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Auburn falls to Kentucky 82-80

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Isaiah Jackson scored a career-high 18 points and added 11 rebounds, Brandon Boston Jr. made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and Kentucky edged Auburn 82-80 to end a four-game losing streak. Kentucky trailed the entire first half, built a 14-point lead early in the second and saw Auburn rally to tie before Davion Mintz snapped…

Auburn tops Kentucky behind Flannigan’s 21 points

AUBURN, Ala. — — Allen Flannigan scored 21 points and he and JT Thor each sank a pair of clutch free throws in the last 18 seconds to preserve Auburn’s 66-59 come-from-behind win over Kentucky on Saturday. The Wildcats turned the ball over 18 times, 12 of those coming after halftime when Auburn finally found its groove after woeful early…

Alabama dominates Kentucky to keep top spot in SEC

LEXINGTON, Ky. — — John Petty Jr. scored 23 points, including four of Alabama’s 14 3-pointers, Jaden Shackleford added 18 points and Alabama never trailed Kentucky to earn an 85-65 rout Tuesday night in a matchup of the Southeastern Conference’s top two unbeaten teams. The Crimson Tide (10-3, 5-0 SEC) won their fifth consecutive game to remain atop the conference….

SEC and ESPN reach 10-year agreement for exclusive broadcast rights

Adds 15 Premier Football Games, Eight Marquee Men’s Basketball Games Ensuring That Every Football and Men’s Basketball Game Airs on an ESPN Network SEC Football Championship Game on ABC Each Year A Regular SEC Football Game on ABC in the Late Afternoon Window; SEC Games to be Part of ABC’s Saturday Night Football Franchise Select SEC Non-Conference Matchups Available on ESPN+ Solidifies…

Storms Possible Across South, Midwest on Eve of Thanksgiving

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Forecasters say that severe weather – including tornadoes – will be possible across large parts of the South and Midwest just before Thanksgiving. The Storm Prediction Center says damaging winds will be the main threat on Wednesday, but a tornado or two will also be possible across the region. Forecasters say more than 21 million people…

Alabama dominates Kentucky as Saban ties Spurrier for SEC wins

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama didn’t quite look like itself at first after an extended period on the sidelines, but it scarcely made a difference on the scoreboard. DeVonta Smith caught nine passes for 144 yards and set the Southeastern Conference career record with two more touchdowns in the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s 63-3 victory over short-handed Kentucky on Saturday. “I…

Auburn Defeats Kentucky in Season Opener

The (8)Auburn Tigers started their season with a 29-13 win over the (23)Kentucky Wildcats at Jordan-Hare Stadium. During the game Auburn Quarterback Bo Nix had 233 yards and three touchdowns on the afternoon. Wide Receiver Seth Williams led on offense with six catches for 112 yards and two touchdowns. Next Saturday Auburn will be on the road to take on…

Auburn and Alabama learn their two Additional Opponents

The SEC switched to a 10-game conference-only schedule and Friday the two additional SEC opponents were announced. Auburn will travel to South Carolina and play host to Tennessee. Alabama will go to Missouri and face Kentucky at home. Dates and time are still to be determined. AUBURN, Ala.—The Southeastern Conference on Friday announced the two additional non-divisional opponents each school…

Kentucky piles up yards in 35-21 win against porous Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Benny Snell rushed 38 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns, and Boom Williams added 19 carries for 182 yards and a touchdown as Kentucky defeated Missouri 35-21 Saturday. Stephen Johnson completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 208 yards, two touchdowns and an interception as the Wildcats piled up 582 yards of offense, their highest…

Kentucky predicted to win SEC men’s basketball

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org)– Kentucky was predicted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Wildcats are the overall preseason favorite for the 12th time since the 1998-99 season. Arkansas senior forward Moses Kingsley was the choice of the media for SEC Men’s Basketball Player of…