WHEN: 2 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Alex Box Stadium

RECORDS: LSU 42-18, Utah Valley 37-21

ONLINE STREAMING: ESPN3, accessible on WatchESPN and ESPN3.com

TV: None

RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1; KLWB-FM, 103.7; WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3

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

IN-GAME UPDATES: @Chandler_Rome

STARTING PITCHERS: LSU, Jr. LH Jared Poché (7-4, 3.61) vs. Utah Valley, Sr. RH Danny Bedes (9-3, 4.33)

WHAT TO WATCH: As Paul Mainieri termed it, LSU is facing “no cupcake” in the No. 4 seed Wolverines. He’ll counter with Poche, who has allowed just four earned runs in his last three outings.

ABOUT THE WOLVERINES: Making its first NCAA tournament appearance, Utah Valley has six players hitting .300 or better and four seniors who have started 50 or more games.