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SIU gets balanced scoring to beat N. Iowa 64-53

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Sean Lloyd Jr., scored 15 points with six rebounds and three steals and Kavion Pippen had a double-double and Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa 64-53 on Sunday. Klint Carlson made a jumper with 16:10 left to…

Louisville leads big before surviving Boston College 77-69

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Deng Adel had all 18 points and 10 rebounds after halftime, including a late free throw that helped Louisville hold off Boston College 77-69 on Sunday for its fourth consecutive victory. The Cardinals' 12-2 surge just…

Florida rallies to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayers contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 on Saturday night.…

Middle Tennessee edges Western Kentucky 66-62

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Nick King scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Middle Tennessee snapped Western Kentucky's seven-game win streak with 66-62 victory on Saturday night. Giddy Potts added 16 points for the Blue Raiders (14-6, 6-1…

Southeast Missouri State earns 86-74 win at Eastern Illinois

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Daniel Simmons and Justin Carpenter combined to score 50 points to spark Southeast Missouri State to an 86-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday afternoon. The victory is the Redhawks first in four…

Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike Mularkey. The Titans announced Saturday…

UT Martin ends skid on Lewis' jumper, tops SIUE 70-69

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Delfincko Bogan scored 21 points and Fatodd Lewis scored in the lane with 11 seconds left and UT Martin ended a six-game losing streak with a 70-69 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday. Daniel Kinchen missed the…

1/19 High School Scores

Below is a list of reported high school scores from Friday, January 19th. Boys: Calloway County 65, Arnold, FL 21 McCracken County 39, Marshall County 35 Superman Classic Carbondale 59, Paducah Tilghman 41 Graves…

Cardinals trade OF Grichuk to Toronto for 2 pitchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have traded outfielder Randal Grichuk to the Toronto Blue Jays for reliever Dominic Leone and minor league pitcher Conner Greene. The deal was announced Friday. The 26-year-old Grichuk hit .238 last season…

Louisville's Sirmon leaves after one season

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon has resigned after one season with the Cardinals. Coach Bobby Petrino thanked Sirmon for his work with the program and wished him well Friday in a brief release. Sirmon came from…

Rams coordinator Matt LaFleur interviews with Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have interviewed Los Angeles Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur as the third candidate for their head coach opening. The Titans announced Friday they had concluded the interview. LaFleur, 38, is coming off his…

1/18 Big Ol' Fish

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1/18 High School Scores

Below is the list of scores from the opening night of Superman Classic at Massac County. Graves County 53, Massac County 41 Carbondale 64, Goreville 34 Charleston 75, Vienna 26

Smith, Dama lead Eastern Illinois past UT Martin 80-60

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Mack Smith and Muusa Dama each picked up double-doubles to lead Eastern Illinois in an 80-60 defeat of Tennessee Martin on Thursday night. Smith, a freshman, scored a career-best 22 points with six 3-pointers, and pulled…

Missouri uses late run to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter added 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri (13-5, 3-2…

Ingram leads Loyola-Chicago past Southern Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) - Donte Ingram hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Loyola-Chicago won for the fourth straight time and fifth time in six games by shooting its way past Southern Illinois, 79-65 in a Missouri Valley Conference battle…

Silva leads Gamecocks to win over No. 18 Wildcats

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Chris Silva tied his career high with 27 points and South Carolina rallied from 14-points down in the second half to top No. 18 Kentucky 76-68 on Tuesday night. The Gamecocks (12-6, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) seemed…

Spalding scores 23, Louisville beats Notre Dame in 2OT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Junior Ray Spalding scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, senior Quentin Snider matched a career high with 22 points and Louisville pulled off an 82-78 double-overtime win over Notre Dame on Tuesday…

Byrd hopes Belmont can contain Morant, Racers

Thursday night, two of the three tied for the lead in the Ohio Valley Conference will meet in Nashville as Belmont will host Murray State in a renewal of their rivalry. The Racers have…

1/15 Big Ol' Fish

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