On Deck

UL-Lafayette (53-8) vs. San Diego S. (42-20)

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: M. L. “Tigue” Moore Field, Lafayette

PITCHING MATCHUPS: UL-Lafayette, Jr. RH Carson Baranik (10-1, 3.30); SDSU, So. RH Bubba Derby (8-3, 2.69)

TV: none

WEBCAST: ESPN3.com

RADIO: KPEL-FM 96.5

IN-GAME UPDATES: @CajunsBaseball

POSTGAME COVERAGE: www.ragincajuns.com

WHAT TO WATCH: The Ragin’ Cajuns were stunned 1-0 by Jackson State Friday night, and now the nation’s top-ranked team and the one with the country’s best record faces elimination on the second day of their own regional. Third-seeded San Diego State, which fell to Mississippi State 5-2 in Friday’s opening game, will come with their ace right-hander Bubba Derby in the first meeting between the two teams.

IN THE HOLE: vs. TBA, NCAA regional, 1 or 6 p.m. Sunday.

Miss. State (38-22) vs. JSU (32-23)

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: M. L. “Tigue” Moore Field, Lafayette

PITCHING MATCHUPS: MSU, Jr. LH Ross Mitchell (8-4, 2.10); JSU, Sr. RH Desmond Russell (9-4, 3.50)

TV: none

WEBCAST: ESPN3.com

WHAT TO WATCH: The Tigers come in sky-high against an instate rival, after recording their first NCAA Tournament win in nine tries and knocking off the nation’s No. 1-ranked team in the 1-0 win over host UL-Lafayette. The Bulldogs, coming off a 5-2 win over third-seeded San Diego State, are 49-8 all-time against Jackson State, but the Tigers won the last meeting between the teams.

IN THE HOLE: vs. TBA, NCAA regional, 1 or 6 p.m. Sunday.