4:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU right-hander Paul Skenes was named today as the National Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball. Skenes leads the nation in strikeouts with 167 and he has 10-2 record with a 1.89 ERA. Skenes was asked about winning the prestigous award…
cut 29 (06) “…means something”

The Road to Omaha begins tomorrow for LSU as they open up the Baton Rouge Regional by taking on Tulane at two PM at Alex Box Stadium. The Green Wave won only 19 games, but they won the American Atheltic Conference Tournament to receive an automatic bid. Coach Jay Johnson has mad respect for the Greenies and first year Coach Jay Uhlmann…
cut 19 (19) “…massive respect”

The SEC Spring meetings conclude tomorrow and there’s a good chance athletic directors and school presidents and chancellors will leave Destin without agreeing to a new football scheduling format for when Texas and Oklahoma join the league in 2024. There’s a split between keeping an eight-game conference schedule or going to a nine-game SEC schedule, which LSU favors. 247 sports national college football writher Brandon Marcello says part of the equation is the potential for more TV money from ESPN if they play an extra conference game….
cut 20 (19) “…..on TV”
It’s possible they the league will stay at eight conference games for the time being and eventually go to nine game league schedule in a few years.