The LSU Tigers play host to the Northwestern St. Demons, tonight, in non-conference action. First-pitch at Alex Box Stadium is set for 6:30 pm. Bill Franques, of, has the story, below.

LSU pitcher Ryan Eades

No. 24 LSU (21-11) plays host to in-state rival Northwestern State (10-22) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium.

Tuesday's contest is the first in a five-game homestand for the Tigers, who meet Alcorn State Wednesday night and play host to Auburn this weekend in an SEC series.