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

5 hours 57 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 hours ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 5 min ago

The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.