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Thousands of students gather for robotics competition

Jan. 18, 2019 12:07 AM EST

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of students from 10 states are gathering in northern Ohio for a regional robotics competition. The Kalahari Classics VEX Robotics Competition began Thursday and continues through Saturday at Kalahari Resort Conference Center in Sandusky in northern Ohio. The competitions...

Beard's winning layup caps Florida International rally

Jan. 17, 2019 10:29 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Brian Beard scored on a twisting layup with nine seconds remaining and Florida International rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to defeat Western Kentucky 77-76 on Thursday night. Beard's layup came after Western Kentucky's Josh Anderson tipped in an offensive rebound to...

Balanced effort leads No. 4 Louisville in rout of Virginia

Jan. 17, 2019 10:29 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Midway through the fourth quarter Thursday night Louisville coach Jeff Walz caught an errant pass from one of his players, so he gave in to temptation and put up a shot. The long-range jumper clanged off the rim, one of just a few misses by the No. 4 Cardinals on Thursday night. Asia...

Harris propels Morehead State past SE Missouri State

Jan. 17, 2019 10:21 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris finished with 19 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots and Morehead State held off Southeast Missouri State 73-69 on Thursday night. Harris knocked down 7 of 11 shots, including all three of his 3-point tries, for the Eagles (6-12, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference)....

Morris returns to lead No. 16 Kentucky to win over LSU

Jan. 17, 2019 10:19 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Maci Morris returned from a one-game absence and scored 20 points and Keke McKinney hit a 3-pointer with under a minute left to lift No. 16 Kentucky to a 64-60 victory over LSU on Thursday night. Morris missed the Wildcats' 55-49 loss to Mississippi on Sunday because of knee pain...

Weaver hits 6 3-pointers in EKU's 97-73 rout of UT Martin

Jan. 17, 2019 9:52 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Dujuanta Weaver scored 18 points on six 3-pointers as Eastern Kentucky romped past UT Martin 97-73 on Thursday night to snap a four-game skid. Weaver was 6-of-11 shooting from long range. Houston King added 16 points for Eastern Kentucky (8-10, 1-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned...

Northern Kentucky rolls over Cleveland State 91-76

Jan. 17, 2019 9:13 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tyler Sharpe sank five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Drew McDonald notched his 10th double-double of the season as Northern Kentucky cruised to a 91-76 victory over Cleveland State on Thursday night. Sharpe hit 7 of 9 from the floor, only missed one 3-point try and made all four of...

Enerblu delays eastern Kentucky project at least 1 year

Jan. 17, 2019 5:47 PM EST

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A proposed battery manufacturing plant on a reclaimed coal mine in eastern Kentucky has been delayed at least one year after the company discovered problems at the construction site. EnerBlu President and CEO Daniel Elliott said the company has not found a way to build its facility at...

Police: 3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Kentucky home

Jan. 17, 2019 5:11 PM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Police were trying to determine who killed three people and wounded another in a shooting Thursday at a home in western Kentucky. Investigators had not yet established a motive that led to the shooting in Owensboro, police said. Nor had they identified the shooter. "We believe, at...

Retired judge responds to Kentucky governor's criticism

Jan. 17, 2019 12:01 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously struck down a pension law he had signed last year, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin called it an "unprecedented power grab by activist judges." Thursday, the judge who wrote the ruling fired back. In an Op-Ed sent to various news outlets,...