16:45 LRN Sportscast

The Saints are gearing up for a big home game this Sunday against the Detroit Lions. New Orleans is 5-and-6, while the Lions are 8-and-3. Safety Tyrann Mathieu says this is a good measuring stick game for the Black and Gold…
cut 17 (19) “…going forward”
Kick-off is at noon.

LSU Quarterback Jayden Daniels has won the 2023 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which goes to the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and athletic achievement.

Louisiana Tech’s starting offensive tackles from this past season, Carson Bruno and Dakota White says they will entering the transfer portal, which opens on Monday.

Big game at the PMAC tonight as the seventh ranked LSU women’s basketball team hosts ninth ranked Virginia Tech. All-American forward Angel Reese returns after a four-game unexplained absence, but sophomore forward Sa’Myah Smith is done for the rest of the season after injuring her knee in a game last week. Smith is a six-foot-two post player and Coach Kim Mulkey says she’ll be missed…
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Smith is averaging 12 points and eight rebounds a game this season. LSU could use Smith against Va Tech. Six-foot-six Elizabeth Kitley is averaging 24 points and 12 rebounds a game for the Hokies. Tip-off is at 8 PM.

Also tonight the Ragin Cajuns are at Samford, last night New Mexico beat Louisiana Tech 74-65.