Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist have been selected among 20 players to the 2012 Oscar Robertson National Player of the Year midseason watch list by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Davis leads the nation in blocked shots and is third in field goal percentage. Davis is Kentucky's leading scorer, rebounder and leads in steals. Kidd-Gilchrist is second on the team in rebounding and steals and is third in scoring. Kentucky hosts 7th ranked Florida this evening, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Murray State has learned its February 23rd game at Tennessee State will be nationally televised by ESPN U. The 7th ranked and undefeated Racers will play the Tigers at the Gentry Center in Nashville at 7 pm. The two teams play for the first time Thursday night at the CFSB Center.
Major League Baseball
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed light hitting infielder Alex Cora to a minor league contract and would get an 800-thousand dollar deal if he makes the 40 man roster. The 14 year veteran hit .224 last season in playing all four infield positions for the Washington Nationals. Cora is among 20 non roster invitees to spring training.