Weekend preview: Ole Miss 

May, 4, 2012
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The end of the regular season is in sight for the LSU baseball team, but that's not an attitude the Tigers (36-10, 14-7) can afford to take.

LSU is sitting pretty with a three game lead on the SEC West, having won six of seven weekend series so far. But even with the season drawing to a close, the Tigers will have their work cut out for them if they're to maintain good positioning in the conference standings. Two of the team's last three series are away from home, and both of those road trips come against ranked opposition.

One of those starts tonight against No. 25 Ole Miss (30-16, 10-11), which is enduring the same type of roller coaster season the Tigers dealt with last spring. The Rebels breezed through the bulk of the non-conference schedule to start the year, but conference play has provided plenty of ups and downs. The high points have been as good as taking two of three games from then-No.1 Florida. But the Rebels have also dropped series to middling conference opposition like Georgia and Mississippi State.

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