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.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Cougars snapped a two-game losing streak with an 89-58 win over Alcorn State Monday night. TaShawn Thomas scored 19 points and added 9 rebounds for Houston, which had lost four of five after starting the year with a six-game winning streak.
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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