06:45 Sportscast, February 27th, 2017

LSU rallied back from an early 3-0 deficit to beat Maryland 9-5 on Sunday afternoon to complete a three-game sweep of the Terrapins at Alex Box Stadium. Right-handed sophomore Caleb Gilbert earned the win as he struck out all six hitters he faced in relief and LSU took control of the game with five runs in the 3rd inning. Coach Paul Mainieri…:
Cut 18 (18) “mistaken”
The Tigers improve to 7-1 on the season and return to Skip Bertman Field tomorrow when Nicholls State comes to town.

Southeastern scored early and often on their way to a 12-4 victory over NO. 21 Rice on Sunday to clinch the series victory.

Tulane put on a good show, but UC-Santa Barbara scored two in the 9th to pick up the 6-5 win over the Wave.

It took 10 innings for Troy to edge Tulane, 4-3.

In UL-Lafayette’s series finale, Sam Houston State put up more hits and runs than the Ragin Cajuns have allowed all season in an 8-3 victory for the Bearkats.

The New Orleans Pelicans had many tense moments in the Pels 118-110 loss to the Thunder in Oklahoma City. DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 10 rebounds in just 22 minutes for the Pels before fouling out when getting dunked by Russell Westbrook. Anthony Davis added 38 for New Orleans. The Pels host Detroit on Wednesday.

The LSU men’s basketball teach lost its 15th straight when Georgia defeated the Tigers 82-80.

Louisiana Tech had its seven-game winning streak snapped as the Bulldogs fell on the road to Rice 88-81 in Houston.

Nicholls State edged Southeastern 77-71 on Saturday. The Lions are now 8-9 in the Southland, while the Colonels are 7-9 and Nicholls moves into the eighth and final spot in the conference tournament with two games to go.

UNO lost a heart breaker and Southland foe Northwestern State came away the winners edging the Privateers 83-82. With the loss, UNO loses their chance to clinch a share of the Southland title.