Baton Rouge, La. – The LSU women’s basketball team will host a preseason barbeque on Saturday, August 29, from 1-3 p.m. at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for season ticket holders to help kick off the 2015-16 year.

Ticket holders will get a chance to mingle with fifth-year head coach Nikki Caldwell and her staff, as well as members of the 2015-16 Lady Tigers during the event with food provided by T.J. Ribs. Along with the meet and greet, there will be inflatables for kids and various games to play throughout the event.

Participants are encouraged to bring five guests – their ‘Starting Five’ – that may be interested in being a season ticket holder for the upcoming season. Season tickets for LSU’s 2015-16 season are on-sale online at or by contacting the LSU Athletics Ticket Office at (225) 578-2184 or (800) 960-8587.

The preseason barbeque is a part of the ‘More Than Just a Seat’ campaign, where season ticket holders receive exclusive benefits which include an LSU Game Day Gift Pack at the beginning of the season and access to pregame receptions, along with ‘Chalk Talks’ with Caldwell before select home games.

Season ticket holders are encouraged to RSVP to the event by Wednesday, August 26, by 5 p.m., with any questions also directed to

LSU has collected four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances highlighted by a pair of NCAA Sweet 16 trips under Caldwell. The Lady Tigers also have secured a trio of 20-plus win seasons and have reached at least 10 SEC victories three times with Caldwell at the helm.

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