6:45 LRN Sportscast February 28

The Pelicans have looked good since returning from the All-Star Break. They cooled off the Phoenix Suns on Friday and last night they defeated a struggling Lakers team 123 to 95. CJ McCollum had 22 points, while Brandon Ingram and Jonas Valanciunas each had 19 points.

The eighth-ranked LSU women’s basketball team held on to beat 16th ranked Tennessee 57-54 yesterday. The Lady Tigers are the two seed in this week’s SEC Tournament.

LSU men’s basketball started the second half on Saturday night on 15-0 run and went on to beat Missouri 75-55 at the PMAC. The Tigers were led by Tari Eason who had 18 points in 19 minutes and they held Mizzou to 35-percent shooting from the floor. Coach Will Wade
Cut 18 (18) “ ..win for us.”

The LSU baseball team won two games yesterday beating Towson 11 to 1 and then shutting out Southern 15 to 0. Jacob Berry drove in five runs over the course of two days.

Tulane swept a doubleheader from Louisiana Tech yesterday handing the Bulldogs their first two losses of the season.

The Ragin Cajuns lost three games in Round Rock, Texas over the weekend, including a six to four defeat to second-ranked Arkansas yesterday.

After two stints as a head football coach, Frank Wilson is back with the LSU football program as associate head coach and running backs coach. Wilson was the head coach at McNeese last season and when the Cowboys played in Tiger Stadium in September, he thought about the possibility of returning to LSU
Cut 16 (20) “…serious consideration”