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Michael Ronnebaum
March 23, 2018 - 6:40 am
Sprint Center is hosting Sweet 16 games in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. Mississippi State upset No. 1 Connecticut in 2017 to win the national title, a win that snapped the longest winning streak in college basketball history at 111 games. This weekend in Kansas City the Bulldogs look to...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kassius Robertson scored 22 points to help Missouri snap a three-game losing streak with a 69-60 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter overcame foul trouble to score 13 points for the Tigers (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). Fresh from a win over No. 12...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:21 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter added 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri (13-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference). The Tigers found their rhythm in the second...
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Marc LaVoie
December 14, 2017 - 4:51 am
Kansas City officials hope Thursday night's sold-out Women's Volleyball Final Four at Sprint Center is the start of better things in the area. Kathy Nelson with the Kansas City Sports Commission said her organization is working toward getting more NCAA Championships and Final Fours to come to town...
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Marc LaVoie
October 23, 2017 - 4:52 am
Kansas City, MO - The University of Kansas' men's basketball team defeated Missouri 93-87 at Sprint Center Sunday in an exhibition game dubbed a "Showdown for Relief" that raised about $2.5 million for hurricane victims. Five years have passed since the Jayhawks and Tigers met on the hardwood,...
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April 18, 2017 - 1:20 pm
The NCAA has selected Kansas City for several collegiate sports tournaments in the coming years. The city submitted 55 bids for the 2018-2022 academic years, said Kathy Nelson, Kansas City Sports Commission President and CEO. The NCAA announced sites for 83 championships for sports that include...
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Jim Cunningham
April 18, 2017 - 5:20 am
The NCAA is set to select sites on Tuesday for upcoming events and Kansas City officials are hoping for more business from the country's premier college sports organization. The city submitted 55 bids for the 2018-2022 academic years, said Kathy Nelson, Kansas City Sports Commission President and...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason the Third poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. Devonte Graham also had 26...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 4:33 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A security guard asked the wife of Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall to leave the lower bowl of Bankers Life Fieldhouse after she started loudly cursing shortly after Sunday's 65-62 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. A police officer was eventually called and followed...
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Jim Cunningham
March 16, 2017 - 6:00 am
A professor at the University of Kansas says he is going a step beyond simply filling out an NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament bracket. It can be difficult not to get caught up in the madness of college basketball in March, especially for people who live in Lawrence. Jonathan Templin has taken his...
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