LSU is number 4 national seed, opens NCAA’s vs Texas Southern

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The LSU Tigers, winners of 11 straight games, open the Baton Rouge Regional Friday against Texas Southern.

Game time at the Box is 2:30 pm.

The Tigers were selected the number 4 national seed, meaning LSU will play all of its post-season games at home on the road to Omaha.

Texas Southern, with a record of 20-32, is the fourth seed in the Baton Rouge regional.

Southeastern Louisiana, 36-20, is the two seed in Baton Rouge. The Lions will face three seed Rice, 31-29. The Owls won the Conference USA tournament title.

The Baton Rouge regional is paired with the Hattiesburg regional.

Top seed Southern Mississippi will play 4th seeded Illinois-Chicago. Mississippi State is the two seed, and will play three seed South Alabama.

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LSU swept Mississippi State in Starkville in the final SEC regular season series.

The top four national seeds in order were Oregon State, North Carolina, Florida, and LSU.