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SEC releases men's basketball schedule for LSU

Antonio Blakeney (Source: WAFB) Antonio Blakeney (Source: WAFB)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WAFB) -

The LSU men's basketball team will open SEC play on Thursday, Dec. 29 against the Vanderbilt Commodores.

The 2016-2017 SEC schedule was released on Tuesday by the league office. 

Each of the games can be seen from anywhere in the nation. SEC Network will televise 68 games, ESPN or ESPN2 will televise 32 contests, ESPNU 20 and CBS Sports six. 

LSU is set to face every SEC school once with the Tigers playing both home and away games against Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Mississippi State and Texas A&M. LSU will also host Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.

While playing at Ole Miss, the Tigers will make their first appearance at The Pavilion, which opened last year. 

At this time, LSU will have 15 games on the SEC Network and at least five games on an ESPN channel.

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