7:30 LRN Sportscast

The Pelicans and Tigers look to break long losing streaks on the hardwood today, while the Ragin Cajuns look to keep their winning streak going. The Pels host the Wizards tonight as New Orleans has lost six in a row. Washington brings a 22-26 record into the Smoothie King Center.

LSU men’s basketball has lost seven in a row as they host Texas Tech at 1 PM. Coach Matt McMahon….
cut 17 (12) “…game”

Tonight in the Cajundome, the Ragin Cajuns look to extend their winning streak to eight games as they host Georgia Southern, who is 5-and-4 in the Sun Belt. U-L Lafayette is tied for first in the conference with Southern Miss.

ULM is one game back and the Warhawks wrap up a four-game road trip by visiting James Madison. Tip off is at 4 PM.

La Tech is at UTSA, who is 1-and-10 in Conference USA.

Ryan Nielson who served as a co-defensive coordinator for the Saints has left the Black and Gold for divisional rival the Atlanta Falcons to be the Dirty Birds new defensive coordinator. Nielsen has been with the Saints for the last six seasons. He started as the team’s defensive line coach in 2017.

LSU Heisman-winning quarterback Joe Burrow and the Bengals visit the Chiefs in the AFC Championship tomorrow. The two teams met earlier this year in a 27-24 Cincinnati win. Burrow says the team needs to be prepared to face a familiar opponent…
Cut 15 (17) “…for anything.”
Burrow threw for almost 300 yards and 2 touchdowns in the regular season matchup and the Bengals beat the Chiefs in last year’s AFC Title game.