WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Alex Box Stadium
RANKINGS: LSU is as high as No. 5 and as low as No. 15. Mississippi State is ranked as high as No. 5 and as low as No. 11
RECORDS: LSU 26-11, 9-6 SEC; Mississippi State 25-12-1, 8-7
PROJECTED STARTERS: Friday — LSU, Jr. LH Jared Poché (5-3, 2.63 ERA) vs. Mississippi State, Jr. RH Dakota Hudson (4-3, 2.08); Saturday — LSU, So. RH Alex Lange (4-2, 4.88) vs. Mississippi State, Jr. RH Austin Sexton (3-2, 3.96); Sunday — LSU Sr. LH John Valek III (6-1, 3.42) vs. TBA
ONLINE STREAMING: On SEC Network Plus, accessible on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com
RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1 (Baton Rouge); KLWB-FM, 103.7 (Lafayette); WWL-AM, 870, WWL-FM, 105.3 (New Orleans)
IN-GAME UPDATES: @Chandler_Rome
WHAT TO WATCH: Wearing gold all weekend in honor of the 1996 national championship team, LSU looks to defeat its second top-10 SEC opponent in as many home weekends.
ABOUT THE BULLDOGS: Coming off a sweep at the hands of Texas A&M, Mississippi State enters Alex Box Stadium having never beaten LSU in a series in Paul Mainieri’s tenure.