'Fan Jam' Set For Friday Night in the PMAC
BATON ROUGE — The first public on-court appearance of the men’s and women’s basketball team takes place Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Maravich Assembly Center as LSU host “Fan Jam.”
The two-hour event inside the Assembly Center is free to the public and activities will begin outside the building at 6 p.m. with a live band performing in front of the building.
Also featured during the event will be the Tiger Cheerleaders, the Tiger Girls and the new still-to-be named women’s dance team. Coach John Brady and Sue Gunter will introduce the men and women’s teams and each coach will put their respective teams through their paces for approximately 20 minutes. The evening will conclude with an autograph session featuring the players of both teams.
Those fans interested in purchasing season tickets for men or women’s basketball will also have that opportunity to see where the seats are they can purchase as members of the LSU Athletic Ticket Office will be on hand to assist patrons.
Also one lucky LSU student will have the opportunity to make a basket for free tuition among the special games and prizes to be offered to the crowd at the event.
The Tigers open their exhibition season on Nov. 7, while the women have their first of two exhibition games on Nov. 8. The men will play 18 regular season home games and two exhibition contests, while the women will be home for 15 regular season games and two exhibitions.
The men open the regular season against Nicholls State on Nov. 22 as part of the Hispanic College Funds Classic and the women, who open the season on the road, play at home in the regular season for the first time on Nov. 25 against Florida Atlantic.