Sweet 16 Field Set

The Sweet 16 field is set in the men's NCAA Tournament. Half the teams earned their spot on Saturday while eight more picked up wins in the third round on Sunday. Among those moving on are eighth-seeded Kentucky, 11th-seeded Tennessee and top-seeds Arizona and Virginia. The Wildcats clash with fourth-seeded Louisville in a Bluegrass State showdown. Louisville won the regular season matchup 73-66. Also in the Midwest Regional, the Volunteers take on last year's national runner-up Michigan. A win by the Cardinals and the second-seeded Wolverines would set up a title game rematch from last season. Arizona and Virginia blew out Gonzaga and Memphis respectively to advance. Among those ousted Sunday were top-seeded Wichita State and second-seeded Kansas. The Shockers fell to Kentucky and lost for the first time all season. The Sweet 16 starts on Thursday.

South Region - 3rd round
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Scottrade Center - St. Louis, Missouri
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(10) Stanford 60 (2) Kansas 57

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl - San Diego, California
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(4) UCLA 77 (12) Stephen F. Austin 60

Midwest Region - 3rd round
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Scottrade Center - St. Louis, Missouri
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(8) Kentucky 78 (1) Wichita State 76

PNC Arena - Raleigh, North Carolina
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(11) Tennessee 83 (14) Mercer 63

East Region - 3rd round
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AT&T Center - San Antonio, Texas
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(3) Iowa State 85 (6) North Carolina 83

PNC Arena - Raleigh, North Carolina
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(1) Virginia 78 (8) Memphis 60

West Region - 3rd round
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AT&T Center - San Antonio, Texas
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(6) Baylor 85 (3) Creighton 55

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl - San Diego, California
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(1) Arizona 84 (8) Gonzaga 61

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 4 hours ago

Union 55 Pacific 7
Borgia 42 Kennedy 6
Battle 56 Washington 8
O'Fallon Christian 50 Wright City 12
Salem 50 St. James 27
Southern Boone 40 Owensville 24
Priory 49 Sullivan 17
Hermann 36 Transportation and Law 6
Cuba 30 Jefferson 0
Moberly 42 Warrenton 0

Saturday...
St. Clair at Westminster 2:00