11:40 LRN Sportscast

The LSU men’s basketball team won its third straight last night as they defeated South Carolina 64-58. The Tigers finished the game by scoring 12 of the final 14 points. Josh Gray had seven points, and had a critical three-pointer down the stretch. Tim Quarterman had 16 points to lead LSU in scoring. Jordan Mickey had 14 points, six rebounds and six blocked shots, two of them coming on South Carolina’s final offensive possession.

Tonight, Louisiana Tech looks for its 23rd straight win at home as they host Western Kentucky. Bulldogs Coach Michael White says tonight is about protecting their home floor against a really good team…
cut 17 (10) “….the opportunity”
A win for Tech and they move into a first place tie with Western Kentucky in Conference USA. Tip-off is at 6 PM.

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees appeared on Conan O’ Brien last night and of course he was asked about Deflategate…
cut 30 (20) “….laughter

Now to a not so much laughing matter. The Pelicans Anthony Davis will undergo an MRI today on his groin. He sustained the injury in last night’s 93-85 loss to Denver. Davis suffered the injury in the third quarter, but came back in the fourth quarter. Coach Monty Williams removed Davis from the game in the final minute, after noticing that he was dragging his leg. New Orleans hosts Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.

And LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has no plans on transferring that’s according to his high school coach David Feaster. Feaster admitted in a radio interview that he encouraged Harris to leave LSU.