"Sports Update with Mike T." with various sports equipment

Sports Update: Friday, April 12th

In college basketball news, multiple media reports suggest that BYU head coach Mark Pope is expected to be named the new head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. Pope, a member of the 1996 Kentucky national championship team, has served as the head coach at BYU for the past five seasons, accumulating a 110-52 record and leading the team to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances. Before his tenure at BYU, Pope coached at Utah Valley for four years, where he compiled a 77-54 record.

Regarding MLB, the game four of the Reds and Brewers series at GABP was rained out on Thursday and will be rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on August 30th.

On Friday, the Cincinnati Reds (6-6, 4th NL Central) will begin a three-game weekend series in Chicago against the White Sox (2-10, 5th AL Central). Left-handed pitcher Andrew Abott (0-1, 3.48 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Reds. Live coverage of the game will start at 7:10 PM, with the first pitch set for 7:40 PM on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM. The series will continue on Saturday and Sunday at 2:10 PM.