11:40 LRN Sportscast

Zion Williamson had 29 points, but Lebron James is still the king as the Lakers defeated the Pelicans 118 to 109. James hit five three-pointers and finished with 40 points. Brandon Ingram also had a big game for the Pels as he had 34 points. New Orleans returns home to face Cleveland on Friday and the Lakers again on Sunday, but this time in the Smoothie King Center.

LSU will battle Florida in Gainesville at 8 PM tonight. Coach Will Wade is not happy the Tigers have a late-night game tonight and then a morning tip-off on Saturday. Earlier this year when LSU played a late Wednesday night game, followed by an early Saturday morning contest, they lost to Vanderbilt and Auburn…
Cut 17 (20) “not right” ….
In other action tonight, Northwestern State is at Stephen F Austin, Southeastern visits McNeese, Nicholls travels to Houston Baptist and the Ragin Cajuns host Arkansas State.

The 11th ranked LSU baseball team welcomes Louisiana Tech to Alex Box Stadium tonight. The Tigers are 5-3 through eight games and Coach Paul Mainieri has been shuffling the line-up and getting mixed results. Mainieri says with SEC play starting in a couple of weeks, he intends to use a similar lineup over the next four games to see if they can win with that group…
cut 19 (21) can handle it”

Last night in college baseball, ULM scored five runs in the first inning and went on to beat Southeastern Louisiana eight to four. Danny DeSimone had a two-run triple and Logan Wurm added a two-run single in that first inning. The two teams will play again today at 4 PM.

Also today, Northwestern State is at UL-Lafayette and McNeese hosts Missouri.