• Missouri’s Porter Jr. out for season after back surgery

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery.

  • Alize Johnson’s bucket gives Missouri State 69-65 win

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Alize Johnson drove and scored with 11 seconds left to give Missouri State a 69-65 victory over Manhattan on Tuesday in the consolation semifinals of the Gulf Coast Showcase.

  • No. 22 Baylor blows most of big lead, beats Wisconsin 70-65

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor was stuck on the same point total for so long Monday night that coach Scott Drew thought about strolling over to the scorer’s table and punching the button to change it himself.

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  • Duncan, Stockton headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame.

  • Georgia Southern survives rally, wins 74-73, goes to 4-0

    ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 20 points, Ike Smith added 19 and Georgia Southern survived a late Missouri State rally to remain undefeated with a 74-73 victory on Monday in a first-round game at the Gulf Coast Showcase.

  • Missouri wins fifth straight to become bowl eligible

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Lock threw three touchdown passes and Missouri won its fifth straight game to become bowl eligible with its sixth victory, a 45-17 rout of Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

  • Custer scores 20 as Loyola-Chicago beats UMKC 66-56

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clayton Custer finished 7-of-11 shooting and scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half, Aundre Jackson made 6 of 8 from the field to finish with 18 points and Loyola-Chicago beat Missouri-Kansas City 66-56 on Thursday night.

  • Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain, 6 others turn down $17.4M offers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who turned down $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams Thursday.

  • Chiefs defense has offered equal opportunity struggles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The constant source of consternation for weeks for those who follow the Kansas City Chiefs has been their run defense, which instead of a steel curtain has more closely resembled a waterfall.

  • 3 indicted in fatal carjacking of St. Louis-area coach

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people have been charged in a series of carjackings in St. Louis, including a crime that resulted in the death of a high school football coach.