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

4 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 3 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.