Bridgewater, Temple to be Guests on 'The Dot TV Show' on Nov. 6

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Bridgewater, Temple to be Guests on 'The Dot TV Show' on Nov. 6

BATON ROUGE — LSU basketball players Collis Temple III and Brad Bridgewater will be the guests on the next edition of LSU’s Internet TV program, “The Dot TV Show” on LSUsports.tv this Wednesday at 1 p.m. CST.

The show, hosted by LSU’s Voice of the Tigers Jim Hawthorne, will feature a preview of Thursday night’s exhibition opener with the Global Sports All-Stars and both Temple and Bridgewater will take e-mail questions from the viewing audience. Game time for Thursday night’s game is 7 p.m. Submit questions to Collis and Brad at any time to lsuwebmaster@eatel.com.

The Dot.TV show in the past has featured LSU basketball coaches Sue Gunter and John Brady and other coaches and players taking questions from Hawthorne and various e-mails from fans watching in from all over the country. For more information on www.LSUsports.tv, click on the link or check the Official Web Site of LSU Athletics, www.LSUsports.net.

The show will also preview LSU’s first home tournament since 1987, the Hispanic College Funds Classic, set for Nov. 22 and 24 at the Maravich Assembly Center. Southern, Nicholls State and South Alabama will join LSU in the four-game, two-day event that is sandwiched around the LSU-Ole Miss football game on Nov. 23.

Temple and Bridgewater are both seniors and both have received their college degrees. LSU is one of the few Division I teams with two college graduates on their roster for the 2002-03 season. Temple averaged 13.4 points for the Tigers in an injury-riddled season, while Bridgewater averaged seven points and four boards a year ago.

The Tigers are coming off a 19-15 season in which they won seven of the last 11 games and advanced to the second round of the NIT, their second post-season appearance in the last three years despite NCAA-mandated scholarship limitations. LSU has its full complement of 13 scholarships for the 2002-03 campaign.