The weather forecast
looks pretty good this weekend. If you’re looking to avoid Family Gras
in Metairie and parades all over the city
, check out what’s going on in the sports world during the first big weekend of Mardi Gras. There’s a lot going on with basketball and baseball starting up.
New Orleans Pelicans (23-30)
Your New Orleans Pelicans are on an East Coast swing & both games can be found on Fox Sports New Orleans.
Fri. Feb. 21 @ Charlotte Bobcats 6 pm
Sat. Feb. 22 @ Washington Wizards 6 pm
LSU Basketball (15-9)
The Tigers take on 18th ranked Kentucky Saturday @ Rupp Arena in Lexington. LSU got an 87-82 win vs the Wildcats in Baton Rouge back in January. Can they repeat that night’s magic Saturday afternoon in Lexington?
Sat. Feb. 22 @ Kentucky 3 pm (ESPN & ESPN 3)
LSU Baseball (4-0)
The undefeated & 8th ranked Tigers of the baseball variety host a few different teams this weekend at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.
Fri. Feb. 21 - vs Virginia Tech 7 pm (CST)
Sat. Feb. 22 - vs Toledo 6 pm
Sun. Feb. 23 - vs Texas Southern 3 pm
UNO Baseball (1-2)
One of my two alma maters (the other being LSU) hosts a three-game swing vs South Alabama at Zephyr Field this weekend.
Fri. Feb. 21 - South Alabama 6:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 22 - South Alabama 2 pm
Sun. Feb. 23 - South Alabama 1 pm
Tulane Basketball (14-12)
Head Coach Ed Conroy’s Green Wave take on a school with one of my favorite all time college nicknames, the Roadrunners of UTSA, Saturday at 7 pm in the Devlin Fieldhouse.
Sat. Feb. 22 - vs University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners 7 pm
Tulane Baseball (4-0)
Avoiding all the parades near their Uptown campus, Rick Jones’ squad heads to Ruston to battle the Bulldogs of Louisiana Tech.
Fri. Feb. 21 @ Louisiana Tech 6 pm
Sat. Feb. 22 @ Louisiana Tech 3 pm
Sun. Feb. 23 @ Louisiana Tech 1 pm