2014-2014 LSU Tigers Men's Basketball Schedule
OK, so we know that the LSU Tigers know their way around a football
field as one of the most dominant teams in the SEC, but fans around Baton Rouge definitely know they can do more than just
pile up wins on the gridiron. On the hardwood, the Tigers tend to have a steady stream of talented players who can do a little
bit of everything, guaranteeing an exciting brand of basketball that routinely has fans pouring into the stands to be a part
of the excitement. And as soon as you're there soaking up the vibes of a great game loaded with twists and turns, not to mention
a passionate crowd, you'll see that college basketball is a sport that can't be contained by that fancy flatscreen in your
And that's because Pete Maravich Assembly Center is sure to be absolutely hopping as the Tigers take aim
at all of the top teams in the SEC, a conference routinely talked about as the best conference in all of college athletics.
Though the ACC, the Big 10 and the Pac-12 tend to be in the discussion as well, there's one thing to be sure: it's tough to
compare watching a game between two SEC powerhouse with anything else. Home games for the Tigers are campus-wide events that
are always talked about both before the tip and after the final whistle.
But just don't make the mistake of thinking
that it's all about the home games, as even though home games at Pete Maravich Assembly Center are an absolute must, on the
road you'll also encounter plenty of passionate Tigers fans whenever they head out for an away game. If you make it out to
a big road game to sport your favorite Tigers gear, you'll gain a completely different perspective that will probably have
you keeping an eye on the Tigers' basketball schedule to see when you can get right back and do it all over again.
LSU Tigers Basketball Team Info
This is a program that has had some great players over the years, setting up
a tradition of excellence that few teams in history have ever come close to. Of course, the old days of Pete Maravich are
still talked about to this day, as Pistol Pete was one of the most dominant players of his era and is still an absolute legend
of Baton Rouge. Speaking of legends, Shaquille O'Neal is a legend befitting of his enormous size, as he came through and dominated
as a Tiger before heading on to a Hall of Fame career with a variety of teams in the NBA. These days, the Tigers continue
to recruit some of the very best athletes in the country each and every season, and you can see a roster loaded with playmakers
who can change the direction of a big game in a real hurry whenever you get out to see them in action. As they take aim at
Florida, Georgia, Auburn, Kentucky and more this season, the Tigers are sure to be right in the thick of some major, rim-rocking
College Basketball Experience
Though things are quite a bit different from the early days
of Ancient Roman Chariot racing, there are many great spectator sports that routinely bring in fans by the tens of thousands.
One of those is definitely college basketball, a sport that's decent to watch on TV and nothing shy of transcendent when you
see it in person alongside all of the rest of the great fans that show up to provide the perfect atmosphere come game day.
Once you see it the way it was meant to be seen, there's simply no going back, as college basketball is a sport that gets
taken to a different level – one that you can't dream of conjuring up from home or that disappointing sports bar down
the street from your apartment. With a prominent team like the LSU Tigers, you'll end up seeing loud and clear why it simply
doesn't get any better than this, as the Tigers are known for having one of the best fan bases in the country to back up a
supremely talented team from one year to the next.
LSU Tigers Basketball History
The Tigers have been
playing college hoops for more than 100 years, and with that kind of history comes a lot of great memories. The Tigers have
had some amazing seasons along the way, including five trips to the Final Four. While the team has yet to reach the national
title bout despite being one game away on five occasions, the fans of the program always think that this year could be the
year they finally break through. The last time the Tigers reached the Final Four was a recently as 2008, and they've had some
great moments and seasons since then. With a team that can light it up and buckle down on D, the Tigers are looking to make
a serious splash in one of the most competitive conferences in the country.
LSU Tigers Basketball Trivia
you know Pistol Pete averaged more than 44 points per game in a season?
Averaging more than a point a minute for the
entire 1970 season, Pistol Pete brought dominance to a whole different level, making him the easy choice for the player of
the year when all was said and done. The son of Press Maravich, who was the coach at the time, Pistol Pete remains one of
the most electrifying players in the history of the game, with the stats to prove it.
LSU Tigers Fans
Tigers play their home games at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, an exciting home venue that always brings
in fans by the thousands. When you're there and you're wearing your proud Tigers colors, you'll definitely understand with
crystal clear clarity that there is no substitution for the live viewing experience, as it's the only way to see the game
from a completely different level. But fans around these parts also know how to hit the road and make a Tigers' game the centerpiece
of a road trip, providing double the opportunities this season to head out and see the Tigers in person.