, Shaq is yearning for a national title for the Tigers. Thanks to the women’s basketball team’s recent success, Shaq may finally have a chance to witness a championship for his beloved alma mater.

The energy in the LSU locker room was palpable after the dramatic win, with players reveling in the moment and excited at the opportunity to compete for a national title. Shaq was no exception, sharing an Instagram story that captured the atmosphere of celebration and the players’ elated response to their victory. The Hall of Famer’s post showed players going wild in front of celebrations, blurting out loud “You wanna talk sh*t?…” from Boosie Badazz’s “Set It Off.”

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Shaquille O’Neal’s impact on LSU extended beyond his own accomplishments, with his children following in his footsteps and participating in the university’s athletic programs. Shareef O’Neal, Amirah O’Neal and 16-year-old Me’arah O’Neal have all continued Shaq’s legacy by wearing the LSU purple and yellow to ensure the O’Neal name became synonymous with the university remains.

The LSU Tigers’ win over Virginia Tech comes courtesy of outstanding performances from Alexis Morris and Angel Reese. Morris scored 27 points while Reese contributed 24 points and 12 rebounds. Head Coach Kim Mulkey also deserves credit for guiding the team to the NCAA Finals in just her second year with the program.

What’s next for the LSU Tigers?

The Tigers take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in Sunday’s national title fight, led by AP Player of the Year Caitlin Clark. Will Shaquille O’Neal finally get a chance to celebrate a national championship, or will Clark and the Hawkeyes emerge victorious? Only time will tell, but one thing is certain: this historic moment captured the hearts and minds of LSU fans everywhere.

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Chris Estrada

Chris Estrada is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Chris Estrada joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: chrisestrada@24ssports.com.

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