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Louisville guard Jazmine Jones (23) looks to drive to the basket as she is defended by Virginia guard Kylie Kornegay-Lucas (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Louisville won 71-56. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Hot start propels No. 5 Louisville over Virginia 71-56

Jan. 23, 2020 11:56 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz and Virginia's Tina Thompson came out of Thursday night's game with identical takeaways. Dana Evans scored 21 points and the fifth-ranked Cardinals beat the Cavaliers 71-56 in a game where both teams suffered through prolonged slumps. “That’s...

Brown carries E. Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 81-77

Jan. 23, 2020 11:05 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jomaru Brown had 24 points as Eastern Kentucky narrowly beat Jacksonville State 81-77 on Thursday night. Tre King had 18 points and nine rebounds for Eastern Kentucky (8-12, 5-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Russhard Cruickshank added 15 points. JSU trailed by 11 with eight minutes to...

Brown scores 24 to lead Murray St. over Belmont 85-75

Jan. 23, 2020 10:06 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown scored 24 points, including a key 3-pointer with 51 seconds to go, Anthony Smith had a double-double and Murray State won its eighth straight game, beating Belmont 85-75 on Thursday night. Smith scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Racers (14-5, 7-0 Ohio Valley...

Kentucky bill requires care for infants surviving abortion

Jan. 23, 2020 3:28 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill that would require doctors and other health workers to provide life-saving care for an infant born alive after a failed abortion attempt was approved by a Kentucky Senate panel Thursday. The measure sailed through the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection...

Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0), center, fights Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0), right, and guard Darius Perry (2) for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

No. 6 Louisville rallies, then survives Georgia Tech 68-64

Jan. 22, 2020 10:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Williams' latest stretch-run heroics for Louisville demanded athleticism, timing — and some resilience. Williams had 13 points off the bench and grabbed two late rebounds leading to three free throws in the final 23 seconds, helping the No. 6 Cardinals hold off Georgia...

Hollingsworth leads W. Kentucky over Marshall 64-60

Jan. 22, 2020 9:38 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 20 points as Western Kentucky narrowly beat Marshall 64-60 on Wednesday night. Carson Williams had 15 points for WKU (13-6, 6-1 Conference USA), which won its fourth straight game. Jared Savage added 14 points. The Thundering Herd, who scored a season-low...

Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the ​U.S. Conference of Mayors' Winter Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bloomberg, Buttigieg work to connect with nation's mayors

Jan. 22, 2020 4:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two miles from President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Capitol, Michael Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg are looking to draw a distinction between the improbable and the practical. The two Democratic White House contenders, former mayors whose chief political experience was...

3 National Guard soldiers convicted in 2017 sexual assault

Jan. 22, 2020 12:34 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Three of four National Guard soldiers accused of involvement in a 2017 sexual assault case have pleaded guilty in Kentucky to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges. Anthony Tubolino, 28, Tyler Hart, 22, and Jacob Ruth, 24, accepted plea deals from the Calloway Commonwealth’s...

Evansville coach McCarty fired amid misconduct allegations

Jan. 21, 2020 11:06 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Walter McCarty has been fired as Evansville's coach after an investigation revealed additional allegations of off-court misconduct, the university announced Tuesday. Former Butler coach Todd Lickliter was hired late Tuesday to replace McCarty, the university announced. Lickliter...

Georgia's Donnell Gresham Jr., middle, and Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) collide as Tyrese Maxey (3) looks on during an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

No. 15 Kentucky tops Georgia 89-79 for season sweep

Jan. 21, 2020 11:00 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ashton Hagans believed breaking out of recent shooting struggles was just a matter of falling in line with other facets of his game. And, facing a team from his home state seems to bring out his best. Hagans scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half and No. 15 Kentucky used a 14-4...