BATON ROUGE - The Tiger Classic originally scheduled for August 31-September 1 inside the Maravich Center has been moved to Houston, Texas and Rice University as announced Monday by LSU Athletics Administration in preparation due to Tropical Storm Isaac and travel schedules of the participating teams.
The tournament field consisting of LSU, No. 7 Purdue, No. 12 Washington and Rice in addition to the six-match schedule will remain the same. Matches will be played at Fox Gym located next to Tudor Fieldhouse on the Rice campus and admission is $5.
"Moving to the Tiger Classic to Houston is a precautionary measure," Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Miriam Segar said. "We are grateful to Rice University and appreciative of their administration for the support and understanding during this situation."
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Admission to all 2012 home matches at the Maravich Center are free compliments of the Advocate's "Geaux Free" program.
2012 Tiger Classic
Fox Gym - Houston, Texas
Friday, August 31
10 a.m. - LSU at Rice
12 p.m. - Washington vs. Purdue
5 p.m. - Purdue at Rice
7 p.m. - LSU vs. Washington
Saturday, September 1
11 a.m. - Washington at Rice
1 p.m. - LSU vs. Purdue