6:45 LRN Sportscast

The LSU baseball team’s three game winning streak ended last night with a six to five loss to Auburn. Auburn scored all of its runs in the fifth inning off losing pitcher Blake Money. The Tigers hit three home runs, including a two-run shot from red-hot Brayden Jobert, but it was not enough. Game two fo the series is tonight at 6:30.

The top two teams in Conference USA meet in Hattiesburg this weekend as Louisiana Tech visits Southern Miss. These two rivals met 11 times last year, with Tech winning seven of the games including two in the conference tournament. Bulldogs Coach Lane Burroughs…
cut 18 (18) “…amped it up”
First pitch is at 6 PM.

Newly-signed Saints quarterback Andy Dalton met with the media on Thursday, and the 11-year veteran explained why New Orleans was the right place at this point in his career.
Cut 19 (16)_“…what’s been done.”
The 34-year-old will be Jameis Winston’s back-up in the 2022 season.

Kim Mulkey was named the Associated Press Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Tigers to a 26-6 record. It’s the third time she’s won the honor.

The LSU men’s basketball team has received a commitment from six-foot-ten center Conreilous Williams, who was committed to Murray State. Meanwhile, two more LSU players have entered the transfer portal, center Efton Reid and guard Eric Gaines.

And this weekend it’s the Final Four in New Orleans. Tomorrow night Kansas plays Villanova and then it’s North Carolina versus Duke.