11:40 LRN Sportscast

Big upset in college baseball as the Nicholls Colonels defeated top ranked LSU six to five last night. Shortstop Parker Coddou finished off the game with a fantastic double play as he caught a pop up in shallow centerfield and then ran to second base to record the second out as LSU pinch runner Jack Merrifield was already at third base, thinking the ball would fall in for a hit. It was the first win for Nicholls against a number one ranked team since 2009. Coach Mike Silva….
cut 20 (10) “…win them all”
Nicholls, who is in first place in the Southland, will be at Northwestern State next weekend.

The Demons are in Lafayette tonight to face the Ragin Cajuns. U-L Lafayette snapped a three-game losing streak last night when they defeated Southern ten to five. Conor Higgs had a two-run triple to fuel a seven run third inning.

Louisiana Tech is looking to snap a three-game losing streak tonight when they visit Southern Miss. Bulldogs Coach Lane Burroughs says getting a win tonight would be great, but making sure they are among the eight teams that make the Conference USA Tournament is more important…
Cut 19 (14) “…conference tournament.”
The Bulldogs are 9-and-9 in Conference USA action and in fifth place. There are ten teams in CUSA and eight make the postseason tournament.

Grambling improved to 14-and-4 in the SWAC with a 16-seven win over Alcorn State last night. The Tigers have won three in a row and they lead the SWAC West. Grambling hosts Prairie View this weekend.

Big news for the McNeese Men’s’ basketball team as the Cowboys leading scorer and rebounder Christian Shumate is exiting the transfer portal and will play for McNeese next season.