Alcorn State (8-36) at LSU (33-11-1)

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium.

RANKINGS: LSU is ranked as low as No. 9 and as high as No. 5. Alcorn State is not ranked.

STARTING PITCHERS: LSU Fr. RHP Parker Bugg (2-1, 1.65 ERA) vs. Alcorn State TBA.

TV: None.

RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1, and LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates.

IN-GAME UPDATES: @DellengerAdv on Twitter

PRE- AND POSTGAME COVERAGE: blogs.theadvocate.com/linedrives; theadvocate.com/sports/lsu/

WHAT TO WATCH: LSU coach Paul Mainieri said he plans to start a host of reserves against lowly Alcorn State. Look for freshmen like Danny Zardon, Dakota Dean and Jarrett DeHart to see playing time. He’ll likely use at least five pitchers.

KNOW YOUR OPPONENT: Alcorn State is 0-25 in nonconference games and has losses of 16-1 and 20-1. The Braves were outscored 29-3 in two games against Alabama.

IN THE HOLE: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Texas A&M.