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

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Jimario Rivers and Raynere Thornton each scored 21 points, helping Memphis beat No. 23 Houston 91-85. Rivers also grabbed nine rebounds and Thornton made four 3-pointers as Memphis (17-11, 8-7 American Athletic Conference) earned its third straight victory.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 33 saves in his 300th career win and the Nashville Predators routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1. Nick Bonino, Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson each had a goal and an assist, and Scott Hartnell, Kevin Fiala and Mattias Ekholm also scored for Nashville, which has won three straight.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jordan Frericks finished one assist shy of a triple-double, settling for her 28th career double-double on her Senior Night, and No. 11 Missouri defeated Vanderbilt 83-68. Frericks had 16 points on 8-of-10 shooting and 12 rebounds for the Tigers (23-5, 11-4 Southeastern Conference), who have won six straight.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Josh Anderson scored a career-high 19 points, Justin Johnson added 16 and Western Kentucky routed Charlotte 93-55 to lock up a first-round bye in the Conference USA Tournament and sweep the season series against the 49ers. Dwight Coleby, Taveion Hollingsworth and Darius Thompson scored 12 points apiece for the Hilltoppers (21-7, 13-2), who took an early lead and poured it on, shooting shot 56 percent from the field.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Asia Durr had 13 points and No. 4 Louisville stepped up defensively in a 51-39 victory over Virginia on Thursday night. The Cardinals limited Virginia to 27 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers in the win. Louisville shot just 38 percent but won its third in a row by stifling the Cavaliers, who shot just 8-of-40 from the field over the final three quarters.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Freshman Rennia Davis returned to her home state and notched her seventh career double-double leading a balanced attack as No. 15 Tennessee defeated Florida 70-42. Evina Westbrook and Jaime Nared had 13 points apiece for the Lady Vols (22-6, 10-5 Southeastern Conference), who gave coach Holly Warlick her 150th career win against 52 losses.

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