6:45 LRN Sportscast March 5

The Pelicans won their third straight last night and for the third straight game they fell behind by double digits, only to come back to win. Last night, New Orleans trailed Utah by 17 points but rallied to beat the Jazz 115 to 112. Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle each had 30 points for the Pels, while Jazz star Donovan Mitchell had just 19 points. The two teams will play again in New Orleans on Wednesday.

The LSU baseball team went from being ranked number one or two to not even in the top ten in a couple of the major college baseball polls following their three losses in Texas. Coach Paul Mainieri says it was a bad weekend…
Cut 16 (15) “weekend for us”
To make matters worse, LSU didn’t get back to Baton Rouge until 4:45 in the morning on Monday, because their flight was cancelled and they had to take a seven-hour bus ride home.

LSU basketball is ranked number 10 in both the A-P and coaches poll. It’s the Tigers first top ten ranking since December of 2006. LSU visits Florida tomorrow. Projected brackets have LSU as either a number two or three seed.

LSU point guard Tremont Waters is one of five finalists for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Coach Will Wade believes Waters is the favorite to win…
cut 30 (13) “…good things happen”

Grambling improved to 8-8 in the SWAC with a 77-75 win over Mississippi Valley State. Dallas Polk-Hilliard had a career-high 26 points.

Former LSU cornerback Greedy Williams ran a 4.37 at the NFL combine, which is tied for the second fastest time among defensive backs.