Billikens Battle N.C. State Tonight

Saint Louis begins NCAA Tournament play tonight. The fifth-seeded Billikens open against 12th-seeded N.C. State in the Midwest Region in Orlando at 6:20 p.m. The Wolfpack beat Xavier in the First Four on Tuesday. Tonight's winner plays either Louisville or Manhattan on Saturday.

St. Louis hosts NCAA Tournament second-round games tomorrow at Scottrade Center. New Mexico and Stanford tip at 12:40 p.m., followed by Kansas and Eastern Kentucky. The night session features Wichita State against Cal Poly and Kentucky against Kansas State.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 38 min ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

14 hours 4 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas