LSU shortstop Hal Hughes fires a ball across the diamond. Huges and the LSU Tigers defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs Tuesday night, 8-5, to advance on in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. LSU was scheduled to play No. 1 Florida in a second round game on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of LSU Sports)
HOOVER, AL -- Coming into the SEC Tournament, the LSU Tigers were considered a team on the bubble for making the NCAA Tournament.