High School Basketball
Boys: Christian County closes out the regular season facing the team with the best record in the 1st region in Marshall County. The Marshals bring a 26-2 record to Colonel Gym for a 7:30 game, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Hopkinsville plays at Trigg County, University Heights closes out the regular season at Bowling Green, Russellville hosts Fort Campbell, Muhlenberg County welcomes Owensboro Catholic, Lyon County at Heath, Graves County at Lone Oak, Paducah Tilghman at Ballard Memorial, Calloway County hosts Fulton City, Warren East at Monroe County, Warren Central at Daviess County, Franklin Simpson hosts Glasgow.
Girls: Hopkinsville hosts Owensboro Catholic, Dawson Springs hosts McLean County, Logan County at Greenwood, Muhlenberg County hosts Daviess County, Calloway County goes to Ballard Memorial, Paducah Tilghman hosts Community Christian, Mayfield entertains Fulton City, Warren East at Monroe County and Franklin Simpson hosts Glasgow.
Number 14 Murray State clinched its third straight Ohio Valley Conference title with a 75-66 win at Southeast Missouri. Donte Poole had 25 points for the 25-1 Racers, while former Christian County player Corey Wilford had 12 points for the Redhawks.
Austin Peay led by four points with 2:49 left in the game, but saw Morehead State score seven points in 31 seconds and lost to the Eagles 52-48 in Clarksville. After being held scoreless in the last two games, former UHA player Tyshwan Edmondson had 15 for the Governors.
In the SEC: Tennessee defeated Arkansas 77-58. Women’s action saw Western Kentucky defeat Florida Atlantic 71-60.
Tonight’s games: Western Kentucky meets Florida Atlantic and Vanderbilt plays Ole Miss.
Women’s action has Murray State meeting UT Martin, 8th ranked Kentucky plays Alabama, 24th ranked Vanderbilt meets Florida and 10th ranked Tennessee goes against Mississippi State.
The Courier Journal reports University of Kentucky assistant football coach Tee Martin is leaving Joker Phillips staff to go to Southern California. Martin, who coached wide receivers for Kentucky, will also coach receivers at USC. He interviewed for the USC position Monday. Martin—who was seen as Kentucky’s top recruiter during his two year tenure—spruned offers from several SEC schools including his alma mater Tennessee.
The Northern Trust Open begins today at Rivera Country Club in Los Angeles. Campbellsville native JB Holmes and Nashville native Brandt Snedeker are in the field.