6:45 LRN Sportscast

The SEC West Champion Tigers will close out the regular season Saturday in College Station. Coach Brian Kelly has led the Bayou Bengals to a 9-2 record with a chance at the College Football Playoffs in his first season. Kelly, who said he came to the SEC for the chance to win a national championship, says the conference lived up to his expectations…
Cut 16 (12) “…lived up to that.”
LSU will visit Texas A-and-M on Saturday at 6 PM. The Aggies, who entered the season ranked sixth in the A-P Top poll, are 4-and-7 on the year and have failed to score more than 30 points against a Power five opponent.

The Saints won their 400th game in franchise history on Sunday when they defeated the Rams 27-20. Now its on to San Francisco. The 49ers rolled past the Cardinals 38-10 last night in Mexico City. San Fran has won three in a row and they are 6-and-4 on the season.

For the second time this season, the Warriors visited New Orleans and rested their top guys and the Pelicans took advantage. New Orleans easily won last night 128-83. The 45-point margin was the second largest in franchise history as the Pels closed out a six-game homestand with a four and two record. Zion Williamson returned after missing three games with a foot injury to score nine points in 23 minutes. Coach Willie Green on how Zion looked….
cut 28 (16) “…he’ll be fine”
Brandon Ingram led the way with 34 points.

Forward K-J Williams had a season-high 33 points as LSU easily defeated Illinois State 77-61 in the Cayman Islands on Monday. The Tigers face Akron today at 2:30.

Louisiana Tech downed ULM 79-58. Isaiah Crawford had 17 points for the bulldogs.