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Michigan, Kentucky schedule basketball game in London

Dec. 5, 2019 12:52 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020. The...

Kentucky mom accused of stabbing baby at Thanksgiving dinner

Dec. 5, 2019 9:14 AM EST

PRESTONBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been charged with stabbing her 4-month-old infant in the leg during a struggle with the baby's father at a Thanksgiving gathering, Kentucky State Police said. The baby was taken to a Prestonsburg hospital for treatment, news outlets reported Wednesday. An...

No. 7 Baylor rebounds from loss, beats Georgia 72-38

Dec. 4, 2019 10:59 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year with a 72-38 win over Georgia on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Lady Bears (8-1) had won 36 in a row overall before their loss Saturday night to then-No. 5 South...

Walker scores 12 to lead Morehead St. over IUPUI 56-51

Dec. 4, 2019 9:42 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Walker had 12 points and six assists as Morehead State narrowly beat IUPUI 56-51 on Wednesday night. Justin Thomas had 10 points and seven rebounds for Morehead State (5-4), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. LJ Bryan added 11 rebounds. James Baker had seven...

Howard scores career-high 29, No. 15 Kentucky women win

Dec. 4, 2019 2:34 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard tied a career-high with 29 points, and had seven rebounds and four steals to help No. 15 Kentucky beat Charlotte 86-39 on Wednesday. Kentucky scored the first 10 points of the game and made four of its first five 3-point attempts to build a 23-5 lead. The Cats ended the...

Kentucky man charged with posing as officer, attacking woman

Dec. 4, 2019 10:08 AM EST

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky arrested a man accused of posing as a police officer, pulling a woman over along a rural road in Kentucky and attempting to rape her at knifepoint. The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office charged 46-year-old Walter Earl Darling with attempted rape, impersonating...

No. 1 Louisville tops No. 4 Michigan 58-43 in Big Ten/ACC

Dec. 3, 2019 11:26 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville players and coach Chris Mack cared more about protecting the basket against Michigan than defending their new perch atop the rankings. Fulfilling that priority helped the Cardinals succeed in their season debut as the nation’s No. 1 team. Jordan Nwora had 22 points...

Arkansas starts 8-0 for first time in 22 years

Dec. 3, 2019 10:46 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. scored 17 points and Arkansas won its eighth straight, 69-61, over Austin Peay on Tuesday night, tying its best season start since 1997-98. Isaiah Joe and Mason Jones scored 16 apiece and Arkansas (8-0) scored 21 points off 21 Austin Peay turnovers. Arkansas led by...

Walton lifts N. Kentucky past Miami (Ohio) 76-54

Dec. 3, 2019 10:04 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Dantez Walton had 32 points as Northern Kentucky easily defeated Miami (Ohio) 76-54 on Tuesday night. Tyler Sharpe had 18 points for Northern Kentucky (6-3). Adrian Nelson had a career-high 12 rebounds and Trevon Faulkner added six boards. Dalonte Brown had 17 points and seven rebounds...

Hammond leads SC-Upstate over E. Kentucky 79-67

Dec. 3, 2019 9:45 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond tied his career high with 27 points as South Carolina Upstate topped Eastern Kentucky 79-67 on Tuesday night. South Carolina Upstate led 13-4 after the first 10 minutes as EKU made just one of its first 16 shots. The Spartans were ahead 30-17 at the break as the...