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[captioning made possible by wlwt-tv] >> leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 at 6:00. >> in hindsight maybe they should' ve had more places to caucus, but nobody ever dreamed it would be like this. >> now on news 5 at 6:00 -- caucus chaos. republican voters in the bluegrass state flock to the polls today despite the expert predictions of low turnout.
lines and lots of waiting. kentucky is just one of several states where voters are letting their voices be heard on what' s being called super saturday. good evening everyone and thanks for joining us. i' m courtis fuller. the polls closed at 4:00, but not before some chaotic scenes throughout northern kentucky. we have team coverage tonight, of the kentucky caucuses. jenell walton is in boone county. but first lets go to todd dykes, he' s live in kenton county. todd? reporter: voters waited in long lines this afternoon, but there were eager to weigh in on the race for the white house. based on state republican party rules, each of the big 3 counties boone, campbell and kenton had just one caucus site each. the voting started at 10:00 this morning and ended at 4:00. because of the uniqueness of this day and because part of today'
leading republican strategists told me beforehand they thought turnout out would be low. but as you can see, there were plenty of people who put the democratic process ahead of everything else. >> a real democracy in action. people are fed up. they' re looking for change. they want to return to godly principles in the country. and they really feel strongly about that. they want honesty out of our government. they want honesty out of our businesses, and they want love for all citizens. and it' s time to stand up and be counted and boy they' re doing it here today. reporter: there was a lot of passion on display today. today' s caucus happened because former candidate rand paul wanted to run for the white house while also having a chance to keep his u.s. senate seat. he' ll be on the primary ballot in may. as for the results tonight, we should know who won at 7:00.
wlwt news 5. courtis: thanks a lot, todd. in boone county, a similar situation. an unexpected turnout of voters. parking lots packed and hour long waits. wlwt news 5' s jenell walton continues our team coverage tonight. jenell? reporter: there was such a large turnout here in boone county the sheriff' s department had deputies here, directing traffic into and out of the church parking lot. some people said they actually waited up to an hour to caucus. some people said they tried to have a strategy when they saw the long lines. there were some voters who said they actually tried to caucus earlier in the day but left and came back hoping there wouldn' t be as long of a line to park. however, caucus officials say the crowds just kept coming. the caucus chair says there was a steady crowd for the first two hours. one voter said she came in hopes of keeping trump from winning the caucus in kentucky by voting for senator ted cruz. another voter said just the
he wants to see change, and that' s why he supported trump. the republicans who turned out say it was exciting to see such a large turn-out for their first ever presidential caucus. >> my strategy was to go to the grocery store and come back and then the line exiting here and the line exiting north and south i-75 were just totally backed up all day, just really bad. it was a really bad decision, just to have this at one place. it was really bad for this large of a county. reporter: the polls were scheduled to close at 4:00 p.m., entryway. --
jenell walton, wlwt news 5. courtis: on a national scale, residents across the country are making their choices in the race for the white house. senator ted cruz has just been declared the winner of kansas. the remaining candidates for president are campaigning hard today, trying to get voters out to the polls in five states holding caucuses and primaries. chris pollone has more of our commitment 2016 coverage tonight. chris: on the first saturday in march, voters are going to the polls in five states, louisiana, kansas, kentucky, maine and nebraska. for republicans, it' s the first chance to gauge the mitt romney effect, whether the former s broadside against donald trump convinces voters to s front-runner. in kansas, trump fired back.
trump: mitt romney was a disaster as a candidate. no energy, no life, no nothing. he was a stiff. chris: florida senator marco rubio kept up his attack on trump, criticizing him for skipping an annual gathering of conservatives in washington, implying the trump isn' t one. ohio governor john kasich still refuses to engage in the gop' s war of insults. focusing instead on the one prize that could breathe new life into his bid for the nomination. mr. kasich: we' re gonna win ohio, and that' s gonna create a whole new ballgame. chris democrats saturday tried : to draw distinctions between the tone of their nomination fight and the republicans' . mr. sanders what we are seeing : in the republican presidential process is like a 6th grade food fight. and i hope that most 6th graders understand that we don' t behave like that. chris former president bill : clinton, campaigning for his wife hillary in michigan, compared the last republican debate to a sixth-grade
a presidential campaign unlike any other, rolling uncensored toward the conventions. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. courtis: we will have the results of tonight' s votes throughout the evening live, right here on wlwt. right now on wlwt.com, our commitment 2016 coverage continues. see where the candidates stand on the big issues and get all the latest news from the campaign trail. let' s turn our attention to the weather. a jury start to the weekend. meteorologist eric' s earnest has the first look at your forecast. erik: they were standing in lines and cloudy skies and even a few flakes of snow falling very early, showers, and now we' re just dealing with remaining cloud cover. throughout the rest of the evening it will stay on this cool and cloudy side. at least the rain has moved on out. maybe a little patchy drizzle in
for most of us it will be a cloudy evening. post temperatures not making much headway today. we start off at 33 degrees. currently we are sitting at that 40 degree mark. temperatures gradually falling back into the mid-30' s, staying cloudy, but tomorrow things will improve. reporter: courtis: developing now, cincinnati police are investigating a homicide after a man is found shot overnight in the west end. the victim has now been identified as 46-year-old charles weathers. wlwt news 5' s richard chiles spoke with residents who say the violence has to stop. >> right about now it don' t feel too safe. reporter residents say it is an : all too familiar scene of gun violence in the west end. >> you get to the place where your house just got flooded from a bullet, uh-uh.
reporter: she says it was times out -- time-out. mitchell has witnessed the scene play out all across the tri-state. >> we have to save our communities. we have to do something to get rid of it. we' ve got this community information envelopes we have passed out. when you saw something, see something, say something. write it on this envelope and send it in. reporter: other say this community cannot stand to be silent and a longer. >> we cannot harbor killers in our community. that' s ridiculous. reporter: on the west end, richard chiles, wlwt news 5. courtis: police have not made any arrests just yet .
suspect information. if you know anything, you' re asked to call crime stoppers 513-352-3040. a reading man is now accused of holding his girlfriend at gunpoint and hurting her 10-month-old son. swat responded to the apartment complex on maple drive last night. 35-year-old neal royal is being held on a 350,000 dollar bond -- charged with assault and kidnapping. his girlfriend says royal stepped on her son and hit him in the face inside her apartment. she says he then pointed a gun at her and told her not to leave. the landlord says the girlfriend called police when royal went back to his own apartment in the same complex and barricaded himself inside. in mount washington, a house
after flames broke out just before 11:00 last night on eagles ridge lane. firefighters say flames were seen coming from the roof. they knocked it out fairly quickly. a cause is still under investigation. damage is estimated at $20,000. two people were displaced. new tonight, continuing the fight against the deadly heroin epidemic. the new cutting edge drug supporters hope to see on the market very soon. what it does and how it could help addicts kick a deadly
pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved toprelieve both itchy, watery eyes pand congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. when we breathe in allergens our bodies react by over producing six key inflammatory substances that cause our symptoms. most allergy pills only control one substance. flonase controls six. and six is greater than one. complete allergy relief or incomplete. flonase.
courtis: whether a person is hooked on heroin or pain pills, it is extremely difficult to break the cycle. in the next few weeks the fda could approve a cutting edge way to deliver a drug that helps with recovery. the cutting edge drug is getting backed by a former congressman who battled addiction himself. heather unruh has the new details. heather: the oxycontin was prescribed for pain after back surgery, but the high got him hooked.
i abused oxycontin. heather now 5 years clean, : former congressman patrick kennedy calls life right after rehab excruciating. >> when i first got detoxed from oxycontin my brain was screaming out i need more, i need more. your brain feels like it' s about to die if you don' t get the drug. heather that' s why so many : recovering addicts fail, says cleanslate' s dr. andy mendenhall. >> 95% of the people who suffer from an opioid addiction are not going to be successful, unless they' re provided access to opioid replacement therapy like buprenorphine or methadone. heather buprenorphine was a : lifeline for kennedy. >> it allowed me to function, i really was not kind of heading for the cliff on a daily and weekly and monthly basis. heather but taking a drug daily : to stay clean often feels like using, something a new long-acting implantable buprenorphine solves. >> it' s implanted into the body with a very, very simple little
s basically placed underneath the skin and it' s effective for 6 months. heather which means fewer : required doctor visits. >> and they can eliminate that habituated behavior of having to take medicine on a daily basis in order to maintain their recovery. heather kennedy, who lobbied the : fda for the implant' s approval, calls it a game changer, a bridge to recovery. >> the beautiful thing about what' s coming down the pike is that it just gives us more tools in our tool kit. courtis: this footnote to this , is expected in the next few but it' s not a magic bullet, the implant reduces the craving and withdrawals, but users still need a comprehensive treatment approach including family support, recovery meetings and psychiatric care. this lets them focus on getting well. >> cincinnati'
erik: it' s been a cloudy day across the tri-state. we had snow flurries early this morning, rain showers this afternoon, and we are still dealing with a few patchy areas of light drizzle. hamilton, middletown, oxford -- you will all see a light spreads or sprinkle as we head through the next half hour. that' s all quickly moving to the south and east. cincinnati, you are probably going to see some more drizzle. the heavier showers were pretty much down to our south across northern kentucky and these have moved into west virginia. again, just a jury night. cloudy, drizzly. foggy later on this evening and tomorrow morning. winds currently out of the west at six miles per hour. our temperature of 40 degrees, we start to slide back into the 30' s as we head on through the
re already in the 30' s across northern kentucky. 37 in hillsboro, 37 degrees in wilmington and 41 and a strong. g again, the swirl, this is our area of low pressure. most of the rain built down into portions of west virginia. we will continue to see these clouds. these clouds will be stubborn. the majority of tomorrow morning, but eventually high pressure wins out and that will give us some sunshine. along with that sunshine, you across the central plains, even some 60' s once you make it out towards the lee side of the rocky mountains. for us, starting off cool tomorrow. topping out at 52. plenty of clouds early, then we will see that sunshine. eventually we will make that into the 60' s and perhaps even the 70' s by the middle of the week. a nice warm up.
most of us just seeing cloud cover and light result. if i was going out, i would leave the umbrella in the car. i don' t have too much here to worry about. tomorrow morning may be a little fog, but by the afternoon we will see more in the way of sunshine, and a fairly nice late day. as we head into monday and tuesday, notice all the clouds streaming up from the southwest. that' s a bad sign. we will see warmer temperatures, but a lot more moisture building in. that means may be heavier rains as we head towards the end of the week. your forecast tonight, 33 degrees. tomorrow morning cloudy skies. by the afternoon, sunshine, a high of 52 degrees. notice the increase in the temperatures and eventually the increase in those chances for rain. 69 degrees on tuesday. by wednesday and thursday, showers turning to rain.
the heavy side. anytime you see temperatures that warm, you start getting closer to spring, there' s always that possibility. overnight low of 58 degrees on thursday, i will take that. courtis: you can tolerate the rain when you have nice temperatures like that. erik: we will see sunshine here and there. courtis: can' t wait. >> new spy was the only station and the area that had cameras for the dayton high school
first half. senior day for james farr, remy abell, and kevin coker this afternoon. xavier was getting smacked around in the first. creighton leading by as many as nine points. and xavier had to dig themselves out of a deep hole, clawing their way back towards the end of the half. james farr gives the muskies the lead. he finished with 16 points. xu lead at the half 44-41. the guys in white came out on fire in the second half. throwing a few punches back at the blue jays. myles davis the floater, he lead all scorers with 24 points 7 , 7 asists. but crieghton never gave up in s lead to 3. the nails in the coffin. 5 muskies score in double digits today as they take the win 98-93 . and they take the two seed in the big east tourney next weekend. xavier shooting the ball much better this time around shooting , over 50% from the field and hitting 13 of 24 shots from beyond the arc. as a team the muskies also had 22 assists. its not very often that big blue nation celebrates senior day because most of the players that john calipari recruits never make it that far before realizing their nba potential. when alex poythres committed to uk he was the 13th ranked player in the country.
and done. instead he' s a four year senior. recuited by john calipari, its alex poythres day in lexington. first half, tyler ulis sets the table up for marcus lee' s slam -- gotta get out of that guy' s way. lee wasn' t the only wildcat flying to the hole today. alex poythres pick and rolll right to the hoop. the senior finishes with 12 points. as uk routes lsu 94-77. in east lansing, the buckeyes facing a tough michigan state team ranked number 2 in the country. 1st half, the buckeyes stayed within striking distance early. jaquan lyle drains the step-back he ends the day with 18 points 3. -- the game is tied at 21. 2nd half, just when ohio state would get something going, the spartans would put a stop to it. off the turnover, denzel washington stops and pops the 3 near the top of the arc., the senior going to kiss the spartan as michigan state beats ohio state 91-76.
s tournament resume took a hit on thursday night in a loss at houston making , sunday' s game at home a must win against number 24 smu just -- smu. just under 200 tickets away from a sell out at fifth third tip -- third, tip-off for that one is at noon. and in virginia a top 25 match up going down at 8:30 tonight . number 11 louisville on the road to try to upset the 4th ranked team in the country. on the high school front, the district championships going on at wright state. the winners of todays games would advance to the sweet 4th straight year the hurricane 16. made it' s way to the district championship game, but they' ve been booted from the tourney their first three trips. wilmington led from start. mason trying to chomp away at the lead. matt king' s bucket got mason to within one. and then jarron cumberland happened. the cincinnati committ took the over the game, had 12 at the half and finished the game with 35 as wilmington brings home the
game in dayton had lakota east facing wayne, a nationally ranked, undefeated team. east trailed by 14 in the first half but made a run in the second, evan kuhlman' s drive for two put them up 52-51. both teams traded baskets for the final couple of minutes mark -- minutes. mark isom had a great look here. to ryan middendorf that put them up by 1 with a minute left, he had 17. lakota east pushes forward, upsetting the the team ranked number one in ohio. 60-57. courtis: a lot going on in sports today. thanks a lot. ohio' s attorney general making it easier to purchase narcan. the extension he' s granted that will allow agencies to keep
pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved toprelieve both itchy, watery eyes pand congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. when we breathe in allergens our bodies react by over producing six key inflammatory substances that cause our symptoms. most allergy pills only control one substance. flonase controls six. and six is greater than one. complete allergy relief or
courtis: republican voters in kentucky. coming out in droves for the first caucus in the bluegrass state. wlwt news 5' s todd dykes is live in independence with more. todd? todd: if all goes as planned we should know who won today' s caucus in the bluegrass state in a half-hour, at 7:00. 46 delegates are up for grabs in kentucky, and they will be awarded proportionally. that means if a candidate receives at least 5% of today' s vote then that candidate will receive a portion of those 46 delegates. the actual experience surrounding today' s caucus is sure to turn plenty of heads, because it took place on a saturday, during a shorter window of time, with only one caucus site per county, some gop strategist expected turnout to
by all accounts it appears it was anything but, at least in northern kentucky. >> i' m excited to see it. i' m so thankful that people are turning out. i didn' t know there were this many people in all of kentucky, let alone kenton county. reporter: there were a lot of people who turned up at this caucus site. not surprisingly, i talked to several people who credited donald trump with generating so much interest in today' s kentucky caucus, but he' s not the only candidate who had supporters here at this caucus site. the fact so many people came out to vote on a saturday just adds to the intensity of what' s already been an intense race for the white house. todd dykes, wlwt news 5. courtis: our team coverage continues tonight with more on the unexpected heavy voter turnout. wlwt news 5' s jenell walton is
with more on the major crowd control officials had to deal with. jenell? jenell: the caucus started at 10:00 a.m. and ran until 4:00 p.m. and there were crowds here the entire six hours. they say the crowds just kept coming. some people did try to have a strategy. once they saw those long lines, there were some voters who said they tried to caucus earlier in the day but left and came back hoping there wouldn' t be as long of a line to park. however, caucus officials say the crowds just kept coming. the caucus chair says there was a nonstop flow for the first two hours. one voter said she came in hopes of keeping trump from winning the caucus in kentucky by voting for senator ted cruz. another voter said just the opposite. he wants to see change, and that' s why he supported trump. the republicans who turned out today say it was exciting to see such a large turn-out for their
>> i got here and there was traffic 2 miles down on the expressway. so i went ahead and got off the next exit and circled back and still decided the line in the parking lot still seemed way too long. i had some other things to do and i went and did those and came back and the line was down to a quarter of a mile off the exit so that was a little better. reporter he went on to say once : he got inside, everything moved very quickly. he was given a ballot and was in -- was able to go into another room. he said he was in and out in about five minutes. jenell walton wlwt news 5. ,courtis: former presidential candidate senator rand paul, was out caucusing down in bowling green, kentucky. the kentucky senator said he was excited about the turnout. but would not endorse anyone in the race for the white house. mr. paul i want to let kentucky : republicans make their decision. i said my peace, you know, i had a few disagreements with many of
courtis: senator rand paul went on to say that his job now,, is trying to bring his party together, and not continue to quote, divide it up. on the democratic side, presidential candidate bernie sanders is eying the state of ohioi. he spoke at a cleveland church today and later held a press conference at one of his field offices. sanders didn' t take too many jabs at his democratic opponent but instead he focused on the republicans. he spoke out about the recent debates, where he compared the candidates to sixth graders in a food fight. meanwhile, another endorsement for hillary clinton, mogul russell simmons saying he is voting for mrs. clinton. in an interview with cnn, simmons said clinton is done. state can beat the republican candidates. we will have the caucus and priimary results throughout the
wlwt. right now on wlwt.com. our commitment 2016 coverage continues. see where the candidates stand on the big issues and get all the latest news from the campaign trail. let' s turn our attention to weather. it started off pretty gloomy out there. temperatures rather mild, and things will change. here is meteorologist erik zarnitz. elise: lots of clouds around today. we had a few flakes to kick the day off, then we changed over to rain and now we are seeing plenty of clouds. breezy conditions, temperatures struggling to make their way out of the 30' s. currently we do have a few light rain showers up around trenton, collinsville, and oxford. they are trailing down to the south and east. for most of us it'
a cloudy evening with a few patchy showers and result here and there, and temperatures pretty much stuck in the upper 30' s. even those 30' s will start to fall just a little bit. most of us into the mid 30' s by later this evening. we will see a warm-up and a significant one at that. 70' s later this week. when all that arrives, straight ahead. courtis: developing now, cincinnati police are investigating a homicide after a man is found shot overnight in the west end. the victim has now been identified as 46-year-old charles weathers. it happened around 2:30 this morning in the 700 block of derrick turnbow avenue. police say weathers was found shot inside his home. no one has been arrested. police have not released any information about a suspect. if you know anything, call police. happening tomorrow, the burial is set for a northern kentucky mother, found dead a month after she went missing. fishermen found tara turner' s body last weekend in a bracken county creek. her funeral took place in
ll be laid to rest in corbin , kentucky tomorrow. investigators still have not said how turner died. making a difference for our youth mayor john cranley hosted , a career fair for cincinnati' s young people. the community action agency welcomed teenagers in bond hill this morning. older kids could learn about summer jobs and apprenticeships. while younger teens could find internships and volunteer opportunities as well as higher education. >> the fact that so many got up this morning on a saturday morning to come out and learn about what opportunities exist for them, our youth should be commended for that. courtis: the mayor and state representative alicia reece were on hand. they showed teenagers everything from city opportunities, as police cadets and rec center lifeguards, to community jobs at frisch'
courtis: new tonight, public agencies in ohio will still be able to buy an anti-overdose drug at a discount. attorney general mike dewine negotiated a year-long extension of a deal with the maker of narcan. the company will continue to offer six dollar rebates on each syringe. dewine says nearly 60 agencies have applied for more than $150,000 in narcan rebates. -- benefits. in an all-new strikingly candid interview, dateline nbc' s josh mankiewicz sits down with marcia clark, the prosecutor in the o.j. simpson murder trial. clark opens up about the case that is still making headlines more than 20 years later. clark says she did not want simpson to try on the evidence gloves. >> that was not my call. that was not my call. i did not want him to try on the
i never did. >> whose call was that? >> that was chris' s call. i was miserable from the moment that chris said, no, i' m doing this. and i never expected anything good to come of it. >> you say to darden that night, i told you so? >> no. darden said to me, i' m sorry, and i said, it' s ok. if that lost the case for us, we were never going to win anyway. courtis: "the people versus o.j. simpson, what the jury never heard," airs this sunday march 6 at 9:00 p.m., right here on wlwt. astronaut scott kelly made his return this week after a year in space. he talks about his experiences and the changes since touching back down on planet earth.
rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie
sanders, and i approve this message. (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard,
post mission press conference friday in texas. diane roberts is in our washington bureau with more on his trip. reporter kelly says after his : nearly year long stay at the international space station he' s glad to be back on earth and part of a mission that could have a larger impact. >> i think space is important, it helps our future, it helps our economy grow, it improves technology. i think there are things we are going to discover about space -- about being in our space station that we don' t even know now. reporter nasa says there were : over 450 missions and studies during kelly' s year in space. including one into how kelly' s body compares to his twin brother mark, who was back here on earth. they hope to gather data they missions to mars. nasa says scott and mark will go through nine months to a year of tests.
after returning to earth his muscles and joints ache from all that time without gravity and that his skin is so sensitive it burns when he sits or walks. courtis: scott kelly ended his almost year-long mission on wednesday when he landed in -- on earth. he says he' s open to the idea of returning to space. erik: cloudy skies, some flurries this morning, rain showers this afternoon, and we still have a few sprinkles rolling on through. right across northern hamilton county, butler county and portions of warren county, we are dealing with light rain. prince town as well as hamilton, oxford, all seeing those showers. drifting to the southeast about 15 miles an hour. you are going to continue to see sprinkles, a little drizzle, and perhaps some fog developing as
that high humidity, cool temperature regime, that' s going on all across the tri-state. the heaviest of the rain has moved out. they are moving into portions of the appellations around west virginia. cloudy downtown, you can see the moisture in the air. the temperature is 40 degrees and are dew point is 36. our temperature will be very slow to all this evening. every degree it goes down you will see a little more fog, a little march result. not a very pleasant night, but not a washout by any stretch either. 38 mount or, 39 walton. 41 degrees in dillsboro. 39 degrees currently in macy. the spin right here, that' s our area of low pressure. we have plenty of clouds in its wake, and these clouds are going to move out. tonight mostly cloudy to completely overcast skies straight tomorrow morning we will continue with the clouds.
44 in des moines, not all that impressive. 63 kansas city, 61 degrees in south dakota. eventually we will make it into the 60' s here. as we head into monday we will hit the 60' s and perhaps by wednesday, closing in on 70. your forecast tomorrow starting off with cloudy skies by the afternoon, a fair amount of sunshine. high-pressure scooting on on -- on up. cloudy skies tonight, cloudy skies tomorrow morning. as we continue through the day, low clouds and fog are out of here by 11:00 or 12:00. you will see some sunshine. as we head on into monday, we around. notice these clouds streaming out of the southwest. that is a precursor to warmer temperatures, but two, a lot of moisture. heavier rains as we go later
your forecast tonight, 33 degrees. those clouds breaking up. it will be on the chilly side. i would not worry about slick spots on the roadways. 52 degrees as we head into tomorrow afternoon with a fair amount of sunshine. there is your seven-day forecast. monday, 69. wednesday, 70. we head into wednesday afternoon with some showers, and then the rain builds in. keep rocketing, it' warm end of the week. our average right around 50. courtis: thanks a lot. good news about xavier. tournament. elise: the big east tournament. it was senior day at rupp arena. could be one undone.
first half. senior day for james farr, remy abell, and kevin coker this afternoon -- afternoon. xavier was getting smacked around in the first. creighton leading by as many as nine points. the muskies had to dig themselves out of a deep hole. clawing their way back towards the end of the half. james farr gives the muskies the lead. he finished with 16 points. xu lead at the half 44-41. the guys in white came out on fire in the second half. throwing a few punches back at the blue jays. myles davis the floater, he lead all scorers with 24 points, 7 assists. but crieghton never gave up in in the fight cutting x' s lead to , 3. senior remy abell there put the nails in the coffin. 5 muskies score in double digits today as they take the win 98-93 -- 98-93. and they take the two seed in the big east tourney next weekend. derek forrest has more from the
>> the bigger concern was of 18, and it would also down to one position game. that should not happen. two teams on the floor, creighton did not quit. they rattled us. it just can' t happen. >> james farr had 16 points and five rebounds off the bench and remy abell had 15. >> all the seniors could celebrate. everything was meant for them, everything was for them. >> moving forward next week it' s all about the big east conference tournament for the muskies. they will take on the winner of the st. john marquette game on thursday night. direct forrest, wlwt news 5 sports. elise: it' s not very often that big blue nation celebrates
players that john calipari recruits never make it that far before realizing their nba potential. when alex poythres committed to uk he was the 13th ranked player in the country. many expected him to be a one and done. and today he is a four year senior, recuited by coach cal . it' s alex poythres day in lexington. first half, tyler ulis sets the table up for marcus lee' s slam get out of that guy' s way uk up u.k. up by lee wasn' t the only 9. wildcat flying to the hole today. alex poythres pick and rolll right to the hoop. the senior finishes with 12 points as uk routes lsu 94-77. , in east lansing, the buckeyes facing a tough michigan state team ranked number 2 in the country. 1st half, the buckeyes stayed within striking distance early. jaquan lyle drains the step-back 3 and the game is tied at 21. 2nd half, just when ohio state would get something going, the spartans would put a stop to it. off the turnover, denzel valentine stops and pops the 3
assists. the senior going to kiss the spartan as michigan state beats ohio state 91-76. cincinnati' s tournament resume took a hit on thursday night in a loss at houston making , sunday' s game at home a must win against number 24 smu. just 300 tickets away from a sellout at fifth third. tip-off for that one is at noon. and in virginia, a top 25 match up going down at 8:30. tonight number 11 louisville on the road to try to upset the 4th ranked team in the country. on the high school front, the district championships going on at wright state the winners of , todays games would advance to the sweet 4th straight year the 16. hurricane made it' s way to the district championship game, but they' ve been booted from the tourney their first three trips -- trips. wilmington led from start. mason trying to chomp away at the lead. matt king'
within and then jarron one. cumberland happened. the cincinnati committ took the over the game, had 12 at the half and finished the game with 35 as wilmington brings home the district championship the second 63-38. game in dayton had lakota east facing wayne, a nationally ranked, undefeated team. east trailed by 14 in the first half but made a run in the second. evan kuhlman' s back door cut for two put them up both teams 52-51. traded baskets for the final couple of minutes. mark isom ally oop to ryan middendorf put them up by 1 with a minute left, he had 17. lakota east made 16 of 18 free throw attempts to seal the victory and they upset the the team ranked number one in ohio. 60-57. courtis: weather is much improved. erik: it' s improving . tonight it will be on the raw side. temperatures in the 30' s,
tomorrow by afternoon we see sunshine, a high of 52. some improvement on monday, 62. closing in on 70 by tuesday afternoon. but then the sun goes back into hiding, clouds, showers wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday. we will have to watch out for the possibility of flooding. it looks like we will be stuck in rain over and over again by the end of the week. courtis: police temperatures are improving. -- at least temperatures are improving. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, caption content and accuracy.
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