Weekend Wrap-Up: Monday, February 5th

In the high school basketball matchups broadcast live on Somerset 106.1 FM & Somerset106.com, the Southwestern Lady Warriors secured a dominant 73-38 victory over the Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers. In the boys’ game, Somerset emerged victorious with a 72-56 win. Other notable scores included North Laurel defeating Pulaski Co. 50-45, Clinton Co. prevailing over Southwestern 58-50, and Anderson Co. claiming a 67-50 victory over the Southwestern Lady Warriors.

Shifting to college basketball on Saturday, despite Rob Dillingham’s impressive career-high performance of 35 points, the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats faced a 103-92 defeat against the No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers at Rupp Arena. Antonio Reeves contributed 21 points, and Reed Sheppard added 16. Looking ahead, Kentucky (15-6/5-4 SEC) is set to face the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-15/1-7 SEC) in Nashville this Tuesday, with tipoff at 8:30 pm on SEC Network.

In WKU Hilltoppers’ action, Don McHenry’s 22-point performance led to an 88-65 victory over the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. The win marked the 145th all-time meeting between the two schools. The Hilltoppers (15-7/4-4 CUSA) will face Louisiana Tech (16-6/6-1 CUSA) in Ruston, LA, this Wednesday, with tipoff at 7 pm ET and live coverage on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

In Sunday’s women’s college basketball, despite Ajae Petty’s 25-point effort, the Kentucky Wildcats fell short with a 72-65 loss against the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens, GA. Looking forward, Kentucky (9-14/2-7 SEC) will face the Texas A&M Aggies (15-6/3-5 SEC) this Sunday, with the game scheduled for a 4 pm tipoff and live coverage on SEC Network.

On the college football front, University of Kentucky football offensive coordinator Liam Coen has resigned from his position with UK and has been appointed as the offensive coordinator for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coen previously served as UK’s OC in 2021 and 2023.