BATON ROUGE, La. — After days of speculation as to whether the LSU Tigers had done enough in the 2020-21 regular season to deserve an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament, the Tigers make the field.
The NCAA selected LSU as the No. 3 seed in the Oregon regional.
The field consists of the host Oregon Ducks, Gonzaga, LSU, and Central Connecticut.
The Tigers play Gonzaga in their regional opener Friday at 9 p.m.
LSU is 34-22 on the season, 13-17 in conference play.
The Zags finished the regular season 33-17, winning the West Coast Conference title.