11:40 LRN Sportscast

The Saints have the number 14 pick in the NFL draft tomorrow night. According to Mike Triplett of New Orleans football, the Saints have traded up in 26 straight drafts. Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis says this is because every team is looking to improve their situation, whether it be moving up the draft board or sliding back

Cut 16 (20) “… go back.”

The NFL draft will begin tomorrow at 7 pm.

LSU baseball started their nine game homestead with a 9 to nothing win over Nicholls last night. The game featured the Tigers dominating on both sides of the plate with great pitching and timely hits. LSU third baseman Tommy White is responsible for two home runs in the game including one that bounced off a fan’s head. The Tigers will take on Auburn this weekend with the first game this friday at 6:30 pm.

The Pelicans will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in game 2 of their NBA playoff series. The Pelicans only lost by two points to the Thunder in the first game and Pelicans Power Forward Larry Nance feels that his team can beat the Thunder with more execution on the court.

Cut 20 (19) “… better position.”

The Pelicans will tip off against the Thunder tonight at 8:30.

In baseball news across the state, ULM lost last night to Little Rock 4 to 2 and Northwestern State defeated Grambling 16 to 8. Tonight Nicholls will travel to take on LA Tech and UL-Lafayette will host Houston Christian, with first pitch for both games at 6 pm.

And Haliey Van Lith has not yet committed to TCU. The former LSU point guard said that she intends to sign with the Horned Frogs, but has not yet committed.