LSU baseball team picked by coaches to win the SEC West _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU pitcher Jared Poché (16) answers questions during the LSU baseball team's media day.

LSU, which has won the West in in back to back years, edged Mississippi State in the West predicted order of finish with 84 votes to the Bulldogs’ 83. The Tigers received one fewer first-place vote than the Bulldogs. The two teams meet in Baton Rouge April 4-6.