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UK BASKETBALL | Defense will be put to the test against Hokies on Saturday

12/16/2017 09:00 AM

The Virginia Tech Hokies come in to Rupp Arena on Saturday as the highest scoring team in college basketball averaging at over 96 points per game. They are also 1-0 against the SEC this season after knocking off Ole Miss 83-80 in overtime This game will be a true test for the young Kentucky Wildcats. Both teams like to get up and down the floor and both like to score points in bunches. KSTV’s TJ Beisner joined... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Tops Prepped For Cure Bowl Match-Up

12/15/2017 05:49 PM

The Western Kentucky University football team (6-6, 4-4 C-USA) are gearing up for their Cure Bowl match-up in the first weekend of bowl games. The Tops face Georgia State (6-5, 5-3 Sun Belt) in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium at 1:30 p.m. central on Saturday. ESPN’s match-up predictor gives the Tops the advantage, giving them a 58.6% chance to win it. The Tops have won their last three consecutive bowl games. Georgia State has never won one a bowl game and a seventh... Read more 

Bellarmine Knights prepare to test win streak

12/15/2017 03:29 PM

The Bellarmine Knights have a huge match-up on Monday when they test a 48-game home winning streak against No. 20 LeMoyne College. The Knights’ home-court advantage is not only the longest win streak in Division II, but across all of college basketball and even the NBA. Bellarmine is 9-0 to start the season. The team’s last home loss was in December 2014 against Florida Southern, the eventual national champion. The record for the longest home win streak overall at the NCAA level belongs... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Louisville Files Suit Against Rick Pitino

12/14/2017 10:50 AM

The University of Louisville has filed a suit against former Louisville men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino. They are suing the ousted coach for monetary damages from NCAA games that could be vacated, along with the Final Fours and 2013 national title. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court. They allege Pitino’s negligence and “wrongful conduct” has tarnished Louisville’s reputation. UofL is also seeking “bonuses and other compensation” they say was “wrongly paid” to the coach for the tournament... Read more 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Anderson County Cheerleader Shows Importance of Inclusion

12/13/2017 05:35 PM

Tuesday night the Anderson County boy’s basketball team defeated Rockcastle County 83-56. The game was like any other- there were players, coaches, referees, fans and students, and of course, cheerleaders. One Bearcat cheerleader may stick out. Jerrica Drury is wheelchair bound due to cerebral palsy. You won’t see her in a stunt or tumbling, but she is one of the most important members of Anderson County’s cheerleading squad. “She’s done more than just cheer down the sidelines. I believe that she’s actually... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Recapping Wednesday's UofL, NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee Hearing

12/13/2017 05:24 PM

Representatives from the University of Louisville were in Atlanta on Wednesday, taking part in a hearing with the NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee. It’s all part of UofL’s mission to reverse some of the penalties the NCAA issued to the school regarding the “stripper scandal” earlier this decade. Two of the big areas the school hopes to have reversed are the vacation of wins and financial penalties that were outlined in the penalties that were issued back in June. Jeff Greer, UofL... Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Rick Neuheisel Previews Upcoming Bowl Games

12/13/2017 02:40 PM

Former Colorado, Washington and UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel joined Sports Night on Wednesday. While on the show, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff asked Neuheisel about a variety of college football topics, including UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson. Chernoff’s first question was whether or not Neuheisel thought that Jackson should have finished third in this past weekend’s Heisman vote: Neuheisel also talked about the job UK football head coach Mark Stoops is doing, as the Wildcats are getting ready to play in their second... Read more 

EKU BASEBALL | Colonels Announce 2018 Schedule

12/13/2017 12:06 PM

The EKU baseball team announced its 2018 schedule on Wednesday morning. It is a challenging schedule as the Colonels will face six NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago. In fact, three of those teams made it to at least the NCAA Super Regionals last season. The Colonels’ regular season opener is on the road at UNC Wilmington on Feb. 16, while their regular season finale is at home against Southeast Missouri on May 20. EKU is coming off a season in... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | No. 3 Cards Keep Building Momentum with Another Blowout Win

12/12/2017 10:31 PM

The No. 3 Louisville women’s basketball team used a balanced scoring effort from its players on Tuesday night, helping the Cardinals remain undefeated on the season. The Cards (12-0) won 95-56 over the visiting Tennessee St. Tigers (1-6) inside the KFC Yum! Center. All ten players who played in the game for Louisville ended up scoring at least three points. In fact out of those ten players, seven of them scored in double-figures. Asia Durr, Jazmine Jones and Sam Fuehring each led the... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Luke Whitehead Talks Cardinal Basketball, Upcoming Holiday Camp

12/12/2017 05:16 PM

Former Louisville men’s basketball player Luke Whitehead stopped by the Spectrum News studio on Tuesday afternoon. While in studio, Whitehead shared his thoughts with Andrew Chernoff on the current Cardinal basketball team: Not only is he following the current Cardinal team closely though, Whitehead is also preparing to host his annual Louisville Legends Holiday Camp. This year’s camp will take place from Dec. 20 through Dec. 22nd at Kentucky Country Day Gymnasium. It will run from 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m.... Read more 

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