11:40 LRN Sportscast February 28th

The NFL Scouting Combine begins today in Indianapolis and Draft analyst Mike Detillier says wide receiver Malachi Dupre has the most to gain out of the former LSU Tigers, because the former John Curtis star had trouble catching passes early in 2016…
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Detillier says a good performance during the scouting combine and at LSU pro day could result in Dupre being taken in the second or third round.

In other football news…LSU basketball player Brad Bridgewater says he might try out for the football team. He played tight end in high school.

And Mississippi State Football Coach Dan Mullen has agreed to a four-year contract extension.

The fourth ranked LSU baseball team will host Nicholls State tonight. Freshman right-hander Zack Hess will start for the Tigers, the Colonels will counter with senior left-hander Mike Hanchar. Coach Paul Mainieri announced yesterday that reliever Doug Norman is done for the season as he’ll need elbow surgery on his throwing arm.

Two undefeated teams are undefeated meet in Ruston tonight as Louisiana Tech hosts Arkansas in a game that can be seen on CST. ULM is at Jackson State, the 16th ranked Cajuns are at Northwestern State and Southeastern Louisiana begins a two-game series at Vanderbilt.

In college hoops, Frank Bartley had 21 points and five steals as the Cajuns defeated Appalachian State 77-62 as UL Lafayette is now 8-8 in the Sun Belt. ULm lost to Coastal Carolina 77-72.

And Warhawks athletic director Brian Wickstrom is reportedly a finalist for the athletic director job at Sacramento State. Wickstorm has led ULM athletics the last three years.