With 16 players from the Saints active roster not playing last night, you didn’t have much hope that New Orleans would be able to pull of a victory against a Miami team that had won six in a row. That’s exactly how it played out against the Dolphins as New Orleans lost 20-3. Rookie Quarterback Ian Book was intercepted twice and sacked eight times in his NFL debut…
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Linebacker Zach Baun says they knew they had an uphill mountain to climb…
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New Orleans hosts Carolina this Sunday.
The Pelicans will play their final game of 2021 tonight when they host Cleveland. New Orleans will likely play this game without its leading scorer as Brandon Ingram is listed as doubtful with Achilles soreness. Guard Josh Hart is questionable with an ankle sprain and Nickeil Alexander-Walker is out as a result of COVID protocols.
The 19th ranked LSU women’s basketball team closed out nonconference play with an 83-47 win over Samford last night. Jailin Cherry had 22 points. The Lady Tigers begin SEC play on Thursday at 13th ranked Georgia.
The men’s basketball team is ranked 16th in both polls and will open SEC play tomorrow on the road against Auburn. Auburn is ranked 11th.
Nicholls guard Ty Gordon has been named Southland Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for a third consecutive week after scoring 26 points in a loss to Oregon State. The Colonels are at third ranked Purdue tomorrow. Northwestern State visits top ranked Baylor tonight.