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Forum seeks feedback on Kentucky State president search

Dec. 06, 2021 03:06 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A panel charged with finding good candidates to lead Kentucky State University is hosting a forum to get public feedback. The university's Presidential Search Committee will host the forum on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of David H....

Opposites: App State, W. Kentucky meet in Boca Raton Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 19:40 PM EST

Appalachian State (10-3, Sun Belt) vs. Western Kentucky (8-5, Conference USA), Dec. 18, 11 a.m. ET LOCATION: Boca Raton, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Appalachian State: RB Camerun Peoples has rushed for 825 yards and 14 touchdowns. ...

Howard, Edwards lead No. 16 Kentucky women past Merrimack

Dec. 05, 2021 19:16 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard had 21 points, seven assists, six rebounds and a season-high six steals, Dre'Una Edwards had her third consecutive double-double and No. 16 Kentucky never trailed as the Wildcats beat Merrimack 90-56 on Sunday. Edwards finished with...

Penn, Hopf lift Bellarmine over D-III Defiance 92-43

Dec. 05, 2021 17:32 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dylan Penn had 15 points and seven assists to lead five Bellarmine players in double figures as the Knights romped past Defiance 92-43 on Sunday. Curt Hopf added 14 points for the Knights. CJ Fleming chipped in 11, Sam DeVault scored 11 and Juston...

Iowa, Kentucky will meet for the first time in Citrus Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:51 PM EST

No. 25 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (10-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Kentucky: Quarterback Will Levis, a Penn State transfer, threw for 2,593 of his 2,980 yards and 23 of his 32...

Van Lith leads No. 10 Louisville to 80-66 win over Belmont

Dec. 05, 2021 16:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hailey Van Lith has had some struggles early this season for Louisville, but she believes she’s hitting her stride now. The sophomore guard considered one of the country’s best players scored 16 points for the No. 10 Cardinals, who beat...

Downtown Paducah came to life for Small Business Saturday

Dec. 05, 2021 00:06 AM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The turnout for Small Business Saturday in downtown Paducah was telling for those who follow local business and the local economy. Paducah Main Street is an organization that works toward revitalization and is concerned with the management of...

Hannibal leads Murray St. past Middle Tennessee 93-87

Dec. 04, 2021 22:38 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Trae Hannibal scored 19 points as Murray State defeated Middle Tennessee 93-87 on Saturday night. KJ Williams and Justice Hill added 18 points apiece for the Racers, while Tevin Brown chipped in 15. Josh Jefferson scored a...

McKnight lifts Western Kentucky over E. Kentucky 85-80

Dec. 04, 2021 21:48 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dayvion McKnight had 22 points as Western Kentucky edged past Eastern Kentucky 85-80 on Saturday night. Camron Justice had 18 points and six assists for Western Kentucky (5-3), which won its fourth straight game. Jamarion Sharp added 17 points,...

Purdue Fort Wayne downs N. Kentucky 71-57 behind Pipkins

Dec. 04, 2021 15:15 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalon Pipkins scored 21 points and Jarred Godfrey scored 14 and Purdue Fort Wayne beat Northern Kentucky 71-57 on Saturday. Cameron Benford made a pair of foul shots and Pipkins threw down a dunk with 2:10 before halftime and the Mastodons (4-4,...