11:40 LRN Sportscast March 31st

For the second time in six days, the LSU baseball team failed to score a run as Texas A&M shutout the Tigers four to nothing. LSU starting pitcher Alex Lange pitched very well, allowing just two runs in eight innings, but for his second straight start he didn’t get any run support. LSU will hope the bats will come alive tonight when they host the Aggies again at 8 PM.

After dropping two games to Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday, the Cajuns return to Tigue Moore Field to host South Alabama. The Jaguars are 5-1 in league play. ULM is at Georgia Southern. Both teams are 3-and-3 in the Sun Belt.

Louisiana Tech, who is tied for last in Conference USA is at Texas San Antonio. The big series in the Southland is Southeastern hosting McNeese. The Cowboys are 9-0 in league play. Grambling will look to get above the .500 mark in SWAC play when they host Priarie View for three games starting tonight.

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees said on an interview on NBS Sports Radio that it was tough to see Brandin Cooks get traded to the New England Patriots. But he hopes the wide receiver got what he wanted. Cooks complained during last season about the lack of passes thrown his away.

The Pelicans host the Kings tonight at the Smoothie King Center. It’s the first meeting between the two teams since the blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans. Cousins spent his first six years in the NBA in Sacramento and he says he doesn’t have any personal vendettas going into this game…
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Portland won again last night, so the Pels trail the Trail Blazers by five games for the final playoff spot in the West with five games left.