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Louisville guard David Johnson (13) attempts to dunk over Clemson forward Aamir Simms (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

Jan. 25, 2020 5:55 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Despite statistics to the contrary, Louisville guard Darius Perry is stressing confidence in his ability to shoot from deep. He has Saturday's box score as proof. Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 for its sixth...

Emergency crews work the scene of a fatal crash involving a charter bus and car on the AA highway in Campbell County, Ky., Saturday,  Jan. 25, 2020. Campbell County police say a charter bus filled with Covington Catholic students was coming from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when the bus driver hit a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle died.  (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Covington Catholic bus involved in fatal crash in Kentucky

Jan. 25, 2020 11:50 AM EST

CALIFORNIA, Ky. (AP) — A charter bus carrying students from a Catholic high school collided with a car Saturday morning in northern Kentucky, killing the car's driver, police said. The crash on the AA Highway in Campbell County happened around 7:20 a.m. as the bus was bringing Covington Catholic High...

Holden scores 20 to lift Wright St. over N. Kentucky 95-63

Jan. 24, 2020 11:25 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tanner Holden had 20 points as Wright State won its seventh consecutive home game, rolling past Northern Kentucky 95-63 on Friday night. Bill Wampler had 19 points for Wright State (18-4, 8-1 Horizon League). Loudon Love added 16 points. Jaylon Hall had 15 points. Tyler Sharpe had 18...

Kentucky's Kahlil Whitney, left, shoots while pressured by Alabama's John Petty Jr. and Javian Davis, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney leaving the No. 15 Wildcats

Jan. 24, 2020 2:50 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman forward Kahlil Whitney says on his verified Twitter that his time at the school “has not gone as I had hoped” and that he will leave the No. 15 Wildcats. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound Whitney averaged 3.3 points and 1.7 rebounds and started eight of...

Florida forward Omar Payne (5) spins between Auburn center Austin Wiley (50) and guard Samir Doughty (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Florida hosts No. 1 Baylor in marquee Big 12/SEC matchup

Jan. 24, 2020 4:01 AM EST

Here are a few things to watch as most Southeastern Conference schools face off against the Big 12 in the annual Big 12/SEC Challenge: GAME OF THE WEEKEND A lot of attention will be focused on Gainesville and whether host Florida (12-6, 4-2) can upend top-ranked Baylor. The Gators are 2-16 all-time against the...

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...