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An exhibition game between LSU and Louisiana Tech will be played on Nov. 2 at the Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston to benefit tornado relief efforts in the area. Per

The game will benefit tornado relief efforts on the Louisiana Tech campus and the Ruston area which was hit by an EF-3 tornado in the early morning of April 25.

Many athletic facilities including the softball, baseball, soccer and tennis complexes all suffered extensive damage on the Tech campus.

The time for the game will be announced at a later date. Both the Tigers and Bulldogs have open dates in football on Nov. 2. Tickets are available through Louisiana Tech. Tickets are on sale now for $15 for lower bowl reserve (red seating) and $10 for upper bowl general admission (blue seating). Tickets can be purchased by calling the LA Tech Ticket Office at (318) 257-3631 or by visiting

“This is what we do in Louisiana,” said LSU Coach Will Wade. “When someone needs help, we all pitch in. We have seen the horrific damage in Ruston and on the Louisiana Tech campus after the April tornado. LSU Basketball is happy to join with the Tech basketball team in this relief effort exhibition game for tornado victims. We hope fans of both teams will join us at the Thomas Assembly Center. Read more.
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This is how crooked arse will wade tries to get people to forget about his scandals?
Reply17 months
LSU football is on a bye that week. I may try to make that game.
Reply17 months
Is this Wade’s first direct quote since his reinstatement? Regardless, classy move.
Reply17 months
This is a pretty cool gesture and something sports should be used for more often
Reply17 months
Hell yea. And good exposure too.
Reply17 months
14 people at $10-15 dollars each should help the rebuilding effort
Reply17 months
I bet they wouldnt do that in Lafayette
Reply17 months
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