The kickoff time for LSU’s home game against Arkansas on Nov. 14 won’t be announced until next weekend.
CBS is delaying its decision until after the results of this Saturday’s games – namely the top-10 showdown between No. 2 LSU and No. 7 Alabama, scheduled to kick off as CBS’ doubleheader nightcap.
LSU-Arkansas and Mississippi State-Alabama will get either the 2:30 slot on CBS or a night kick on ESPN on Nov. 14.
CBS, which normally airs the best SEC game each week in its 2:30 p.m. time slot, has a daytime doubleheader scheduled for Nov. 14, with games at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Georgia-Auburn will get the 11 a.m. slot. Other games that weekend include South Carolina-Florida and Vanderbilt-Kentucky.
An LSU victory over Alabama would almost certainly secure the Tigers for the daytime slot on CBS.
The Tigers and Hogs are meeting for a 61st time in a series that, for the last decade, has produced some nailbiters. Eight of the last 10 meetings have been decided by eight points or less and two of those went into overtime.
LSU is 6-4 in those games, losing as the higher ranked team three times. That includes last season, when unranked Arkansas bashed No. 20 LSU 17-0 in frigid temperatures in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
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