6:45 LRN Sportscast

Brandon Ingram returned from a two-month absence because of a toe injury, but the forward could not help the Pelicans snap their losing streak last night. Ingram scored 13 points as New Orleans lost to Minnesota 111 to 102 as the Pels lost for a sixth straight game. New Orleans led by six at half, but were outscored 39-21 in the third quarter. Anthony Edwards had 37 points for the Timberwolves, while C-J McCollum had 25 for the Pels.

The market for former Saints Coach Sean Payton could be cooling off as the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports Payton has yet to secure a second interview with any of the teams he sat down with. Rapoport says it doesn’t seem like there’s place for Payton.

A state audit shows LSU accidentally paid coach Brian Kelly an extra one million dollars in 2022. So they will adjust his pay down this year to make up for the clerical error.

The Ragin Cajuns men’s basketball team returns home as they host Troy tonight. Coach Bob Marlin’s team is looking to extend the team’s winning streak to seven games…
cut 17 (18) “…good basketball”
Tip off in the Cajundome is at 7 PM.

Louisiana Tech is 4-and-5 in Conference USA Play as they visit UAB tonight. First-year coach Talvin Hester is looking for more consistency from his team…
cut 18 (17) “,….had it”

ULM is at Marshall tonight.