The LSU Tigers travels to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Friday evening, to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, in the opener of an SEC series. Bill Franques, of lsusports.net, has a preview, below.

LSU freshman infielder JaCoby Jones

LSU (29-17, 7-14 SEC) travels to Tuscaloosa this weekend to face Alabama (28-19, 10-11) SEC) in a three-game conference series that begins at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday in Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Game 2 starts at 3 p.m. Saturday, and Game 3 will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday.