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Baton Rouge Regional: LSU 12, Texas Southern 1

A walk, a bunt attempt, a double-steal and a home run. That’s just the bottom of the first, when LSU jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first game of the Baton Rouge Regional. The homestanding Tigers broke loose again in the fifth and sixth innings, and Texas Southern got on the board in the top of the sixth with an Earnest Rhone home run. Alex Box was filled with 6,536 fans as LSU advanced in the winner’s bracket, where it will face the winner of the Southern Miss-New Orleans matchup Saturday. The SWAC Tournament champions will face the loser of that game in an elimination contest.

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2008 CBB Regional Preview: Baton Rouge

The LSU Tigers finished the season on a massive 20 game winning streak. They have a 43-16 record and 18-11 in the SEC this year. The number 2 seed in the Regional is Southern Miss who has a 40-20 record with a Conference USA record of 15-9. New Orleans picked up the three seed with a season record of 42-19 and 18-11 in the Sun Belt. The final team in the regional is Texas Southern who won the SWAC Tourney to get in with a 16-32 record while being 7-17 in the conference. Continue reading