Emilio Cuartero and Jace Long finish at NCAA Regionals in Kentucky.
The Southeastern Conference — which includes schools in the deep South such as Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina — is the only one of the six major BCS conferences that will have a majority of minority coaches next season in men's basketball when the league expands to 14 teams after adding Texas A&M and Missouri.
Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine has been waiting for freshman first baseman Kelsea Roth to get hot all season. In the sixth inning, she hit a two-run home run, and the Tigers went on to win 6-0.
The regular-season champions from each conference will play on New Year's Day beginning in 2014, positioning themselves for the expected switch to a four-team playoff. The deal is set for five years, and host sites will be announced later.
The Missouri baseball team lost 6-3 on Friday at Kansas, dropping the Tigers to 27-26 overall and 9-14 in the Big 12 Conference.
The Tigers are known for their pitching and stellar defense, but the offense hasn't been as bright as it was during the regular season.
Rob Zastryzny, Missouri's sophomore starter, suffered the loss after keeping Kansas scoreless until the seventh inning when the Jayhawks scored the winning run on a two-out double.
Missouri men's golfers Jace Long and Emilio Cuartero are both in the upper part of the individual standings after the first round of play Thursday at the NCAA Bowling Green regional.
First team honorees were Andreas Plackis, Jeff Emens, Ben Turner and Brannon Champagne. Second team honorees were Eric Anderson and Ryan Clubb.
The House approved an amendment to a higher education bill Tuesday allowing only Missouri schools to be featured on license plates, unless the Missouri legislature gives its approval.
The amendment's sponsor, Democrat Stephen Webber, says he'll remove his amendment or seek to repeal it if Kansas challenges Missouri to a football or basketball game next school year.
Not everyone in Missouri's dugout was happy about the Tigers' No. 9 seed in this season's NCAA softball tournament.
According to the police report, Berkstresser, 20, was driving a vehicle on Lynnwood Drive and hit a vehicle that was parked along the curb.
Chelsea Thomas, the Missouri softball team's junior ace has been named Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week for the fourth time this season.
The Tigers host first round play for a fourth consecutive year.
Catcher Jenna Marston ended the mini-marathon with a sharp single up the middle in the 10th inning, plating sophomore Mackenzie Sykes, who scored the only run of the game from second base.
Missouri allowed runs in all but two innings against Memphis.
Senior Kristin Nottelmann, who two years ago led Missouri to its second consecutive College World Series, is now the No. 3 pitcher in the Tigers' rotation.
John Miles pitched seven innings and only allowed one run.
Thomas has thrown seven no-hitters and three perfect games in her career. By now, her fans, teammates and coaches are used to them.