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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:53am
Baseball America’s latest NCAA Regional projections have Louisiana Tech as the No. 3 seed in the Baton Rouge Regional hosted by LSU. But first the Bulldogs have a little business to take care of in the Conference USA Tournament, where Tech, the No. 5 seed, begins play at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, against fourth-seeded Rice. Tech swept the No. 16 Owls in a three-game home series over the weekend. The Bulldogs ended the regular season with a 37-16 overall record and 19-10 mark in Conference USA, 11 more league wins than Tech recorded a year ago. The 37 wins marks the most...

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