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Chain Rock Classic gets underway at Pineville on Monday 12/22

Pineville High School will host the Chain Rock Classic for boys and girls on Monday and Tuesday in The Lions’ Den.  The Classic, also known as the Jereme Neal Memorial to honor the memory of a former Mountain Lion, tipsoff at 10am Monday with the Harlan boys taking on Rockcastle County.  Here’s the complete two day schedule.

Monday December 22

10 a.m. — Harlan vs. Rockcastle Co. (boys)

11:45 a.m. — Pineville vs. Williamsburg (boys)

1:30 p.m. — McCreary Central vs. Rockcastle Co. (girls)

3:15 p.m. — Williamsburg vs. Harlan (boys)

5 p.m. — Rockcastle Co. vs. Pineville (boys)

6:45 p.m. — Pineville girls vs. Red Bird (girls)

Tuesday December 23

10 a.m. — Williamsburg boys vs. Rockcastle Co. (boys)

11:45 a.m. — Pineville vs. McCreary Central (girls)

1:30 p.m. — Rockcastle Co. vs. Red Bird (girls)

3:15 p.m. — Pineville vs. Harlan (boys)

5 p.m. — McCreary Central vs. Red Bird (girls)

6:45 p.m. — Pineville vs. Rockcastle Co. (girls)

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Christmas Wishes 2014

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Career night for Cox helps Lady Railsplitters past Newberry 86-76

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Hot shooting, a number of lengthy runs and a career night from junior Kortnay Cox (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) led the Lady Railsplitters (7-2, 4-1 SAC) to an 86-76 win over the visiting Newberry Wolves (6-4, 3-2 SAC) in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Monday at Tex Turner Arena. The win was the fourth consecutive for Lincoln Memorial, who defeated the Wolves for the fourth straight time in Harrogate, Tenn., a streak that dates back to the 2011-12 campaign.
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Railsplitters hand Newberry their first loss 100-81

HARROGATE, Tenn. – On a night when the fourth-highest scoring outfit in the nation invaded Tex Turner Arena, it was the eighth-ranked Railsplitters’ (10-0, 5-0) offense that thrived in a 100-81 victory over the previously unbeaten and 21st ranked Newberry Wolves (10-1, 4-1 SAC) on Monday in South Atlantic Conference men’s hoops action.
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UK Hoops defeats Belmont 71-55

No. 8/8 Kentucky 71, Belmont 55

Memorial Coliseum – Lexington, Ky.

Dec. 14, 2014

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky improves to 10-1, while Belmont falls to 2-7.
  • Kentucky improves to 722-487 (61.9) all-time in 41 seasons of varsity women’s basketball and 189-89 (80.9) in the month of December.
    • UK has now won 18 of its last 19 games in the month of December.
  • Matthew Mitchell is in his eighth season as the head coach of the Wildcats. He already ranks first on UK’s all-time wins list with 180 and his winning percentage is .723 percent.
  • This was the fourth meeting between the programs since UK became a varsity sport in 1974-75.
    • Kentucky now leads the all-time series 3-1 overall, including 2-0 in Lexington.
  • Kentucky improves to 391-144 all-time in Memorial, including a 101-16 record under Matthew Mitchell.
    • UK has now won 49 straight regular-season non-conference games at Memorial Coliseum, dating back to Dec. 19, 2008.
    • This was UK’s ninth-straight win at home which ranks as the ninth-longest home winning streak in program history.
  • UK is now 88-17 all-time against teams in the current alignment of the Ohio Valley Conference, 2-0 this season.
  • Today’s attendance was 5,365
  • Next up: UK will face No. 13/12 Duke next Sunday at Cameron Indoor Stadium at 3 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Continue reading: UK Hoops defeats Belmont 71-55

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UK-North Carolina box score

Official Basketball Box Score
North Carolina vs Kentucky
12/13/14 7:00 pm at Rupp Arena - Lexington, Ky.


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VISITORS: North Carolina 6-3
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
03 Meeks, Kennedy...... f  4-8    0-0    2-2    4  0  4   2  10  1  0  1  0  22
11 Johnson, Brice...... f  7-12   0-0    1-2    3  1  4   2  15  0  1  0  1  24
13 Tokoto, JP.......... f  3-8    1-1    1-2    3  3  6   3   8  1  6  0  4  26
05 Paige, Marcus....... g  5-11   4-6    0-0    1  0  1   0  14  6  4  0  0  34
44 Jackson, Justin..... g  2-6    0-2    0-0    1  0  1   4   4  2  2  0  0  18
00 Britt, Nate.........    1-6    0-2    2-2    1  3  4   3   4  2  1  0  0  17
01 Pinson, Theo........    2-2    1-1    0-0    0  3  3   1   5  1  1  1  0  13
02 Berry, Joel.........    1-3    0-1    2-2    0  0  0   0   4  0  0  0  0  11
14 Hubert, Desmond.....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   0   0  0  1  0  0   4
21 Simmons, Jackson....    1-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   1   2  0  0  0  0   5
22 Hicks, Isaiah.......    1-1    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   4   2  0  1  0  0  12
42 James, Joel.........    0-2    0-0    2-2    0  1  1   2   2  0  1  0  0  13
45 White, Stilman......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
   TEAM................                         5     5             1
   Totals..............   27-60   6-13  10-12  18 13 31  22  70 13 19  2  5 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-28 53.6%   2nd Half: 12-32 37.5%   Game: 45.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-3  33.3%   2nd Half:  5-10 50.0%   Game: 46.2%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  3-4  75.0%   2nd Half:  7-8  87.5%   Game: 83.3%   3,1


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HOME TEAM: Kentucky 11-0
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
12 Towns, Karl-Anthony. f  0-0    0-0    2-2    1  1  2   1   2  0  0  1  0  19
15 Cauley-Stein, Willie f  6-9    0-0    3-6    3  3  6   0  15  1  2  2  4  28
41 Lyles, Trey......... f  4-6    0-1    1-2    2  1  3   2   9  1  1  0  1  23
02 Harrison, Aaron..... g  5-9    3-7    1-2    0  1  1   2  14  1  2  0  1  26
05 Harrison, Andrew.... g  1-4    0-1    9-10   1  0  1   3  11  5  3  0  2  25
00 Lee, Marcus.........    4-4    0-0    0-1    1  1  2   1   8  2  0  0  0  12
01 Booker, Devin.......    5-8    3-3    2-2    0  0  0   3  15  1  2  0  1  22
03 Ulis, Tyler.........    1-5    1-3    0-0    1  1  2   3   3  8  3  0  0  24
44 Johnson, Dakari.....    1-3    0-0    5-6    1  4  5   2   7  0  1  2  3  21
   TEAM................                         1  1  2             1
   Totals..............   27-48   7-15  23-31  11 13 24  17  84 19 15  5 12 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-27 55.6%   2nd Half: 12-21 57.1%   Game: 56.3%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  6-12 50.0%   2nd Half:  1-3  33.3%   Game: 46.7%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half: 13-17 76.5%   2nd Half: 10-14 71.4%   Game: 74.2%   4,1


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Officials: Tony Greene, Pat Adams, Doug Shows
Technical fouls: North Carolina-None. Kentucky-None.
Attendance: 24406
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
North Carolina................   34   36  -   70
Kentucky......................   49   35  -   84
9th largest all-time UK home attendance.
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Kentucky 84 North Carolina 70

North Carolina at Kentucky, Men’s Basketball

Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

Dec. 13, 2014

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 84, North Carolina 70

  • Kentucky is 11-0 and North Carolina is 6-3.
  • North Carolina leads the series 23-14.
  • UK is 11-0 for the first time since the 2009-10 team began 19-0.
  • The current Wildcats have joined the 1946-47 team as the only two squads in school history to begin the season with 11 straight wins featuring double-figure victory margins.
  • Kentucky is 189-27 all-time when ranked No. 1 and has won 29 of the last 31 games as The Associated Press top-ranked team.
    • Coach John Calipari has led three teams to a No. 1 ranking (Massachusetts, Memphis, Kentucky) and has a 73-9 record as the top-ranked coach, including 32-4 at UK.
  • Kentucky takes the week off for final examinations, then returns to action Saturday vs. UCLA in the CBS Sports Classic. The game will be played in the United Center in Chicago, with game time set for 3:30 p.m. ET

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UK kicker named 1st Team Freshman All America by Scout.com

Dec. 12, 2014

 

MacGinnis Named First-Team Freshman All-America by Scout.com

Redshirt freshman kicker adds to long list of postseason honors

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Austin MacGinnis has added another honor this postseason to an already lengthy list as Scout.com has tabbed the redshirt freshman kicker a Freshman All-America First Team selection, it was announced on Friday.

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Union College: Nash scores 1,000th career point in win over Alice Lloyd

Dec. 12, 2014

Nash Scores 1,000 Point in 80-70 Win Over Alice Lloyd

Union1000pointsscorerBABROURVILLE, Ky. – Lydia Nash (JR/Florence, Ky.) became the 18th player in Union College’s women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points as Union defeated Alice Lloyd (Ky.) 80-70, Friday night in the Union College Holiday Classic.

The win moved Union to 6-3 on the season, while Alice Lloyd fell to 4-7 in the loss.

Union jumped out to an early 16-9 lead with 12:01 left in the first-half, when a Macy Clontz (JR/Lily, Ky.) three-pointer gave Union a seven point lead. Alice Lloyd would battle back as a Serena Nickell basket pulled the Eagles within 18-15 with 8:18 remaining in the first-half.

Another Clontz three-pointer would give the Bulldogs their largest lead of the half at 32-22 with just under six minutes until halftime. Continue reading: Union College: Nash scores 1,000th career point in win over Alice Lloyd

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Notes of interest following UK Hoops’ 78-62 win over Middle Tennessee

No. 8/8 Kentucky 78, Middle Tennessee State 62

Memorial Coliseum – Lexington, Ky.

Dec. 12, 2014

Team Records and Series Notes

Kentucky improves to 9-1, while Middle Tennessee falls to 4-3.
Kentucky improves to 721-487 (61.6) all-time in 41 seasons of varsity women’s basketball and 188-89 (80.4) in the month of December.
UK has now won 17 of its last 18 games in the month of December.
Matthew Mitchell is in his eighth season as the head coach of the Wildcats. He already ranks first on UK’s all-time wins list with 179 and winning percentage of .719.
This was the 17th meeting between the programs since UK became a varsity sport in 1974-75.
Kentucky now leads the all-time series 13-4 overall and is now 8-1 in Lexington.
UK has won the last three meetings, including seven in a row vs. MT in Memorial Coliseum.
Kentucky improves to 390-144 all-time in Memorial, including a 100-16 record under Matthew Mitchell.
UK has now won 48 straight regular-season non-conference games at Memorial Coliseum, dating back to Dec. 19, 2008.
This was UK’s eighth-straight win at home which ties the 10th-longest home winning streak in program history.
UK is now 43-17 all-time against teams in the current alignment of Conference USA.
Tonight’s attendance was 4,671.
Next up: UK will face Belmont at Memorial Coliseum Sunday night at 6 p.m. ET. The game also will be televised on the SEC Network.
Continue reading: Notes of interest following UK Hoops’ 78-62 win over Middle Tennessee

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