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LSU to play in ESPN's Tip-Off Marathon

Tim Quarterman (Source: WAFB) Tim Quarterman (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU will play in the ESPN 24-hour College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon for the third straight year.

The Tigers will play Kennesaw State on Monday, Nov. 16, in the Maravich Assembly Center.
 
“We are excited that the LSU basketball program will be featured again during this year’s ESPN 24-Hour College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon,” said LSU Coach Johnny Jones. “The event has become a November showcase of college basketball and we look forward to hosting one of the Marathon games at the Maravich Center in primetime against Kennesaw State."

The Tigers are 1-1 in the marathon, losing a thriller to UMASS, 93-91, in 2013 and beating Texas Tech, 69-64, in overtime in 2014.  

Other SEC teams playing in the marathon include Alabama, Auburn and Kentucky.

LSU will also participate in this year's Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Tigers will play Marquette on Monday, Nov. 23, at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN2.

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