College Basketball: Top ranked Kentucky started an all freshman lineup and got revenge from last year’s first round loss in the NIT in rolling to an easy 87-49 win over Robert Morris Sunday. Rookie Aaron Harrison had 19 of his 28 points in the first half in leading the Wildcats to their third win of the season.
James Young and Julius Randle each added 10 points for the Wildcats who return to action tomorrow night hosting Texas Arlington. Pre game coverage begins at 5 pm on Lite 98.7.
Coach John Calipari will have his first basketball call in show of the season beginning at 6 this evening also on Lite 98.7.
Women’s action: 7th ranked Kentucky improved to 4-0 on the season with a 96-74 victory over Central Michigan. 5th ranked Louisville won the WNIT championship with a 97-92 overtime win at Oklahoma, 4th ranked Tennessee defeated Georgia Tech 87-76 and Marquette over Vanderbilt 82-77.
Tonight’s games: Tennessee faces The Citadel in men’s action. Women’s action has Austin Peay facing Trevecca.
Former LSU basketball star and later its athletics director, Joe Dean Sr., died Sunday at the age of 83. From 1969-1987, he was a television analyst on Southeastern Conference games and became known for the saying “String Music” describing the basketball going through the net.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has his call in show at 5 this evening on Lite 98.7. Big Blue Sports Weekly airs at 7 on Lite 98.7, with the Cats Pause call in show at 8 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky plays Saturday night at Georgia, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Even with a win over Houston Saturday, Louisville slipped to 21st in this week’s Associated Press poll, however, the Cards are 15th in the USA Today Coaches poll.
High School Football: There’s still a few Western Kentucky teams moving on to regional championship play in the Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl this Friday night.
Class 5-A: Bowling Green travels to Graves County
Class 2-A: Caldwell County hosts Murray
Class A: Russellville travels to Mayfield
Class 3-A: Paducah Tighman hosts South Warren
Class 4-A: Franklin Simpson travels to Owensboro
High School Basketball: Heritage Christian Academy’s boys team opened its season this weekend in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association Tip Off Classic at North Hardin Christian.
The defending KCAA state champions lost their opening game to Holy Angels Academy 57-46 Friday night and lost again on Saturday to Wesley Christian 73-40. Dillion Folz of HCA was named to the All Tournament team.