High School Basketball: KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett announced Thursday the 4th region basketball tournaments will not be played this season in EA Diddle Arena at Western Kentucky University. The ruling came after the 17 region schools could not decide whether to play the games in Diddle Arena or play at high school sites.
According to the Bowling Green Daily News, schools failed to get a majority vote three different times over the summer to play the games at WKU. 12 votes were required for a majority vote, but each time only 11 votes in favor of playing at WKU were received.
The boys tournament will be held at Barren County High School March 5-6 and 10-11, with the girls tournament at Allen County Scottsville March 3-4 and 7-8.
NFL: Reports out of Nashville indicate Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak and general manager Ruston Webster are meeting today with new Titans president/CEO Tommy Smith. The Tennessean reports Munchak and Webster have been meeting throughout this week to talk about the Titans plan going forward.
College Football: There’s two more bowl games on the schedule this evening. Former Big 12 rivals are set to collide in the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium, as ninth- ranked Missouri takes on 13th-ranked Oklahoma State. Also this evening, 7th ranked Ohio State clashes with number 12 Clemson in the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium.
Kentucky Sports Radio reports high school recruit Travonte Valentine, who committed to the University of Miami last May, has decided to not take his official visit to Alabama January 24th and visit Kentucky instead.
New friendships with signee Drew Barker and others and a phone call from the Kentucky coaches have the defensive tackle looking at the Wildcat program. Valentine is the 56th ranked player in the nation according to 247 sports.com.
College Basketball: One Top 25 game this evening has 11th ranked Baylor hosting Savannah State.
PGA Tour: The opening round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions tees off today at Kapalua in Maui, Hawaii. Dustin Johnson is the defending champion of the event that goes through Monday.