LSU (Louisiana State University) is a member of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and the Southeastern Conference
. It fields teams in 14 varsity sports (5 men's, 7 women's, 2 coed). Its official team nickname is the Fightin' Tigers (not
plainly "Tigers") and Lady Tigers (the term "Bayou Bengals" for the men and "Ben-Gals" for the women are also heard at times), and the school mascot is Mike the Tiger. The school colors are purple and gold. LSU's nickname is a throwback to its Confederate heritage and was drawn from the Civil War fame of two Louisiana brigades who fought so fiercely that they became known as the "Louisiana
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