LRN Sportscast 16:45 December 23rd

The LSU men’s basketball team has a six-game winning streak heading into the Christmas break. The Tigers defeated College of Charleston 71-47 last night. Jarrell Martin had 18 points and nine rebounds, Jordan Mickey had 15 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots. Three of the blocked shots happened on this one play…
cut 30 (11) “…the ball”
That’s Jim Hawthorne on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

Earlier today in Tampa, South Florida dribbled past Southeastern Louisiana 78-63. The Lions are 3-and-10. Louisiana Tech looks to improve 9-and-3 as they visit North Carolina State. The Wolfpack are 9-and-1 at home this season. And the Pelicans are on the road tonight to face the Indiana Pacers.

The Saints will return to the practice field tomorrow to get ready for the regular season finale against Tampa Bay. Coach Sean Payton admits its disappointing to have to play a game, knowing you can’t get into the playoffs…
cut 18 (16) “….those emotions”
Tonight pro bowl selections will be announced. The Saints are not expected to have many pro bowlers, because of their six and nine record.

LSU commitment Nick Brosette has been named as the offensive player of the year in Class Three-A. Brosette rushed for 1,833 yards and had 31 total touchdowns for the UHIGH Cubs. John Curtis defensive end Bo Wallace, who is committed to Notre Dame, is the three-A defensive player of the year. Wallace had nine sacks for the Patriots this past season.