HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Noah Freidel had 17 points in James Madison's 97-80 victory against Eastern Kentucky on Friday night.
Freidel had five rebounds for the Dukes (7-2). Terrence Edwards scored 17 points while shooting 6 for 7, including 4 for 4 from beyond the arc.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been convicted of strangulation and domestic violence, three years after he was one of hundreds pardoned during former Kentucky Gov.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Work will begin this month on upgrades to the Purchase Parkway in western Kentucky so that Interstate 69 can be extended from Mayfield to Fulton, officials said.
The $33.9 million project by Jim Smith Contracting of Grand Rivers will bring the Julian Carroll-Purchase Parkway up to interstate standards, Gov.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marques Warrick's 30 points led Northern Kentucky over Youngstown State 77-73 in overtime on Thursday night.
Warrick added five steals for the Norse (4-4). Xavier Rhodes scored 15 points and added six rebounds and three steals.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Having endured a turbulent year marked by high inflation and extreme weather trends, Kentucky agriculture is on pace to achieve record-setting cash receipts, agricultural economists said Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will open its first female-only juvenile detention center as part of efforts to defuse the risks of violence that escalated into a riot at a youth facility, Gov.
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).
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.
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.
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 jobs in the region, a statement on Monday from the Justice & Public Safety Cabinet said.
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).
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.
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.
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, Christian, Daviess, and Breathitt counties, Cameron said Monday in a statement.
Bellarmine Knights (2-5) at Kentucky Wildcats (4-2)
Lexington, Kentucky; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kentucky -25; over/under is 139.5
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker whose resume includes ministry work and a career in the military announced Monday that she will run for Kentucky attorney general next year.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general stood firmly behind the state's near-total abortion ban Monday, saying he promotes Kentucky values “without fear or favor" though the Republican gubernatorial candidate stopped short of saying whether he supports adding more exceptions to the ban.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police posts across the state are collecting donated nonperishable food items for families in need during the holidays.
Bellarmine Knights (2-5) at Kentucky Wildcats (4-2)
Lexington, Kentucky; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Kentucky takes on the Bellarmine Knights after Antonio Reeves scored 20 points in Kentucky's 96-56 victory against the North Florida Ospreys.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marques Warrick put up 45 points as Northern Kentucky beat Tennessee Tech 85-77 in overtime on Sunday.
Warrick shot 18 for 31 (5 for 10 from 3-point range) and 4 of 6 from the free throw line for the Norse (3-4).
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rickea Jackson scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack and No. 23 Tennessee coasted to a 105-71 win over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday.
Jordan Horston added 14 points for the Lady Vols (4-4), Jillian Hollingshead and Tamari Key 13 each and Karoline Striplin 10.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Narii Gaither rushed for a career-high 245 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Bailey Fisher ran for three more and Gardner-Webb made its first-ever FCS playoff appearance memorable with a 52-41 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A rivalry game was just what Kentucky needed to snap out of a second-half tailspin and play the way it wanted.
Will Levis passed for two touchdowns, including a 3-yarder to Barion Brown in the third quarter, Matt Ruffolo kicked a career-best four field goals and the Wildcats topped archrival Louisville 26-13 on Saturday for their fourth consecutive Governor’s Cup victory.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Luke Frampton scored 18 points as Western Kentucky beat South Carolina State 90-64 on Saturday night.
Frampton finished 6 of 10 from 3-point range for the Hilltoppers (6-1).
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Austin Reed threw three touchdowns and ran for another and Western Kentucky denied Florida Atlantic bowl eligibility beating the Owls 32-31 in overtime on Saturday.
The Hilltoppers (8-5, 6-2 Conference USA) entered bowl eligible but missed a chance to play UTSA in the conference title game when North Texas (7-5, 6-2) beat Rice 21-17 later in the day.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The body of former Gov. John Y. Brown Jr. will lie in state at the Kentucky Capitol.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Sazerac Co. will invest $600 million to build nearly 20 barrel warehouses creating up to 50 jobs and expand a cooperage in London, officials said.
Louisville-based Sazerac will purchase the Rowland Acres Industrial Park from the London-Laurel County Economic Development Authority to build the new barrel storage warehouses, according to a statement from Gov.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jacob Toppin had a second straight breakout performance.
Toppin scored a career-high 20 points and had 10 rebounds to help No. 15 Kentucky rout North Florida 96-56 on Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Devontae Blanton scored 25 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Brescia 122-84 on Wednesday night.
Blanton also contributed seven rebounds for the Colonels (4-3). Jackson Holt scored 15 points, shooting 5 for 8 from beyond the arc.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Luke Frampton had 19 points in Western Kentucky's 71-65 win over Tulane on Wednesday.
Frampton also contributed seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers (5-1). Fallou Diagne scored 13 points while shooting 5 for 9, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc.
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Setric Millner Jr.'s 22 points helped Toledo defeat Northern Kentucky 82-69 on Wednesday.
Millner also had 13 rebounds for the Rockets (4-2). Rayj Dennis scored 13 points and added eight assists.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s rivalry week for most of the Southeastern Conference. The Egg Bowl. The Iron Bowl. The Palmetto Bowl. The Sunshine Showdown. Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate. The Battle Line Rivalry.
Louisville (7-4) at Kentucky (6-5), Saturday, 3 p.m. EST (SEC)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Kentucky by 2½.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor and state senator has been appointed commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Health, officials said.
Ralph Alvarado, who is chief executive officer of Alvarado Medical Services and has served in the Kentucky State Senate since 2015, will step into the role on Jan.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers from Fort Knox will pay tribute to former President Zachary Taylor at a wreath-laying ceremony in Kentucky.
The ceremony at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville will be at 11 a.m.
A look at Week 13 in the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Auburn (5-6, 2-5) at No. 8 Alabama (9-2, 5-2, No. 8 CFP) .
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kalil Thomas' 21 points helped Morehead State defeat Kentucky State 114-49 on Tuesday night.
Thomas shot 7 for 9 (4 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line for the Eagles (3-3).
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Y. Brown Jr., who became Kentucky’s governor after building empires in business and sports, has died. He was 88.
Brown's family said in a release Tuesday that “every day was an exciting adventure” for the former Democratic governor, who served from 1979 to 1983.
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Brandyn Talbot scored 15 points as UT Arlington beat Northern Kentucky 60-56 on Tuesday.
Talbot shot 5 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Mavericks (3-3). Aaron Johnson-Cash scored 14 points and added five rebounds.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Emmanuel Akot had 14 points in Western Kentucky's 78-66 win over Illinois State on Tuesday.
Akot was 3 of 6 shooting, including 3 for 3 from distance, and went 5 for 8 from the line for the Hilltoppers (4-1).
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky is continuing work on several initiatives to expand diversity and inclusiveness, President Eli Capilouto said Tuesday in a message to the campus.
The message was an update on how the school is still responding after the arrest of a white student this month who was accused of physically assaulting a Black student worker while using racial slurs.
Conference title and playoff hopes are just part of what's on the line during college football's rivalry weekend.
There's the Golden Egg in Mississippi. The Territorial Cup in Arizona. The Old Oaken Bucket in Indiana.
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Zach Anderson had 20 points in Florida Gulf Coast's 82-61 win over Northern Kentucky on Monday night at the Gulf Coast Showcase.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky mayor is the latest candidate to file for the Republican nomination for governor in next year's race.
Alan Keck, 37, filed to run Monday, after recently winning his second term as mayor of Somerset, news outlets reported.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Enrique Freeman had 18 points in Akron's 72-53 win against Western Kentucky on Monday.
Freeman added 11 rebounds for the Zips (3-1). Xavier Castaneda scored 16 points, going 6 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from distance, and 3 for 3 from the line.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Police Chief Erika Shields will step down in January, less than two years after she took the job amid tensions over the department's handling of Breonna Taylor's fatal shooting by police.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help No. 11 Virginia Tech beat Kentucky 82-74 on Monday.
Kitley, the reigning ACC player of the year, secured her third double-double of the season to help Virginia Tech (4-0) open with four straight wins for the seventh straight year.