The Pelicans pulled off a nice upset last night as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 131 to 126. Lonzo Ball went into the game questionable with an ankle injury but ended up scoring 27 points as he hit seven three-pointers. Eric Bledsoe also knocked down seven three-pointers and finished with 25 points. Brandon Ingram had 28 points, Zion Williamson 21 points and Steven Adams grabbed 20 rebounds.
Cedric Russell had 21 points as the Ragin Cajuns topped Texas State 62-60. U-L Lafayette has won four in a row. ULM’s losing streak has grown to seven as the Warhawks lost at Little Rock 66-62.
Today, LSU hosts 10th ranked Texas Tech. The Bayou Bengals are looking for their first win over a ranked team this season. Tip-off is at 1 PM. And Louisiana Tech hosts Southern Miss at 2 PM.
LSU has filled out its coaching staff for 2021 with the hiring of Andre Carter as its defensive line coach. Carter is a former first round draft pick who spent 13 years as a defensive lineman in the NFL. The past two seasons, he’s been the defensive line coach with the New York Jets. On Thursday, LSU announced former Louisiana Tech and Miami defensive coordinator Blake Baker will be the team’s new linebackers coach.
The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission has placed a bid to host the regional round of the Division two men’s and women’s basketball tournament in March. Director Kelly Wells says proximity of schools to the Brookshire Grocery Arena makes it a prime location…
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Wells says they hope to hear if their bid is expected to next week, it would mean 12 teams, playing 10 games over a five day period.