Kentucky rolled with ease over Radford, winning 88-40 to improve to 5-0 on the season. Terrence Jones led the Wildcats with 17 points. Kentucky returns to action Saturday night against Portland, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
OTHER SEC SCORES: Tennessee finishes 7th at the Maui Invitational, defeating host Chaminade 86-60 behind 25 points from Jordan McRae. Anthony Hickey had another big night scoring 12 points and collecting a career high six assists, though LSU lost to South Alabama in overtime 79-75.
Austin Peay overcame a 17 point second half deficit, but lost in overtime to Detroit 94-93 in the CBE Classic in Bowling Green, Ohio, Former UHA standout Tyshwan Edmondson led the 0-6 Governors in scoring with 26 points. Austin Peay plays its home opener Saturday night against Middle Tennessee.
Murray State opened play in the Great Alaska Shootout, edging host Alaska Anchorage 64-62. Isaiah Cannan led the 5-0 Racers with 19 points. Murray State will face San Francisco Friday night.
Western Kentucky loses its fourth straight game and the second in four days to Virginia Commonwealth 68-45 in Bowling Green. The Rams went on a 15-0 run late in the second half to secure the victory.
Kentucky coach Joker Phillips expects freshman quarterback Maxwell Smith to start against Tennessee Saturday. Both Smith and Morgan Newton practiced for the Wildcats on Wednesday. However, defensive starters Martavious Neloms and Ridge Wilson will not play Saturday due to injuries. Coverage of the game begins at 9:30 Saturday morning on Lite 98.7.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reports four Tennessee Vols will not play against Kentucky Saturday. Nick Branum, CJ Fleming, Matt Milton and Robert Nelson are all suspended for violation of team rules. None of the players appear on the Vols two deep chart for this game.
The Tennessean reports the Music City Bowl, the BBVA Compass Bowl and the Liberty Bowl will all have rooting interests this weekend for Vanderbilt, Tennessee and Mississippi State. The three teams must win for the three remaining bowls with SEC tie ins to have a chance for teams from the conference. The Music City Bowl gets the first pick of the three bowls and likely needs for one team to win this weekend.
The Minnesota Wild scored all three of its goals in the third period in downing the Nashville Predators 3-2. The Preds are back in action Saturday night at Detroit, with coverage at 6 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Thanksgiving Day means plenty of action. The tripleheader begins with the traditional game in Detroit as the Lions host undefeated Green Bay, followed by Dallas hosting red hot Miami and the finale—the Harbaugh Bowl—as San Francisco(coached by Jim Harbaugh) play at Baltimore (coached by John Harbaugh). Coverage of all three games begins at 11 this morning on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Princeton’s Emma Talley won two matches Wednesday at the Polo Golf Junior Classic. Talley defeated Samantha Wagner 4 and 3 after winning a 19 hole match 1 up over Jaye Marie Green. Talley meets Nicole Morales in a quarterfinal match this morning in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.