BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU will start the 2016 season ranked at No. 11 in Baseball America's Top 25.
The Tigers are one of seven teams in the SEC to make the poll.
Florida is No. 1, followed by Texas A&M (3), Vanderbilt (7), LSU (11), Miss. State (20), Ole Miss (24) and Kentucky (25).
Louisiana-Lafayette checks in at No. 13 in the preseason poll.
LSU opens the season against Cincinnati on Friday, Feb. 19 in Alex Box Stadium.