Sports Update: Tuesday, January 16th

In women’s college basketball, Saniah Tyler led Kentucky in scoring with 13 points in a challenging game that ended in a 98-36 loss against No. 1 South Carolina. Looking ahead, the Kentucky Wildcats women’s team (8-10/1-3 SEC) will host the Missouri Tigers (10-7/1-3 SEC) at Rupp Arena this Sunday at 2 pm. Live coverage will be available on ESPN Plus.

In Monday’s NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills secured a 31-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers triumphed over the Philadelphia Eagles with a score of 32-9.

Transitioning to college basketball, on Wednesday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (12-4/1-2 SEC) will face the No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats (12-3/2-1 SEC) at Rupp Arena. UK leads the overall series 94-19, and the Wildcats have won the last two meetings. Kentucky enters the game following a challenging 97-92 overtime loss at Texas A&M. The Bulldogs, on the other hand, suffered a home defeat against Alabama, with a final score of 82-74. Tipoff is at 7 pm, and the game will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

On Thursday in college basketball, the WKU Hilltoppers (13-4/2-1 CUSA) will be in Las Cruces, NM, facing the New Mexico State Aggies (7-10/1-1 CUSA). WKU is coming off a 80-69 victory against Jacksonville State, while the Aggies faced a 77-67 loss at Florida International. Live coverage begins at 8:30 pm, with the tipoff at 9 pm ET. You can catch the action on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

The weekend NFL Divisional playoffs schedule is as follows:


  • Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens – 4:30 pm on ABC.
  • Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers – 8:15 pm on FOX.


  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions – 3 pm on NBC.
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills – 6:30 pm on CBS.