Jan 8, 2013 12:23 PM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU travels to Auburn Wednesday night to open SEC play.
The Tigers of LSU have won their league openers each of the last two years, including a win at the Auburn Arena to open league play in 2011
LSU was 7-9 in the league a year ago.
The league will play 18 conference games for the first time since the 1990-91, but with 14 teams in the league, each team will have the opportunity to play each team once with five teams that will be faced on a home and away basis.
LSU comes into the conference opener at 9-2, while Auburn is 6-7 on the year.