11:40 LRN Sportscast

The Pelicans won 49 games in the regular season, but failed to win a single game in the Western Conference playoffs. After being swept by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round, Pelicans executive president of basketball operations David Griffin says that there are still positive takeaways from this season like the play of Pelicans star Zion Williamson.

Cut 17 (23) “… intends to go.”

Williamson played in a career-high 70 games last season and led the Pels in scoring this season.

And LSU gymnastics star Haleigh Bryant is returning to LSU for a fifth season. Bryant led the Tigers to its first ever national championship last season, won the national all-around title, and owns the record for the most 10’s in LSU gymnastics history.

LSU baseball found their offensive footing last night when the Tigers beat Grambling 26 to 2. The Tigers combined for 17 hits and 5 home runs in the game. Tommy White went 2 for 3 scoring 5 RBI’s and Michael Braswell III stole home in the bottom of the first inning. LSU Head Coach Jay Johnson says that he likes his team’s offensive progress from last weekend against Auburn.

Cut 20 (22) “… consistent basis.”

LSU will take on top ranked Texas A&M this weekend in the Box

In other baseball news across the state, Louisiana Tech is now on a six game win streak after the Bulldogs defeated ULM yesterday 8 to 4. The win is the Bulldogs third straight over the Warhawks and the Bulldogs have won 8 out of the last 10 games between the two schools.