LSU basketball fans may want to attend games at the PMAC for the highly-anticipated 2018-19 season, but they will still get to watch plenty of the Tigers once Southeastern Conference play rolls in.
The SEC announced the televsion networks and start times for its 2018-19 basketball schedule on Wednesday.
All 18 of the Tigers’ conference games will air on one of ESPN’s networks. The SEC Network will air eight LSU conference games with other ESPN networks slated to pick up the rest.
ESPN’s family of networks will also carry six non-conference games including Memphis on the road, Incarnate Word at home and St. Mary’s at a neutral site in Las Vegas. The Tigers will also participate in the Advocare Invitational tournament in Orland, which will also be available on ESPN’s networks.
LSU also announced the basketball team’s first media availabilities leading up to the upcoming season Wednesday. Head coach Will Wade will hold a press conference Monday and the players will be available Wednesday, Sept. 26.
The Tigers will begin practice next Friday, Sept. 28.
LSU BASKETBALL SCHEDULE (HOME GAMES IN ALL CAPS)
NOV. 6, SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA, SECN+, 7:30 p.m.
NOV. 9, UNC-GREENSBORO, SECN+, 7 p.m.
NOV. 13, MEMPHIS/SEC Network, 6 p.m.
NOV. 16, LOUISIANA TECH, SECN+, 7 p.m.
AdvoCare Invitational – ESPN Wide World of Sports – Orlando, Florida
Nov. 22, vs. Charleston/ESPN2 or U, 6 p.m.
Nov. 23, vs. UAB or Florida State, ESPN2, U, or ESPN3, 3:30, 5:30 or 6 p.m.
Nov. 25, TBD/ESPN Family of Networks/TBD
DEC. 1, GRAMBLING, SECN+, 4 p.m.
DEC. 9, INCARNATE WORD, SEC Network, 1 p.m.
Dec. 12, at Houston, ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Neon Hoops Showcase – T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, Nevada
Dec. 15, vs. Saint Mary’s, ESPNU, 10 p.m.
DEC. 21, FURMAN, SECN+, 7 p.m.
DEC. 28, ULM, SECN+, 7 p.m.
*JAN. 8, ALABAMA, SEC Network, 8 p.m.
*Jan. 12, at Arkansas, SEC Network, 5 p.m.
*Jan. 15, at Ole Miss, SEC Network, 8 p.m.
*JAN. 19, SOUTH CAROLINA, SEC Network, 5 p.m.
*JAN. 23, GEORGIA, SEC Network, 6 p.m.
*Jan. 26, at Missouri, SEC Network, 5 p.m.
*Jan. 30, at Texas A&M, ESPN2 or U, 8 p.m.
*FEB. 2, ARKANSAS, SEC Network, 5 p.m.
*Feb. 6, at Mississippi State, ESPN2 or U, 8 p.m.
*FEB. 9, AUBURN, ESPN, 2 or U, 1 p.m.
*Feb. 12, at Kentucky, ESPN or 2, 6 p.m.
*Feb. 16, at Georgia, SEC Network, 5 p.m.
*FEB. 20, FLORIDA, ESPN2 or U, 6 p.m.
*FEB. 23, TENNESSEE, ESPN, 2 or U, 11 a.m.
*FEB. 26, TEXAS A&M, ESPN, 2 or SEC Network, 8 p.m.
*March 2, at Alabama, ESPN or 2, 11 a.m.
*March 6, at Florida, ESPN2 or U, 6 p.m.
*MARCH 9, VANDERBILT, SEC Network, 7:30 p.m.
March 13-17, SEC Tournament (Nashville). SEC Network, ESPN