06:45 LRN Sportscast March 30

LSU erupted for seven runs in the 7th inning on the way to a 10-1 win over Mississippi State last night. Austin Bain, Daniel Cabrera, Zach Watson and Jake Slaughter each drove in two runs. Watson also scored three times and had three hits. Antoine Duplantis also had three hits. Zach Hess struck out 10 and only allowed three hits and one run in 6.2 innings to pick up the victory.

La Tech scored six runs in the 8th inning, but gave up three runs in the ninth inning and lost to F-I-U nine to seven. Tough outing for Braxton Smith as he gave up the three runs and was charged with the loss as Bulldogs fell to 5-2 in league play.

Wild game in Jonesboro, Arkansas.. UL-Lafayette gave up three runs in the 9th inning and lost to Arkansas State 8-7 in 12 innings. Hunter Kasuls had had four runs driven in, in the loss. Also in the Sun Belt, UT Arlington topped ULM 5-2.


McNeese walked 10 batters and lost to Southeastern Louisiana five to four last night. Cody Grosse led the way for the Lions as he had three hits, scored a run and also drove in a run. Corey Gaconi was the winning pitcher.

In other Southland action. Central Arkansas clobbered Northwestern State 12-1. UNO beat Texas A-and-M Corpus Christi, while Nicholls lost to Arizona.

And Tulane edged South Florida three to two. Kaleb Roper struck out 10 in eight innings for his third win of the year.

In the NBA, the Pelicans will look to snap a two-game losing streak tonight when they face Cleveland. New Orleans is in 6th place in the Western Conference, a half-a-game back of San Antonio, who is tied with Oklahoma City for fourth place.


The 2018 major league baseball season is underway and there are eight former Tigers on Major League Baseball Active Rosters. Aaron Nola had a strong start for the Philliles, but Atlanta came back to Philadelphia 8-5. Also yesterday, the World Series champion Astros started the season with a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers.