TODAY

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Assumption vs. Covenant Christian Academy at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, 12:30 p.m.

Hahnville at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.

Thibodaux at Ellender, 7 p.m.

H.L. Bourgeois at Terrebonne, 7 p.m.

Vandebilt Catholic at Morgan City, 7 p.m.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Sam Houston State at Nicholls, 8:15 p.m. (TV: Eleven Sports, Radio: 100.3-FM)

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Nicholls at Sam Houston State, 6:30 p.m.

NBA

Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans, 7 p.m. (TV: FSNO; Radio: 99.5-FM)

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THURSDAY

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Covenant Christian at South Lafourche, 7 p.m.

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Class 5A first round, No. 17 Thibodaux at No. 16 West Monroe, 5:30 p.m.

Class 4A first round, No. 31 Grant at No. 2 South Lafourche, 5:30 p.m.

Division II first round, No. 18 Academy of Our Lady at No. 15 E.D. White Catholic, 5:30 p.m.

Class 4A first round, No. 25 Assumption at No. 8 Carencro, 6 p.m.

Class 3A first round, No. 20 Washington-Marion at No. 13 St. James, 6 p.m.

Division IV first round, No. 22 Covenant Christian Academy at No. 11 Hanson Memorial, 6 p.m.

Class 4A first round, No. 21 Lutcher at No. 12 South Terrebonne, 6:30 p.m.

Class 4A first round, No. 27 McDonogh 35 at No. 6 Ellender, 7 p.m.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Ole Miss at LSU (Play4Kay Game), 7 p.m.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Oregon State at Louisiana-Lafayette, 6 p.m.

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UPCOMING AREA EVENTS

Today: The Nicholls State University baseball team will hold a free youth baseball clinic at 5:30 tonight at Southland Baseball Field in Houma. All skill levels and ages are welcome. The Colonels will then play an intrasquad scrimmage after the clinic.

Feb. 23: Ellender High’s football team will host a shrimp boil fundraiser at the school on Feb. 23. It will include one pound of boiled shrimp, potato, corn, crackers and dip. The cost is $10 per plate and checks should be made payable to Ellender High School. The deadline to place orders is at noon Feb. 21. There will be limited plates available on the day of the boil for last minute orders, which will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. An eight-plate minimum is required for delivery per order. Orders can also be picked up at Ellender High School. Order formers may be faxed to 868-3503 or you may email David McCormick at davemccormick@tpsd.org. For information, call McCormick at 856-9296.

March 17: The LBA Naturals Baseball Team will hold a clay shoot fundraiser on March 17 at Bayou Country Sporting Clays, 279 Weatherby Lane Lot 4 in Houma. LBA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and mentoring young athletes in baseball by providing a complete, balanced program in order to assure the development of each player. All proceeds from the clay shoot will help defray the costs for the 10U green and 12U baseball teams to participate in in-state and out-of-state tournaments. The expenses per child are approximately $2,400 per year. For information, call Crystal Hill at 665-8846, Courtney Davis at 688-0688 or email at lbaclayshoot@gmail.com.