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LSU giving South Carolina proceeds from ticket sales

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Earlier on Wednesday, LSU announced that their game against South Carolina this weekend would be moved to Baton Rouge due to the severe flooding in the state. The Tigers then announced that they would be pulling one of the classiest moves you can do.

Since the Gamecocks will have to travel to Baton Rouge and would lose a home game, the Tigers will be giving proceeds from the ticket sales to South Carolina. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, the Gamecocks will receive all funds except what it costs for LSU to host the game.

That is easily one of the coolest things the Tigers could have done for the Gamecocks. Steve Spurrier’s team’s travel costs will likely be covered by the school or boosters, but these ticket sales could easily cover that and then some.

It was a nice gesture by the Tigers and it would be pretty irrelevant for them to keep the proceeds. If the Tigers would have played their opening game against McNeese State, this change would have given the Tigers eight home games this year.

The game was also moved back three and a half hours from its original noon start time. It has not been announced what channel the game will be played on.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

1 COMMENT

  1. This really is a heartwarming response by the LSU tigers. The students on the USC campus could surely use the money to purchase water (they only get 3 bottles a day)! They need clean water to bathe, clean their clothes and drink. Thank you, tigers for the generous gesture!

    Sincerely,

    Mary Lyons

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