For the first time in six years LSU (22-10, 11-7) will be a part of March Madness, a nine-seed in the East Region, where the Tigers will square off against North Carolina State (20-13, 10-8) and former Tiger Ralston Turner.
The 8/9 game will be contested in Pittsburgh Thursday at 8:20 p.m. Central Time (on TBS), and the winner gets one-seed Villanova.
LSU wrapped up the regular season tied for third in the SEC and lost a quarterfinal game in the conference tournament on Friday.
The Wolfpack, under head coach Mark Gottfried, tied for sixth in the ACC and lost to Duke in the conference tourney after beating Pittsburgh in its opening-round game.
---------------------------LSU fans, click on the link below to discuss the Tigers' berth in the 2015 NCAA Tournament.