Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen / USA TODAY NETWORK
BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU was announced as the No. 5 national seed for the NCAA Baseball Tournament Monday, and the Tigers will open the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional at 2 p.m. CT Friday when they face Tulane in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

The No. 5 National Seed marks LSU’s first appearance among the Top 8 seeds since 2017, when the Tigers were No. 4.

LSU (43-15) is the No. 1 seed in the Baton Rouge Regional and Tulane (19-40), the American Athletic Conference Tournament champion, is the regional’s No. 4 seed. The LSU-Tulane game will be televised on ESPNU and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

No. 2 seed Oregon State will meet No. 3 seed Sam Houston at 7 p.m. Friday in the second game of the Baton Rouge Regional, and the contest will be streamed on ESPN +.

The regional continues through the weekend, with the winner advancing to the NCAA Super Regional next weekend versus the winner of the Lexington (Ky.) Regional.


Friday, June 2
Game 1: (1) LSU vs (4) Tulane – 2 p.m. (ESPNU)
Game 2: (2) Oregon State vs (3) Sam Houston – 7 p.m. (ESPN +)

Saturday, June 3
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 – TBD
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 - TBD

Sunday, June 4
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 - TBD
Game 6: Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4 - TBD

Monday, June 5
Game 7: Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4 – TBD *if necessary

(Release via LSU Athletics)

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SwampyWaters13 months
TBH, I surprised we're seeded that high. We really stumbled down the stretch and really didn't deserve anything higher. We will now see what this team is made up of in terms of grit and determination.
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Bucky_B13 months
we were the #! team for 12 straight weeks, and we get a #5 nat seed? does anyone else call Bulls&*t on that?
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southsidedell13 months
Nah. LSU kinda ran out of gas late. But hey, you get hot not none of it matters. Beat up who they put in front of you.
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Morpheus13 months
Don’t think so brah. We were like 50/50 W/Ls the last 3 weeks so actually I’d say the opposite.
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Lowes knowsLSU13 months
Nah thats a good seed, better than i would have said.
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LSU82Cajun13 months
Watch out for them Beavers. Always played the Tigers hard. Hurd vs Tulane & Skenes vs Oregon St.
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BabyTac13 months
19-40??? How are they even in?
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daydranking13 months
by winning the AAC tournament. Conference tournament winners get auto bids and Tulane did that to the surprise of literally everybody
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fat mike eats it13 months
Any Ace pedos on OSU’s roster this year?
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Tiger in Texas13 months
So now the question is, who pitches against Tulane?
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cheeto22513 months
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theBru13 months
Don't sleep on the greenies, especially if they have a LH pitcher that can't break 90...
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LSUmudman13 months
So do you throw your weakest pitcher at a 40 loss team?
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TulaneFan13 months
We comin
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Shovelhead13 months
But are you backing down? Cause we ain’t.
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stratman13 months
You would think a Tulane fan would say it correctly, "We ARE coming", but no... just another yat.

:) I'm a yat, too...LOL.
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LesnarF513 months
Is the run rule in affect going forward?
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NebraskaExPat13 months
Don't say things like this before a baseball game.
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4x4tiger13 months
No such thing as a jinx. If it happens, it happens
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Not mad about getting to play a .322 baseball team in the postseason.
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RightWingTiger13 months
But I bet your still mad at your 3rd grade Maths teacher. Huh?
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dred2413 months
Yes. Conference tournament winner gets in.
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Saunson6913 months
How the heck does a 19-40 team make tourney? Is it like March Madness, conference winner gets in?
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AlbinoGator13 months
How in the Frick. Of you are 19-40 you should never get a look at post season. The regular season means much more than a 4 day conference tournament. I'll never understand that in any sport in college
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RightWingTiger13 months
No, the committee just thought that 18 of Tulane’s 19 Wins, Plus the fact that they ALMOST got back to 500 were so impressive they decided they were very deserving!!
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