LSU will face Louisiana-Lafayette in the opening round of the 2018 National Invitation Tournament this Wednesday, March 14 at the PMAC. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT and will be streamed online at Per

The Tigers are the No. 3 seed in their pod of eight in the Lower Right Bracket, one of four pods in the 32-team event, with a record of 17-14 on the season. UL-Lafayette, the No. 6 seed, comes in with a record of 27-6.

The complete NIT bracket is listed below.

“We are very excited to have been chosen to play in the 2018 NIT,” said Wade. “We look forward to giving our fans another opportunity to watch us play in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and we hope they will support our players and what they have achieved this season.

“The selection of LSU to this year’s NIT says a lot about the progression of our program. It is a step in a direction that will only continue to move this program forward. It is exciting to be a part of post season play in our first season at LSU. We look forward to the challenges ahead as we face Louisiana-Lafayette in the opening round.”

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How are they seeded behind us with a 27-6 record
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Because their conference is full of middle school teams
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How are any of y’all really asking this question?
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if they lose.....melt will be YUGE!!!!
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Get out the peroxide tee.
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We lose to the Cajuns in basketball I will feel like the devil ‘s crotch. At least Bama might have a los to look forward to and the weird haircut freak turning pro seems nice to me
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"Very excited..." to play in a meaningless exhibition tournament to try to be a top 70 program is a bit strong. Hope we win but I won't be running to academy to buy my NIT participation tshirt
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We do not need to lose to USL again
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It’s ULL, Vernonbrew22.
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The NIT is huge for LSU. Did you watch a game last year? They worked hard and earned the post season
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I remember some ULL Fans saying how they had the better basketball team earlier in the season, we will see!
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I remember some ULL Fans saying how they had the better basketball team earlier in the season, we will see!
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