Billikens Oust UMass, Capture A-10 Title Outright

Saint Louis senior guard Jordair Jett’s game-winning layup in the final seconds propelled the Billikens to a 64-62 victory at UMass Sunday in the Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season finale. With the win, the Billikens (26-5, 13-3 A-10) clinched the A-10 regular-season title outright for the second season in a row. SLU will be the No. 1 seed at next week’s A-10 Championship in Brooklyn, with its first game being Friday at 11 a.m. (CT) at Barclays Center.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 14 hours 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

15 hours 47 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.