LSU vs LA TECH Men’s Basketball Game
LSU vs LA TECH Men’s Basketball Game Coming to CenturyLink Center!
Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker announced a highly anticipated men’s college basketball match-up between LSU and Louisiana Tech competing at CenturyLink Center on November 24, 2020. The event is being organized and promoted by Russ Potts Productions, Inc. (RPPI), a nationally renowned marketing firm specializing in producing major college and professional sporting events.
“Our team at RPPI is thrilled to bring together two top men’s college basketball programs to compete in front of a capacity crowd next November at CenturyLink Center,” says Zach Franz, Senior Vice President of RPPI. “I’d like to thank our friends at LSU, Louisiana Tech, the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission and CenturyLink Center for their year-long efforts assisting with arrangements– bringing us to today’s announcement regarding this matchup.”
According to Kelly Wells, Executive Director of the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, “This local competition, with potential for regional or national television coverage, will be one of the Conference USA’s strongest November nonconference matchups, and will bring basketball fans from around the region and across the state.” Wells added, “the timing of this announcement is also perfect since we can share the news of this basketball game with the thousands of sports fans here next week for the Independence Bowl.”
Coach Konkol, of Louisiana Tech stated, “We have played LSU in Baton Rouge and Ruston the past two seasons and look forward to competing against them again next season at CenturyLink Center. We appreciate our fans in Shreveport-Bossier for traveling across I-20 to Ruston for our home games. This game is now an opportunity for us to bring the game to them!”
Coach Wade, of LSU stated, “We look forward to bringing the LSU Basketball program to Shreveport-Bossier next year against a very good Louisiana Tech team. We hope fans of both teams will join us for what will be a fun night of basketball.”
Tickets for the November 24th game will be available in the early spring, according to Rebecca Bonnevier, ASM Global General Manager of CenturyLink Center. Bonnevier also stated that there will be opportunities for fans and local businesses to partner by purchasing corporate sponsorships and VIP Packages, details of which will be announced in the coming months.
Please Note – Event time, and ticket on-sale date will be announced in Spring 2020.
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