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 Game 2 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

(LSU Athletics Press Release)