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No. 12 Kentucky women pull away late, 80-73, hold off Vandy

Jan. 17, 2021 7:50 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Blair Green scored 22 points on 7-for-10 shooting and 12th-ranked Kentucky survived Vanderbilt's upset bid with an 80-73 win on Sunday. Chelsie Hall sank a jumper, Koi Love followed with another and the Commodores led 69-65 with 5:04 left. But the Wildcats rallied with a 9-0 run to...

No. 2 Louisville tops Florida St. 84-56, could move to No. 1

Jan. 17, 2021 6:44 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — History may very well be made in Louisville in less than 24 hours, but don’t expect the No. 2 Cardinals to celebrate the occasion for long. Kianna Smith scored 16 points to lead Louisville to an 84-56 victory over Florida State on Sunday. The win by the Cardinals (12-0, 5-0...

Western Kentucky holds off rival Marshall for weekend sweep

Jan. 17, 2021 5:39 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jordan Rawls made a pair of free throws with five seconds left and Western Kentucky defeated rival Marshall 69-67 on Sunday. After Rawls put the Hilltoppers on top 69-66, they fouled Andrew Taylor on purpose. Taylor made the first free throw and missed the second on purpose. The...

Burk scores 23 to lift IUPUI past N. Kentucky 65-63

Jan. 16, 2021 8:48 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marcus Burk scored 23 points as IUPUI edged past Northern Kentucky 65-63 on Saturday night. Northern Kentucky's Marques Warrick missed a contested, potential game-winning 3-pointer as time expired. Jaylen Minnett had 18 points for IUPUI (3-4, 2-4 Horizon League). The Jaguars...

King scores 24, leads EKU past Eastern Illinois 93-85 in OT

Jan. 16, 2021 8:22 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Tre King scored 24 points, Wendell Green Jr. had nine of his 17 points in overtime, and Eastern Kentucky stretched its winning streak to seven games, defeating Eastern Illinois 93-85 on Saturday. King was 9-of-17 shooting with three 3-pointers. Green made two 3-pointers and was 3 of...

Flannigan scores 21, Auburn rallies past Kentucky 66-59

Jan. 16, 2021 5:00 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Allen Flannigan scored 21 points and he and JT Thor each sank a pair of clutch free throws in the last 18 seconds to preserve Auburn's 66-59 come-from-behind win over Kentucky on Saturday. The Wildcats turned the ball over 18 times, 12 of those coming after halftime when Auburn finally...

Nestlé recalls 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets

Jan. 16, 2021 11:41 AM EST

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said. The frozen stuffed sandwiches — shipped to retail stores nationwide — are being recalled...

Burk scores 27 to carry IUPUI past N. Kentucky 74-69

Jan. 15, 2021 8:46 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marcus Burk had 27 points as IUPUI narrowly defeated Northern Kentucky 74-69 on Friday night. Burk made 6 of 7 3-pointers. Jaylen Minnett had 18 points for IUPUI (2-4, 1-4 Horizon League), which broke its four-game losing streak. Bobby Harvey added 10 points. Elyjah Goss had...

Anderson leads Western Kentucky over Marshall 81-73

Jan. 15, 2021 8:18 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson scored a season-high 22 points and Charles Bassey added 21 points with 18 rebounds and four blocks as Western Kentucky got past Marshall 81-73 on Friday. Carson Williams had nine rebounds for Western Kentucky (10-4, 3-2 Conference USA). Taevion Kinsey and Jannson...

Alabama's John Petty Jr., left, shoots a 3-pointer while defended by Kentucky's Keion Brooks Jr. (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Arkansas-Alabama highlights weekend's SEC men's hoops action

Jan. 15, 2021 4:01 AM EST

A look at the first full weekend around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND Arkansas at Alabama. The Crimson Tide (10-3, 5-0 SEC) stands alone atop the league standings after an 85-65 win over Kentucky at Rupp Arena. It's the first time Alabama has won its first five SEC games since 1987. The Tide...