07:30 LRN Sportscast

LSU got a much needed win over Texas A&M last night as the Tigers topped the Aggies 7-4. LSU busted out of its offensive slump with a three-run third. Kramer Robertson had a two-run single . Robertson also homered for the second time this season. Jared Poche did the rest on the mound. The senior left-hander tossed seven strong innings to improve to 6-1

The Ragin Cajuns started a big Sun Belt Series with South Alabama by thumping the Jaguars 11-1. UL Lafayette busted the game open with a five-run fifth inning. Joe Robbins homered and Gunner Leger pitched six innings for the win.

Georgia Southern downed ULM 9-3. Texas-San Antonio doubled up Louisiana Tech six to three. The Bulldogs had 12 hits, but only scored the three runs. Tulane scored five runs in the seventh to beat South Florida 6-4.

Southeastern Louisiana handed McNeese its first Southland Conference loss as the Lions pummeled the Cowboys 10-2. Senior Ryan Byers drove in four runs and homered.

Also last night in the Southland, UNO topped Texas A-and-M Corpus Christi 10-3, Northwestern State nipped Central Arkansas three to two. Freshman Austin Townsend had a big two-run homer in the contest. Nicholls edged Texas Southern two to one. Cole Stapler pitched eight innings for the win.

And Grambling defeated Prairie View six to one, while Southern beat Arkansas Pine Bluff 3-2.

In the NBA, DeMarcus Cousins had 37 points and 13 rebounds in his first game against his old team as New Orleans easily crowned the Sacramento Kings 117-89. New Orleans has won eight of its last 11.

And Saints Quarterback Drew Brees says a possible contract extension can wait until after the 2017. New Orleans also announced signing of back-up QB Chase Daniel to a one-year contract.