No. 25 Missouri Slips Past NC State, 68-64

Jabari Brown hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 55.1 seconds left to help No. 25 Missouri beat North Carolina State 68-64 on Saturday night. Brown's 3 over Wolfpack freshman Anthony "Cat" Barber was the biggest shot in a back-and-forth final 4 minutes that saw the teams trade the lead three times before Brown's shot made it 63-62. Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points to lead the Tigers, including two free throws with 20.1 seconds left that pushed the lead to 65-62. Brown finished with 17, helping Missouri hold on in its first true road game this year. Missouri hit five 3-pointers after halftime, the last two coming in the final 4 minutes.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 32 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.