6:45 LRN Sportscast January 17

In the NFL playoffs yesterday, Kansas City and Tampa Bay advanced, while Dallas’s season ended with a home loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Former Haughton star and Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 254 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Big game for former Ragin Cajun running back Elijah Mithcell as he had 96 yards rushing and one touchdown to help San Francisco advance to play at Green Bay.

The NFL playoffs continue tonight with one more wild card game as the Rams host the Cardinals. Former LSU Tiger and L-A receiver Odell Beckham Junior will be playing in his second playoff game and his first since the 2016 season with the Giants…
Cut 16 (16) “…good feeling”
The winner of the Rams-49ers game will play at Tampa Bay in the divisional round.

The Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team played well down the stretch yesterday and defeated Southern Miss 76 to 62 to complete a regular-season series sweep of the Golden Eagles. Kenneth Jofton Junior led the way with 23 points and Tech held U-S M to 33-percent shooting.

12th ranked LSU didn’t play well down the stretch on Saturday and the Tigers were upset by Arkansas 65-58. The loss ended LSU’s three-game winning streak. Coach Will Wade says they couldn’t overcome their weaknesses…
cut 20 (19) “….you deserve”

A tough trip to Texas for U-L Lafayette as they lost to U-T Arlington and Texas State, while U-L-M upset U-T Arlington 62-55 on Saturday.