Michael Frazier II and Scottie Wilbekin had 15 points apiece and top ranked Florida pulled away for a 72-49 win over Missouri in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday. Jabari Brown had 18 points to lead eighth-seeded Missouri (22-11), which will host Davidson on Tuesday night in the 1st round of the NIT. Tip-off is set for 8:00.
Patrik Berglund scored twice and Ryan Miller turned away 30 shots as the St. Louis Blues prevailed over the Nashville Predators, 4-1. Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for the Blues, who have won seven of their last eight. The Blues will host Winnipeg tonight and you can hear it on KSMO at 6:30.
Cory Vaughn went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and four RBI to lead the New York Mets to a 10-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League action. Jhonny Peralta was 2-for-4 with an RBI while Greg Garcia, Jon Jay and Kolten Wong finished with one RBI apiece for the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright was touched up for three runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings. The Cardinals will play the Red Sox today at 12:05.
Brian Bocock and Whit Merrifield each had an RBI as part of a three-run 10th inning that lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 9-6 win over the San Diego Padres. Jason Donald added a two-run homer and Carlos Peguero stroked a solo shot for the Royals, who saw starter Jason Vargas surrender three runs on four hits over five innings. The Royals will play the Rangers this afternoon at 3:05.
Free agent offensive lineman Rodger Saffold is heading back to the St. Louis Rams. Two days after having an agreement in place with the Oakland Raiders that was voided by a failed physical, the four-year veteran re-signed a five-year contract with his original team. The Rams also signed linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar to a two-year contract on Friday. Dunbar had 39 tackles in 12 games last season, his second with the Rams. His 2013 season started with a four-game suspension.
The Kansas City Chiefs have re-signed linebacker Frank Zombo and signed defensive lineman Vance Walker. Zombo played in all 16 games with five starts for the Chiefs last season and totaled 23 tackles, two sacks, one interception and one forced fumble. Walker started 15 games for the Raiders in 2013.
Funeral services for Albert “Lee” Vaughn of Salem, age 96, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Roberts Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Roberts Cemetery.
Funeral services for Lee F. Becherer of Salem, age 87, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 tonight. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Project Win.
Funeral services for Nicholas S. Asbridge of Rolla, age 84, will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Rolla. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 4:30 with visitation that day from 5:00 to 7:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Interment will be in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial services for Ed Pope of Steelville, age 80, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until service time on Wednesday at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 48.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 32.
Tuesday..Mostly sunny, high of 64.
Tuesday night..Partly cloudy, low of 35.
Wednesday..Mostly sunny, high of 55.
Wednesday night..Mostly clear, low of 34.