Texas Southern Selected to Baton Rouge Regional
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball champion Texas Southern has been selected to play #4 overall seed LSU in the first round of the NCAA baseball tournament in the Baton Rouge Regional, it was announced Monday.
The regional round of the NCAA tournament is set to begin on Friday, June 2, with Texas Southern playing LSU at 2:30 p.m. CT. The game will be broadcast live on the SEC Network.
The regional round of the NCAA tournament is a double-elimination format with winner of each regional advancing to the super regional round.
The Tigers are making its second NCAA tournament appearance in three seasons with its 4-2 win over Alabama State in 13 innings in the SWAC baseball tournament to earn the automatic bid.