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Faulkner sends Northern Kentucky past Cleveland State 75-49

Jan. 18, 2020 9:28 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Sophomore Trevon Faulkner tossed in 24 points, matching his career high, and Northern Kentucky steamrolled Cleveland State 75-49 on Saturday. Faulkner sank 8 of 10 shots from the floor, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range, and made all six of his free throws for the Norse...

Brown scores 37 points in EKU's win over Tennessee State

Jan. 18, 2020 8:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jomaru Brown scored 37 points, making 18 of 19 free throws including four in the final minute that provided the winning margin for Eastern Kentucky it its 92-88 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday. Brown was called for traveling with 17.2 seconds left and his team ahead by two....

W. Kentucky uses a pair of runs to put down Charlotte

Jan. 18, 2020 8:00 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth tied his career high with a season-high 30 points and Western Kentucky defeated Charlotte 80-63 on Saturday. Hollingsworth made all 13 of his foul-shot attempts. The 49ers led 39-38 at intermission and the game stayed close until Western Kentucky went on a...

Kentucky players Ashton Hagans (0) and Immanuel Quickley (5) walk with head coach John Calipari, center, as he heads to the locker room after being ejected during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

No. 10 Kentucky holds off Arkansas after Calipari ejection

Jan. 18, 2020 7:27 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Richards and No. 10 Kentucky could have wilted after coach John Calipari was ejected in the second half. They had another idea. Richards had 17 points and nine rebounds, and the 10th-ranked Wildcats held off Arkansas for a 73-66 victory Saturday. Kentucky (13-4, 4-1...

Kentucky forward Nick Richards (4) looks for a shot as South Carolina's Maik Kotsar, left, and Justin Minaya defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Weekend schedule should sort out SEC's second-place logjam

Jan. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EST

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball competition this weekend. GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 10 Kentucky (12-4, 3-1 SEC) at Arkansas (14-2, 3-1): The SEC standings will sort themselves out a bit Saturday with a pair of games featuring the four teams tied for second place behind league...

Muszynski guides Belmont past Eastern Kentucky 87-56

Jan. 16, 2020 11:45 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski posted 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists and Belmont cruised past Eastern Kentucky 87-56 on Thursday night. Muszynski made 7 of 9 shots from the floor for the Bruins (13-5, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who shot 47% overall but just 28% from 3-point range (8...

Sharpe nets 33, leads N. Kentucky past Youngstown St. 88-63

Jan. 16, 2020 10:36 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Sharpe drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and matched his career high with 33 points and Northern Kentucky beat Youngstown State 88-63 on Thursday night. Sharpe, who was 11-of-17 shooting, 9 of 12 behind the arc, also joined the Norse 1,000-point club on a 3-pointer...

Hollingworth rallies Western Kentucky past Old Dominion

Jan. 16, 2020 10:32 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth matched his season high with 23 points, making a basket and three free throws in the final 11 seconds, to rally Western Kentucky to a 71-69 victory over Old Dominion on Thursday night. Hollingsworth made two foul shots with 11 seconds left to pull the...

Howard scores 24, No. 11 Kentucky women top No. 12 Texas A&M

Jan. 16, 2020 8:48 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 16 of her 24 points in the second half and No. 11 Kentucky beat 12th-ranked Texas A&M 76-54 on Thursday night. Sabrina Haines added 15 points and Blair Green scored 13 points for Kentucky (15-2, 4-1 Southeastern Conference), which used an 11-0 fourth-quarter...

In this Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, photo, miners, who say they haven't been paid in nearly three weeks, set up a tent at the site where they block a coal train in the Kimper area of Pike County, Ky. A group of Kentucky coal miners who blocked a railroad track for three days over unpaid wages have ended their protest, claiming victory with their paychecks.  (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)

Kentucky coal miners end protest with paychecks

Jan. 16, 2020 6:34 PM EST

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of Kentucky coal miners who blocked a railroad track for three days over unpaid wages have ended their protest, claiming victory with their paychecks. Miners and their families began standing on the tracks leading from Quest Energy in Pike County on Monday, preventing a train...