COLUMBIA – The Hickman boys’ basketball team fell to Christian Brothers College High School in the Class 5 State Championship Game by a score of 86-77 in overtime.
COLUMBIA – The Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team took home its third consecutive Class 5 girls’ basketball State Championship after beating the Lee’s Summit North Broncos by a score of 62-45.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Missouri freshman wrestler J’den Cox defeated Ohio State senior Nick Heflin to become the NCAA National Wrestling Champion at the 197 pound weight class. Cox is the youngest Mizzou wrestler to win a national championship.
1. WOMAN CHARGED WITH DWI AND PROHIBITED TURN
The MU Police Department arrested senior Madison J. Lilley, 21, March 13 at 1:43 a.m. Lilley made an illegal turn on Turner Avenue and Providence Road, Capt. Scott Richardson said. Officers discovered that Lilley was intoxicated soon afterwards. Lilley was charged with a DWI as well as a prohibited turn. She has been issued summons and posted $500 bond, Richardson said.
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ATLANTA – The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Georgia Bulldogs by a score of 70-58 to advance to the SEC Tournament Finals.
“When the plays had to be made, they made them,” said Georgia head coach Mark Fox. “They just outworked us on the glass.”
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ATLANTA – After being down seven points at halftime, the #1 ranked Florida Gators beat the Tennessee Volunteers, 56-49, to advance to the SEC Tournament Championship game.
“Our number one key is to not panic and to just refocus,” said Florida senior center Patric Young.