The Salem Boys Basketball Tigers will face Rogers, Arkansas today when they participate in the US Bank and Rolla High School Invitational Tournament. The game will be held at 5:30 at the Rolla High School Gym. If Salem wins, they would play at 7:00 on Tuesday; and if they lose, they will play at 4:00 on Tuesday. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
The Salem Lady Tigers will be back in action as they will participate in the Lebanon Tournament. The varsity will face Lebanon in the opening round this morning at 11:30 at the Boswell Gym. The JV will also participate in the Lebanon Tournament and they will face Conway at 10:00 this morning at the Carr Gym.
Kim English scored 23 points to lead the Missouri Tigers to a 94-79 victory over the Austin Peay Governors in a non-league affair at Mizzou Arena. Marcus Denmon added 17 points for Missouri (9-3), while Michael Dixon contributed 12 points in the win. The Tigers went into the break with a 51-35 advantage after shooting 65.6 percent from the field, and connecting on 8-of-13 three-point attempts in the first half. Missouri continued its strong play in the second stanza, as the team shot a sizzling 57.7 percent from the floor, en route to the 15-point win. The Tigers were unstoppable in this matchup, as the team connected on 62.1 percent of its attempts from the field, and also made 10-of-19 shots from behind the arc. Missouri will face UMKC Wednesday night.
Tim Connolly and Mike Grier each notched a pair of scores as Buffalo used a three-goal third period to get past St. Louis, 5-3, at Scottrade Center. Alex Steen scored twice and Eric Brewer once for the Blues, who lost for the second time since a three-game win streak. Ty Conklin suffered the loss, tagged for all five goals on 24 shots. The Blues host Nashville Tuesday night.
Chad Ochocinco's touchdown catch with 2:03 left in the fourth quarter was the difference, as the Cincinnati Bengals clinched the AFC North title with a 17-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Matt Cassel was 22-of-37 for 180 yards, with one touchdown and two interceptions, as the Chiefs (3-12) lost their fifth consecutive game. Jamaal Charles had 102 rushing yards, while fullback Tim Castille recorded the first receiving touchdown of his career.
Kurt Warner tossed two touchdowns and became just the second player in NFL history to throw at least 100 TDs for two teams, as the NFC West-champion Cardinals earned their third consecutive season sweep of pitiful St. Louis behind a 31-10 decision. Keith Null was picked off three times and logged 171 yards on 20-of-31 attempts for the Rams (1-14), owners of the worst record in the league following their seventh straight loss.