Tigers Non-Conference Basketball Schedule Set
June 13, 2018 - Basketballs
BATON ROUGE – The contracts have been perceived and posted for LSU’s non-conference report for a 2018-19 men’s basketball deteriorate and a Tigers will face a report in that they face a smallest of 5 teams that played in a post-season and 6 teams that won during slightest 21 games this past year.
The Tigers, who modernized to a second turn of a NIT a year ago in a initial post-season coming given 2015, could also face a probability of assembly teams like fortifying inhabitant champion Villanova or a NCAA Elite 8 Seminoles from Florida State as partial of a AdvoCare Invitational Nov. 22, 23 and 25 during a ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex during Disney World in Florida.
The report is theme to a capitulation of a LSU Athletic Council during a destiny meeting.
Season tickets information for a 2018-19 men’s basketball deteriorate can be found during LSUtix.net. Season sheet renewals are due during a finish of this month.
The basketball deteriorate will open progressing this year on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and a Tigers will horde Southeastern in a second diversion of a doubleheader that will underline a LSU Lady Tigers in a opener that night.
“We are really happy to have finished a non-conference report for a 2018-19 season,” pronounced second-year LSU conduct manager Will Wade. “With a annals and opening final year of a teams we will face this season, we are assured that this report will concede us a eventuality to mold and figure a group before to a start of a Southeastern Conference schedule.
“We wish all Tiger fans to be concerned with a module again this year and to squeeze their tickets now starting with these really critical non-conference contests.”
The Tigers will open during home with 3 true games opposite teams that won 20 or some-more games a year before, confronting Southland Conference champion Southeastern (22 wins, NIT); Southern Conference champion UNC Greensboro (Nov. 9, 27 wins a year ago, NCAA Tournament); and Memphis on Nov. 13 (21 wins and a group LSU defeated, 71-61, a year ago in Memphis).
LSU will face Louisiana Tech on Friday, Nov. 16, a night before a Tigers final home football diversion opposite Rice.
Following a AdvoCare eventuality (which also includes Canisius, Charleston, Memphis, Oklahoma State and UAB), a Tigers lapse home on Dec. 1 to face a SWAC unchanging deteriorate champions from Grambling State University. First-year manager Donte Jackson in 2018 won 13 games in discussion play.
After a normal mangle for division exams, LSU will horde Incarnate Word on Dec. 9 before a fibre of 3 uninterrupted games opposite teams that won during slightest 23 games final year.
That starts on Dec. 12 with a diversion during Houston. LSU degraded a Cougars, 80-77, final deteriorate in Baton Rouge. Houston won 27 games a year ago and reached a second turn of a NCAA Tournament.
Following that, a Tigers will conduct to Las Vegas for a 2018 MGM Grand Showcase diversion opposite St. Mary’s in a diversion scheduled for a T-Mobile Arena. St. Mary’s won 30 games a year ago and modernized to a NIT quarterfinal round. LSU will interpretation a pre-holiday report with a Dec. 21 diversion behind in Baton Rouge with Furman, that posted 23 wins a year ago.
The non-conference report concludes with a Dec. 28 diversion opposite ULM, that played in a CollegeInsider.com post-season contest progressing this year.
Game times and promote networks will be announced during a after date. The AdvoCare Invitational Bracket will be announced after in a summer.
LSU Basketball Non-Conference Schedule
(Home Games in BOLD CAPS)
Tuesday 6 – SOUTHEASTEREN LOUISIANA
Friday 9 – UNC GREENSBORO
Tuesday 13 – MEMPHIS
Friday 16 – LOUISIANA TECH
22, 23, 25 – AdvoCare Invitational (at HP Field House, Orlando, Florida)
Saturday 1 – GRAMBLING
Sunday 9 – INCARNATE WORD
Wednesday 12 – At Houston
Saturday 15 – Saint Mary’s (at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada)
Friday 21 – Furman
Friday 28 – ULM