High School Basketball
Girls: Hopkinsville entertains Murray this evening in a varsity only game at 6 pm. The game was to be played Friday night, but has been moved to this evening because of the winter weather threat.
Other games this evening have Hopkins Central at Union County, Greenwood hosts Franklin Simpson, Livingston Central at Community Christian, Webster County goes to Graves County and Paducah Tilghman at Carlisle County.
Boys: The defending 2nd region champion Hopkinsville Tigers open the season at Russellville, with the Heritage Bank pregame show at 7:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games have Caldwell County hosting Fort Campbell, Dawson Springs entertains Lyon County, Madisonville welcomes Union County, Greenwood hosts Franklin Simpson, Paducah Tilghman at Carlisle County, Marshall County hosts Dyersburg, TN and Henderson County meets St. Mary at the Marshall County Hoopfest.
College Basketball: Montrezl Harrell led Louisville with 14 points as the 6th ranked Cardinals defeated Missouri-Kansas City 90-62 last night. Chane Behanan added a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds. Louisville had five players score in double figures.
Murray State edged Evansville 65-63 behind 20 points from Jeffery Moss, who hit a three pointer to break a 61-61 tie with 51 seconds remaining. Cameron Payne added 14 points for the 3-5 Racers.
East Tennessee defeated Austin Peay 80-74. The 4-4 Governors got 20 points from Travis Betran and 13 points and nine rebounds from Chris Horton.
Women’s action saw Austin Peay fall to Middle Tennessee 69-43 and Xavier edged Murray State 70-66.
A University of Louisville spokesperson says women’s player Antonita Slaughter is okay and undergoing more testing today. Slaughter collapsed in the second half of Louisville’s Tuesday night win over Missouri State and was hospitalized.
College Football: Fresh off his first season as Kentucky football coach, Mark Stoops will make an appearance today on Kentucky Sports Radio. He will be on in the 10 am hour locally, which you can hear on News/Talk WHOP.
19th ranked Louisville can clinch a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a win this evening at Cincinnati as the teams meet in Nippert Stadium.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods are reportedly being sold. Multiple reports Wednesday indicated the identity of the new ownership group has not been revealed, but the Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays of the Midwest League will remain in Bowling Green.
The team had been owned by New England native Art Solomon. The Hot Rods just completed their fifth season at Bowling Green Ballpark.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look to snap a three game home losing streak as they host the Carolina Hurricanes this evening. First puck drops at 7 in Bridgestone Arena.