6:45 LRN Sportscast

The number one ranked LSU baseball team was served some humble pie in Austin over the weekend as they were swept by Texas. The Longhorns completed the sweep by scoring three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Tigers seven to six. Todd Peterson blew the save and suffered the loss. He hit the first batter he faced in the ninth, even though it didn’t look like he hit the Longhorn hitter and then LSU failed to turn a game ending double play.

McNeese had a walk-off win over Nicholls yesterday as the Cowboys won five to four in ten innings. Nate Fisbeck had a huge game for the Pokes as he went three for five with a home run and four RBIs. Also yesterday, Holy Cross defeated Nicholls eight to six.

In college hoops, F-I-U downed Louisiana Tech 83-76, Appalachian State knocked off the Ragin Cajuns 90-80 and Temple downed Tulane 80-69.

The Pelicans are in Utah tonight. New Orleans has won two in a row after upsetting Denver on Saturday.

Former LSU star linebacker Devin White ran an impressive 4.42 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine yesterday. That time could result in the Cotton Valley native being selected in the Top 10 in next month’s NFL draft. Here’s what White said about his speed…
cut 29 (14) “…out of me”

The 13th ranked LSU basketball team is tied atop the SEC standings with Tennessee heading into the final week of the regular season. The Tigers topped Alabama 74-69 on Saturday as Skylar Mays had 20 points and he was a perfect eight for eight at the free throw line. Coach Will Wade…
cut 30 (12) “…at the line”
LSU is at Florida on Wednesday.