Hoover, Ala. - After suffering a loss on Wednesday, LSU had to turn to its ace pitcher, Kevin Gausman, to deliver a victory against Ole Miss and keep the Tigers alive in the double-elimination SEC tournament.
The ace delivered. Gausman threw seven innings, allowing only two runs and striking out seven in a display of dominance. The offense contributed 17 hits and 11 runs to produce a convincing 11-2 victory over the Rebels.
LSU improved to 43-15 and advanced to the quarterfinal round at 3 p.m. Friday where they will have a rematch against Mississippi State.