7:30 LRN Sportscast February 22nd

Zion Williamson had 25 points and the Pelicans beat Portland 128-115 last night. That’s now seven straight games of 20 points or more for the rookie….
cut 30 (18) “…em down”
Memphis also lost last night, so New Orleans is now four games back of the Grizzlies for the final playoff spot. The Pels are at Golden State on Sunday. The Warriors have lost five in a row.

The LSU basketball team can sure use a win. They are at South Carolina for a five PM tip off today. The Tigers have lost four of their last five and they have not won in South Carolina since 2014.

Louisiana Tech is at Conference USA leader North Texas for a 3 PM tip off.

On a cold night in Alex Box Stadium, LSU’s bats couldn’t do anything in a two to nothing loss to Eastern Kentucky. The Tigers had just three hits and were one for 17 with runners on base. LSU falls to three and three on the season and they will look to even the series today at three PM.

Louisiana Tech suffered its first loss of the season last night as they were blanked by Troy four to nothing. The Bulldogs had just one hit.

The Ragin Cajuns shutout Virginia Tech two to nothing. Conor Angel threw 7.1 innings and struck out seven to earn his first career win. Same two teams play again at two PM.

ULM thumped Grambling State 15 to 0. Ty Barnes carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He had plenty of offensive support as the Warhawks scored 10 runs in the first three innings. Mason Holt and Logan Wurm each had three hits and drove in two runs.

Today on the ULM campus, the Warhawks will host the Cajuns in college basketball at 2:30 PM.U-L Lafayette beat Louisiana-Monroe by 21 earlier this season.