Feb. 27, 2004

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LSU leads Ohio State in the all-time series 3-1. These twoteams had last met in 2000 when the Tigers defeated the Buckeyestwice in Baton Rouge, La. LSU finished 50-18 last season andadvanced to the NCAA tournament. All six teams that Ohio State hasplayed so far this season qualified for the NCAA tournament in2003. The Buckeyes’ next two opponents, California and FloridaAtlantic, also were NCAA tournament participants. Due to heavy rainin the area Thursday, the game was moved to an adjacent field anddelayed for 10 minutes. As several fields at the South CommonsStadium Complex are still very wet, it is uncertain if Ohio State’sgame vs. California at 7:30 p.m. will begin on time. The UnitedStates Olympic Team is also in Columbus, Ga., this weekend playinga five-game schedule against NCAA teams. Ohio State will watch theU.S. squad play Michigan at 6 p.m. Friday prior to the Buckeyes’7:30 p.m. contest vs. California.