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LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri has fun with his players during a morning practice in Alex Box Stadium in preparation for Friday's NCAA regional game vs Texas Southern.

Mississippi State won four consecutive elimination games to emerge from the Hattiesburg, Miss., regional and earn a spot opposite LSU in this weekend's Baton Rouge super regional. 

The best of three tournament will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Game 2 will be at the same time Sunday, and Game 3 will be played Monday if necessary. 

Game 1 will be carried on ESPN2, while Game 2 will air on either ESPN 2 or ESPNU. 

Monday's if necessary game has four possible time slots. It can be played at noon, 3, 6 or 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets for the super regional round go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting

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