Missouri Tops No. 18 UCLA, 80-71

With an 80-71 win over No. 18 UCLA Saturday afternoon, Mizzou Men's Basketball moves to 9-0 on the season and extends their non-conference home winning streak to 79 games and their nation-best active home winning streak to 24 games. This is the Tigers' first victory over a ranked opponent during their non-conference home winning streak that has spanned almost eight seasons.For the second time this season Jabari Brown, Jordan Clarkson and Earnest Rosseach scored at least 20 points. The big three once again dominated the Tiger scoring, contributing 63 of the team's 80 points. Brown led the group with 22, Clarkson contributed 21 and Ross finished with 20. Ross, a native of Cary, N.C., had one of his most complete performances of the season. The senior battled for possession, disrupted the UCLA defense and was a crucial factor in the Tigers comeback, with 15 of his points coming in the second half.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.