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Wednesday, January 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Kentucky Loses Star

Kentucky guard Derek Anderson, the leading scorer in the Southeastern Conference, will miss the rest of the season with an injury to his right knee, coach Rick Pitino announced.

Anderson completely tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee and will undergo surgery.

The 6-foot-5 guard averages 18.6 points per game.

University of Connecticut starters Ricky Moore and Kirk King cannot travel with the team until their suspensions are lifted, leaving doubt about whether they’ll play Wednesday at the University of Miami.

Moore, a sophomore, and King, a senior captain, were declared ineligible last week pending an NCAA ruling on whether they should be further penalized for accepting improper gifts - reportedly airline tickets.


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