11:40 LRN Sportscast March 29

The Saints have reportedly restructured the contracts of defensive end Cam Jordan and punter Thomas Morestead, saving the franchise three-point-five million dollars against the salary cap. The two players converted base salary into signing bonus, so the cap costs are spread out over future years.

Former LSU running back and Franklinton star Terrence Magee has re-signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Magee played in four games for the Ravens last season, mostly on special teams.

In the NBA…For the first time this season, the Pelicans won a game, even though they didn’t score more than 100 points. New Orleans defeated the New York Knicks 99-91. The victory also snapped a three-game losing streak. But the Pels have also officially been eliminated from the playoffs.

The season is over for the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team. The Bulldogs lost to East Tennessee State 88-83 in the opening round of the Vegas 16 Tournament in Las Vegas.

Mike Dunleavy Senior was introduced today as the 24th head coach in Tulane men’s basketball history. Dunleavy has never coached on the college level, but he spent 17 seasons as a head coach on the NBA level. He’ll attempt to bring Tulane to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1995.

The Tulane baseball team will be at 19th ranked LSU tonight. The Tigers will start Cole McKay on the mound after striking out five in two innings last week. Coach Paul Mainieri likes what he saw from the freshman right-hander…
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First pitch is at 6:30.

Also tonight…Southeastern Louisiana seeks its 13th straight win as they host Southern. UL Lafayette is at Nicholls in a game that can be seen on CST. ULM is at Northwestern and La Tech hosts Grambling.