4:45 LRN Sportscast

The Smoothie King Center is sold out for tonight’s Pelicans game as they host the Philadelphia 76ers. New Orleans is shooting for its fifth in a row. Zion Williamson is coming off a career-high 43 point performance in a win Wednesday over the Timberwolves. Williamson says he wants to keep winning…
cut 16 (16) “…getting the win”
Tip-off tonight in the Blender is at 7:30.

After missing the last two practices for what was described as personal reasons, running back Alvin Kamara was a full participant in today’s practice and he’ll play Sunday against the Eagles. Philadelphia Quarterback Jalen Hurts is listed as doubtful and it’s likely Gardner Minshew will start at Q-B for a second straight week.

The ninth ranked LSU Lady Tigers tipped off SEC play last night with a 24-point victory over 24th ranked Arkansas 64-45. Coach Kim Mulkey’s team held a good Razorbacks team to 28-percent shooting from the field…
cut 19 (22) “…the tip”
LSU also controlled the glass as they collected 23 offensive rebounds.

In men’s hoops action…Isaiah Crawford had 20 points as Louisiana Tech topped UTSA 91-69 in Ruston last night. The Bulldogs are now 1-and-1 in Conference USA.

The Ragin Cajuns dropped their Sun Belt opener as they fell to Coastal Carolina 77-76. U-L Lafayette had a ten point lead with 4:40 left.

ULM opened Sun Belt play with a 57-53 win at Texas State. Tyreke Lacure had 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists. The Warhawks are at Arkansas State tomorrow.