16:45 LRN Sportscast November 30

Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham believes LSU President and Chancellor F King Alexander is a big factor in Les Miles keeping his job as head coach of the Tigers. If Miles was fired before January 1st, LSU would owe him 15-million dollars. Worsham says the buyout of Miles’ contract was too tough of a pill to swallow for Alexander, even though private donors would have paid the buyout…
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Alexander is pushing the state legislature for more state funding to help the academic side of the university. Some are now calling for athletic director Joe Alleva to be fired for mishandling this situation. Worsham doesn’t see that happening…
cut 8 (07) “…through 2020″
LSU coaches were busy today on the recruiting trail. Defensive tackle Rashard Lawrence of Neville said on twitter that Frank Wilson, Bradley Dale Peveto and Ed Orgeron visited him today.

Louisiana Tech finished the regular season with an 8-4 record after losing to Southern Miss in the regular season finale on Saturday. It’s been projected Tech will get an invite to the New Orleans Bowl. Bulldogs Coach Skip Holtz says the team will wait to hear its fate…
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December sixth is when the team is expected to find out its bowl assignment.

In college basketball action tonight…LSU is at Charleston as the Tigers look to snap a two-game losing streak. So far through five games, freshman Ben Simmons is averaging 16 points, 14 rebounds and six assists a game.

Also tonight…ULM hosts Chattanooga. The Warhawks are 2-and-2 and looking to bounce back from a ten point defeat to Houston.