Basketball Teams Set for SEC Media Day

Men's basketball coach Johnny Jones with women's coach Nikki Caldwell
Men's basketball coach Johnny Jones with women's coach Nikki Caldwell
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HOOVER, Ala. - LSU coaches Johnny Jones and Nikki Caldwell will speak to regional and national media members on Thursday at Southeastern Conference Basketball Media Day at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.

LSU is part of the third rotation on the day from 1-3 p.m. Jones and Caldwell will be joined by Kentucky, Mississippi State and Tennessee during that time frame. will have live streaming interviews and quotes posted throughout the day in its digital media room.

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Several media members from across the Southeast and nation will also be in attendance. Jones and Caldwell will do interviews with ESPN, Sirius/XM radio and Fox Sports Net that will be used throughout the season.

Jones is in his first season as head coach of the Tigers, while Caldwell begins her second year with the Lady Tigers. The men's team opens its season on Friday, Nov. 9 against UC Santa Barbara at 7 p.m. in the Maravich Center. The Lady Tigers begin their season two days later on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. against Wichita State.  

Season tickets for the men's and women's teams are on sale now at, by phone at 1-800-960-TKTS or 225-578-2184 or in person at the LSU Athletic Ticket Office on the first floor of the LSU Athletic Administration Building.





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