Collis Temple III To Speak At Thursday's Tipoff Lunch
BATON ROUGE – Former LSU Tiger Collis Temple III will be the guest on Thursday when Coach Will Wade hosts his monthly Tipoff Luncheon presented by UPS at L’Auberge Hotel and Casino Baton Rouge.
The monthly gatherings for good food and basketball conversation are open to the public.
Coach Wade will preview that Saturday’s LSU-Auburn game and look back at the recent play of the team.
Temple, whose father Collis Temple Jr., played for Dale Brown and his younger brother Garrett, who played on the NCAA Final Four team in 2006 and now plays for Memphis in the NBA, had a fine LSU career that included a trip to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament in 2000, an NIT appearance in 2002 and a second NCAA Tournament appearance in 2003.
The event will be held at the Bon Temps Buffet. The Buffet is available at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at 12:10 p.m. The all-you-can-eat buffet is located on the ground floor of the hotel in the casino area.
To get to the L’Auberge Hotel and Casino Baton Rouge from the LSU area, follow LA-30N./Nicholson Drive. Turn onto L’Auberge Crossing Drive and follow the signs to L’Auberge Baton Rouge.
After Thursday, the final luncheon will be held on March 7.