High School Basketball-Sunday’s scores
Boys: Hopkinsville won the championship of the Wes Unseld Classic Sunday in Louisville, defeating John Hardin 72-53. The Tigers improved to 10-1 on the season with the victory.
Other scores saw Todd Central lose to Meade County 70-66 at the Webster County Holiday Classic where Murray defeated Livingston Central 66-47 with the Tigers falling to host Webster County 68-46.
Henderson County defeated Harrison County 87-83 at the Republic Bank Classic, where Warren Central lost to Apollo 57-53. Calloway County defeated South Laurel 68-48 at the Lake Cumberland Holiday Classic.
Girls: At the Owensboro Health Orthopedics Holiday Classic: Bowling Green defeated Daviess County 65-49, Madisonville won over Pleasure Ridge Park 70-69 in overtime, Bath County defeated Caldwell County 70-43, Owensboro Catholic nipped Henderson County 70-67 and Ohio County defeated Owensboro 64-27.
Boys: Greenwood hosts Russell County, Calloway County faces Louisville Central at the Lake Cumberland Holiday Classic.
Girls: Trigg County at Whitesville Trinity, Greenwood hosts Barren County, Warren East meets Allen County Scottsville, Warren Central plays Simon Kenton, Murray welcomes Henry County, TN.
Hopkinsville is ranked 6th in the first Boys Cantrall Rankings of the season from the Lexington Herald Leader. Ballard is first, Warren Central 12th, Bowling Green is 17th. In the girls poll, Henderson County is ranked 4th, Owensboro Catholic is 17th, Murray 18th with Bowling Green and Glasgow tied for 20th. Elizabethtown is ranked first.
High School Wrestling: Meade County won the Toyota of Hopkinsville Classic this weekend at Christian County High School, with Hopkinsville finishing second, Christian County fifth, Fort Campbell sixth, Trigg County 8th and University Heights came in 14th.
Christian County’s team won the Middle School Invitational event, with Caldwell County finishing fourth, Trigg County 8th, Fort Campbell 12th, Hopkinsville 14th and University Heights was 18th.
College Basketball: Murray State lost at Dayton 72-51. Freshman Cameron Payne led the Racers with 13 points in falling to 5-7 on the season. The Racers begin Ohio Valley Conference action Thursday evening hosting Southeast Missouri.
Women’s scores: Kentucky finished non-conference play with a 109-46 rout of Grambling State. 5th ranked Tennessee defeated Lipscomb 110-42 and 7th ranked Louisville rolled over SMU 71-51.
Today’s games: Western Kentucky has its final non-conference tune up as Marshall Henderson and Ole Miss come to Bowling Green. Tip off at 7 this evening, with pre game at 6:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Other games today have Tennessee taking on Virginia, Austin Peay hosts Dalton State and Vanderbilt hosts St. Louis.
Women’s action has Austin Peay at Ole Miss, Murray State opens Ohio Valley Conference play at Eastern Kentucky, Vanderbilt is at UAB.
Kentucky coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5 this evening, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7. Following Saturday’s win over Louisville, Kentucky is now off until opening Southeastern Conference play hosting Mississippi State January 8th.
College Football: There’s four bowl games today including the Music City Bowl which features Ole Miss taking on Georgia Tech. Middle Tennessee meets Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl, Mack Brown coaches his final game for Texas against Oregon in the Alamo Bowl and Arizona State meets Texas Tech in the Holiday Bowl.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans finished a disappointing season with a 16-10 win over the Houston Texans Sunday. Chris Johnson rushed for 127 yards and a score and Rob Bironas kicked three field goals in the win.
The Titans won their last two games in completing a disappointing season at 7-9. The Texans secured the top draft pick in the 2014 NFL draft losing their 14th game in a row to finish the season 2-14.
Now the big question in Nashville will be if Titans coach Mike Munchak can keep his job. The Titans coach said he will plead his case to new team president/CEO Tommy Smith in the near future.
NHL: Coming off a win over the LA Kings Saturday night, the Nashville Predators are in action this evening hosting the Detroit Red Wings. First puck drops at 7 pm.