06:45 LRN Sportscast May 1

The Pelicans will look to even up their Western Conference semifinal series versus Golden State tonight when the two teams meet in Oakland at 9:30. The Warriors had an easy time of it in Game one. Coach Alvin Gentry says self-inflicted mistakes led to a 24-2 run in the second quarter that cost them the game

Cut 16 (20) “…to score”

Anthony Davis says he’ll play with more effort. A-D had 21 points and 10 rebounds in game one. Two-time MVP Steph Curry is listed as probable to play for the first time in five weeks.

The Celtics hit 17 three-pointers as Boston took game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series versus Philadelphia, 117 to 101. Former LSU standout Ben Simmons had 18 points, but also turned it over seven times in the defeat.


Its final exams week for the LSU Tigers and Coach Paul Mainieri says his team can use a break from the baseball diamond. The Bayou Bengals have lost six of their last eight and they are not ranked in any of the major polls. Coach Paul Mainieri says back-to-back weekends on the road took a lot out of his team…

Cut 19 (19) “…worn out”

Infielder Josh Smith is expected to meet with a back specialist after he had to leave Friday’s win with more back problems. A back injury forced him to miss 38 games, until he made his return last week.

Northwestern State’s David Fry has been named Southland Hitter of the Week. The Texas native hit a home run in three straight games last week. Nicholls senior right-hander Cayden Hatcher was named the conference’s pitcher of the week. Hatcher threw a threw a complete game in a 6-1 win over Lamar last week.