LRN Sportscast 16;45 November 28

The LSU football team capped off an up and down regular season with a 23-17 win over Texas A&M last night. Leonard Fournette rushed for 146 yards to help LSU win its 8th game of the year. Coach Les Miles says he’s proud of what his team accomplished…
cut 11 (12) “….to do”
The Tigers will now wait to find out which bowl game they’ll play in.

The Saints are trying to win the NFC South. They’ll be at Pittsburgh on Sunday. Running back Khiry Robinson has been ruled out, so that’s now six straight games he’s missed, because of a forearm injury. But veteran wide receiver Robert Meachem is expected to play after missing the last three games with an ankle injury.

The high school football playoffs resume tonight with some great match-ups. In Class Five-A…top seeded Byrd is at ninth seeded West Monroe. The number one seed in Two-A is also on the road as Many visits St. James. The LHSAA Game of the Week will feature the number one seed in Division One, John Curtis, facing fifth seeded Brother Martin.

In college football tomorrow…Southeastern Louisiana will face Sam Houston State in the first round of the F-C-S playoffs. The Lions beat the Bearkats in the quarterfinals last year. Southern and Grambling meet in the Bayou Classic on Saturday. The winner is the SWAC Western Division Champion and Louisiana Tech can win a Conference USA West crown with a win over Rice tomorrow afternoon.

In the NBA tonight…the Pelicans are in Atlanta to take on the Hawks. Anthony Davis is averaging 24 points a game, while the Hawks top scorer Jeff Teague, who is averaging 18 a contest. Tip-off from Phillips Arena is at 6:30.