Men's Basketball Set for Three-Straight Home Games

by Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
The Johnny Jones Show - Week 10 +0
Men's Basketball Set for Three-Straight Home Games

BATON ROUGE – The LSU men’s basketball team begins an important segment of three games in six days in Baton Rouge on Thursday night when it hosts Auburn, followed by a Saturday game against Alabama and a meeting with No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday, Feb. 10.

With the two weeknight games starting at 6 p.m., planning your travel time to the game is important and LSU athletics officials are asking people to please purchase tickets in advance at, especially for the game with Kentucky as less than 1,000 tickets remain and should sell out prior to game night.

Here is an update on events surrounding the three games:

Thursday, 6 p.m. – AUBURN – Student Point Night. There will be 2,000 LSU Koozies with attached bottle openers give out.

Saturday, 5 p.m. – ALABAMA – Fan Appreciation Night/Gold Game. Fans are encouraged to wear Gold. All 300 level seats are $5 for the game. There will be Gold 3-Point Cards as well as the 2014-15 LSU Basketball Trading Cards.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6 p.m. – KENTUCKY – Purple and Gold T-Shirts will be available for those fans sitting in the lower level.

Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets prior to the day of the game. The can select Print-at-Home or Mobile Smartphone ticket delivery to avoid potentially long lines at will call. Tickets can be purchase online at, over the phone by calling (800)960-8587 or (225)578-2184, or in person at the main LSU Ticket Office located on the first floor of the Athletics Administration Building. Regular business hours for the Ticket Office are 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday.

Kentucky tickets start at $16 for adults and $5 for youth ages 3-12. Tickets can still be purchased as part of the Pick 5 Mini Plan, along with 4 other SEC home games.

Full-time LSU students with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better are admitted for free on a first-come, first served basis by providing their most recent valid LSU ID at the student entrance located near the top of the southeast ramp of the PMAC.

For the Kentucky game, the student section is expected to reach capacity prior to tip-off, so students are strongly encouraged to arrive early to help insure that they are able to be admitted to the game. The student lounge is open 90 minutes prior to tipoff and there will be a DJ in the lounge on both Thursday and the Feb. 10 game.

The LSU box office opens on game night 90 minutes prior to tipoff. More information on the Kentucky game regarding traffic routes and construction updates on campus will be released prior to the game.

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