4:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU will try to improve to 3-and-0 in the SEC Tournament as they will face South Carolina in a winner’s bracket game. The Tigers have scored 20 runs in victories over Georgia and Kentucky. We’ll see if they can keep the bats going as the Tigers have won five straight SEC games. Thatcher Hurd is set to get the start on the mound for the Tigers. He’s struggled this season with a 2-and-4 record and a 6.49 ERA.

Earlier today in the SEC Tournament,. Kentucky eliminated Arkansas nine to six. So if the Tigers lose today, they’ll play the Wildcats tomorrow.

The top seeded Ragin Cajuns have been eliminated from the Sun Belt Tournament after losing to James Madison Ten to nine. U-L Lafayette took a seven to one lead with seven runs in the second inning, but the Dukes responded with a sixth run seventh inning to take the lead. L-P Langevin gave up three runs in 2.1 innings. The Cajuns will find out their postseason destination at 11 AM on Monday.

Strong storms forced Louisiana Tech off the field last night, three outs away from a victory over Middle Tennessee in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament. The game resumed at 9 AM and it only took four and a half minutes for the Bulldogs to finish of their eight to two win over Middle Tennessee. Reed Smith was the winner pitcher and Grant Comeaux went four for four with 3 RBIs. The Bulldogs next game is Friday at 12:30. Coach Lane Burroughs….
cut 18 (15) “…good team”
It will be Liberty. The fifth seeded Flames defeated fourth seeded Sam Houston nine to three.

At the Southland Tournament…UNO avoided elimination with a seven to four win over Texas A-and-M Corpus Christi. Lamar eliminated Northwestern State, beating the Demons 12 to 5.

Southern was also eliminated in the SWAC Tournament. Grambling plays Florida A-and-M in a SWAC winner’s bracket game tonight in Atlanta.