LSU meets Coastal Carolina for the first time ever in baseball this weekend as the Chanticleers–that scary-looking rooster adorning the top of this page–will be visiting Alex Box Stadium to start a three-game set this weekend in the Baton Rouge Super Regional. The winner heads to Omaha for the College World Series, the loser heads home for summer ball. Here are 10 of the most important statistics heading into this SEC v. Big South matchup.
The Florida Gators (34-6) take the top overall seed in the season’s first tournament projection. The Gators are tops in nearly every poll and have yet to show major weakness heading into the latter half of the college baseball season.
Florida takes back the top spot from South Carolina as the Gamecocks lose three out of four this past weekend while the Gators go undefeated in four games including a weekend sweep of Arkansas.