T.J. McConnell scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, freshman Stanley Johnson added 12 points, and second-seeded Arizona made a dominant late rally for a 68-60 victory over sixth-seeded Xavier in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night.
Missouri women's basketball saw its season end at the hands of the University of Michigan on Thursday. The loss came in the third round of the WNIT, the furthest the Tigers have made it in the postseason in more than a decade.
With stunning ease, the Wildcats built a 26-point lead in the first half over the Mountaineers (25-10), who led the nation in steals and figured their full-court press would at least bother Kentucky into some turnovers. Not only did the press not work, West Virginia shot only 24.1 percent (13 of 54), including 2 of 15 from 3-point range, against the Wildcats, who resemble a forest of blue-tinted redwoods inside the paint.
Tolton's golf team took on Westran and Sturgeon on Thursday. Led by freshman Thomas Clark, the Trailblazers took second place.
Josh Terrana was the lone bright spot for Tolton, winning 8-4 at the No. 1 singles position.
The Missouri men's swimming and diving team finished in 12th place at day one of the preliminaries for the 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
Battle High School shut out Sacred Heart with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.
The Bruins improved to a 4-0 record Wednesday with a win over Ripley High School.
Katelyn Trevino competed in all 12 meets this season and scored a career high 9.900 on vault vs. Lindenwood University on Feb. 8.
Stephens College lost its 10th straight game on Thursday against Central Methodist University on Thursday, losing both games of a doubleheader.
The top-seeded Badgers again proved their grit, rallying in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.
To say that 87-74 loss in December is serving as extra motivation for the Bruins (21-13) as they prepare for a rematch against the second-seeded Bulldogs (34-2) in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday might be an understatement.
Throw in the return of Alex Rodriguez from a drug suspension, the possible reinstatement of Pete Rose — imagine the roar he'd get at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati — and fresh ideas pitched by new Commissioner Rob Manfred, and it's a full plate going into opening day.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and county supervisors said Thursday that the two governments would spend up to $500,000 on consultants, attorneys, bankers and other experts. Voters will eventually decide whether to back a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers.
Hernandez, the ace who led the AL with a 2.14 ERA last season, gave up one run. He struck out four and walked none.
Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity by the court in February, which means she can be compelled to testify or face time behind bars. There had been a question over whether prosecutors would call Jenkins, who has been in a relationship with Hernandez, 25, since high school and is the mother of his 2-year-old daughter.
When Utah's Larry Krystkowiak sat down on the podium Thursday, he introduced himself before taking questions. Then he was asked why he didn't just say Coach K, as his players refer to him.
St. Louis County prosecutors have charged 37-year-old James Street of Fenton with felony third-degree assault motivated by discrimination.
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.
The Wolfpack (22-13), the eighth seed in the East, meets fourth-seeded Louisville (26-8) on Friday night in the Carrier Dome in a matchup of teams somewhat familiar with each other.