4:45 LRN Sportscast

The C-F-P Board of Managers has unanimously approved the 5 plus 7 model for the new 12 team college football playoff team. That means the five highest ranked conference champions will get into the tournament and then the next seven highest ranked teams.

The LSU baseball team is off to a 4-0 start after defeating Central Arkansas four to three. Tigers first baseman Jared Jones hit his third home run on the season, a 403 foot shot in the third inning. It proved to be the winning run. Jones was asked about the team’s start to the season after the game…
cut 18 (17) “…anytime of a game”
LSU will host Northern Illinois on Thursday. Tonight the Ragin Cajuns are at McNeese, Nicholls visits Tulane and ULM hosts Grambling.

The LSU Lady Tigers won their fourth straight Monday night as they continue to paly great defense. LSU held Texas A-and-M to 14 points int he first half on their way to an 81-58 victory over the Aggies. It was the Lady Tigers first game in eight days and Coach Kim Mulkey says they used the extra days of practice to work on defense…
cut 16 (20) “…third and fourth quarter”
Aneeshah Morrow had 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead LSU offensively.

Tomorrow night, the LSU men’s basketball team hosts 17th ranked Kentucky. Tigers Coach Matt McMahon says Jalen Cook is day-to-day with a leg injury.

Louisiana Tech men’s basketball coach Talvin Hester says starters Sean Newman and Daniel Batcho are still day to day as the Bulldogs begin a three-game road trip at UTEP.