4:45 LRN Sportscast Feb 29

The ninth-ranked LSU women’s basketball team will visit Georgia at 8:00 in their final road trip of the regular season. As the Lady Tigers begin looking toward the SEC and NCAA Tournaments, many are looking further to the WNBA Draft and whether stars Angel Reese and Hailey Van Lith will return to Baton Rouge. Each have one more season of eligibility, but Head Coach Kim Mulkey expects this season to be their last…

Cut 16 (16) “…what they wanted to do.”

In the LHSAA Division-1 Select girls’ basketball playoffs, Baton Rouge’s Woodlawn High upset first-seeded Huntington 71-58 earlier today. They’ll go on to face the winner of John Curtis Christian and Liberty in the championship Saturday.

LSU Baseball run-ruled Rice last night in Houston with a final score of 16-4. The Tigers improved to 8-1 to start the season and will compete in the Astros Foundation Classic this weekend.

Louisiana Tech welcomed new Athletics Director Ryan Ivey to campus Today. Ivey who has over 18 years of intercollegiate athletics experience says he recognizes the challenges schools like Tech face in the current college athletics landscape, but says they’re ready to rise to the occasion…

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The LA Tech men’s basketball team came away with their third straight road win last night beating Western Kentucky 90-84. The 21-8 Bulldogs sit atop the Conference USA ahead of a critical home matchup against Sam Houston next Thursday.

The UL-Lafayette Basketball team fell to 17-13 after losing to Troy last night 87-73. The Cajuns will close the regular season tomorrow night against Southern Miss. The winner will clinch the 5th seed in the Sunbelt Conference Tournament next week while the loser falls to 6th.