Sports News, 02-06-19

UNDATED (02/05/19) — The Breckinridge County High School Fighting Tiger basketball won their second straight in a 76-53 decision over Muhlenburg County Tuesday night at Tiger Arena. Their next game is Friday night at home against Hancock County as part of a doubleheader with the Lady Tigers.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington scored 20 points, and No. 5 Kentucky routed South Carolina 76-48 victory for its ninth consecutive victory. The Wildcats shot just 41 percent but held the Gamecocks to just 28 percent in the second half and 36 percent overall. Washington fell short of his fourth consecutive double-double but EJ Montgomery did double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

UNDATED (02/05/19) — In the top 25 from last night, top-ranked Tennessee beat Missouri, 72-60…number two Duke beat Boston College, 80-55…7th-ranked Michigan 77, Rutgers 65…number 8 North Carolina outscored N.C. State, 113-96 and 22nd-ranked Florida State beat Syracuse 80-62.

UNDATED (02/05/19) — Upsets in the top 25: 9th-ranked Michigan State has dropped back-to-back games, losing to Illinois, 79-74…St. John’s beats number 10 Marquette, 70-69 and Kansas State knocks off 13th-ranked Kansas, 74-67.

UNDATED (02/05/19) — In the NBA, the Indiana Pacers routed the Lakers, 134-96…Memphis over Minnesota, 108-106…Boston 103, Cleveland 96…the Clippers beat Charlotte, 117-115…Detroit topped the Knicks, 105-92… Toronto topped Philadelphia, 119-107…Oklahoma City 132, Orlando 122 and Miami over Portland, 118-108.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards guard John Wall will need surgery after suffering a partial rupture of his left Achilles tendon in a fall at home. A team doctor says Wall was wearing a walking boot when he slipped and tumbled on Jan. 29. Surgery is expected to be performed next week, and Wall will need about 11 to 15 months to recover. Wall was already lost for this season following left knee surgery.

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of cheering New England Patriots fans packed the streets of Boston to watch the team roll through downtown following Sunday’s 13-3 Super Bowl win over the Los Angeles Rams. Police say it was one of the largest crowds Boston has seen for a championship parade, although no official number was released.