It will be a familiar foe for the Missouri Tigers.
Missouri, the No. 12 seed, will open the SEC Baseball Tournament tonight against fifth-seeded Auburn in Hoover, Ala. It will be the fourth of four first-round games today, starting 30 minutes after the 4:30 p.m. game between Kentucky and Alabama on the SEC Network.
Missouri (30-23 overall, 10-20 SEC) was swept in a three-game series by Auburn (33-19-1, 17-13) to close the regular season in Auburn, Ala.
Auburn closed SEC play by winning 12 of its last 15 conference contests, including its last eight.
Missouri went 5-4 in its last nine conference games.