06:45 Sportscast February 25, 2015

LSU basketball took care of business last night by easily beating Auburn 84-61. It was the Tigers 20th win of the year and Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham says it was important for them to avoid another bad loss to Auburn as they look to lock-up an at-large berth in the upcoming NCAA Tournament…

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LSU got another big game last night from Jarell Martin, who scored 25 points. LSU’s next game is Saturday at home against Ole Miss.

McNeese State shot 52.5-percent from the field last night as they defeated Central Arkansas 77-60 in Southland Conference basketball action. The Cowboys were lead by Keelan Garrett, who knocked down five 3-pointers on his way to a game high 25 points. McNeese stands with a 5-10 conference record and will next host Nicholls State Saturday afternoon.

Today is the deadline for the three physician team to be assembled that will perform the court ordered psychiatric examination of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson in the legal fight involving his former heirs. Legal analyst Tim Meche says doctors will first sit down with Benson and ask him questions to test his memory…

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He says these examinations are meant to determine whether Benson is capable of making reasonable decisions concerning his care of his person and his property. The physician team has until March 13 to report their findings.

In college baseball yesterday, it took 17 innings to decide it, but McNeese State edged UL-Lafayette 5-4 at Tigue Moore Field in Lafayette. Tyler Day picked up the win for the Cowboys and credit Austin Briggs with the save. Logan Stoelke takes the loss for the Cajuns. A total of 15 pitchers were used in the game.