LRN 6:45 Sportscast

LSU sophomore second baseman Cade Doughty has been named SEC player of the week after driving in 12 runs in the Fighting Tigers sweep over Main. Doughty was also eight for 14 at the plate…
cut 17 (11) “…pitch to drive”
Doughty and the Tigers are set to drive to Ruston tomorrow night to face Louisiana Tech.

The Bulldogs are coming off a sweep over Witchita State and ranked 15th by Collegiate Baseball. Tech closer Kyle Crigger is the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week after earning a win and a save on back-to-back days.

In college baseball action tonight, the Ragin Cajuns host Southeastern Louisiana tonight. U-L Lafayette just two of three from 14th ranked UC Irvine while the Lions took two of three from S-I-U Edwardsville.

Yesterday in Thibodaux, Wes Toups hit a grand slam but Missouri still beat Nicholls seven to four to take three of four from the Colonels.

The LSU men’s basketball team leaves today for Lexington as the Tigers will visit sixth-ranked Kentucky tomorrow. The Wildcats have yet to lose a home game this season and Tigers Coach Will Wade says they need to start making more free throws…
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LSU was just 13 of 22 from the free-throw line in a loss to South Carolina on Saturday.

The LSU Lady Tigers are up to number eight in the AP women’s Top 25 poll. It’s the Lady Tigers highest ranking since 2008. LSU has won six in a row and host Alabama on Thursday.

The Saints have hired Kodi Burns as the team’s wide receivers coach. The 33-year-old has previously coached at Tennessee and Auburn. It will be his job to help develop a receiver that can help out Michael Thomas who is expected to return for the 2022 season.