Olive Branch’s D.J. Jeffries commits to Kentucky

March 15, 2018 in Sports

chopsports Fresh off his first state championship, D.J. Jeffries committed Monday night to the Universityof Kentucky. Jeffries had narrowed his college selections down to Kentucky, Alabama and Missississippi State. Many […]

NCAA Final Four: 31 arrested in Lexington after Wisconsin beat Kentucky

April 6, 2015 in Sports

(AP) Kentucky fans didn’t take kindly to their team’s first and only loss of the basketball season Saturday night. Lexington Police said 31 people were arrested near the University of Kentucky campus […]

A guide to the NCAA Tournament’s regional rounds

March 26, 2015 in Sports

By JOHN MARSHALL Kentucky still has a shot at history. Tom Izzo has Michigan State on another deep March run. Former mid-major monsters Gonzaga and Wichita State are still going strong. […]

Mississippi State showing signs of improvement as Bulldogs prepare to face No. 1 Kentucky

February 25, 2015 in Sports

STARKVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi State was the worst team in the Southeastern Conference last season. Now the program is simply mediocre. It’s far from a miraculous turnaround, but the […]

Several candidates for No. 2 spot behind unbeaten Kentucky

February 17, 2015 in Sports

By AARON BEARD (AP) There’s no argument about who is No. 1. The second-best team in the nation behind Kentucky, however, is up for debate. This week, Virginia is the No. […]

Moss Point’s Devin Booker scores 18 points to lead No. 1 Kentucky to win, watch his highlights

January 26, 2015 in Sports

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Devin Booker found a way to make an impact for No. 1 Kentucky. He did it again Saturday, leading the Wildcats (19-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) with 18 […]

Moss Point’s Devin Booker leads No. 1 Kentucky past Alabama with team-high 13 points

January 19, 2015 in Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — No. 1 Kentucky earned a break with another Southeastern Conference blowout marked by relentless defense, rebounding and a couple of sharp-shooting freshmen. The reward: A day off from […]

Moss Point’s Devin Booker scores 18, No. 1 Kentucky survives double OT scare at Texas A&M

January 12, 2015 in Sports

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tyler Ulis put No. 1 Kentucky ahead with a 3-pointer deep in double overtime and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten, holding off Texas A&M 70-64 on Saturday. The […]