METAIRIE, La. (AP) - With their latest double-digit triumph over a playoff contender, the New Orleans Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. The next two of their remaining three games are on the road, however, and playoff seeding is on the line. They play next at St. Louis on Sunday.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans is expected to miss up to two weeks because of his left ankle injury. The club says further evaluation Monday of Evans' injury has confirmed the initial diagnosis of a sprain.
MONROE, La. (AP) - Tylor Ongwae scored a career-high 22 points, leading four Warhawks in double figures, as Louisiana-Monroe beat Thomas University 84-61 Monday night. Justin Watkins hit a jumper with 9:09 left in the first half to pull the Night Hawks within two, but ULM closed out the half with a 27-5 run and went into the break with a 46-22 advantage.
ATLANTA (AP) - Auburn running back Tre Mason is the offensive player of the year, while Gus Malzahn claimed the coaching award on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The Tigers were rewarded on the team announced Monday after going from worst to first.
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