Norwood runs 2nd-best time worldwide

LSU track standout Vernon Norwood, foreground, competes in the 400-meter run Saturday at LSU’s Alumni Gold meet. Norwood, a Morgan City High School alum, ran the NCAA’s fastest 400-meter time Saturday with a personal best of 44.44. The time also ranks second in the world this year behind 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Kirani James, who has run 44.31 this season. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

Saturday’s LSU Alumni Gold meet marked the outdoor season opener for LSU’s 2015 NCAA Indoor Champion Vernon Norwood in his favored 400-meter dash, and the Tiger sprint star turned in the NCAA’s fas


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