Thursday, February 11
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has hired Derrick Ansley to coach defensive backs. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring yesterday, replacing Mel Tucker. Tucker left to become Kirby Smart's defensive coordinator at Georgia. Ansley spent the past three seasons at Kentucky, where he coached cornerbacks for two years and the secondary in 2015.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and 58th of his career, leading the New York Rangers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 last night. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who didn't record a shot in the first two periods, failed to extend a career-high seven-game goal-scoring streak.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the change tells The Associated Press that Brian Vickers will replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona International Speedway. Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 24 points, Tyler Ulis added 14 and Kentucky held Georgia to a season-low 22 percent shooting to coast to an 82-48 victory Tuesday night. Murray's accuracy helped spur the Wildcats to 52 percent shooting and a surprisingly easy win over the Bulldogs.