High School Basketball
Regional play begins in the Touchstone Energy/All A state tournament this evening.
Region Two Girls: University Heights hosts Trigg County at Blazer Gym, with tipoff at 7. Pre game coverage with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 6:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Other first round games: Lyon County at Livingston Central, Webster County at Caldwell County and Crittenden County at Dawson Springs.
Region Four Girls/Boys: Todd Central hosts Metcalfe County, Russellville goes to Cumberland County.
Boys: Calloway County and Paducah Tilghman are playing in the Superman Classic at Massac County, IL.
Girls: Warren East at Central Hardin
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5 this evening, followed by Sports Nightly at 6 on Lite 98.7. The Wildcats are back in action tomorrow night hosting Arkansas, with pre game coverage at 6:30 on Lite 98.7.
Men’s: Denver hands interim coach Ray Harper and Western Kentucky its third loss 78-65.
Women’s: Denver defeated Western Kentucky 69-62, number eight Kentucky defeated South Carolina 66-58 and number seven Tennessee rolled over 24th ranked Vanderbilt 87-64.
15th ranked Louisville takes on 24th ranked Marquette and Austin Peay meets Tennessee State.
Women’s games: Austin Peay meets Eastern Kentucky and Murray State goes against Jacksonville State.
The University of Tennessee is reportedly about to lose its sixth assistant coach. The website Tidesports.com reports Lance Thompson has told acquaintances he will join the University of Alabama staff replacing departed linebackers coach Sal Sunseri.
The Nashville Predators are in action, with a matinee game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum at noon today.