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LSU Tigers Crush Arkansas Razorbacks On Route To Championship Series

Published by on June 20, 2009

       LSU gave Arkansas the boot and may deserve at least the Boot trophy itself.

On Friday afternoon at the College World Series, the number one ranked Tigers, beat Arkansas for the second time this week by eight runs or more, winning 14-5. After a 9-1 win on Monday and collected their fourth win out of five against the Razorbacks this season.

The Arkansas football team has held the Boot, a huge bronzed trophy in the shape of Arkansas and Louisiana, for two seasons now with wins over the Tigers in 2007 and 2008, but the baseball team should be "Boot eligible" as it owns the Hogs as well as this cow town.

LSU, which leads the nation with fifty four wins against sixteen losses, is two more wins away from the ultimate trophy the national championship trophy, which is much more attractive. The Tigers will play either Texas or Arizona State in a best-of-three series beginning at 6:00 p.m. Monday on ESPN.

"Wouldn't surprise me if they win it," said Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn, who has lost his four games to LSU by a 32-9 count.

"You look at them physically, and they've got some really good baseball...

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