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Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press

Posted: 6:16 AM, Nov 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-17 06:16:02-05
Kentucky’s Dorian Baker Eager for Comeback from Ankle Injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks pounded the Nashville Predators 7-2 for their third straight victory. Robin Lehner made 39 saves for Chicago, and Alex Nylander had two goals in the third period. Erik Gustafsson, Dominik Kubalik, Brent Seabrook and David Kampf also scored.

HOUSTON (AP) — Brady White threw for 341 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score and No. 18 Memphis overcame a 10-point first-quarter deficit to beat Houston 45-27. The Tigers (9-1, 5-1 American) have won five in a row.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky rushed for a season-high 401 yards and kept its bowl hopes alive with a 38-14 win over Vanderbilt. Lynn Bowden and Chris Rodriguez both rushed for over 100 yards for the Wildcats.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lester Quinones had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Precious Achiuwa added 20 points, sending No. 13 Memphis to a 102-56 romp over Alcorn State. Top recruit James Wiseman was sidelined because of eligibility issues, but Memphis hardly missed him in bouncing back from its first defeat of the season, an 82-74 loss to Oregon. DJ Jeffries finished with 15 points and Tyler Harris and Lance Thomas added 11 each for Memphis. Isaiah Attles led Alcorn State with 13 points.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Micale Cunningham threw four TD passes as Louisville clinched bowl eligibility with a 34-20 win over N.C. State. The big-play passing game of Louisville proved too much to handle for an N.C. State team missing its top five cornerbacks because of injury.

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — JaVaughn Craig threw two touchdown passes to DeAngelo Wilson, Prince Momodu ran for two scores and Austin Peay overwhelmed Murray State 42-7. Austin Peay wrapped it up with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.