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  • Movie to show you the side of 'Pistol Pete' you haven't seen Play Video

    February 4, 2016 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The story of Pete Maravich has been told a number of times, both on paper and the big screen. A week ago, LSU paved the way for a Maravich statue and now others are moving forward with plans to bring Pete's life to the silver screen again.... more »
  • A Letter from Joe Alleva

    February 4, 2016 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Below is a letter from LSU Director of Athletics Joe Alleva addressed to Tiger fans in a Thursday afternoon press release: Dear Tiger Fan, National Signing Day has generated a tremendous amount of energy and excitement within our football program, and I'd like to congratulate... more »
  • Jags basketball sweeps Braves

    January 30, 2016 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Adrian Rodgers had 20 points and eight rebounds and Southern beat Alcorn State 75-64 on Saturday night to snap the Braves' five-game winning streak. Alcorn State took a 37-35 lead early in the second half but did not score again for four minutes and trailed 44-39. Southern... more »
  • Pelicans beat Nets 105-103 on Holiday's winning jumper

    January 30, 2016 9:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jrue Holiday hit a 15-foot shot with 1.3 seconds remaining and the New Orleans Pelicans held off the Brooklyn Nets, 105-103 on Saturday night. New Orleans' Anthony Davis scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in his first game back after sitting out with a concussion. Davis... more »
  • Hield, Cousins help No. 1 Oklahoma hold off LSU, 77-75

    January 30, 2016 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 victory over LSU on Saturday.... more »
  • Louisiana-Lafayette runs away from Texas State 80-54

    January 29, 2016 2:40 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Shawn Long scored 19 points with 14 rebounds and Louisiana-Lafayette ran away from Texas State 80-54 on Thursday night. Long made 7 of 11 from the field and the Ragin' Cajuns (10-8, 6-3 Sun Belt) shot 51.9 percent. Devonta Walker scored 16 points and Jay Wright added... more »
  • LSU board to revise policy blocking Pete Maravich statue

    January 29, 2016 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger basketball legend "Pistol" Pete Maravich now qualifies for a statue on LSU's campus as the LSU Board of Supervisors has plans to revise its current policy regarding student-athlete monuments. A statue commemorating an athlete who is widely considered one of the best basketball players of... more »
  • McKinley High holds meeting to discuss basketball team's coaching change Play Video

    January 29, 2016 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Officials at McKinley High School called a meeting Friday to talk about a coaching change for the basketball team. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system confirms there was an investigation and that investigation performed by the human resources department is now complete. Details... more »
  • Phelps creates quite a distraction, helps Arizona State

    January 29, 2016 8:00 AM

    TEMPE, AZ- Wearing a tiny swim suit and flashing his abs, Michael Phelps created quite the distraction. The Olympic great, who is working as an assistant swim coach at Arizona State University this year, helped the school's college basketball team on Thursday. Phelps appeared from behind the ASU student section's... more »
  • Sights and sounds: The LSU Tiger Pep Band Play Video

    January 27, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While you're feasting your eyes on the LSU basketball games, you should feast your ears on the Bengal Brass. The Tigers Pep Band is half the size of the one at the LSU football games, but twice the fun. We sat down with them at the... more »
  • LSU vs. Georgia tonight brings back memories of Kiana Rogers in '15

    January 26, 2016 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuesday night, LSU faces Georgia at the PMAC. The SEC match up marks a year since the last time the teams met in Baton Rouge and created a quick, viral sensation. Kiana Rogers' flash in the pan moment came when ESPN cameras focused on her enthusiasm... more »
  • Quarterman, Simmons lead LSU past Alabama, 72-70

    January 23, 2016 4:24 PM

    TUSCALOOSA - Tim Quarterman hit two free throws and a basket down the stretch and LSU rallied for a 72-70 win over Alabama on Saturday. Quarterman hit two free throws after getting fouled on a fast-break drive with 1:15 left to give LSU a 70-69 lead. He followed up his... more »
  • Texas dispute over nearly $1B Benson estate trust settled

    January 23, 2016 3:29 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A legal battle in Texas involving New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and control of a nearly $1 billion family estate trust has been settled. The San Antonio Express-News reports a settlement in the lawsuit involving control of the estate trust was reached Friday. Terms... more »
  • Pelicans expect Gordon to miss 4-6 weeks

    January 20, 2016 12:05 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans say Eric Gordon is expected to be out for four to six weeks following successful surgery Wednesday morning to repair his fractured right ring finger, which affects his shooting hand. The starting shooting guard was injured during the third quarter of New Orleans'... more »
  • Oregon St suspends Reid minimum 4 games for tripping ref

    January 18, 2016 5:02 PM

    Oregon State has suspended Jarmal Reid at least four games for tripping a referee during Sunday night's loss at Utah. Coach Wayne Tinkle announced the suspension on Monday. Reid also issued a statement apologizing for his actions. Tinkle said Reid's conduct over the next two weeks will determine if additional... more »
  • Gators rally past Tigers 53-45

    January 17, 2016 4:23 PM

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. - Eleanna Christinaki scored 15 points and No. 20 Florida rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat LSU 53-45 on Sunday despite horrendous foul shooting. The Gators (15-3, 3-2 SEC) trailed 38-33 entering the fourth quarter but Ronni Williams made two layups and Christinaki had a 3-pointer... more »
  • Sessions' foul shot lifts No. 2 South Carolina to 59-58 win

    January 17, 2016 4:03 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A'ja Wilson scored 26 points and Khadijah Sessions hit the game-winning free throw with 0.9 seconds left to keep No. 2 South Carolina undefeated with a 59-58 victory over No. 15 Texas A&M on Sunday. The Gamecocks (17-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) held their biggest lead at 55-49... more »
  • Murray's 14 points lead No. 9 Kentucky women over Auburn

    January 17, 2016 3:43 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Taylor Murray scored a career-high 14 points to lead No. 9 Kentucky to a 54-47 victory over Auburn on Sunday. Murray hit a clutch 3-pointer with 1:40 remaining after Auburn rallied from a 47-37 deficit to pull within 47-45. Kentucky made four of six free throws in... more »
  • Teen drowning victim's basketball number retired Play Video

    January 12, 2016 10:51 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Basketball fans remembered a fallen player Tuesday night. Malcolm Calloway drowned on Mother's Day last year and during a basketball game at East Iberville High School, the community honored him by retiring his jersey. "Basketball was everything, he liked to hoop," said Calloway's cousin and... more »
  • First of three tough games for Cleveland

    January 12, 2016 10:57 AM

    UNDATED - The NBA Eastern Conference leading Cleveland Cavaliers open a big trip through Texas tonight with a game against the Mavericks. Following this evening's contest the LeBron James led squad is at San Antonio Thursday and then at Houston Friday night. Those three contests will conclude a six-game... more »
  • No. 13 Texas A&M women pull away from LSU 53-35

    January 10, 2016 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Courtney Walker scored 21 points and No. 13 Texas A&M took control in the second half to defeat LSU 53-35 on Sunday. The Aggies (12-4, 2-1 SEC) trailed 8-4 after one quarter and 19-15 at the half but blitzed the Tigers (7-9, 1-2) in the third quarter.... more »
  • Florida beats LSU 68-62 despite big game from Simmons

    January 9, 2016 4:14 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - John Egbunu scored 13 points, including six in the final 2:08, and Florida beat LSU 68-62 Saturday. Dorian Finney-Smith and Justin Leon added 14 apiece for the Gators (10-5, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), who bounced back from a 14-point loss at Tennessee. Star freshman Ben Simmons... more »
  • High school cancels season for team in assault investigation

    January 7, 2016 11:33 AM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee high school has canceled its basketball season after three players were charged with raping a teammate in an apparent hazing incident. Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said Wednesday he was taking this "very unusual step" with Ooltewah High School so investigators can do... more »
  • LSU wins at the PMAC Tuesday

    January 5, 2016 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU deflated number nine Kentucky at the PMAC Tuesday night. The Tigers' basketball team won 85 to 67 in a back-to-back conference win. LSU beat Vanderbilt on the road January 2nd. "We don't take any wins for granted. It feels great," freshman forward Ben Simmons... more »
  • Ex-Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon dies

    December 28, 2015 9:46 AM

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ.- Former Harlem Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon has died. He was 83. Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Lemon's wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Meister did not know the cause of death. Known as the "clown prince" of the barnstorming basketball... more »
  • Davis leads Pelicans past Rockets, 110-108

    December 26, 2015 9:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots, Tyreke Evans stole Trevor Ariza's inbound pass in the final seconds, and the New Orleans Pelicans held on for a 110-108 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. Eric Gordon scored 26 for the Pelicans,... more »
  • Steph Curry named AP Male Athlete of the Year

    December 26, 2015 2:24 PM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry, whose deft dribbling and long-range shooting led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA title in 40 years, is The Associated Press 2015 Male Athlete of the Year. Curry finished first in a vote by U.S. editors and news directors, joining LeBron James, Michael... more »
  • Simmons 24 points leads LSU past Oral Roberts, 100-77

    December 19, 2015 8:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ben Simmons scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half as LSU rolled to a 100-77 non-conference victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday. Simmons, who was 10-of-14 from the field, contributed nine rebounds and seven assists and had a run of 11 consecutive points for... more »
  • Report: Life of 'Pistol' Pete to become another feature film Play Video

    December 15, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A filmmaker and NBA star are teaming up to put the life of LSU great "Pistol" Pete Maravich on the big screen. It is the second movie about the basketball legend in the last two decades. This time, filmmaker Brett Rapkin will work with NBA All-Star... more »
  • Gray, Jr. scores 11 points in OT; Houston beats LSU 105-98

    December 13, 2015 9:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Rob Gray, Jr. scored 11 of his career-high 31 points in overtime to lead Houston to a 105-98 victory over LSU on Sunday night. Gray was 10 of 19 from the field. Danrad Knowles had 20 points, and Damyean Dotson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Houston... more »
  • Southern University rolls to 96-69 victory over Ecclesia

    December 13, 2015 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christopher Hyder had 10 points and seven assists and Southern University rolled to a 96-69 victory over Ecclesia on Sunday. Shawn Prudhomme scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting with three 3-pointers to lead Southern (7-2), which is 4-0 at home. Adrian Rodgers had 14 points and LaQuentin... more »
  • Southern's Banks returns to Lion country

    December 3, 2015 4:47 PM

    HAMMOND - Friday night's game between Southeastern and Southern University's basketball teams will be a bit of a homecoming for head Jags coach Roman Banks. Banks, currently in his fifth season with the Jaguars (4-1), spent eight seasons on staff with the Lions (2-6) under head coaches Billy Kennedy... more »
  • Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of 2015-16 season

    November 29, 2015 7:07 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers says he has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday. The decision was not totally unexpected, given that Bryant has said many times in recent weeks... more »
  • Anthony Davis leads Pelicans past Suns, 120-114

    November 26, 2015 9:06 AM

    PHOENIX- Anthony Davis tipped in a missed shot with 20.6 seconds left for the go-ahead basket and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-114 on Wednesday night. Davis had 26 points and 17 rebounds and the Pelicans overcame a 17-point first half deficit for their... more »
  • LSU basketball finishes regular season prep with free Friday exhibition game

    November 5, 2015 3:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The nationally-ranked LSU men’s basketball squad will play a last warm-up game for the 2015-16 season Friday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, and admission will be free. LSU will take on Southwest Baptist University of Bolivar, Missouri, at 7 p.m. The Tigers are ranked... more »
  • Patrick Wright preparing to call biggest game of season Play Video

    November 4, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU women's basketball team got ready for their game Wednesday night, the man who has been calling the plays for years has more than basketball on his mind. Patrick Wright is filling in for Jim Hawthorne Saturday night. Hawthorne will miss his first football... more »
  • Nike opening store with only Michael Jordan items in Chicago

    October 22, 2015 9:14 AM

    CHICAGO- Nike is opening a Michael Jordan-only store in Chicago's Loop this weekend. The new Jordan Brand store opens Saturday. It will sell merchandise with the trademarked Michael Jordan "Jumpman" silhouette. Nike also plans stores in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto featuring the former Chicago Bulls star. Jordan Brand... more »
  • LSU hits the court ahead of Australian exhibition trip

    August 4, 2015 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ahead of their upcoming 2015-16 season, LSU hoops is in the gym readying themselves for a road trip to the Land Down Under that will include five exhibition games. LSU Coach Johnny Jones and his coaching staff put 13 players through their paces for a practice... more »
  • Southern's Broussard not to return as athletic director Play Video

    August 3, 2015 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Southern University announced Monday that Dr. William Broussard will not return as director of athletics. In March, Southern University temporarily reassigned Broussard to the Southern System Presidents office as assistant to the president for institutional advancement. Monday’s announcement makes that assignment permanent. In the official... more »
  • Booking it with Big Baby Play Video

    July 14, 2015 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU alumnus and NBA power forward, Glen Davis, is giving back to the Baton Rouge community. This morning he stopped by 2une In with Kali Johnson to talk to John Pastorek about his mission to challenge children to read. Davis is currently traveling around the area to... more »
  • Victim of basketball shooting remembered by friends, family Play Video

    June 18, 2015 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of 21-year-old Justin Guillory says her son was a quiet person and all he wanted to do was play basketball. That's what he was doing the night he was murdered June 12, outside the Berean Seventh Day Adventist Gym on Osborne Ave. He was... more »
  • Residents react to man gunned down during basketball game Play Video

    June 12, 2015 7:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after witnesses told News Two he tried to walk away from an argument. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department Justin Guillory, 21, was shot multiple times outside a gym in the 5100 hundred block of Osborne Avenue. Witnesses said Guillory... more »
  • Victim of basketball brawl shooting identified

    June 12, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who was shot and killed Thursday night at a gym after an argument erupted during a basketball game and shots were fired. BRPD say 21-year-old Justin Guillory died at the scene of the shooting that happened at around 8:05 p.m. at the... more »
  • "Beat the Heat" campaign Play Video

    June 3, 2015 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A former basketball player is planning to help elderly people throughout the state cope with the hot and humid Louisiana summer. James "Big Brown" Joseph is giving out free air conditioning units and fans to those in need. It's part of his "Beat the Heat" campaign. Joseph... more »
  • Rockets hold off Warriors

    May 26, 2015 9:54 AM

    HOUSTON- James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Rockets avoided a four-game sweep in the Western Conference finals by downing the Golden State Warriors 128-115. Harden contributed 17 points in the fourth quarter to help Houston avoid a late collapse and extend the series to a fifth... more »
  • Harlem Globetrotter great Marques Haynes dies at 89

    May 22, 2015 3:11 PM

    PHOENIX - Marques Haynes, the Harlem Globetrotters star often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89. The Globetrotters said Haynes died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes. Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider said "basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures." Haynes made the... more »
  • LSU to host Oklahoma for 2016 hoops matchup

    May 14, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference and Big 12 announced Thursday that Oklahoma will travel to Baton Rouge in 2016 to face LSU. The Tigers and Sooners have met four times in the last 45 years with each side winning two games. This will be the first time the... more »
  • Friends, family fill basketball court to honor drowning victim Play Video

    May 12, 2015 11:31 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - A community remembers a teen for his personality, the love he had for his family and his favorite sport. As night fell on Tuesday, a pick-up game takes over the basketball court where Malcolm Calloway loved to play. "I just played basketball with him the... more »
  • Big Buddy: Get Moving Play Video

    May 11, 2015 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- When she was a basketball player at LSU, Shanece McKinney volunteered extensively with Big Buddy. She even chose the organization for her 400 hour internship during her senior year. Now, she's in her second season in the WNBA, and is continuing to visit with youth in Big Buddy's... more »
  • Pelicans coach says Warriors' arena noise might be too loud

    April 20, 2015 1:30 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Arena, the rollicking home of the Golden State Warriors, has been considered one of the NBA's loudest arenas for a long time. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams believes it might too loud. Before Game 2 on Monday, Williams said: "I'm not so sure that the... more »
  • Madison Prep Guard Brandon Sampson signs with LSU Play Video

    April 20, 2015 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Madison Prep Guard and top prospect Brandon Sampson, deciding to stay home and sign with LSU basketball. Sampson choosing the Tigers, over St. John's (the original school he committed to), and Oklahoma State. Sampson joins one of the most anticipated freshman signing classes in LSU... more »
  • Pelicans take on Spurs tonight with playoff hopes on the line

    April 15, 2015 5:09 PM

    The last of the two remaining NBA playoff spots will be determined tonight on the final day of the regular season. In the Western Conference, New Orleans and Oklahoma City go into tonight's action tied for the eighth seed in the West. The Pelicans entertain streaking San Antonio, and are... more »
  • Shelly Sterling wins again in court

    April 15, 2015 8:53 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling can claim another victory in court. A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Shelly Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts. Sterling had claimed that money used to buy V. Stiviano a... more »
  • Frank the Tank, stenographer central: Welcome to Wisconsin

    April 2, 2015 4:07 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Wisconsin has Frank the Tank and Captain America, plus Nigel Hayes and his adorable obsession for stenography. The fun-loving Badgers might be the most tight-knit team at the Final Four. But once coach Bo Ryan whistles practice into session, it's all business for the Badgers. "The Tank" refers... more »
  • LSU's Jordan Mickey entering 2015 NBA Draft

    March 31, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU forward Jordan Mickey announced Tuesday that he will give up his final two years of eligibility to enter the 2015 NBA Draft. LSU said Mickey shared his decision with Coach Johnny Jones and members of the media through a text message. Mickey said in the... more »
  • Midwest and West Regional NCAA hoops action tonight

    March 26, 2015 10:13 AM

    Kentucky continues its push for an unbeaten season and national championship tonight with a Midwest Regional semifinal in Cleveland against West Virginia. In the Mountaineers of coach Bob Huggins, the Wildcats are facing a team that thinks defense first and presses all the time. And for what it's worth, Huggins... more »
  • Pelicans lose to Rockets, drop fourth straight

    March 26, 2015 1:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night. Davis had 24... more »
  • No. 11 Miami upsets sixth-seeded Washington 86-80

    March 20, 2015 2:35 PM

    IOWA CITY, IA - Sophomore Adrienne Motley scored 30 points and 11th-seeded Miami beat No. 6 Washington 86-80 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in Iowa City. Jessica Thomas had 19 points and Michelle Woods added 17 for the Hurricanes (20-12), who pulled off the upset... more »
  • Suns survive for ugly 74-72 win over Davis-less New Orleans

    March 20, 2015 2:00 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ - Brandan Wright scored 16 points and matched his career high with seven blocked shots, helping the Phoenix Suns to a sluggish, cold-shooting 74-72 victory over a New Orleans Pelicans team playing without star Anthony Davis on Thursday night. Davis rolled his left ankle in the team's shootaround... more »
  • No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 6 SMU 60-59 on rare 3-pointer

    March 19, 2015 5:01 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bryce Alford made four 3-pointers in the final 3:40, his last on a rare goaltending call with 13 seconds remaining, to push 11th-seeded UCLA to a 60-59 upset of sixth-seeded SMU on Thursday in the teams' NCAA opener. Alford's points came on nine long-range shots but his... more »
  • Butler uses late surge to put away Texas 56-48

    March 19, 2015 4:29 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Kellen Dunham scored 20 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with 1:18 to play, to lift sixth-seeded Butler to a 56-48 victory over 11th-seeded Texas in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (23-10) advanced to play third-seeded Notre Dame on Saturday. The Longhorns (20-14) added to a miserable... more »
  • 14th-seeded UAB Blazers upset No. 9 Iowa State 60-59

    March 19, 2015 3:01 PM

    LOUISVILLE, KY - William Lee scored the last four points for 14th-seeded UAB, and the Blazers upset ninth-ranked Iowa State 60-59 on Thursday in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers (20-15) came in with the youngest team in the NCAA Tournament and with nobody having played in... more »
  • Davis, Pelicans outlast Bucks 85-84

    March 18, 2015 2:03 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans held off the Milwaukee Bucks, 85-84 on Tuesday night. Davis, who shoots around 55 percent, hit only 6 of 18 shots, but made 8 of 9 free throws and hit a clutch 15-footer that... more »
  • Lynch, Davis lead Southern past Alabama St. in SWAC tourney

    March 13, 2015 5:23 PM

    HOUSTON - Tre Lynch scored eight of his 14 points in the final 3:30, and Keith Davis made a pair of free throws with two seconds left to give third-seeded Southern a 68-66 win over No. 2 seed Alabama State in the Southwestern Conference tournament semifinals on Friday. Adrian Rodgers... more »
  • Pelicans beat Nets, move closer to 8th in West

    March 11, 2015 2:02 AM

    NEW YORK - Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91 on Tuesday night. Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans in their... more »
  • Davis pours in 43, Pelicans beat Bucks 114-103

    March 10, 2015 2:07 AM

    MILWAUKEE, WI - Anthony Davis scored 43 points, tying a career high and helping the New Orleans Pelicans pull away for a 114-103 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Eric Gordon added 16 and Tyreke Evans had 13 before leaving the game in the third quarter with an... more »
  • Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans beat Pistons 88-85

    March 5, 2015 1:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 39 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks in his first game back from a right shoulder sprain, and the New Orleans Pelicans won for the sixth time in seven games, 88-85 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Davis hit two mid-range jumpers in... more »
  • Pelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win

    March 2, 2015 2:01 AM

    DENVER, CO - Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, Dante Cunningham drew a key charge late in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans extended their winning streak to five games by holding off the struggling Denver Nuggets 99-92 on Sunday night. Eric Gordon added 18 points and Omer Asik... more »
  • Pelicans beat Nets, stay hot in playoff race

    February 26, 2015 5:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Quincy Pondexter scored a career-high 25 points and the New Orleans Pelicans won their third straight, 102-96 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Pondexter surpassed his previous high of 22 points by hitting his fourth 3-pointer of the game with 49.9 seconds left to all but... more »
  • Pelicans erase 18-point hole, beat Raptors 100-97

    February 24, 2015 5:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Luke Babbitt scored 18 for New Orleans, including a clutch 3-pointer... more »
  • Lions out-shoot UNO, still lose a nailbiter

    February 24, 2015 5:40 AM

    HAMMOND - Nate Frye scored 17 points, and Tevin Broyles made a layup in the waning seconds to help New Orleans slip past Southeast Louisiana 74-73 on Monday night. Southeast Louisiana (9-18, 6-8 Southland Conference) used a 14-6 run, including five points apiece by Cedric Jenkins and Daniel Grieves, to... more »
  • Undefeated Kentucky in action tonight vs. Tennessee

    February 17, 2015 4:03 PM

    KNOXVILLE - Top-ranked Kentucky rolls its perfect 25-0 record into Knoxville tonight to take on Tennessee as part of the top 25 schedule. And the Wildcats are catching the Volunteers on a down swing. While the talent-rich Wildcats have figured out a way to win at every turn, Tennessee has... more »
  • Mississippi State team plane makes emergency landing

    February 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball team has made an emergency landing in St. Louis after one of the engines failed. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 77-74 Saturday in Columbia, Missouri. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray posted on Twitter that... more »
  • Harlem Globetrotters returning to Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 12, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to Baton Rouge! They're performing on Saturday, February 21st at 7 p.m. Visit the Baton Rouge River Center website for tickets. Globetrotters rookie Zeus McClurkin joined us on 2une In this morning to talk about his first year with the... more »
  • Sellout expected when LSU takes on #1 Kentucky tonight

    February 10, 2015 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The biggest game of the season for the LSU Men's Basketball team is tonight. A sell-out crowd is expected when they take on the undefeated, top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats. The #1 team in the country is 23-0 as they roll into Baton Rouge, while the Tigers have... more »
  • Jags falls to Jackson St.

    February 10, 2015 1:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Janarius Middleton had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kaven Bernard had 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help Jackson State beat Southern 62-52 on Monday night. Javeres Brent scored 14 and Raeford Worsham added 10 points and nine rebounds for Jackson State (8-16, 6-5... more »
  • Southern to honor 1977-78 SWAC Championship team Play Video

    February 6, 2015 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will honor one of the top sports teams in school history this weekend. The SWAC Championship team from the 1977-78 season will be honored during halftime of Saturday's game against Grambling St. The team finished the regular season with a 26-2 record overall, including... more »
  • Pelicans snap Hawks' 19-game winning streak, 115-100

    February 3, 2015 2:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Atlanta Hawks' franchise-record 19-game winning streak was snapped Monday night in a 115-100 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis had 29 points and 13 rebounds to help New Orleans win for the sixth time in seven games, a stint which includes victories over several... more »
  • Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

    January 29, 2015 2:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Arron Afflalo scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Afflalo hit four 3-pointers, the last with 2:32 left to increase Denver's then-tenuous lead to 89-85. After that, the Pelicans were unable to score... more »
  • Davis leads Pelicans past 76ers, on four game win streak

    January 27, 2015 2:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Ryan Anderson scored 19 points and Eric Gordon added 13 for New... more »
  • Benson's granddaughter off Saints board

    January 22, 2015 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson began work Thursday to transition ownership and control of the New Orleans Saints to his wife, and away from his other family members. The first steps reported by WWL were removing his granddaughter, Rita Benson Leblanc, from her position of... more »
  • Benson: wife to inherit control of Saints, Pelicans

    January 22, 2015 2:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tom Benson, who owns the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, has agreed to a succession plan that will give his wife, Gayle, control of New Orleans' two major professional sports franchises after his death. In a statement provided to The Associated Press on Wednesday night, the 87-year-old... more »
  • House leads Texas A&M past LSU, 67-64

    January 17, 2015 1:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Danuel House scored four of his 18 points in the final 23 seconds, and Texas A&M erased a 13-point second-half deficit for its first road victory this season, 67-64 over LSU on Saturday. Jalen Jones had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Aggies (11-5, 2-2... more »
  • Lady Tigers edge No. 15 Mississippi St. 71-69 in 2OT

    January 16, 2015 1:55 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
  • Davis has double-double as Pelicans beat Pistons, 105-94

    January 15, 2015 2:02 AM

    AUBURN HILLS, MI - Anthony Davis had 27 points and 10 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans brought the Detroit Pistons back to earth with a 105-94 win Wednesday night. The Pistons came in having won of nine of 10, but were never competitive with New Orleans, which led by... more »
  • Ballard back on LSU women's hoops roster

    January 8, 2015 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell said star guard Danielle Ballard is back on the roster, in time for the team's game tonight against Vanderbilt. "We're excited for Danielle to rejoin her teammates on the floor," head coach Nikki Caldwell said. "She has worked extremely... more »
  • Another big game for Anthony Davis in Pelicans loss

    January 8, 2015 2:06 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 31 points, including a game-winning 11-foot jumper off the glass with 1.4 seconds left to lift the Charlotte Hornets to a 98-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. With the game tied, Walker drove the right side of the lane and... more »
  • Wizards end skid with 92-85 win over Pelicans

    January 6, 2015 1:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - John Wall had 15 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards ended a three-game skid with a 92-85 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. Paul Pierce scored 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting for Washington, which had five players in double digits. Andre Miller... more »

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