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SEC champion LSU beats South Carolina

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The SEC champion LSU baseball team collected 11 hits in an 8-1 win over South Carolina to claim the SEC series.

With the win, LSU improved to 46-9 and 21-8 in conference play. Vanderbilt also lost today, locking up the regular season SEC championship for LSU before the Tigers even played. 

The Tigers are the top seed in next week's conference tournament and will next play Wednesday afternoon.

Chris Chinea went 2-4 with three RBI, including a two-run home run, his 11th of the season. Alex Bregman was also 2-4 with two RBI. Bregman knocked out his ninth home run on the year.

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