- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)37
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Hilltoppers stun Kentucky in opener of NABC Classic
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- David Boyden scored 15 points, and Chris Marcus added 13 points and 10 rebounds as Western Kentucky stunned No. 4 Kentucky 64-52 Thursday night in the first round of the NABC Classic.
The win was the Hilltoppers' first over their intrastate rivals since a 107-83 victory knocked the Wildcats (0-1) out of the 1971 NCAA Tournament.
Western Kentucky (1-0) advanced to face George Washington, a 69-64 winner over Marshall, in tonight's championship game.
Tayshaun Prince and Marvin Stone each scored 12 points to lead Kentucky, which will play the Thundering Herd in Friday's consolation game.
Western Kentucky led 32-30 at halftime and outscored the Wildcats 17-6 in the first 10 minutes of the second half to take control.