SEC Announces Women's Hoops 2018-19 Schedule
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Southeastern Conference announced the dates for 2018-19 women’s basketball league play today. LSU’s 16-game run through the SEC will begin with a road game at Georgia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 and wrap up on Sunday, March 3 in the friendly confines of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against Auburn.
After the conference opener at Georgia, LSU will host Texas A&M in Baton Rouge on Sunday, Jan. 6, followed by a road trip to Ole Miss on Thursday, Jan. 10. The week of January 13 will bring South Carolina and Kentucky to the PMAC on Sunday and Thursday, before a road trip to Alabama on Jan. 20 before the Lady Tigers first bye of the season. January closes out with an away game at Tennessee on Jan. 27 and 2018 national runner-up Mississippi State at home on Jan. 31.
February kicks off with a rare Monday night game as Missouri comes to town on Feb. 4. LSU will host Arkansas on Feb. 7 for a third consecutive home game before the second bye of the season. The Lady Tigers will be on the road for four of their final six SEC games, starting with a return game at Texas A&M on Feb. 14 and a visit to Vanderbilt on Feb. 17. Florida will be in the PMAC on Thursday, Feb. 21 before back-to-back road games at Kentucky on Feb. 24 and Mississippi State on Feb. 28. Auburn will be the visitor for LSU’s annual Senior Tribute game on Sunday, March 3.
With the addition of the SEC schedule, LSU will host 17 games in the PMAC during the 2018-19 season, five more contests than last season when the Lady Tigers finished 11-1 in Baton Rouge.
During the week of January 20-27, SEC member institutions will participate in the eighth annual “We Back Pat” Week. The week-long initiative is focused on bringing awareness and recognition to the Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of the East Tennessee Foundation, and its fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Times and television/streaming network assignments will be announced at a later date. Fans can request season tickets at LSUtix.net.
The 2019 SEC Tournament is set for March 6-10 in Greenville, South Carolina. NCAA Tournament action begins on March 22 and culminates at the Women’s Final Four in Tampa, Florida, on April 5 and 7.
2018-19 LSU Women’s Basketball Schedule
*as of August 23, 2018
Friday, Nov. 2 – Loyola (N.O.; exhibition)
Tuesday, Nov. 6 – Sam Houston State
Sunday, Nov. 11 – Northern Colorado
Thursday, Nov. 15 – Tulane
Sunday, Nov. 18 – at Florida State
Sunday, Nov. 25 – Little Rock
Thursday, Nov. 29 – Kansas (SEC/Big 12 Challenge)
Tuesday, Dec. 11 – McNeese
Saturday, Dec. 15 – at Rutgers
Tuesday, Dec. 18 – Nicholls
Thursday, Dec. 20 – at UL Lafayette
Thursday, Dec. 27 – Southeastern
Sunday, Dec. 30 – USF
Thursday, Jan. 3 – at Georgia
Sunday, Jan. 6 – Texas A&M
Thursday, Jan. 10 – at Ole Miss
Sunday, Jan. 13 – South Carolina
Thursday, Jan. 17 – Kentucky
Sunday, Jan. 20 – at Alabama
Sunday, Jan. 27 – at Tennessee
Thursday, Jan. 31 – Mississippi State
Monday, Feb. 4 – Missouri
Thursday, Feb. 7 – Arkansas
Thursday, Feb. 14 – at Texas A&M
Sunday, Feb. 17 – at Vanderbilt
Thursday, Feb. 21 – Florida
Sunday, Feb. 24 – at Kentucky
Thursday, Feb. 28 – at Mississippi State
Sunday, March 3 - Auburn