Anthony Davis makes a triumphant return to the lineup as the Pelicans defeated the Atlanta Hawks 115-100 last night in the Smoothie King Center. Davis scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in his return from a groin strain. In fact, a total of 6 Pelicans scored in double figures as they ended the Hawks 19-game winning streak. The Pels have won six of their last seven. Next up for the Pels – a home date Wednesday night with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
In college basketball, McNeese State has won two in a row after beating Southeastern Louisiana 73-60. The Cowboys were lead by Desharick Guidry’s 19 points and 10 rebounds. The Lions will look to bounce back this Saturday at Abilene Christian while McNeese will look to make it three in a row when they face Nicholls State.
Speaking of the Colonels, they’ll be coming off of a 67-55 win over UNO.
And Mississippi Valley State sqeeked by Grambling last night 68-65.
LSU shortstop Alex Bregman is on the Baseball America’s preseason All-American first team. Bregman hit .316 with 16 doubles six home runs and 47 RBIs. Bregman hopes to put up better offensive numbers this season, because this year’s baseballs have lower seams on them…
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Bregman and the Tigers missed out on the College World Series last season when they were upset by Houston in the Regionals.
Louisiana Tech’s 2015 football schedule features six games at Joe Aillet Stadium, starting with the season opener against Southern on September 5th. The Bulldogs will also host Florida International, U-L Lafayette, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, and Southern Miss. Tech’s road games are against UTEP, Rice, Texas-San Antonio, Mississippi State, Kansas State and Western Kentucky.