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 Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Class 4 District 9 at Sullivan...
Girls opening round...
Union vs. Owensville at 6:00
St. Clair vs. Pacific at 7:30

Class 5 District 8 at Washington...
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Parkway Central vs. Lafayette at 6:00
Boys opening round...
Washington vs. Eureka at 7:30

Class 4 District 8 at Kirksville...
Boys first round...
Warrenton vs. Kirksville at 9:00