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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Bears perfect start halted at UT-Southern in MSC loss

The University of Pikeville men’s basketball Bears saw their eight-game winning streak end as Tennessee Southern hit a free throw in the final seconds to score a 63-62 win in Pulaski, Tenn., on Saturday.

UPIKE, now 8-1, dropped their first Mid-South Conference game and set at 3-1.

Taevon Horton finished with 16 points and Kenyon Duling followed with 10. Korbin Spencer, Maurice Dickson, and Kevin Bishop II added eight apiece.

The Bears will host Kentucky Christian (3-8) at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Wednesday. Tipoff is 6 pm

At Pulaski, Tenn.

SCORE BY HALVES:

UP (8-1)……26  36 – 62

UTS (7-3)….26  37 – 63

Scoring:

UPIKE (62) – Taevon Horton 2(3) 3-3 16; Korbin Spencer 3 2-2 8; Maurice Dickson 1(2) 0-0 8; Darius Love 3 0-0 6; Jacob Brown 3 0-0 6; Kenyon Duling 1(2) 2-3 10; and Kevin Bishop II 3 2-3 8. Totals: 16(7) 9-11 62.

Tennessee Southern (63) – Mohamed ElGohary 4(4) 5-7 25; Adarion Hudson 3(2) 5-5 17; Brady Brown 1(2) 0-0 8; Cam Welch 0(2) 0-0 6; Kavion Hancock 2 0-0 4; and Tad Sivley 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 10(11) 10-12 63.

Next up: UPIKE (8-1) vs. Kentucky Christian (3-8), 6 pm, Dec. 8.


COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wildcats headed to Orlando to face Iowa on January 1

The University of Kentucky football Wildcats are headed to Orlando, Fla., for a school-record sixth straight postseason trip.

The No. 22 Wildcats have accepted a bid to play in the VRBO Citrus Bowl and will face No. 15 Iowa at Camping World Stadium on New Year’s Day.   

Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.   

UK began their six-year bowl run in 2016. The Cats have won each of their past three bowl games: defeating Penn State, 27-24, in the 2019 VRBO Citrus Bowl and Virginia Tech, 37-30, in the 2019 Belk Bowl, and NC State, 23-21, in last season’s TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. 

After holding tickets to fulfill all priority requests and securing additional tickets from the Citrus Bowl, tickets in Kentucky’s official allotment are sold out.

Public tickets are now available directly through  CitrusBowlOrlando.com and Ticketmaster.com.


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