As announced by the league office on Friday, the LSU men’s basketball team is scheduled to host the 2020-21 season’s 14 games in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, including nine Southeastern Conference games.
Capacity policies and ticket information for the Maravich Center will be announced in the coming days.
LSU will play four home non-conference games in December, including December 6th vs Louisiana Tech, December 16th vs UNO, December 19th vs North Texas and December 22nd vs VCU.
The Bulldogs and Tigers were planned to compete each other in an independently produced game at the CenturyLink Center in Louisiana later this month. However, the match has been postponed to early in the 2021-22 season.
VCU and LSU will play the second half of a home-and-home series. They met last year in Richmond.
LSU is planned to play against Texas A&M at the Maravich Center on the SEC play’s opening night on Tuesday, December 29th. LSU will host Georgia on January 6th, Arkansas Georgia on January 13th, South Carolina Georgia on January 16th and Alabama Georgia on January 19th. The month will be closed by the Tigers by hosting Texas Tech in the announced SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
In February, the Tigers will also host three consecutive Saturday games, including vs Florida on February 6th, Tennessee February 13th and Auburn February 20th. The regular season is scheduled to consist of with a game on March 2nd at home against Vanderbilt.
It was announced that the league will keep March 6th as an open date for games if any conference contests need to be rescheduled during the year. The Southeastern Conference Tournament is scheduled for Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, on March from 10 to 14.
LSU will start the season with three matches in Lincoln in a multi-team event that is scheduled for November 25, 26 and 28. Opponents for those games will be announced in the coming days.