Kentucky head coach John Calipari gave an opening statement in Saturday’s press conference that acknowledged the hustle of Edrice Adebayo, nicknamed Bam, and Isaiah Briscoe who only scored two and five points, respectively, in Kentucky's 86-75 win over UCLA. Combined the two players contributed nine assists and made plays that Calipari noticed. “That stuff doesn’t show up in stats, but when you’re coaching you understand the importance of it,” Calipari said.
Bracken County junior Tad Fisher hit a tip-in off an inbound pass with 0.2 seconds left to force overtime in the Polar Bears' game against St. Patrick on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Mason County. Bracken County won 65-62 in overtime
Lexington Christian defeated Lexington Catholic, 53-52, in the 43rd District boys basketball tournament after a successful series of plays after they trailed by two points inside the final 10 seconds of the game.
The deadly Las Vegas shooting brought to light the use of a device called a "bump stock,” which allows a semi-automatic rifle to mimic a fully automatic ones. Critics say that the device disregards current federal restrictions on automatic guns, but a gun store owner in Texas disagrees.
Nigel Smith was named as the head football coach at Lexington Catholic High School on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. He is the fourth head coach overall and the first black head coach in the program's history.