06:45 LRN Sportscast

What an absolute dominating performance by Anthony Davis as the Pelicans won their sixth straight as they defeated the Phoenix Suns 125-116 last night. Davis had 53 points, 18 rebounds and five blocked shots. During this six-game winning streak, A-D has scored 38 or more points five times and has eclipsed 40 points four times. Jrue Holiday added 20 points as New Orleans is now tied with Portland for fifth place in the Western Conference.

After winning eleven in a row, Grambling State has lost two straight. The G-Men fell to Mississippi Valley State 79-74 last night.

LSU Men’s basketball coach Will Wade says he nor the school have heard anything from the NCAA about his recruiting tactics. Wade made the comments, one day after a Yahoo Sports report that said the NCAA was looking into how Wade was recruiting. The Tigers visit South Carolina tomorrow night.┬áC

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The state basketball tournament is underway in Alexandria. Yesterday,Christ Episcopal and Claiborne Christian advanced to the Division 5 state championships. In Class C…Plainview and Atlanta won their semi-final games and in Division 4, it was Houma Christian beating Vermilion Catholic in overtime. The Lady Warriors will face the top seed and the defending champion Lafayette Christian Knights on Friday night.

Today it’s the one- A semifinals. top-seeded Delhi faces Aracadia at 11:30 AM and the 4A semi-finals are today as well as top-seeded Benton takes on Warren Easton at 3 PM.

The LSU baseball team begins a five-game week by hosting Grambling State tonight at Alex Box Stadium. Coach Paul Mainieri is hoping starting pitcher Cam Sanders can pitch five or six innings in order to save the bullpen with a big week ahead. Sanders failed to record an out last week in a start against UNO. First pitch is at 6:30.