Women’s Basketball Hosts UL Lafayette Monday

by Judy Willson | Assoc. Communications Director
Game Notes: Dec. 14 vs. UL Lafayette LSUTix.net +0
Women’s Basketball Hosts UL Lafayette Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU women’s basketball team welcomes Louisiana-Lafayette to Baton Rouge on Monday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Ragin’ Cajuns are stepping into the spot left open by the originally-scheduled Texas Southern team, who vacated the game due to COVID concerns.

The game will be broadcast on the SEC Network with Courtney Lyle and Andraya Carter calling the game. Fans can watch SECN on their local cable provider and on the internet at ESPN.com/watch or on the ESPN app. A link to the game is available on LSUsports.net.

The games will also be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and locally in Baton Rouge on 107.3 FM. Voice of the Lady Tigers Patrick Wright, in his 31st season, will be on the call from courtside in the PMAC. A links to live stats is available at LSUsports.net.

Season and Single Ticket Sales Information

For the 2020-21 season, seating for LSU women’s basketball games will be general admission in the PMAC. Seating has been reconfigured to support physically-distanced seating. Available seats will be spaced out in blocks of 2, 3 and 4 seats in order maximize attendance opportunities. Fans will be allowed to sit in any seat that is marked as available. Sections 112 and 115 are reserved for player guests.

UL Lafayette single game ticket prices are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for youth ages 3-12. To order season and single-game ticket information for LSU women’s basketball home games go to LSUtix.net.

LSU Preview

LSU, 0-3 to start the season, is led by senior guard Khayla Pointer averaging 10.3 points per game. Pointer is currently 35 points away (965) from becoming LSU’s 34th 1,000-point career scorer. She scored 15 points in LSU’s 58-48 loss to UCF in the Tigers home opener on Friday, Dec. 4. That was LSU’s last game due to Finals Week. Junior transfer Sarah Shematsi also scored 15 points in the game against UCF, going 5 of 6 from three-point range for LSU. Redshirt senior Faustine Aifuwa leads LSU with 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game.

The Opponent – UL Lafayette

This will be the 25th meeting between the Tigers and the Cajuns. LSU is 24-0 in the series. The teams last met on Dec. 20, 2018 in Lafayette. Current senior Jailin Cherry scored her career-high, at the time, of 15 points to lead all scorers in the game two years ago.

The Cajuns are currently 1-1 on the season with an 83-74 loss to North Texas (Dec. 4) and an 80-48 win over McNeese (Dec. 9). This will be the first road game of the season for ULL.

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