11:40 LRN Sportscast

Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu has taken a long road to play in the N-F-L’s biggest game, but the Honey Badger has made it and he’ll start at safety for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Mathieu says it would be humbling to be a Super Bowl champion…
cut 13 (13) “…remain humble”
Mathieu has four interceptions on the season and 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has thrown 13 interceptions on the year, so the Honey Badger may get one on Sunday.

The Pelicans Brandon Ingram has been named an NBA All-Star reserve. The former first round pick is having a break out season. The 22-year-old is averaging 25 points a game

New Orleans hosts Memphis tonight. The Pels trail the Grizzlies by five games for the final playoff spot in the West.

Army and BYU will alternate playing at the Independence Bowl in Shreveport over the next six years. The two schools will either a team from the PAC-12, Conference USA or the American Athletic Conference. Independence Bowl Foundation Chairman Art Carmody says the I-Bowl looks to build on a strong 2019 game that saw an attendance increase of 21-percent….
cut 18 (17) “….excited about that”

Louisiana Tech fans are excited about the play of their men’s basketball team. The Dunkin Dogs hit 13 three-pointers in a 72-59 win over Charlotte last night. The Ragin Cajuns won at the buzzer as they defeated Texas-Arlington 66-65. And the losing continues for ULM, the Warhawks fell to Texas State 71-51.