6:45 LRN Sportscast January 29

All-Star Forward Anthony Davis has demanded a trade out of New Orleans, but when he recovers from his injured finger, he is expected to return to the court and play for the Pelicans. Veteran guard Jrue Holiday says that will not be awkward….
cut 17 (15) “….with us”
Davis will not play tonight in their game at Houston. Nikola Mirotic and E-Twaun Moore are also out. Julius Randle is questionable with a right ankle sprain.

The LSU basketball team is ranked 19th in both the AP and coaches polls. The Fighting Tigers have won nine in a row and they will be at Texas A-and-M tomorrow night.

And Ragin Cajuns senior forward JaKeenan Gant has been named Sun Belt Player of the Week after averaging 25 points and nine rebounds in two wins last week.

Now that private schools can hold state championship games at sites separate from public schools, it’s up to LHSAA leadership to make it work. The significant change goes into effect for the 2019-20 athletic season. LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine says the details have to be worked out…
Cut 10 (07) “with this”
LHSAA principals voted to give select schools the authority to choose where championship games will be held in the sports of football, basketball, baseball and softball.

LSU announces season ticket prices for high demand seats in Tiger Stadium will go up four to 12-percent, but some seats will see a decrease of 16-percent in the cost of a ticket. LSU ticket manager Brian Broussard says reducing prices in some areas may reduce income, but they believe the reductions will generate an increase in sales….
cut 15 (10) “…a little better”