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LSU Tigers Basketball Tickets
Ever since the first men's LSU Tigers' basketball team was established in 1909, players have proudly represented Louisiana State University in NCAA Division I men's basketball. The LSU Tigers' schedule is rooted in the Division I Southeastern Conference. Once a part of the Southwest Conference in the 1930s, the LSU Tigers later moved into the Southeastern Conference. Since then, the LSU Tigers have made it to the Final Four Tournament four times in 1953, 1981, 1986 and 2006. With a record of 14-1, the LSU Tigers also captured the National Championship in 1934 with coach Harry Rabenhorst. Keeping up with the tradition of 12 overall Conference Championship victories, the Tigers took the SEC Conference Championship in 2018 with coach Will Wade. Grab your LSU Tigers' basketball tickets at StubHub.
Who is the head coach for the LSU Tigers?
Currently, the coach for the LSU Tigers men's basketball team is Will Wade. Selected as the 22nd men’s basketball coach for the LSU Tigers, Wade coached a team that produced a 16-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and that won the 11th title in regular-season games in school history. Before Wade, the team was led by Johnny Jones from 2012-2017 (with a record of 90-72 in five seasons at LSU), Trent Johnson from 2009-2012 (who led an 18-15 season in 2011) and John Brady from 1997-2008 (who led a 28-6 record in 2000).
What was the LSU Tigers' record last season?
In the 2017-18 season, the LSU Tigers had an 18-15 win record, with an 8-10 win record in SEC play, which tied the team for ninth place. The LSU Tigers' 2017-18 schedule previously included Texas A&M, Arkansas, Vanderbilt and Mississippi State. Game losses included Tulane, Marquette, Auburn and Tennessee.
What are the top LSU Tigers' basketball games in 2019-20?
A series of 18 games has been scheduled for the 2019-20 season. With nine home conference games scheduled, the LSU Tigers will compete against 14 teams during the regular season that previously advanced to postseason play last year. In February, two special events will take place at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, including the 50th anniversary of Pete Maravich’s domination of the NCAA career scoring record and LSU Tiger alum Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s jersey retirement ceremony. LSU will also go up against Alabama, Arkansas and Florida at home this year.
How big is the Pete Maravich Assembly Center?
The Pete Maravich Assembly Center can hold a maximum of 13,215 guests, and it gained its famous status as the largest triage unit in history after Hurricane Katrina. Opened as the LSU Assembly Center in 1971, the Pete Maravich Assembly Center gained its name from the tragic loss of LSU legend, Pete Maravich, in 1988. The concourse is divided into four quadrants called Pete Maravich Pass, The Walk of Champions, Heroes Hall and the Midway of Memories. The original cost of the building was $11.5 million.
Do the LSU Tigers have any rival teams?
As expected, LSU has had many rivals throughout the years. One of the team's biggest rivals is VCU, and this match-up game typically sells out. Other common rivals include Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Ole Miss, Texas A&M and Tulane.
Who are some of the most notable players who have been a part of the team?
The LSU Tigers' team has had a few very notable players on the roster throughout its history. One of the most well-known players, Shaquille O’Neal, played for the team from 1989-1992. After winning many prestigious awards and titles, O’Neal went on to play in the NBA on teams such as the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns, where he continued to break records. Of course, Pete Maravich was a notable figure on the LSU Tigers men's basketball team. Known as "Pistol Pete," Maravich completed 10 seasons in the NBA and was the youngest player ever to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.Back to Top
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