11:40 LRN Sportscast

The LSU baseball team hit three home runs last night in a 10-3 victory over Grambling State. Austin Bain continued his hot hitting with a 429-foot shot off the TV tower in center field. Hal Hughes and Bryce Jordan also homered. The Tigers travel to Southeastern Louisiana tonight.

The Cajuns will host Nicholls State. UL Lafayette Coach Tony Robichaux will not be in the dugout. Robichaux will begin serving a two-game suspension. He was ejected from Sunday’s loss to Wright State for arguing with the umps after they ruled an apparent home run was foul.

Elsewhere, McNeese hosts 21st ranked Mississippi State. The Cowboys are 1-6, while the Bulldogs are 3-4. And Northwestern State is at La Tech.

LSU is at South Carolina tonight. The Tigers are looking to snap a six-game losing streak on the road. To do so, they need to slow down six-foot-nine forward Chris Silva, who is averaging 14 points and eight rebounds a game. Tip-off is at 5:30.

The Pelicans take a six-game winning streak in San Antonio tonight. During this season high win streak, Anthony Davis has averaged 42 points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots a game. Tip-off is at 7:30.

The Sun Belt has released football schedules for the upcoming. UL Lafayette will play Grambling for the first time ever in the season opener on September 1st in Lafayette. The Cajuns also visit Alabama on September 29th. ULM has road games against Ole Mis and Texas A-and-M.

Northwestern State opens its season against the Aggies in College Station. That game has been moved to Thursday night August 30th and it will be televised by the SEC Network.

Former Tulane star and Slidell native Matt Forte has announced his retirement from the NFL after a 10-year career. He rushed for over eight thousand yards with the Bears and Jets.