07:30 Sportscast May 2, 2015

Rounds two and three of the NFL Draft were held last night and the New Orleans Saints came away with three new players. In the second round, the Saints selected outside linebacker Hau’oli Kikaha from the University of Washington. Kikaha had 19 sacks last season while earning first team All-Pac-12 and first team All-American honors. The Black & Gold got two selections in the third round. They first selected quarterback Garrett Grayson from Colorado State. Grayson was named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2014. The Saints wrapped up the night by taking cornerback P.J. Williams of Florida State. The draft wraps up with rounds four through seven today.

A couple of former LSU Tigers got their name called last night at the NFL Draft. Cornerback Jalen Collins was picked up by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round. The third round saw defensive end Danielle Hunter go to the Minnesota Vikings.

The number one ranked LSU Tigers rolled past Mississippi State last night 11-4. Shortstop Alex Bregman and third baseman Conner Hale combined for six RBIs to guide LSU to their 40th win of the season. The series wraps up this afternoon at 3 and you can watch on ESPN2.

Tulane upset number 20 Houston 3-1. The win puts the Green Wave, along with the Cougars, in a five way tie for first place in the American Athletic Conference. Game two of the three game series is today at 2 at Turchin Stadium.

In the Sun Belt Conference, Appalachian State broke U-L Lafayette’s seven game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the Ragin Cajuns. ULM took game one of their three game series against Troy 4-2.

In the Southland, Abilene Christian upended UNO 8-6; Nicholls State squeezed past Houston Baptist 2-1; McNeese State edged Stephen F. Austin 9-8; league leader Southeastern Louisiana blanked Lamar 6-0; and Northwestern State fell to Notre Dame 4-1.