4:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU released a short statement today saying wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will not play against Purdue in the Citrus Bowl. But Coach Brian Kelly says Boutte is still enrolled at LSU for the spring semester. LSU-Odyssey-dot-com reports Boutte is fine and is not risking anything ahead of his senior season.

The Sean Payton rumors of him returning to the Saints to be their head coach will not go away. Jeff Palermo has the latest…
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The LSU Tigers tip off SEC play tonight against the 9th-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks. The Hogs are averaging 79 points a game and Coach Matt McMahon says they force nearly 19 turnovers a contest, which is eleventh best in the nation…
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Tip off is 8 PM in the PMAC.

At the Smoothie King Center, the Pelicans host the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight. New Orleans is seeking its fourth straight win and Zion Williamson is available after missing the last three games. Dyson Daniels and Trey Murphy are also available. While Herb Jones is in Health and Safety protocols and will not play. Tip time is at 7 PM.