Regional Breakdown: LSU earns No. 5 national seed in 2023 NCAA Baseball Tournament

The Tigers spent much of the year as the No. 1 team in the country, but when it was all said and done, LSU ended up earning the No. 5 national seed in the 2023 NCAA Baseball Tournament.

Coach Jay Johnson’s team will host the Baton Rouge Regional this week, and it will open up its run in the postseason against a Tulane team that won the American Athletic Conference tournament despite having a 19-40 record.

Also joining LSU in Baton Rouge will be Sam Houston State and Oregon State, who will face each other on Friday.

Here’s a full rundown of the Baton Rouge Regional.

No. 4 - Tulane Green Wave

Record: 19-40 (8-16 American)

Conference Tournament Result: Won American Athletic Championship vs. East Carolina

Last NCAA Tournament Result: 1-2 at 2016 Oxford Regional

No. 3 - Sam Houston State Bearkats

Record: 38-23 (22-8 WAC)

Conference Tournament Result: Won WAC Championship vs. Utah Valley

Last NCAA Tournament Result: 0-2 at 2017 Tallahassee Super Regional

No. 2 - Oregon State Beavers

Record: 39-18 (18-12 Pac-12)

Conference Tournament Result: 0-2 in Pac-12 Tournament

Last NCAA Tournament Result: 1-2 at 2022 Corvallis Super Regional

No. 1 - LSU Tigers

Record: 43-15 (19-10 SEC)

Conference Tournament Result: 2-2 in SEC Tournament

Last NCAA Tournament Result: 1-2 at 2022 Hattiesburg Regional

Full Regional Schedule (Times Listed in CT)

Game 1: No. 4 Tulane vs. No. 1 LSU (Friday, June 2, 2 p.m.)

Game 2: No. 3 Sam Houston State vs. No. 2 Oregon State (Friday, June 2, 7 p.m.)

Game 3: Game 1 lose vs. Game 2 loser (Saturday, June 3, 2 p.m.)

Game 4: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner (Saturday, June 3, 8 p.m.)

Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser (Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m.)

Game 6: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner (Sunday, June 4, 8 p.m.)

Game 7 (If Necessary): Game 6 winner vs. Game 6 loser (Monday, June 5, TBA)

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Story originally appeared on LSU Tigers Wire