4:45 LRN Sportscast

The 16th ranked LSU basketball team tips off SEC play tonight with a trip to 11th ranked Auburn. The undefeated Tigers have yet to play a true road game. Coach Will Wade says Auburn Arena is not an easy place to play for a visitor….
Cut 17 (18) “ …great fans.”
Both teams are averaging around 80 points a game, while the Tigers lead the SEC in field goal percentage defense at 34-percent, while Auburn is 39-percent. Tip off is at 6 PM.

U-L Lafayette begins Sun Belt play at Appalachian state tomorrow. But Coach Bob Marlin will not be there was he’s tested positive for COVID-19.

Louisiana Tech will welcome Marshall to the Thomas Assembly Center for the start of Conference USA play tomorrow. The Bulldogs have won 15 straight home games, while the Thundering Herd has dropped three straight overall.

LSU football coach Brian Kelly has named Matt House as the Tigers new defensive coordinator. House is currently the linebackers coach for the Kansas City Chiefs and Baton Rouge sports talk show host Matt Moscona says current Chief and former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu has said it’s a great hire by LSU…
cut 13 (09) “with it”
House spent three seasons with Kentucky, two as defensive coordinator. House’s 2018 Kentucky defense ranked sixth in the nation in points allowed, he’s also credited with helping to defensive lineman Aaron Donald when he was at the University of Pittsburgh.

The man who introduced NFL great John Madden to one of his favorite dishes – the TURDUCKEN – mourns the passage of the football legend. New Orleans butcher Glenn Mistich says he first met Madden in 1996, during the Saints – Rams game. During an appearance on WWL radio, the subject of the “turducken” came up…:
Cut 9 (12) “…the All-Madden Team.”
A “turducken” is a chicken, stuffed inside a duck, stuffed inside a turkey.