High School Basketball-Friday scores
Boys: Christian County fell 78-67 to Blue Island Eisenhower at the Centralia Holiday Tournament, Hopkinsville edged Elizabethtown 64-63 at the Wes Unseld Invitational, University Heights over Russellville 81-55, Caldwell County lost to Central Hardin in overtime 71-64, Logan County fell to Spring Hill, TN 69-56 at the First Southern National Bank Classic in Russellville.
Other games saw Madisonville fall to Conner 64-54, Warren Central defeated Butler 65-56 and Henderson County won over Henry Clay 76-65 at the Republic Bank Classic, Monroe County defeated Greenwood 65-57, Hopkins Central edged Crittenden County 51-49, McCracken County over Ft. Walton Beach, FL 67-42.
Girls: University Heights defeated Paducah Tilghman 64-48 and Henry County, TN 75-58 at the Murray Bank Lady Tiger Classic, where Hopkinsville lost to Murray 64-43 and defeated Todd Central 59-26 while Todd Central lost to McCracken County 55-29 and Paducah Tilghman won over Dresden, TN 72-60 and McCracken County defeated Murray 55-29.
Other games saw Obion County Central, TN defeat Christian County 58-44, Hopkins Central over Russellville 62-49, Livingston Central nipped Logan County 37-34 at the First Southern National Bank Classic in Russellville, Bowling Green over Caldwell County 93-64, Madisonville over Owensboro 62-43, Franklin Simpson over Green County 59-48, South Warren defeated Carroll County 62-22.
College Basketball: Top 25 action Friday saw 3rd ranked Ohio State roll over Louisiana-Monroe 71-31, 19th ranked North Carolina defeated Northern Kentucky 75-60 and 20th ranked San Diego State routed St. Katherine 118-35.
Kentucky and Louisville renew their rivalry this afternoon at Rupp Arena, with pre game coverage at 1:30 on Lite 98.7.
Other action has Western Kentucky hosting Brescia University this evening, with pre game at 6:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Also today, former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey, Jr. and LSU meet McNeese State.
College Football: Bowl game action Friday saw Marshall defeat Maryland 31-20 in the Military Bowl, Syracuse edged Minnesota 21-17 in the Texas Bowl and it was Washington over BYU 31-16 in the Fight Hunger Bowl.
Four bowl games are on the schedule today including Louisville meeting Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando. The Cardinals will be without starting linebacker George Durant, with Coach Charlie Strong offering no comment during a Friday news conference why Durant is not playing.
Other bowl games have Notre Dame meeting Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl in New York, Cincinnati faces North Carolina in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, and Michigan meets Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans close out the season tomorrow hosting the Houston Texans at LP Field. Both teams could be looking for coaches following this game, as Wade Phillips has been serving as the interim coach for Houston and Mike Munchak’s job is in fate at Tennessee.
Speaking of the Titans, cornerback Alteurran Verner was selected to his first Pro Bowl on Friday. Verner is the first Titan selected to play in the Pro Bowl since 2010.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent surgery yesterday for a herniated disc in his back. Romo will not play when the Cowboys meet the Philadelphia Eagles tomorrow night. Kyle Orton is slated to be the starter.
The NFL Game of the Week tomorrow on News/Talk WHOP has the Cleveland Browns meeting the Pittsburgh Steelers, with pre game at 11:30 am .
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost to the Dallas Stars by a 4-1 score. The Predators are back in action this evening, hosting the Los Angeles Kings at 7 in Bridgestone Arena.