|SPORTS UPDATE 12/19/12|
College Football: Kentucky’s new offensive coordinator says having three quarterbacks is a good problem to have. Neal Brown said in his news conference Tuesday that Maxwell Smith, Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles will all split reps in spring practice, summer workouts and the fall, with the best man to get the job.
Reports indicate Utah State’s Gary Andersen will be named as the new coach at Wisconsin tomorrow. Andersen led Utah State to a bowl win 41-15 over Toledo at the Idaho Potato Bowl last weekend.
The website Tide Nation reports Alabama athletics director Mal Moore is confident coach Nick Saban will not leave for a second term in the NFL. Moore says he knows how Saban feels about the NFL game and doesn’t believe it will be a place he will return unless he has a drastic change of heart. Alabama plays Notre Dame in the BCS national championship game in Miami January 7th.
College Basketball: Louisville coach Rick Pitino and his son Richard talk basketball almost every day. Tonight, the two will match wits as 5th ranked Louisville meets Florida International.
Other action includes Murray State at Arkansas State. Women’s action has Western Kentucky at Wright State.
Golf: Colin Montgomerie and Ken Schofield have been elected to the World Golf Hall
Schofield, selected from the Lifetime Achievement Category, served as the European Tour's Executive Director from 1975-2004. The tour jumped from a mere 17 events in his first year to 45 official events his final year.
Montgomerie and Schofield join Fred Couples, Ken Venturi and Willie Park Jr. as the class of 2013 for the World Golf Hall of Fame.