AP-KY--Kentucky Sports Digest, KY
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 email@example.com. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NIT SEASON TIP-OFF
Bill Self wanted to see his young team play in and win a tough, grind it out game. They did just that against a team he thinks can compete for a National Championship in March. Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5 Tennessee 87-81 in overtime early Saturday morning in the NIT Season Tip-Off title game. With AP Photos.
LAS VEGAS — No. 5 Louisville faces Hartford in the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout on Saturday afternoon. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at 3 p.m. ET.
EASTERN KENTUCKY-WEST VIRGINA
UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts at 4:15 p.m.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — No. 17 Kentucky visits archrival Louisville, looking for its ninth win and second against the Cardinals in three years. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.
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