Final Basketball Tipoff Luncheon Thursday at L'Auberge

by Kent Lowe | Sr. Assoc. Communications Director
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Final Basketball Tipoff Luncheon Thursday at L'Auberge

BATON ROUGE – For the final time in the 2019-20 basketball season, Coach Will Wade will host his monthly Tipoff Luncheon presented by UPS this Thursday, March 5, at the L’Auberge Hotel and Casino Baton Rouge.

Coach Wade will discuss the season entering the final game of the regular season against Georgia (Saturday, 1 p.m. at the Maravich Center), the potential seedings for the SEC Tournament and post-season and will look ahead to the Senior Tribute prior to Saturday’s game set for 12:45 p.m.

LSU will honor four players on Saturday – Marlon Taylor, Marshall Graves and Skylar Mays along with the late Wayde Sims, who would have been a senior this year. Former LSU player Wayne Sims and his wife Fay will be on hand for the ceremonies. 

The event will be held at the Bon Temps Buffet. The Buffet (open to those 21 and older) is available at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at 12:15 p.m. The all-you-can-eat buffet ($16.95) 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.