LRN Sportscast 16:45 Nov 25

LSU Coach Les Miles says he spoke with athletic director Joe Alleva earlier this week, but didn’t say what they spoke about. There are rumors Miles will be fired as early as next week. The coach says the biggest thing on his mind is Saturday’s game against Texas A-and-M…
cut 14 (10) “….always done it”
LSU wide receiver Malchi Dupre says Miles has not gone into much detail about his future when he’s talked to the team…
cut 20 (17) “….can correct”
LSU will play the rest of the season without wide receiver Travin Dural as he’s out for the year with a torn hamstring. Miles says it will take three months for him to recover.

The Saints have returned to practice as they get ready for the stretch run of their season, which gets underway Sunday against Houston. Linebackers Hau’oli Kikaha and Ramon Humber have returned to practice on a limited basis. Running back Mark Ingram was also limited with a shoulder injury, while lienbackers David Hawthorne and Dannell Ellerbe and cornerbacks Keenan Lewis and Damian Swann all missed practiced.

And former LSU Tiger Matt Flynn, who is now a backup quarterback with the Saints, told reporters that it would be a mistake if LSU let Les Miles go.

The LSU men’s basketball team is back from a disappointing trip to Brooklyn, where they lost two games, one to Marquette and last night in overtime to North Carolina State. The Tigers are at Charleston on Monday.

Louisiana Tech is off to its best start since 1998 after beating Ohio State 82-74 on Tuesday. Alex Hamilton led the way with 24 points. Tech is back in action Friday against North Carolina Central.

Tonight in the NBA…the Pelicans begin a three-game road trip in Phoenix.