BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Tigers step out of conference play Wednesday night to host the McNeese State Cowboys.
LSU (28-20, 12-12) is coming off an impressive series victory against No. 4 Arkansas. The Tigers took two-out-three against the West-leading Razorbacks.
The Tigers are currently tied for fourth in the SEC West, but only two games back of Arkansas.
McNeese is 22-26 this season and 15-12 in the Southland Conference.
The Cowboy hitting attack is led by Joe Provenzano and Carson Maxwell.
Provenzano is batting .309 with 11 doubles, one triple, four home runs and 24 RBI, while Maxwell has five home runs and 32 RBI.
First pitch between the Tigers and Cowboys is set for 6:30 p.m.
The game can be seen on SEC Network +, WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app.
LSU: Caleb Gilbert (3-4, 5.36 ERA, 47.0 IP, 11 BB, 35 SO)
MSU: Tyler Wesley (3-3, 4.75 ERA, 53.0 IP, 16 BB, 47 SO)
Next up for the Tigers: Alabama at The Box (Friday-Sunday).