UNDATED (01/04/19) — The Breckinridge County High School Fighting Tiger basketball team resumed their season after the New Year’s break with a 67-46 road win Saturday over Grayson County. The Tigers host Butler County on Tuesday (01/07) night. The Lady Tigers also returned to action with a 64-41 win over John Hardin at Tiger Arena. The Lady Tigers’ next game is also Tuesday night at Apollo.
LEXINGTON (AP) — Immanuel Quickley scored a career-high 23 points, Nick Richards had 21 and No. 17 Kentucky beat Missouri 71-59 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. Richards went 9 for 13 from the field and grabbed 12 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double. The junior forward also blocked four shots before fouling out with 3:52 left.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — M.J. Walker scored 23 points for Florida State as the 18th-ranked Seminoles beat No. 7 Louisville 78-65. The Seminoles were 6 1/2-point underdogs and endured a big game from Louisville’s Jordan Nwora to pull the upset. The preseason All-American scored 32 points, matching a career high. But the Cardinals could not overcome a 55.2% shooting performance by the Seminoles. Florida State made a season-best 11 of 23 3-pointers.
BOWLING GREEN (01/04/20) — Carson Williams had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Western Kentucky improved to 2-0 in Conference USA play with a 68-61 win over Rice at Diddle Arena Saturday night. Camron Justice and Tavieon Hollingsworth each had 13 points for the Hilltoppers, who held off the Owls over the closing minutes after Rice cut the Western lead to 60-58 with just over three minutes remaining.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith scored 19 points, Aaron Wiggins and Anthony Cowan Jr. had 13 apiece and No. 15 Maryland defeated Indiana, 75-59. Indiana trailed 71-41 with 3:44 left before using a late surge to avoid its lowest point total of the season. Devonte Green scored 18 for the Hoosiers.