11:40 LRN Sportscast March 30th

After a tough loss to Tulane on Tuesday night, LSU baseball returns to the box tonight to start an SEC series against Texas A&M. The Bayou Bengals have lost three of their last four, but senior shortstop Kramer Robertson says no one on the team is pushing the panic button….
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Tonight’s game is at 6 PM on the SEC Network.

Southeastern Louisiana’s bats were just fine last night as the Lions won two games over the Ragin Cajuns. S-L-U won a suspended contest from a game on February 20th that was resumed yesterday by the final score of 5-to-4 in 14 innings and then won the regularly scheduled game 15-3. Nicholls State beat Alcorn State seven to six with an RBI base hit in the ninth inning.

Former LSU Quarterback Brandon Harris told the Advocate’s Ross Dellenger his two biggest regrets during his time in Baton Rouge is an interception he threw against Alabama in 2015 and that he didn’t redshirt as a freshman. Harris also admits he went into Les Miles office asking him to run a spread and throw the ball more. Harris recently announced he’ll play at North Carolina this fall after he graduates from LSU in the summer.

In recruiting news…West Monroe all-purpose back Slade Bolden has received a scholarship offer from LSU. Bolden helped the Rebels reach the state championship game alst season. He’s considered a three-star prospect and has offers from several SEC schools.

McNeese State has released its 2017 schedule and the Cowboys will play five home games. The five games in Lake Charles are Florida Tech, Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, Southeastern Louisiana and Northwestern State.

Both Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins played last night and the Pelicans beat the Mavericks 121 to 118. That’s fifth win in the last seven games in which Davis and Cousins both played in. But it might be too little too late for the Pels to make the playoffs this season. They host Sacramento tomorrow.