A sold-out crowd is expected in Ruston tonight as 15th ranked Louisiana Tech hosts second-ranked LSU in baseball. Both teams are 3-and-0. The Tigers swept Maine and scored a program-record 51 runs for an opening weekend series. Tech Coach Lane Burroughs says LSU’s hitters will challenge his pitchers…
Cut 19 (19)_“… all year”
The weather forecast does not look good, temperatures will be in the upper 30s and there’s a 50-percent chance of rain.
Last night, The Cajuns scored two runs in the tenth inning to beat Southeastern Louisiana six to five. C-J Willis’ one-out double was the game-winning hit. Houston held off McNeese three to two. The Cowboys lost despite giving up two hits.
LSU men’s hoops bring its seven and seven SEC record to Rupp Arena tonight as they visit sixth-ranked Kentucky, who is 16-and-0 at home this season. Three of LSU’s conference losses have been by four points or less. Coach Will Wade says they spend plenty of time preparing for late-game situations….
cut 17 (15) “….clean it up”
LSU beat the Wildcats in the first meeting of the season, a 65-60 victory at the PMAC on January fourth.
In other action tonight…Tulane hosts 14th ranked Houston. The Ragin Cajuns are at Georiga Southern, while ULM visits Georgia State.
Former Pelican J-J Redick said on ESPN’s First Take that Zion Williamson is not invested to the Pels or the city and describes him as a detached teammate. New Orleans has sent out a notice for season tickets next year, but the letter to fans does not mention Zion Williamson.