11:40 LRN Sportscast

The college football playoff selection committee drops LSU to number two in the latest rankings and moved Ohio State to number one. The Tigers are coming off a 36-point win over a bad Arkansas team, while the Buckeyes just beat a top ten team in Penn State. Tiger Rag Assistant Editor Tyler Nunez says O-S-U has the same number of quality wins as LSU…
cut 3 (12) “….that direction”
LSU closes out the regular season by hosting Texas A-and-M

Tonight at the Smoothie King Center, Anthony Davis makes his return. It will be his first game back in New Orleans since the trade that sent him to the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis is not expected to receive a warm welcome when he’s introduced. The Pels are trying to snap a two-game losing streak Tip time is at 7:00.

The Saints can win the N-F-C South if they beat the Falcons tomorrow night. New Orleans is 9-and-2 on the season, four games ahead of Carolina, who the Black and Gold just beat 34-31.

Louisiana Tech can win the Conference USA Western Division if the Bulldogs beat U-T-S-A on Saturday and they’ll also need U-A-B- to lose to North Texas. If Tech, U-A-B and Southern Miss all win their final regular season game, the tie breaker will be determined by average computer ranking.

ULM can become bowl eligible if they upset U-L Lafayette on Saturday night in Cajun Field. Warhawks Coach Matt Viator says he hasn’t spent much time thinking about bowl possibilities…
cut 17 (19) “….have time”
Meanwhile, U-L Lafayette is asking its fans to pack Cajun Field for the regular season finale as the Cajuns go after their 10th win of the season.