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High School Basketball
Boys: Christian County edged Henderson County 62-60 in Henderson. Jarvis Irby led Christian County with 15 points, followed by Korey Mosley with 11. Henderson County was led in scoring by Kaleb Duckworth’s 19 points. Christian County is now 5-9 on the season, while Henderson County lost its 5th straight game in falling to 10-8.
Elsewhere: University Heights defeated Hopkins Central 67-52, Trigg County over Caldwell County 93-72, Logan County over Butler County 85-70, Greenwood defeated Russellville 62-52, Union County over Dawson Springs 59-30, Webster County rolled over Crittenden County 73-35, Muhlenberg County over McLean County 60-42, Marshall County defeated Paducah Tilghman 73-58, Mayfield got by Ballard Memorial 51-47.
Girls: Hopkinsville defeated Fort Campbell 56-22, University Heights over Hopkins Central 74-41, Trigg County defeated Dawson Springs 66-53, Logan County over Butler County 46-36, Greenwood defeated Russellville 76-52, Madisonville over Lyon County 46-31, Webster County over Crittenden County 63-33, Paducah Tilghman over Marshall County 69-44, Graves County defeated St. Mary 63-43, Ballard Memorial defeated Mayfield 63-50.
There’s been a change in the start time for the Christian County-University Heights girls basketball game this Saturday. The original start time was 7:30, now the game will tip off at Colonel Gym at 5:15, with the JV game beginning at 3:30.
14th ranked Louisville was routed at Providence 90-59. Chris Smith led the Cards with 13 points. Louisville drops to 13-4 and 1-3 in Big East play in losing for the fourth time in the last five games. The Cardinals host DePaul Saturday afternoon.
Vanderbilt defeated South Carolina 67-57 behind 13 three pointers in the contest.
Tonight’s games: Second ranked Kentucky begins a two game road swing at Auburn. Tip off at 7, with Countdown to Tipoff at 5:30 on Lite 98.7. Other games in the SEC: LSU travels to Alabama.
The Courier Journal reports former University of Louisville football coach Vince Gibson has died. The 78-year-old Gibson was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in April 2010. Gibson coached the Cardinals from 1975-79 and led them to a 25-29-2 mark including a trip to the 1977 Independence Bowl. Gibson also coached at Tulane and Kansas State.
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have received permission to talk with Dallas Cowboys safeties coach Brent Maxie about its vacant secondary coaches position. The Titans fired secondary coach Marcus Robertson and assistant Curtis Fuller last week.
The Nashville Predators picked up a 4-1 against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver Tuesday night. The same two teams play Thursday night at 7 in Bridgestone Arena.