4:45 LRN Sportscast

The LSU Tigers are on some kind of a roll as they routed one of the best teams in college baseball today. Jared Jones and Tommy White each hit grand slams and Luke Holman pitched six hitless innings in an 11 to nothing win over Kentucky in eight innings. Jones’ grand slam came in the seventh inning with the Tigers were up two to nothing…
cut 29 (17) “…put a good swing on it”
Hayden Travinski followed Jones’ grand slam with a solo shot and White hit his granny in the eighth inning.

The Tigers will play tomorrow afternoon at around 4:30 PM against South Carolina. The Gameocks upset Arkansas today six to five. South Carolina is just like LSU, they will be playing in their third game in as many days.

McNeese scored seven runs in the second inning on their way to beating Northwestern State ten to five in the opening game of the Southland Conference Tournament. Elliot Hebert had a two-run single in that inning. Zach Voss pitched six innings for his second win of the year.

The Cowboys advance to play UIW in a winner’s bracket game. The Cardinals upset top seeded Lamar six to three. Northwestern State gets Lamar in an elimination game tomorrow.

The Superdome Commission says the Saints are behind on their payments in helping to fund the ongoing renovation of the Caesars Superdome. The general manager for ASM Global, Evan Holmes, says the Saints owe 11.5 million dollars as they have not made a payment since December. Holmes says the delinquent payments hav not stopped the 450-million dollar renovation and there’s been no word from the Saints on why they are not paying their part.

David Patrick is returning as an assistant LSU men’s basketball coach. He was an assistant under former head coach Johnny Jones. He’s leaving as the head coach at Sacramento State to return to Baton Rouge.