6:45 LRN Sportscast

LSU basketball won its ninth straight last night beating Alabama 90-76. Emmit Williams had 23 points, 11 rebounds and some monster ducks.
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That’s Chris Blair on the LSU Sports Radio Network. Freshman Trendon Watford also had a double-double, 17 points and 15 rebounds. Skylar Mays added 18 points as LSU improved to 7-0 in the SEC.

McNeese won its seventh straight as the Cowboys knocked of Nicholls 80-74 in overtime. Andre Jones had 25 points for the Colonels, but Sha’Markus Kennedy had 16 points and 19 rebounds for the Pokes.

Northwestern State evened its Southland record to 5-and-5 with an 82-74 win over UNO. Central Arkansas clobbered Southeastern Louisiana 88-68.

Louisiana Tech men’s basketball returns to the Thomas Assembly Center tonight to host Charlotte. Both teams are tied for third place in Conference USA, with 6-and-2 league records. The Bulldogs won two games on the road last week, which pleases Coach Erick Konkol…
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The 49ers are allowing 62 points a game for second-year head coach Ron Sanchez, while the Bulldogs are 9-and-1 at home this season. Tip is at 6:30.

Over in the Sun Belt, ULM will look to snap a six-game losing streak at Texas State. The Ragin Cajuns visit U-T Arlington for a seven Pm start.

The Pelicans are off tonight, they’ll host Memphis tomorrow. The Grizzlies defeated the lowly Knicks 127 to 106. Memphis has won four straight to move five games ahead of New Orleans for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.