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WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Tom Schweich's death, the end of Missouri men's basketball's long losing streak

Other top stories included the possibility of Memorial Union renovations and arguments over two amendments Missouri voters passed in August.

Missouri women's basketball closes regular season with win over Arkansas

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.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Casey Lewis trial, African Children's Choir and Missouri men's basketball

Missourian photographers also captured an after-school workout program and Special Olympics Missouri Best In-State Athlete Allison D'Agostino.

Tigers improve to 10-3 in nonconference play

Missouri beat Maryland 5-1 on Sunday.

Missouri baseball sweeps UIC

The Tigers are off to their first 10-1 start since 1985.

Georgia rolls past Missouri

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.

Columbia College basketball pulls away late for win

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. 

Missouri baseball sweeps doubleheader, improves to best start since 1993

A walk-off home run from Josh Lester gave the Tigers the win in the first game of a doubleheader.

Porter powers Tolton boys basketball to division title

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. 

Missouri baseball takes second game against UIC 2-1

The Missouri baseball team completed its doubleheader sweep against the University of Illinois at Chicago with a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon.

With four-peat in sight, Rock Bridge girls basketball hoping to take playoffs game by game

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.

'Boys against men,' Missouri basketball bullied by Georgia

Missouri shot 28.6 percent from the field against Georgia on Saturday.

Lester hits walk-off home run, Missouri baseball beats UIC 3-2

Missouri coach Tim Jamieson earned career win No. 650.

Missouri sprinter Markesh Woodson breaks school record

Junior sprinter Markesh Woodson brought Missouri a second-place finish in the 60-meter dash at the SEC championships. His personal best broke the school record and earned him a place at the NCAA championships.

Top-ranked Hickman girls basketball prepares for tough district bracket

The No. 1 Kewpies begin district play Tuesday in Blue Springs with their sights on a first state championship.

Wichita State beats Northern Iowa to win Missouri Valley title

Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet combined for 30 points, 14 assists and zero turnovers for Wichita State (27-3, 17-1). Three other Shockers — Tekele Cotton, Darius Carter and Evan Wessel — scored 11 points each.

Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

Police in Gwinnett County northeast of Atlanta received a suspicious vehicle call at approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, nearly 24 hours after the race car was stolen, said Jeffery Richter, the public information officer. A motorist spotted the No. 44 machine along a darkened road and quickly realized it must be the stolen race car.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone

The MVP of the All-Star game, Westbrook has had triple-doubles in his past three games. For the month of February, he averaged 31.2 points, 10.2 assists and 9.1 rebounds and led the team to a 9-3 record.

Former Knick Mason dies at 48

Mason was a defensive force who played for six NBA teams from 1989-2003, a popular protector of superstars like Ewing and respected by opponents who knew they were in for punishment when they played against him.

Eric Hosmer hopes to build off postseason success with Royals

The first baseman is ready to up his game for the Royals after signing a two-year contract on Feb. 18.

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