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BC-Kentucky Sports Digest

February 9, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Travis Loller is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.

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College Basketball:



STARKVILLE, Miss. _ No. 5 Kentucky takes a nine-game winning streak into Saturday’s road game against Mississippi State. The Bulldogs are trying to beat Kentucky for the first time since 2009. By David Brandt. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 12 p.m. CT tipoff.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ Chris Mack and Florida State are very familiar with each other. The Seminoles faced Mack when he was at Xavier in the NCAA Tournament in 2017 and ’18, with Xavier winning the first and Florida State winning the second matchup. And now Mack brings No. 16 Louisville to Tallahassee to face the No. 22 Seminoles. By Bob Ferrante. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 4 p.m.


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