LSU RHP Thatcher Hurd (Photo by Eddie Kelly/ProLook Photos)


Ackenhausen, Hurd provide proof of concept for LSU

SEC Extra

HOOVER, Ala. — Hand-wringing about the LSU pitching staff beyond Paul Skenes has been plentiful and understandable in recent weeks. 

LSU checks a ton of boxes you want checked when looking for a national title team, but pitching depth and quality beyond Skenes is a box that has been left unchecked of late. 

On Wednesday, in a 10-4 win over South Carolina, Thatcher Hurd and Nate Ackenhausen combined to provide a tantalizing look at what could be for LSU if the pitching staff settles in and pitches well in the postseason. 

To be fair, a good portion of the mound[…]