06:45 LRN Sportscast May 29th

The LSU Tigers won their 12th SEC Tournament Championship, their sixth with Coach Paul Mainieri, with a four to two win over Arkansas yesterday. Freshman Eric Walker gave up one run over 7.2 innings, while Nick Coomes drove in two runs and Antoine Duplantis scored twice.

The Tigers have won 11 straight and they allowed just five runs in four SEC Tournament games. Tiger Rag Associate Editor James Moran says the way LSU is playing, they are a good bet to get to the College World Series, but anything can happen in baseball….
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LSU has been selected to host its 25th NCAA Regional.

The LSU softball team is heading to the Women’s College World Series for a third consecutive year after beating fourth seeded Florida State six to four. Senior catcher Shavanna Jaquish drove in four runs and Carley Hoover allowed one run in 3.1 innings of releif to get the win. Coach Beth Torina’s team lost the first game in this Super Regional Series, but came back to win the next two…
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LSU’s first game in the W-C-W-S is Thursday at 1:30 against UCLA in Oklahoma City.

The NCAA Baseball Regional pairings will be unveiled at 11 AM. There’s a lot fo anxiety on the campus of McNeese, Southeastern, Louisiana Tech and UL Lafayette. All are on the bubble after failing to win their respective conference tournaments. D-1 baseball and Baseball America has S-L-U in, but not the other schools.