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Akot nets 20, Western Kentucky takes down Austin Peay 75-74

Nov. 30, 2022 23:43 PM EST

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Emmanuel Akot's 20 points helped Western Kentucky defeat Austin Peay 75-74 on Wednesday night. Akot was 8 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 3 for 4 from the line for the Hilltoppers (7-1). Jamarion Sharp scored 18 points while...

Mikesell leads No. 4 Buckeyes past No. 18 Louisville 96-77

Nov. 30, 2022 22:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored a season-high 26 points to help lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 96-77 victory over No. 18 Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night. In a battle of teams with similar styles, the Buckeyes (7-0) survived a sluggish first half to...

Kentucky Democrats to appeal ruling in redistricting case

Nov. 30, 2022 18:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Democrats said Wednesday they're taking the next steps in their redistricting fight, including asking the state's highest court to immediately take up their lawsuit challenging new Republican-drawn boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. ...

Towson president chosen to lead University of Louisville

Nov. 30, 2022 13:59 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Longtime college administrator Kim Schatzel was selected Wednesday as the next president of the University of Louisville and says she will bring her own experience as a first-generation college student to showcase the “transformative power” of higher education. ...

Officials break ground on eastern Kentucky prison expansion

Nov. 30, 2022 04:10 AM EST

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections has broken ground on an expansion of Little Sandy Correctional Complex in eastern Kentucky. The expansion will allow officials to transition inmates from Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange, and it will create 166 new...

Gross scores 23 in Morehead State's 109-62 victory

Nov. 29, 2022 23:31 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Alex Gross' 23 points helped Morehead State defeat Kentucky Christian 109-62 on Tuesday night. Gross also contributed 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Eagles (4-4). Branden Maughmer scored 14 points, going 5 of 10 (2 for 5 from distance). Mark Freeman was 4...

Scott scores 18, No. 22 Maryland blows out Louisville 79-54

Nov. 29, 2022 22:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donta Scott scored 18 points and No. 22 Maryland made five consecutive 3-pointers to open the second half in a runaway 79-54 victory over winless Louisville on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Terrapins (7-0) led throughout, including 37-26 at...

Reeves scores 18, No. 19 Kentucky tops Bellarmine 60-41

Nov. 29, 2022 22:30 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Antonio Reeves scored 18 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky to a 60-41 win over Bellarmine on Tuesday night. Jacob Toppin had 12 points and CJ Fredrick finished with 11 as the Wildcats (5-2) overcame a slow start. Bellarmine, which defeated...

Gonzaga's brutal slate continues with No. 6 Baylor up next

Nov. 29, 2022 09:47 AM EST

Gonzaga coach Mark Few always builds an ambitious nonconference schedule, helping not only harden his team for March but also to balance the Bulldogs' weaker West Coast Conference slate when it comes to the NCAA selection committee. They've taken their lumps already this season,...

12 Kentucky counites chosen for post-election audits

Nov. 29, 2022 04:05 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Twelve counties have been randomly chosen to undergo audits following the 2022 general election, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said. Post-election audits will be conducted in Jefferson, Webster, Shelby, Rowan, Oldham, Laurel, LaRue, Owen, Anderson,...