|SPORTS HEADLINES 1/29/13|
High School Basketball-Monday scores
Girls: University Heights Academy completed the regular season sweep of Christian County with a 50-45 victory. Three Lady Blazers were in double figures, with Cache Richardson leading the way with 16 points, Meg Starling added 14 and Denayia Holmes adding 12.
Christian County was led by Jamesha Mosley with 15 and Dannika Prater added 11. University Heights is now 14-7/3-1 in 8th district play, while Christian County fell to 4-15/1-3 in district competition.
Elsewhere: Hopkinsville defeated Warren Central 69-47, Lyon County over Fort Campbell 59-51, McLean County nipped Madisonville 54-53 in overtime and Bowling Green over Logan County 72-29.
Boys: Trigg County nipped Caldwell County 62-61.
Boys: Christian County hosts 4th region power Warren Central at Colonel Gym. Tip off at 7:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and online at whopam.com.
Other games have University Heights hosting Madisonville, Hopkinsville goes to Caldwell County, Fort Campbell entertains Lyon County, Russellville welcomes Franklin Simpson, Logan County hosts Daviess County, Trigg County hosts Stewart County, TN, Dawson Springs at Community Christian.
Hopkins Central hosts Crittenden County, Webster County entertains Owensboro Catholic, Muhlenberg County goes to McLean County, Henderson County hosts Union County, Livingston Central at Fulton City, Calloway County at Mayfield, Graves County at Paducah Tilghman, Bowling Green hosts South Warren.
Girls: Christian County at Lone Oak, Dawson Springs at Community Christian, Caldwell County at Lyon County, Russellville welcomes Franklin Simpson, Trigg County hosts Stewart County, TN, Hopkins Central at Webster County, Murray at St. Mary, Crittenden County hosts Heath, Calloway County welcomes Mayfield, Livingston Central at Fulton City, Graves County at Paducah Tilghman,
College Basketball- Monday scores
12th ranked Louisville ended a three game losing streak in defeating Pittsburgh 64-61. Russ Smith lead the Cardinals with 20 points, Gorugi Dieng added 14 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots with former Bowling Green High product Chane Behanan adding 12.
Women’s scores: Ohio Valley Conference action saw Murray State defeat Tennessee Tech 68-52 and Austin Peay over Jacksonville State 78-71.
Second ranked Notre Dame upset the 9th ranked Tennessee Lady Vols 77-67.
Tonight’s games: Kentucky is on the road at Ole Miss, scheduled for an 8 pm tipoff. Pre game coverage begins at 6:30 on Lite 98.7. Elsewhere in the SEC, Vanderbilt squares off with Tennessee.
Kentucky’s series with North Carolina will renew next season, with the game to be played in Chapel Hill. The series returns to Rupp Arena for the 2014-15 season. UK has won three of the last four meetings with the Tar Heels.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops landed two more commitments Monday. The Lexington Herald Leader reports Marcus McWilson, a defensive back who had committed to Nebraska, changed his mind following his official visit to Kentucky over the weekend.
Kentucky also got a pledge from wide receiver Alex Montgomery from Florida. So far, Kentucky has 17 commitments for 2013, including 9 since Stoops replaced Joker Phillips as coach.
Louisville coach Charlie Strong also received a commitment Monday from linebacker Keith Kelsey from Gainesville High in Florida. Kelsey chose U of L over Kentucky and South Florida.
NHL: The Nashville Predators were shut out by Phoenix 4-0 last night, with the Preds West Coast swing continuing Thursday night at Los Angeles, in a game you can hear at 9:30 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.