High School Basketball-Thursday scores
Boys: Greenwood defeated Green County 74-52 at the National Guard Holiday Classic at Larue County.
Girls: St. Mary rolled over Carlisle County 65-31.
Boys: Third ranked Hopkinsville faces Dunbar in the First Security Bank of Kentucky New Year’s Bash at Muhlenberg County. Tip off at 6:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 6:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com. The other game has host Muhlenberg County meeting McCracken County.
Other games have Logan County hosting Russellville, Trigg County at Lyon County, Bowling Green hosts South Warren, Henderson County goes to Ohio County, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Paducah Tilghman hosts Graves County.
Girls: Christian County meets South Oldham in the Bluegrass Cellular Holiday Classic at Central Hardin, Hopkinsville travels to Calloway County, Dawson Springs welcomes Caldwell County, Logan County entertains Russellville, Trigg County at Lyon County, Bowling Green hosts South Warren, Webster County goes to McLean County, Union County hosts Henderson County, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Murray entertains Marshall County, Paducah Tilghman hosts Graves County.
High School Football: Bowling Green High’s Narcarius Fant was named Kentucky Mr. Football Thursday. Fant finished the season with 83 receptions for 1,699 yards and 24 touchdowns in leading the Purples to their third consecutive Class 5-A championship and a 44 game winning streak.
In addition, Bowling Green coach Kevin Wallace was named Associated Press Coach of the Year.
College Basketball: Chris Harrison-Docks made a running shot with 4.3 seconds left to lift Western Kentucky to a 58-56 win at South Alabama. TJ Price led the Hilltoppers in scoring with 19 points. WKU plays at Troy tomorrow, with pre game coverage at 11:30 am on News/Talk WHOP.
Chris Horton set an Austin Peay record with eight blocked shots and added 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Governors defeated UT Martin 81-68 in their OVC opener. Austin Peay hosts Southeast Missouri Saturday evening at the Dunn Center.
Murray State defeated Southeast Missouri 82-75 in its OVC opener. Freshman Cameron Payne had a career high 23 points, with Jarvis Williams scoring 16 points and having a career high 18 rebounds, which is also a record for the CFSB Center. The Racers host UT Martin Sunday afternoon at 2 pm.
Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates did not score in Manhattan’s 74-62 win over St. Peter’s.
Women’s scores: 6th ranked Kentucky defeated Alabama 85-63, 16th rated LSU upset 5th ranked Tennessee 80-77 and Vanderbilt upset 19th ranked Georgia 66-58.
The Courier Journal reports former Louisville player Chane Behanan is headed to Houston to work with former NBA player and coach John Lucas before determining the next step in his playing career. Behanan was dismissed from the team earlier this week after a second violation of university policy.
College Football: University of Louisville wide receiver Devante Parker has announced he will return for his senior season. The Louisville native caught 55 passes for a team high 885 yards and a school record tying 12 touchdowns in leading the Cardinals this season.
NHL: The Nashville Predators saw their two game winning streak end last night in Boston as the Bruins took a 3-2 overtime victory. The Predators are back in action tomorrow night at the Florida Panthers, with coverage at 6 on News/Talk WHOP.