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Tigers and Demons to face off at The Box Tuesday night

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU is home to play Northwestern State after road trips to South Bend, Indiana and Knoxville, Tennessee last week.

The Tigers (36-16, 17-10) beat Notre Dame twice and swept the Vols in the process of moving back into the top ten.

The Demons are 30-21 this season, 17-10 in the Southland Conference and currently tied for third with Lamar, five games back of Southeastern.

NSU is hitting .263 on the season, including 108 doubles and 22 home runs. 

TOP HITTERS:
Cort Brinson: .305 batting average, 12 doubles      
Kelsey Richard: .300 batting average 
David Fry: .291 batting average, 16 doubles     
Daniel Garner: .283 batting average, 17 doubles      

The pitching staff for Northwestern has a 3.08 ERA this season.    

TOP PITCHERS: 
Adam Oller: 7-0, 1.40 ERA, 13 appearances, 13 starts     
Austin Reich: 2-1, 1.77 ERA, 16 appearances, two saves      
Chase Hymel: 5-5, 2.80 ERA, 13 appearances, 13 starts     
Evan Tidwell: 5-3, 2.97 ERA, five appearances, three starts      

First pitch for Tuesday's game between the Demons and the Tigers at The Box is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will air on SEC Network +.

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