LSU Releases Letter “Excusing” Fans From Work Early So They Can See Tigers Play Kentucky

first_imglsu cheerleaders run onto the field holding 'lsu' flagsJACKSONVILLE, FL – MARCH 18: Members of the LSU Tigers cheer squad take the court before the Tigers play the Texas A&M Aggies during round two of the NCAA National Championship on March 18, 2006 at the Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)LSU is having a solid season, compiling a 17-6 record to this point. On Tuesday, the Tigers will be the latest team to take a shot at undefeated Kentucky. The game will tip-off at 6 p.m. so Tigers head coach Johnny Jones is getting creative in his attempt to make sure the stands will be packed despite the rush-hour start. Here’s a “letter” from Jones, courtesy of LSU Director of Basketball Ops Tom Kelsey, urging employers to let their workers out early so they can make it to the Maravich Center. here is your excuse to get off work early tomorrow. Tigers vs. Kentucky tomorrow 6pm @lsubasketball @LSUCoachJones pic.twitter.com/5f7Ypthg1O— Tom Kelsey (@coachkelsey) February 9, 2015Nice job by Jones drawing some attention to his team and this match-up. Given the fact LSU is in NCAA Tournament contention, and Kentucky is Kentucky, expect attendance to be quite high regardless of tip-off time.ESPN will broadcast Tuesday night’s Kentucky-LSU game.last_img

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