WATCH: #5 Mississippi State drops game one of three-game series to Tulane

An early lead for #5 Mississippi State eventually ended in a 7-3 loss to Tulane in the series opener on Friday at Dudy Noble Field.

Mississippi State (3-2) scratched across single runs in the first, sixth and ninth, while Tulane (3-2) scored three runs in the third and sixth and added an insurance run in the ninth. Three of MSU’s six hits went for extra bases, while Tulane’s Collin Burns hit a home run.

Mississippi State hosts Tulane in the 2nd game of a 3-game series on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. Mississippi State head baseball coach Chris Lemonis talked about the loss after the game. Video is courtesy of Hail State Athletics.