USC/LSU Game: What We Know Now
COLUMBIA, S.C. — After devastating floods in South Carolina, USC moved its game with (7) LSU from Columbia to Baton Rouge Saturday Oct. 10. USC Head Coach Steve Spurrier and Athletics Director Ray Tanner will address the media after the Gamecocks’ practice Wednesday, which wraps up around 5:30 p.m. ABC Columbia will have updates on twitter. According to WBRZ in Baton Rouge, LSU season ticket holders will have an opportunity to buy their seats first, then tickets will be released in waves for sale. Tigersports.net will start selling tickets on Thursday at 7 p.m. eastern. USC’s athletics budget indicated the Gamecocks were expected to generate $3,854,476 from the game in ticket sales. Even with the move to Baton Rouge, South Carolina will get bulk of ticket sales from the game. Steve Spurrier said on ESPN Wednesday that the game will be played at noon eastern or 4 p.m. eastern. USC bands said on twitter Wednesday that the South Carolina band will not travel to Baton Rouge, though the LSU pep band said it is learning USC’s fight song and alma mater and will play those two songs during the game Saturday. We’ll continue to have updates through the day.