High School Basketball Scores from Friday night
Boys: Hopkinsville lost to Ballard 92-69 in the King of the Bluegrass tournament at Louisville Fairdale. The Tigers were led in scoring by Jordan Majors who had 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Christian County got 33 points from Quan Poindexter, but fell to Montgomery County in the Fort Harrod Classic 73-60, Fleming County defeated University Heights 63-49.
At the KME Classic at Trigg County: Trigg County defeated Graves County 77-72 and lost to Warren East 80-54. Warren East defeated Murray 68-57 and Graves County defeated Clarksville Academy 57-43.
Other games saw Madisonville edge Owensboro 74-72, Henderson County defeated Russellville 67-59, Calloway County over Breckinridge County 46-44, Ohio County slid by Daviess County 60-57, Caldwell County lost to Hickman County 67-59 and Paducah Tilghman 58-32. Mayfield defeated Crittenden County 71-52 and Reidland 63-60. Crittenden County also lost to Reidland 57-46, Marshall County over Logan County 62-49, Carlisle County over Union County 50-47.
Girls: At the KME Classic at Trigg County: Russellville over Trigg County 59-32 and Lone Oak beat Heath 62-43, Harlan defeated Caldwell County 50-48, Grayson County over Crittenden County 65-30, Daviess County over Hopkins Central 54-47, Owensboro over Union County 65-46, Muhlenberg County over Iroquois 64-20.
Boys: Hopkinsville meets host Fairdale in the King of the Bluegrass Tournament this afternoon at 5, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 4:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and whopam.com. Christian County meets Bardstown in the Fort Harrod Classic.
Girls: Webster County meets Madisonville, Livingston Central meets Apollo, Trigg County hosts Lone Oak and Russellville plays Heath at the KME Classic, Logan County at West Creek, TN.
College Basketball: Middle Tennessee defeated Vanderbilt 56-52, Tennessee over Western Carolina 68-52. Top 25 action saw 6th ranked Indiana defeat Florida Atlantic 88-52 and 22nd ranked Notre Dame rolled over Niagara 89-67.
Women’s scores: Western Kentucky over Florida A&M 71-57, 7th ranked Kentucky defeated UC Santa Barbara 66-38, Austin Peay over Lipscomb 69-42.
Kentucky returns to action hosting Marshall at Rupp Arena, with pre game coverage at 1:30 on Lite 98.7.
Other action has 4th ranked Louisville meeting Western Kentucky at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Murray State at Dayton, Austin Peay at Illinois State, Vanderbilt hosts Charleston, LSU at Marquette and Manhattan goes against South Carolina.
Women’s action has top ranked Stanford going against 10th rated Tennessee.
College Football: In the Beef O’ Brady’s bowl last night, Central Florida defeated Ball State 38-17.
There are a couple of bowl games today including Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns meeting East Carolina in the New Orleans Bowl and Boise State goes against Washington in the Las Vegas Bowl.
NFL: The Atlanta Falcons will try to clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC
playoffs Saturday night when they take on the Lions in Detroit. The Falcons can also
clinch the No. 1 seed with a Green Bay Packers loss or tie and a San Francisco
49ers defeat on Sunday.
The Buffalo Bills are staying in Western New York. The team announced Friday
that it had reached an agreement with Erie County and the state on a 10-year
lease at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Under the agreement, the Bills are committed to
remain in Buffalo for at least seven years, regardless of ownership. According
to a Buffalo newspaper, a hefty relocation penalty is built into the
agreement. The franchise will have to pay $400 million if it leaves before
Though Robert Griffin III is still awaiting medical clearance to participate
in the Washington Redskins' key game at Philadelphia this coming Sunday, it
appears as if the team will have its rookie quarterback ready to go. Griffin
was listed as probable for the Week 16 clash after practicing without
restrictions for a third consecutive day on Friday. The 2012 No. 2 overall
draft pick was held out of last week's 38-21 win at Cleveland due to a Grade I
sprain of the lateral collateral ligament of his right knee he sustained in
the fourth quarter of Washington's overtime triumph over Baltimore on Dec. 9.