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Shock news of the day: LSU fans drink a lot

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hondo, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    I loved the headline on this story: "You can't spell Lush without L-S-U"

  2. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    I've mentioned this on the board before, but I always liked the line from the SI writer many years ago that LSU fans get so liquored up before the game that they "will boo the invocation."
  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    The way TV has taken over college football the past 15 years or so has meant fewer and fewer true night games in Tiger Stadium. When LSU slumped for a bit in the late 90s and early 2000s, it was suggested that the increase in day games was part of the problem. The theory was, the fans didn't have as much time to get hammered and thus weren't as rowdy, negating some of LSU's homefield advantage.
    I firmly believe there's some credence to the idea.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Probably the same reason that soccer fans get liquored up - little scoring.
  5. BrianGriffin

    BrianGriffin Active Member

    LSU played Northwestern State and Western Kentucky at night this season. All other home games were during the day and they destroyed Auburn, Arkansas, Kentucky and Florida.

    I think part of it is, now CBS gets first choice for a 2:30 game. Before the most recent stretch, LSU was likely to be a dog in that game and favorites in more night games, which include the ESPN 6:30 game, but also all those non-conference gimmes like WKU and Northwestern State.

    So you'd compare the record of day vs. night at home and you'd conclude they were better at night. Really, they just play a tougher day schedule.
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    The team that hung 70 on the ACC Champion last night disagrees.
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