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Hazard's Trek to becoming 2014 Mountain Classic Champions

Posted: 01/12/2014 - The path to becoming 2014 WYMT Mountain Classic champions can be described as one, dramatized storyline for the Hazard Bulldogs. They needed a grind-it-out game in the first round, a last-second shot at the end of the semifinal game and extra time in the championship game. Jamie McCracken has the story of Hazard's grit, heroics and passion to win this year's tournament.

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Second-half flourish leads 15th-ranked Railsplitters to 81-67 triumph over Wingate

Posted: 01/11/2014 - Behind a monster second half and four double-digit scorers, the 15th-ranked Railsplitters turned a 35-35 stalemate at halftime into an 81-67 victory over the Wingate University Bulldogs in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday night at Tex Turner Arena. Lincoln Memorial University - winners of seven-straight games - improve to 11-1 on the season and 7-1 in SAC play, while the Bulldogs fall for the third-straight game to move to 8-4 overall and 5-3 in the league.

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Lady Railsplitters knock off Wingate, 75-71

Updated: 01/11/2014 - The Lady Railsplitters' second unit mustered a 28-12 point differential over the visiting Bulldogs, as Lincoln Memorial University topped Wingate University 75-71 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Saturday at Tex Turner Arena. LMU improves to 6-6 on the season and 5-3 in league play with the win, while the 'Dogs drop to 9-3 overall and 5-3 in the SAC following the loss.

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Seahawks rumble past Saints, 23-15

Posted: 01/11/2014 - Marshawn Lynch ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns, Steven Hauschka kicked three field goals in blustery conditions and Seattle's defense flustered Drew Brees and New Orleans in a 23-15 victory Saturday in the NFC divisional playoff game.

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No. 1 UPike men’s basketball shoots past Cumberland 82-68

Posted: 01/11/2014 - Chris Cantino tallied a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds to help the No. 1 University of Pikeville men’s basketball team battle past Cumberland (Tenn.) 82-68 on Saturday at the East Ky. Expo Center.

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UPIKE women’s basketball takes down No. 20 Cumberland 79-67

Posted: 01/11/2014 - With the help of a nine-point lead at halftime, the University of Pikeville women’s basketball team was able to hold off a furious rally from No. 20 Cumberland (Tenn.) for a 79-67 win on Saturday at the East Ky. Expo Center.

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Cavalier men falter in second half against Shepherd

Posted: 01/11/2014 - Shepherd University overcame a 13 point halftime deficit to post an 88-76 victory over UVa-Wise on Saturday. The Rams hit 11 3-pointers in the win, eight of which came in the second half when the host shot 80 percent from beyond the arc.

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Union unable to overcome early 2nd half run, fall 57-54

Posted: 01/11/2014 - An early second half run was too much to overcome for the Union women's basketball team as the Bulldogs fell 57-54 to host Bryan (Tenn.) in Appalachian Athletic Conference play on Saturday.

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Bulldogs hang on to best Bryan, 51-48, in AAC play

Posted: 01/11/2014 - The Union College men's basketball team opened up a double-digit lead in the second half and held off a late surge by Bryan (Tenn.) to record a tough 51-48 victory in Appalachian Athletic Conference play at Summers Gym on Saturday afternoon.

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Strong second-half propels UVa-Wise women to victory

Posted: 01/11/2014 - UVa-Wise outscored Shepherd University 43-21 in the second half and Makenzie Hensley recorded her first collegiate double-double as the Cavaliers knocked off the Rams 73-58 at the Butcher Athletic Center on Saturday. The 43-21 run was highlighted by a 27-2 run over the first 11:59 of the second half. The run started with the Cavs trailing by 10 and ended with the team up 15.

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No. 14 Kentucky beats Vanderbilt 71-62

Posted: 01/11/2014 - Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points, and No. 14 Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 71-62 Saturday for the Wildcats' fourth straight victory.

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Lady Cats, Bulldogs claim Mountain Classic championships

Updated: 01/11/2014 - The 2014 WYMT Whayne Supply Mountain Basketball Classic came to a dramatic end Friday night with the No. 1 Bell County Lady Cats and No. 7 Hazard Bulldogs coming away with tournament championships.

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No. 10 SCarolina women beat No. 9 Kentucky 68-59

Posted: 01/10/2014 - Aleighsa Welch had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and freshman Alaina Coates added 10 points and 17 rebounds to lead No. 10 South Carolina to a 68-59 win over No. 9 Kentucky on Thursday night.

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Lindsey Wilson holds on in final minute against UPike women

Posted: 01/10/2014 - A seven-point Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) lead was cut to one in the final minute, but Cassidy Martin connected on a pair of free throws to help the Blue Raiders hold on against the University of Pikeville 79-76 on Thursday at the East Ky. Expo Center.

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15th-ranked Railsplitters capture wire-to-wire victory over Anderson

Posted: 01/08/2014 - The 15th-ranked Railsplitters led wire-to-wire and staved off a late charge by the Anderson University Trojans to collect a 77-74 win in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday at the Abney Center in Anderson, South Carolina. Lincoln Memorial University win its sixth-straight game to improve to 10-1 on the season and 6-1 in SAC play, while Anderson is dropped to 9-4 overall and 4-3 in the league with the loss.

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