Gonzaga will open the NCAA baseball tournament against Louisiana State on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Eugene Regional.

Gonzaga (33-17) is the No. 2 seed and LSU (34-22) is the No. 3 seed. Host and top-seeded Oregon (37-14) will face No. 4 seed Central Connecticut State (28-13) at 2 p.m. Friday.

LSU has won six national championships and was NCAA runner-up in 2017.

Gonzaga won the West Coast Conference championship. Gonzaga was one of 20 potential hosts announced on May 1, but the Zags will make the trip to Eugene instead.


• OL Reign announced that it has acquired a third-round pick in the 2022 NWSL draft from the Houston Dash in return for forward Jasmyne Spencer.


• The Western Hockey League revealed its U.S. Division all-star team and four Everett Silvertips were chosen: goaltender Dustin Wolf, forwards Cole Fonstad and Gage Goncalves and defenseman Ronan Seeley.


Sam Travis hit two homers and Cal Raleigh had three hits as the Tacoma Rainiers crushed host Reno 11-4. Tacoma right-hander Logan Verrett allowed one run on five hits in seven innings with five strikeouts and no walks.