11:40 LRN Sportscast Jan 31

LSU guard Tremont Waters scored a season-high 36 points last night as the Tigers won their 10th straight game with a 72-57 win over Texas A-and-M. The Bayou Bengals and Tennessee are the two SEC teams still undefeated in league play.

Sam Houston State improved to 8-0 in the Southland with a 62-52 win over Southeastern Louisiana. Nicholls fell to Lamar 90-69, while UNO beat Northwestern State 72-64 in a game that featured 17 lead changes.

The Pelicans lost last night to Denver 105-99. Anthony Davis did not play because of an injured finger and there’s a report he may never play for New Orleans again, since his agent went public with his trade demands. Davis was taken out of the team’s introduction video, but there also reports the Pelicans are not in a hurry to trade A-D and General Manager Dell Demps is not returning calls from Los Angeles Lakers’. Davis is expected to talk with reporters tomorrow.

Don’t tell Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry the NBA franchise plays second fiddle to the Saints. A recent report said one reason for Anthony Davis’ trade demands is because that Saints are more of a priority for ownership. Following Wednesday night’s loss to Denver, Gentry stood up for owner Gayle Benson and her late husband, Tom, and what they’ve done for the basketball team…
cut 6 (11) “…win games”
Gentry points to the world-class practice facility the Bensons built for the team.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league understands the frustration of fans over the no call pass interference in the NFC Championship game. Goodell says he’s talked to Coach Sean Payton, the team and players. But Saints players have gone on Social media saying they haven’t heard a word from Goodell.