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

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Post 218 Junior Legion Baseball Player Adam Gauzy. As a pitcher, Adam has the most innings pitched on the staff with 46. His record is 6-0, he's given up 10 runs, three earned, for a staff low ERA of .450. Adam has struck out 53 batters while walking 11. At the plate, Adam is a switch hitter with an avarage of .315, an on-base percentage of .427 and a slugging percentage of .342.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 2 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 32 min ago

Ryan Sweeney went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and 4 RBI as the Chicago Cubs hung on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-6, in the opener of a three-game set. Luis Valbuena smacked a two-run shot and crossed the plate three times for the Cubs, who handed the Cardinals their fourth straight loss. Kevin Siegrist (1-2) gave up the tie-breaking two-run homer to Valbuena in the seventh and was tagged with the loss.