|SPORTS HEADLINES 2/13/13|
High School Basketball-Tuesday’s scores
Boys: Christian County squeezed out a 65-59 win over Muhlenberg County. The Colonels were led in scoring as Korey Mosley scored 24 points. Muhlenberg County was led by Dakota McKinney’s 23. The Colonels are now 14-12 on the season, while the Mustangs fell to 9-18.
Other games saw 4th ranked Hopkinsville defeated Owensboro 71-54, University Heights edged Madisonville 78-74, Trigg County over Todd Central 99-89, Bowling Green over Russellville 77-66, South Warren slid by Logan County 51-45, Warren East over Franklin Simpson 48-43, Caldwell County got by Webster County 54-48, Marshall County edged Mayfield 55-54, Calloway County over Paducah Tilghman 64-54, Murray over Fulton County 71-52, Greenwood edged Monroe County 48-47.
Girls: Hopkinsville defeated Madisonville 52-42, Todd Central over Trigg County 60-15, Webster County over Caldwell County 66-43, South Warren edged Logan County 53-50 in overtime, Franklin Simpson over Warren East 66-31, Hopkins Central over Crittenden County 55-38, Henderson County over Murray 65-49, Lone Oak over Livingston Central 58-43, Marshall County got by Ballard Memorial 63-61 in overtime, Union County over Lyon County 49-44, Monroe County over Greenwood 59-32.
Seventh ranked Florida trounced 25th ranked Kentucky in Gainesville 69-52. Julius Mays and Willie Cauley-Stein led Kentucky with 10 points each, but the bad news for the Wildcats was the knee injury suffered by freshman Nerlens Noel. The extent of Noel’s injury is not yet known. Kentucky is back in action Saturday at Tennessee with pre game coverage at 10:30 am on Lite 98.7.
Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates led Manhattan with 17 points as the Jaspers rolled over Fairfield 62-40.
Tonight’s games: SEC action has Vanderbilt hosting Tennessee. Women’s action has Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic.
One of the biggest rivalries in college hoops renews tonight as North Carolina takes on Duke, with air time at 7:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
A programming reminder that Kentucky coach John Calipari’s talk show is at 5 this evening, followed by Big Blue Weekly on Lite 98.7
College Football: Kentucky has received its first football commitment for 2014. Denzel Ware, a four star defensive end-linebacker from Crestview, FL announced Tuesday he will be coming to Lexington. The 6-3, 220 Ware recently decommitted from Florida State and cited his relationship with former FSU assistant and current UK defensive coordinator DJ Eliot as his reason for choosing Kentucky.
Ware chose UK over Florida State, Florida, Alabama, Ohio State, Texas and USC among others. Ware is the 44th best player in the country for 2014 according to one recruiting service, while another has him as the 3rd best outside linebacker in the nation.
NHL: Colin Wilson scored the lone goal in overtime as the Nashville Predators ended a two game losing skid with a 1-0 win over San Jose. Pekka Rinne had 25 saves in getting his second shutout of the season. The Predators return to action tomorrow night hosting Phoenix at 7 pm.
A reminder that Slap Shot Radio comes your way tonight at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
PGA Tour: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am champion Brandt Snedeker announced Tuesday he will not play in next week’s World Match Play Championship. The Nashville native cited sore ribs suffered earlier this season in the Humana Challenge, which flared up last week at Pebble Beach. The Tennessean reports Snedeker is expected to return to action at the Cadillac Championship in Miami March 7-10.