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UK Now 33-0 After Auburn Rout, Heads to SEC Finals with Longest Ever Winning Streak

 

Willie Cauley-Stein has had quiet games. And then, of course, Karl-Anthony Towns or Trey Lyles or Marcus Lee step up. But in Saturday afternoon's SEC semi-final against Auburn, WCS was louder than thunder.

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Dick Vitale Campaigning For Murray St. NCAA Bid [PHOTO]

Just as Louisville's Mangok Mathiang hit the go-ahead shot to eventually defeat Virginia in their final regular season game last Saturday, the OVC Men's title game in Nashville between Belmont and Murray St. was going down to the wire. For Murray St., their 25 game winning streak, the second longest in the country behind Kentucky, was broken when Taylor Barnette hit a crazy three-pointer that basically sealed the victory and automatic bid for the Bears, who will be making their 7th appearance in the NCAA tournament. However, college commentator Dick Vitale thinks the Racers deserve a bid. Just take a look at his social media posts.

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SEC Network’s Darrin Horn Talks Kentucky Basketball With WBKR [LISTEN]

The SEC Basketball Tournament kicks off today in Nashville and the field is hot this year! SEC Network analyst (and my former boss) Darrin Horn called in to chat about the tournament today. Should Kentucky lose a game? Will they lose a game? How far does he see the Wildcats going in the NCAA Tourney? What about Louisville, Murray State, Western?

Take a listen, we discuss it all...

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Princeton Women, The Other Undefeated Team

While everyone, and understandably, were flooding my Facebook news feed with "Kentucky 31-0 Not Done" posts on Saturday, they may not realize another team, a women's team in the NCAA is also celebrating an undefeated season.

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Win a Million Dollars and More in our Million Dollar Bracket Challenge

This March, 63 college basketball games will fill up the college basketball championship tournament bracket – it's your job to figure out who wins each one.

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Evansville Aces Basketball Team Makes Emergency Landing

The team is safe and everyone is okay, but the Evansville Purple Aces men's basketball team had some scary moments overnight.

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Get a Taste of Summer at the 25th Annual Boat and Recreational Show in Owensboro

Are you yearning for a taste of summer after all this winter weather? Well the wait is over! Come to Owensboro and enjoy this yearly event!

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Meet Owensboro’s New Tennis Pro Josh Whitman [Video]

In just under one month, the doors are going to open to Owensboro's brand new tennis facility, Centre Court.  And, recently, I had a chance to meet with Josh Whitman, the Director of Tennis for the brand new Center.  As some of you all likely know, I am a huge tennis fan and I have played the sport nearly my whole life.  So, Josh and I decided to meet, chat about the new center and hit around some.  Check it out!

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Louisville Guard Chris Jones Dismissed From Team After Alleged Threatening Text Message

On Sunday, one day after Louisville got their first win after several losses in a row, senior point guard Chris Jones (who's now more famous for his UK game flop in December) was dismissed from the team. Jones, who was also benched for his flop and he had missed Louisville's loss to Syracuse, has been accused of allegedly sending a threatening text message to an unidentified woman. Thus, Coach Rick Pitino  had enough.

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Category: Kentucky News, Sports
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Tickets For Guns & Hoses VIII On Sale Now

 

Guns and Hoses VIII is back at The Ford Center Saturday, April 11th! This event has become a huge night in the Tri-State with local firefighters and police officers going head-to-head in the boxing ring. The massive show is brought to you, once again by 911 Gives Hope, a group of Police Officers, Firefighters and Paramedics from Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, and Henderson County, Kentucky dedicated to improving the lives of children and people with disabilities in the local community.

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Murray State Men Have Nation’s Second Longest Winning Streak

While everybody is talking about Kentucky's winning streak, which even I will admit is impressive, Murray State has put together 19 straight wins (21-4 overall) heading into their Thursday night match-up with OVC opponent SIU-Edwardsville.

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Category: Kentucky News, Sports
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The 2015 LIT Cheer Tournament: Jump & Tumbling Competition [Video]

This was so much fun that I had to share it with you guys.  A couple of weeks ago, I was at Valley High School in Louisville to emcee the 2015 LIT Cheer Competition.  I have emceed a ton of dance competitions, but this was my first cheer tournament and I didn't really know what to expect.  I knew the competition would be fun to announce and fun to watch, but I had no idea it was going to be like this.  It was rowdy, thrilling and jaw-dropping.  You have to check out these videos!  At the end of the team competition, there was an individual Jump & Tumbling Competition.  The contestants were awesome and the crowd was going nuts!

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