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BC-Kentucky Sports Digest

January 25, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ No. 8 Kentucky hosts No. 9 Kansas in the marquee matchup of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge this weekend. The Wildcats are among six SEC teams ranked in this week’s Top 25, which is the most since 2003. By Steve Megargee and David Brandt. SENT: 520 words, photos.


UNDATED _ Syracuse’s visit to No. 10 Virginia tech headlines the coming weekend in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange already have one victory on a top-10 team’s court after upsetting Duke last week while the Hokies can’t afford another loss after they were blown out by North Carolina. Also around the league, John Mooney has emerged as a bright spot during Notre Dame’s rough year and the women’s hoops standings are notable for having so many teams at both extremes. By Joedy McCreary. SENT: 410 words, photos.

Thoroughbred Racing:


HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. _ Accelerate is in perfect shape for his racing finale. The Breeders’ Cup Classic champion is the one to watch Saturday at the Pegasus World Cup _ the richest race in North America. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 630 words, photo.


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