Tip Times, TV Networks announced for LSU Basketball

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LSU head coach Will Wade yells to his players in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Tournament Saturday, March 13, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

BATON ROUGE – The Southeastern Conference and its television partners announced tip times and television networks for its league broadcasts and several non-conference games on Thursday.

The Tigers will open Southeastern Conference play on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Auburn in a 6 p.m. game on ESPNU. LSU will open its home SEC schedule in back-to-back games against Kentucky on Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. on ESPN and then a Jan. 8 contest against Tennessee on either ESPN2 or ESPNU at 5 p.m.

Seven conference games will air on the SEC Network while LSU will appear on one of the ESPN networks in league play 10 times. The league finale against Alabama in the Maravich Center will air at 11 a.m. on CBS.

LSU’s Big 12/SEC Challenge game at TCU on Jan. 29 will air on ESPN2 at 11 a.m.

Three non-conference games at home have been picked up for over-the-air television with the Dec. 14 against with Northwestern State and the Dec. 22 contest with Lipscomb on the SEC Network. The first over-the-air contest will be Nov. 15 on ESPNU at 6 p.m. against Liberty.

Tickets for the 2021-22 men’s basketball season are available through the LSU Athletics Ticket Office on online at LSUtix.net. Season tickets start at $100 for the 17-game schedule.

Here is the complete schedule to date (Times, subject to change, are listed as CT. Home games in All CAPS. SECN+ refers to streaming broadcast. *designates SEC game):

Tues. 9/ULM/7 p.m. (SECN+)
Fri. 12/TEXAS STATE/7 p.m. (SECN+)
Mon. 15/LIBERTY/6 p.m. (ESPNU)
Thurs. 18/MCNEESE STATE/7 p.m. (SECN+)
Mon. 22/BELMONT/7 p.m. (SECN+)
Emerald Classic (Niceville, Florida)
Nov. 26/vs. Penn State/6 p.m. (CBSSN)
Nov. 27/vs. Wake Forest or Oregon State/3 or 6 p.m. (CBSSN)

Wed. 1/OHIO/7 p.m. (SECN+)
Holiday Hoopsgiving (Atlanta, Georgia)
Sat. 11/vs. Georgia Tech/5 p.m. (ESPN2)
Tues. 14/NORTHWESTERN STATE/6 p.m. (SEC Network)
Sat. 18/vs. Louisiana Tech (in Bossier City)/TBA
Wed. 22/LIPSCOMB/7 p.m. (SEC Network)
Wed. 29/*at Auburn/6 p.m. (ESPNU)

Tues. 4/*KENTUCKY/6 p.m. (ESPN)
Sat. 8/*TENNESSEE/5 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Wed. 12/*at Florida/6 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Wed. 19/*at Alabama/6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Sat. 22/*at Tennessee/5 p.m. (ESPN)
Wed. 26/*TEXAS A&M/8 p.m. (SEC Network)
Sat. 29/at TCU/11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Tues. 1/*OLE MISS/8 p.m. (SEC Network)
Sat. 5/*at Vanderbilt/5 p.m. (SEC Network)
Tues. 8/*at Texas A&M/6 p.m. (SEC Network)
Wed. 16/*GEORGIA/6 p.m. (SEC Network)
Sat. 19/*at South Carolina/2:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Wed. 23/*at Kentucky/8 p.m. (ESPN/2)
Sat. 26/*MISSOURI/7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)

Wed. 2/*at Arkansas/8 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Sat. 5/*ALABAMA/11 a.m. (CBS)
9-13/SEC Tournament (Tampa, Florida)/SEC Network, ESPN

(Press Release provided by LSU Athletics)

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