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Louisville airs it out in 34-20 win over NC State

Nov. 17, 2019 12:35 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Louisville’s big-play passing ability helped the Cardinals clinch bowl eligibility Saturday night as Micale Cunningham threw four touchdown passes in a 34-20 win over N.C. State. With the Wolfpack missing its top five cornerbacks because of injury, Cunningham completed deep...

Carter leads with 20 points, Murray St. beats Brescia 114-48

Nov. 16, 2019 10:50 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Chico Carter Jr. scored 20 points off the bench, leading eight players in double figures, and Murray State beat Brescia University of the NAIA 114-48 on Saturday night. Carter also had nine assists for the Racers (2-1). Demond Robinson added 16 points, KJ Williams scored 14 points,...

Kentucky pounds Vanderbilt to keep bowl hopes alive

Nov. 16, 2019 9:15 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mark Stoops wasn’t sure how his team would respond after suffering a disappointing loss to Tennessee the previous week. He found out Saturday. Kentucky rushed for a season-high 401 yards and kept its bowl hopes alive with a 38-14 win over Vanderbilt. “We faced some...

Baker carries Morehead St. over Md.-Eastern Shore 76-53

Nov. 16, 2019 8:40 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — James Baker had 14 points to lead five Morehead State players in double figures as the Eagles rolled past Maryland Eastern Shore 76-53 on Saturday night. Djimon Henson added 13 points for the Eagles. Jordan Walker, Justin Thomas and Ta'lon Cooper had 10 points apiece. Henson led the...

Haines, Howard help No. 13 Kentucky women edge Virginia

Nov. 16, 2019 7:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sabrina Haines scored 17 points, Rhyne Howard had a double-double and No. 13 Kentucky held off Virginia 50-47 on Saturday. Jocelyn Willoughby’s 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers with 48-47 with 44 seconds left and after a Kentucky timeout Willoughby stole the ball with 20.1...

Kentucky rushes past Vanderbilt, keeps bowl hopes alive

Nov. 16, 2019 7:00 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky rushed for a season-high 398 yards and kept its bowl hopes alive with a 38-14 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday. Lynn Bowden and Chris Rodriguez both rushed for over 100 yards for the Wildcats (5-5, 3-5 Southeastern Conference). Rodriguez led the way, rushing for 129 yards...

Eastern Kentucky defeats Tennessee Tech, 22-10

Nov. 16, 2019 5:11 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Daryl McCleskey and Alonzo Booth scored touchdowns, Sam Hayworth kicked three field goals and Eastern Kentucky defeated Tennessee Tech 22-10 on Saturday. McCleskey, who ran for 106 yards on 26 carries, scored on a 1-yard run late in the first quarter. The touchdown tied the game after...

Austin Peay trio combines to whip Murray St. 42-7

Nov. 16, 2019 5:02 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — JaVaughn Craigthrew two touchdown passes to DeAngelo Wilson, Prince Momodu ran for two scores and Austin Peay overwhelmed Murray State 42-7 on Saturday. Austin Peay wrapped it up with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. The Governors (8-3, 6-1 Ohio Valley) scored on their first drive...

Judge dismisses suit by owners of Derby DQ Maximum Security

Nov. 15, 2019 11:16 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security seeking to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as the winner of the Kentucky Derby. Owners Gary and Mary West wanted the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky to reverse the...

Former NC State basketball player Grundy dies after stabbing

Nov. 15, 2019 9:52 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former North Carolina State basketball player Anthony Grundy died Thursday from stab wounds suffered as the result of a domestic dispute in Kentucky, authorities said. Louisville officers found Anthony Grundy, 40, injured while they were responding to a residence on Thursday evening...