Three More Teams Advance To NCAA Tournament

Three more teams advanced to the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. LIU Brooklyn punched its third straight ticket to the "Big Dance" after cruising past Mount St. Mary's 91-70 in the Northeast Conference Tournament Championship game. South Dakota State knocked off North Dakota State 73-67 to capture its second straight Summit League title and a second consecutive trip to the NCAA tourney. Valparaiso earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2004 after beating Wright State 62-54 in the Horizon League final. Another NCAA Tournament berth is on the line Wednesday as Bucknell battles Lafayette for the Patriot League title.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 13 hours ago

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

3 weeks 12 hours ago

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

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 33 min ago

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.