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7/12/15 – 11 p.m. – WYMT Sports

November 6, 2019


After my senior year, I will be attending Duke University. ” FIVE-STAR PROSPECT JAYSON TATUM DECIDED TODAY WAS THE DAY HE WAS GOING TO PICK A COLLEGe TO PLAY BASKETBALL AT… HIS LIST INCLUDED KENTUCKY, DUKE, NORTH CAROLINA AND ST. LOUIS … YES, THE BILLIKENS ACTUALLY HAD A SHOT AT THE HOMETOWN KID … BUT TATUM IS TAKING HIS TALENTS TO DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA … HE COMMITS TO DUKE AT THE PEACH JAM TODAY … TATUM IS THE NUMBER ONE RATED SMALL FORWARD IN AMERICA FOR THE CLASS OF 2016 … AND THE NUMBER-3 OVERALL RECRUIT ACCORDING TO 2-4-7 SPORTS DOT COM… THE ONE KENTUCKY WILDCAT WHO DID NOT HEAR HIS NAME ON DRAFT NIGHT MADE THE BEST OF HIS OPPORTUNITY IN THE N-B-A SUMMER LEAGUE … AARON HARRISON PUT ON ENOUGH OF A SHOW TO EARN A CONTRACT WITH THE CHARLOTTE HORNETS … THE FIRST YEAR WILL BE PARTIALLY GUARANTEED WITH A TEAM OPTION IN THE SECOND YEAR.. HARRISON AVERAGED 13 POINTS, 4 REBOUNDS AND 3 ASSISTS IN FIVE SUMMER LEAGUE GAMES WITH CHARLOTTE. JOHNSON CENTRAL’S KYLE GULLETT IS HEADED TO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE … GULLETT COMMITS TO BE A REDHAWK TODAY … HE WON 4- STRAIGHT 15-TH REGION TITLES AS A GOLDEN EAGLE … THIS PAST SEASON, HE AVERAGED 18-POINTS AND 8- REBOUNDS PER GAME … AND HE SHOT 52-PERCENT FROM THE FIELD … GULLETT ALSO REPPED THE 15-TH AT THE KENTUCKY MR. BASKETBALL CEREMONIES IN LEXINGTON … SPEAKING OF KENTUCKY MR. BASKETBALL … THIS GUY BEHIND ME … PAINTSVILLE’S JOHN PELPHREY WON MR. BASKETBALL IN 1987 … AND SATURDAY NIGHT … HE WENT INTO THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME … PELPHREY MADE IT TO 3-STRAIGHT SWEET 16s AS A TIGER … HE RECENTLY LEFT FLORIDA AS AN ASSISTANT COACH … ONCE BILLY DONOVAN LEFT TO TAKE THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER JOB, HE WAS NOT KEPT ON STAFF BY THE NEW COACHING STAFF … AND IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHERE HE IS HEADED NEXT … WELL, IT DOESN’T LOOK LIKE HE’LL BE COACHING … HE TOLD ME HE’LL PROBABLY BE DOING THE TV THING FOR A YEAR … John Pelphrey, 1987 Kentucky Mr. Basketball: “You know, more than likely, I’m not going to be coaching this year. There has been some interest. People have not going to be coaching this year. There has been some interest. People have reached out in regards of broadcasting. We’ll have to wait and see if anything materializes there. I have a son, Jackson, who is going to be a senior next year. I am going to chase him around a little bit, support him. My daughter is going to be a sophomore. She plays basketball. I am going to support her. I get a chance to coach her every single day right now. And my wife, Tracy, who is high school sweetheart, has been chasing me around for 25 a so I am going to try to, with the time that I have, be a champion of my circumstance for them, rever how long this lasts. ‘s a unique opportunity a going to look back on it meday and say, ‘You know what? That year I had off and I was out of coaching, I want to say that d a great job with .'” W TO BUH.. KYLE BUSCH … THIS SEASON, HMS 11 RACES AFTER BREAKING HIS LEG AT DAYTONA BACK IN FEBRUARY … BUT IS CLOSE TO MAKING THE PLAYOFF CHASE ANYWAY … HIS WIN AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY STAURDAY NIGHT CERTAINLY HELPS … HE’S NOW JUST 87 POINTS OUT OF THE PLAYOFF … YOU NEED TO BE IN THAT TOP 30 IN POINTS TO MAKE THE POSTSEASON … EIGHT RACES REMAIN … AND A LOT OF TALK ABOUT THE NEW PACKAGE NASCAR IS USING … BUSCH LIKES IT … … Kyle Busch, Quaker State 400 Winner: “The fans, you know, it’s pretty cool to come here to Kentucky, one of my best places, and score a win. You gotta be able to score that win. To be here in victory lane and this team did it for me. Awesome stops all day, and keeping us up front, and just a great race car to move all around the race track. What a blast. I know I won. So far, so good. I like the new aero package obviously. It just seemed like you weren’t stuck. Lagono kind of moved up and blocked my lane, and with the old package, you just kind of get stalled out and you would get stuck behind them. This one here, you can kind of move around. I went back to the bottom, made a move on him and passed him low.” FINAL GAME TODAY FOR THE REDS BEFORE THE ALL-STAR BREAK … THIS YEAR’S ALL-STAR FESTIVIITES TAKING PLACE IN THEIR BACKYARD … THE REDS THOUGH … DOWN IN MIAMI TO FINISH OUT A 4-GAME SET WITH THE MARLINS … TWO RUNNERS ON IN THE FIRST FOR TODD FRAZIER … GETS IT INTO THE GAP … BRANDON PHILLIPS CASHES IN … 1-0 REDS … FRAZIER’S 57-TH RBI … BOTTOM-4 … SAME SCORE … NOT A GOOD DAY FOR JOHNNY CUETO … FIRST IT’S CASEY MCGEHEE … BALL ROLLS CLEAR TO THAT LITTLE CREVEST IN RIGHT FIELD … THAT’S ANNOYING IF YOU PLAY OUT THERE … OUTFIELDERS DON’T LIKE THATY … 2-RUNS SCORE … MIAMI HAS THE LEAD … NEXT INNING … JUSTIN BOUR SMACKING A CUETO PITCH OPPO FIELD … PUT 2-MORE RUNS ON THE BOARD FOR THE MARLINS .. 5-1 MIAMI … CUETO GIVES UP 5-RUNS IN 5-INNINGS … 3-OF’EM EARNED .. BOTTOM-7 … SAME SCORE … CUETO OUT … RYAN MATTHEUS IN …… ADEINY HECHAVARRIA GROUNDS TO SHORT … SUAREZ … NOT SURE WHAT THAT IS … INCHIRO SUZUKI SCORES … THIS PLAY NOT OVER EITHER … NOBODY IS ON THIRD BASE … HECHAVARRIA MOVES ON UP … CINCINNATI LOSES 8-1 … THE REDS WILL START THE 2-ND HALF OF THE SEASON THIS FRIDAY AGAINST CLEVELAND … TO THE LAWN IN ENGLAND … NOVAK DJOKOVIC … THE WORLD’S NUMBER ONE RANKED TENNIS PLAYER … AND ROGER FEDERER … THE WORLD’S NUMBER TWO … GENTLEMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP AT WIMBLEDON … FEDERER HASN’T WON A MAJOR SINCE 2012 … LET’S GO TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP POINT … DJOKAVIC WITH THE CROSS COURT FOREHAND WINNER … FOR THE 2-ND STRAIGHT YEAR AT CENTRE COURT … THE JOKER WINS WIMBLEDON … HIS 9-TH MAJOR OF HIS CAREER … HE TAKES IT IN FOUR SETS … 7- 6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 … JORDAN SPEITH WINS THE THE JOHN DEERE CLASSIC ON THE SECOND

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