Morning Headlines: Keightley Classic Wraps Up, Alternate Routes To Friday UofL Game
11/27/2013 08:21 AM
- Kentucky basketball wraps up the Keightley Classic this afternoon against Eastern Michigan. After a lackluster performance against Cleveland State, the Cats look to bounce back against the Eagles before playing Providence Sunday.
- UK Hoops takes on Bradley at noon in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats look to start the season 7-0 against the Braves.
- No. 17 UK volleyball hosts No. 6 Florida in regular season finale tonight at 8 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. Junior swimmer Christina Bechtel was named SEC swimmer of the week for the second time this season. Senior Cally Macumber was named cross country All-American for the second consecutive season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
- With Light Up Louisville going on at the same time of the UofL game against Southern Mississippi, the Louisville Metro Police Department announced a plan is in place to deal with the increased traffic. You can read all about it here and below is the map of the tweaked traffic pattern.
- The Hilltoppers lost a tough road game at Marshall last night 74-64. WKU falls to 3-2 on the season as Marshall outscored Western 44-28 in the second half to take the victory. The Hilltoppers return home Saturday to play Eastern Illinois at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.
- Wide receiver Devin Borders was named Freshman of the Year for the Ohio Valley Conference. As a redshirt freshman, he caught 34 passes for 509 yards and averaged 42.4 yards per game.
- Former EKU men’s basketball player Mike DiNunno signed with BC Beroe to play professionally in Bulgaria. Last season for the Colonels, DiNunno led the team in three-pointers, assists and steal. He also was named to the first team All-Ohio Valley Conference and the first team NABC Division I All-District 19.
- WKU women’s basketball hosts No. 4 Louisville tonight at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. WKU is on a three-game win streak while the Cards look to stay undefeated. This game marks the first time a top five team will play in E.A. Diddle Arena since January of 1998 when WKU defeated No. 4 Louisiana Tech. But UofL won’t make it easy. They’ve already beaten two top-15 teams this season, No. 14 LSU and No. 11 Oklahoma.
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