A member of the LSU Sports Communications staff since August 1988 and starting his 32nd athletic year at LSU in August 2019, Kent Lowe was appointed senior associate communications director in August 2000. He serves as the primary media contact for the LSU men’s basketball team and assists in the overall Sports Communications office in other sports as needed.
He has also for the past 26 years written an award-winning bowling column for The (Baton Rouge) Advocate. In 2018, he was inducted into the Louisiana State Bowling Association Hall of Fame for his service to the sport.
Lowe, 61, came to LSU from Louisiana Downs where he served as publicity director for the Bossier City, La., racetrack.
Lowe is a member of CoSIDA, which voted his 2010 men’s basketball media guide “Best in the Nation” and his 2012 men’s basketball guide third in the nation. He is a member of CoSIDA’s prestigious Academic All-American committee as well.
Lowe is also a past president and current treasurer of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and has won numerous first-place awards in the group’s annual media contest.
The Shreveport native is heavily involved with the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and for the past 17 years has helped host and produce the regionally-televised induction ceremonies.
Lowe is a 1979 graduate from LSU-Shreveport. He earned his masters’ degree at LSU in 1982.