11:40 LRN Sportscast November 30th

It’s been reported Saints receiver Brandin Cooks is frustrated with his role in the offense. Cooks didn’t catch a pass last week in the win over the Los Angeles Rams. Coach Sean Payton was asked about it today and says he’s not concerned. Payton says they’ll keep working and finding opportunities for Cooks to catch passes.

During the Saints 49-21 win over the Rams the theme song from the “Lion King” was played after New Orleans successful trick play that saw Willie Snead throw a touchdown pass to Tim Hightower. Payton also referenced the “Circle of Life” song in a postgame tweet. Offensive Tackle Zach Strief is not saying why this song is so important to the team…
cut 17 (19) “….LA Rams”
This Sunday, the Saints host the Detroit Lions.

LSU has reportedly offered a scholarship to Alabama commitment Tua Tagovailoa, who is a five-star quarterback from Alabama. LSU has two committed quarterbacks in their 2016 recruiting class. Lowell Narcisse from St. James, who was visited by Head Coach Ed Orgeron and running backs coach Jabbar Juluke. And there’s also Miles Brennan from Mississippi, who recently picked up an offer from Oklahoma State.

The LSU men’s basketball team won easily 84-65 over the Houston Cougars last night. It was Houston’s first loss of the season. Antonio Blakeney had a game high 23 points and the Tigers shot 44-percent from three-point range. Also last night, UNO beat Tulane 74-59 and Texas State topped McNeese State 80-68. Tonight, Louisiana Tech is at California.

Anthony Davis had 41 points and 16 rebounds as the Pelicans drained the Lakers 105-88. New Orleans is now 5-2 since Jrue Holiday returned.