Ole Miss Rallies Past Mizzou

Derrick Millinghaus tied the game up with a 3-pointer and then knocked down the game-winner jumper as time expired to lift the third-seeded Ole Miss Rebels to a 64-62 victory over the Missouri Tigers in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Millinghaus finished 5-of-8 from the floor for 11 points for Ole Miss (24-8), which also received an outstanding 27-point outing from Marshall Henderson. The Rebels will take on Vanderbilt in the semifinals on Saturday. Alex Oriakhi made all seven of his field goal attempts to net a team-high 16 points for theTigers (23-10). Phil Pressey tallied 13 points and eight assists while Earnest Ross chipped in 12 points.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 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

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 38 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.