Billikens Beat Butler, Secure A-10 Title Spot

Dwayne Evans posted 24 points and 11 rebounds to power the number-16 Billikens to a 67-56 win over Butler and into the Atlantic 10 Tournament final. Cody Ellis added 13 points and five rebounds for Saint Louis, which faces Virginia Commonwealth Sunday at 1 p.m. in Brooklyn. Rotnei Clarke scored a team-high 16 points to go with five boards for the Bulldogs, who drop to 26-and-8 overall. Butler outrebounded SLU 38-to-29 but turned the ball over 20 times compared to Saint Louis' 11.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 8 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 8 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.