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BC-Kentucky Sports Digest

February 1, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:



UNDATED _ Florida hosts No. 7 Kentucky in a game that gives the Gators a great opportunity at enhancing their postseason resume. The Wildcats have won seven straight games. By Steve Megargee and David Brandt. SENT: 570 words, photos.


_REVENUE DISTRIBUTION, from Birmingham, Ala.: Each of the Southeastern Conference’s 14 members received an average of slightly over $43.1 million in revenue distribution from the league office during the 2017-18 fiscal year. SENT: 130 words.



UNDATED _ No. 9 North Carolina visits 15th-ranked Louisville in the biggest matchup of the weekend in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Both the Tar Heels and Cardinals are in the four-team logjam of one-loss schools atop the ACC standings. The key to Louisville’s six-game winning streak might be Jordan Nwora, who might be the most improved player in the conference. At the other end of the spectrum, Wake Forest is trying to dig out of yet another slow start to ACC play. By Joedy McCreary. SENT: 440 words, photos.



UNDATED _ Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They’ve made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed Thursday night. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 660 words, photos.


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