The Jayhawks can wrap up a share of the conference crown by beating No. 20 West Virginia on Tuesday night, or claim it outright if Oklahoma stumbles at Iowa State on Monday night.
The Royals don't have many home run hitters but hope new additions can provide the pop.
The guard is Auburn's second-leading scorer this season.
The St. Louis Blues made their third move on the trade deadline, acquiring forward Olli Jokinen from the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Joakim Lindstrom and a conditional sixth-round draft pick in 2016.
Maryland was the big riser after wins over Wisconsin and Michigan.
The 26-year-old had a franchise-best 22 sacks last year.
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Other top stories included the possibility of Memorial Union renovations and arguments over two amendments Missouri voters passed in August.
The Missouri women's basketball team finished the regular season on a four-game winning streak after a 57-41 win over Arkansas on Sunday.
In a news release, the team cited the weekend snowfall in Columbia and the cold weather forecast as reasons for the series cancellation.
Missourian photographers also captured an after-school workout program and Special Olympics Missouri Best In-State Athlete Allison D'Agostino.
Missouri beat Maryland 5-1 on Sunday.
The Tigers are off to their first 10-1 start since 1985.
Missouri (8-21, 2-14) couldn't manage a second straight win after ending a 13-game losing streak by beating Florida 64-52 on Tuesday night.
In its final game of the season, the Columbia College men's basketball team locked up the No. 2-seed for the American Midwest Conference tournament.
A walk-off home run from Josh Lester gave the Tigers the win in the first game of a doubleheader.
Michael Porter Jr. scored 35 points in Tolton Catholic's 72-60 win over South Callaway in the Class 3, District 8 title game. Tolton opens the state tournament Wednesday against Bowling Green.
The Missouri baseball team completed its doubleheader sweep against the University of Illinois at Chicago with a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon.
With another Class 5 state title, the Bruins would be the first program to "four-peat" since St. Joseph's Academy did so from 1991-1994.
Missouri shot 28.6 percent from the field against Georgia on Saturday.
Missouri coach Tim Jamieson earned career win No. 650.