16:45 LRN Sportscast March 27th

The LSU baseball team escaped Gainesville with a victory on Sunday as they railled from a 5-0 deficit to beat Florida 10-6. The Tigers hit three two-run homers in the eighth inning to erase a 6-2 deficit. Beau Jordan hit one of those home runs and finished with 4 RBIs. Cole Freeman smacked a two-run shot over the wall to break a six-six tie. LSU hosts Tulane tomorrow night. The Green Wave is 9-15 on the year.

McNeese is 9-0 in the Southland after sweeping a series from Nicholls. The Cowboys have won 16 straight games at home. The Colonels and Southeastern Louisiana are 5-4 in league play. The Lions have lost five in a row as they were swept by Houston Baptist.

Louisiana Tech is now 1-5 in Conference USA. The Bulldogs dropped two of three to Charlotte. Tech hosts ULM tomorrow. The Warhawks won their series over Little Rock and the Cajuns won their series over Troy and UL Lafayette is 4-2 in league play.

Former Tigers Quarterback Brandon Harris posted on Facebook that he’ll transfer to North Carolina once he graduates from LSU this summer. Harris started 15 games for the Bayou Bengals over three seasons and he’ll be eligible to play for North Carolina this fall.

Former Saints running back Deuce McAllister has been named an athletic consultant for St. Martin’s Episcopal School in New Orleans. McAllister will continue to serve as color analyst on the Saints Radio Network.

And the big story in the NFL today is that the league’s owners, including the Saints Tom Benson, has approved the Raiders move from Oakland to Las Vegas. The Raiders will play in Oakland this season and possibly longer as a 65-thousand seat domed stadium will be built in Sin City.

The Pelicans pummeled the Denver Nuggets 115 to 90 last night. They did it without DeMarcus Cousins who has an ankle injury and he’s listed questionable for tonight’s game against Utah. New Orleans is four-games back of Portland for the final playoff spot in the West.