After a rigorous non-conference schedule to open the season, Missouri will travel to South Carolina this weekend for its first conference series of 2015.
The game is April 17 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The Missouri wheelchair basketball team will begin first-round play in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on Thursday. James Bohnett, a sophomore with almost 15 years of experience, will likely play an integral role if Missouri is to succeed.
Porter scored a game-high 25 points but shot just 10-of-27 from the field as the Trailblazers beat Bowling Green High School 55-38 in the Class 3 boys basketball state playoffs.
Just shy of the program's record of six qualifiers in 2009, the Tigers will send senior Danielle Barbiea, junior Abby Duncan, sophomore Katharine Ross and freshmen Sharli Brady and Hannah Stevens to compete in Greensboro, North Carolina, on March 19-21.
He just hit the big shot in Missouri's final home game, but that isn't what the Tigers will miss most when Keith Shamburger graduates.
When Grapefruit League games begin on Thursday for the Cardinals, one of manager Mike Matheny's more interesting tasks will be determining where Jason Heyward's speed and power best fit in the batting order.
On the court, she is a fierce competitor. Off the court, she is an entrepreneur, designing and selling her own fashion line with the help of family and friends.
Eric Hosmer and Royals newcomers Kendrys Morales and Alex Rios hit consecutive first-inning homers in the team's spring training opener Wednesday.
The report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) says NCAA member schools are hiring fewer women and minorities for sports jobs.
Columbia College women's basketball beat out Lindenwood University-Belleville in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament on Wednesday night in Belleville, Illinois.
Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that college teams are hitting a home run about every other game. "I guess the seams do matter," said Eastern Michigan's Mitchell McGeein, whose total of five homers in 13 games is one more than he hit all last season. "Last year, I got hold of some balls that should have been out, and they would end up getting caught. Now when I hit a ball the same way, I'm getting rewarded for it."
Marqu'es Webb added 14 points and seven rebounds for Vanderbilt (15-15), which will play No. 6 seed Kentucky in the second round on Thursday.
Auburn (13-17), which will play No. 5 seed Texas A&M in the second round on Thursday, snapped a five-game losing streak against the Gators. The Tigers have now won four straight against SEC opponents after opening the season 0-13 in conference play.
The tournament began Wednesday night with Auburn's 71-49 win against Florida and an Alabama-Vanderbilt matchup. The field and it features five ranked teams and the usual host of other NCAA Tournament hopefuls from one of the nation's deepest leagues. Missouri will play Georgia at 6 p.m. on Thursday for a shot to face one of those top-tier programs.
The eighth-ranked Shockers (27-3, 17-1) were nearly perfect this year in the Missouri Valley Conference and are top seeds heading back to the same court where their dream season ended a year ago. They're peaking, too, after clinching their second straight regular-season title with a winner-take-all, 74-60 victory over No. 11 Northern Iowa last Saturday at home. The lone loss was by 16 at Northern Iowa on Jan. 31.
The victory, which gave Missouri back-to-back home wins for the first time since early January, wouldn't have happened without a huge game from Shamburger.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team will face Blue Springs South at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the Class 5, District 9 championship game.
For the first time, Muriel Williams Battle High School scored over 70 points in a game. The boys basketball team beat Troy Buchanan High School 72-55, earning a spot in the Class 5, District 4 finals.