LSU is entering Year 1 under coach Matt McMahon, who came to Baton Rouge from Murray State this offseason, replacing the fired Will Wade.

When the Tigers start the 2022-23 season, one of their first games will take place at the 2022 Cayman Islands Classic, which will be held from Nov. 21 and Nov. 23, 2022.

Now, per college hoops insider Jon Rothstein, the Tigers know they’ll face Illinois State in the opening round of the tournament:

Other teams in the field of 8 include Western Kentucky, Akron, Nevada, Tulane, Kansas State and Rhode Island.

How will the Tigers fare under new leadership with a lot of new faces on the roster? This tournament will give us a good early look at LSU!

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