Jett Powers Billikens Past Wofford, 66-52

Jordair Jett equaled his season high with 16 points, and Saint Louis overcame a stubborn Wofford team to post a 66-52 victory over the Terriers Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena. Rob Loe scored 14 points for the Billikens (9-2), who captured a third consecutive victory. John Manning tied his career high with nine points, and Jake Barnett also scored nine. Grandy Glaze pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds to lead SLU to a 34-23 advantage on the glass. Jett, who was 6-of-8 from the field, also led the Billikens with four assists. Loe tied his career best with a game-high three blocks, while Austin McBroom picked up a game- and career-high three steals. Spencer Collins scored a game-high 17 points for Wofford (3-6), a member of the Southern Conference. Karl Cochran gathered six rebounds, and Indiana Faithfull dished out a game-high five assists. The Billikens were whistled for a season-low 11 fouls, while Wofford’s 24 fouls were the most by a SLU opponent this year. The Bills took advantage by outscoring the Terriers by 11 points from the foul line, tying their season high with 19 free throws on a season-high 28 attempts.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 13 min 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 19 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

4 hours 2 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.