LSU 8, Southeastern Louisiana 4

Published 05/31 2014 01:33AM

Updated 07/22 2015 02:46PM

Baton Rouge --  LSU rallied from a 4-2 deficit with six runs in its last two at bats to defeat Southeastern Louisiana, 8-4, in the opening game of the 2014 NCAA Baseball Regional at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Top-seeded LSU (45-14-1) won its ninth-straight game and advanced to face the winner of No. 2-seed Houston and No. 3-seed Bryant at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday.

Southeastern Louisiana (37-24), the Southland Conference Tournament Champions, had its six-game winning streak snapped despite breaking a 2-2 tie in the top of the sixth inning with a two-run home run by first baseman Sam Roberson.

The Lions fell into the loser's bracket on Saturday at 2 p.m. CT against the loser of tonight's Houston-Bryant matchup.

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