The Rockhurst basketball team is at its best when it can get out in transition, and Thursday night it was able to do just that.
Bruce Bias, who has spent much of the year hobbled, led the way for the Tigers in their 73-62 senior night victory over Liberty on Friday, scoring a game-high 19 points in a balanced effort.
The Missouri Class 5 and Class 4 district tournaments begin Saturday. Here are five things to watch in boys and girls district play.
Here is a look at the regular season’s stretch run in the Suburban Conference girls basketball races.
Aries Washington scores 30 points, pushes Hornets to a big second half and a 58-40 victory.
Imani Johnson of the Broncos scored six straight points late in the fourth quarter to help Lee’s Summit North close out a 51-43 win. With the win, Lee’s Summit North, 16-4, improved to 5-1 in the Suburban Gold Conference and remained alone atop the league standings.
Here’s a breakdown of the stretch run of the Suburban Conference’s boys basketball season.
Sydney Offield makes two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Liberty beats Blue Springs South 54-52 in the championship game of the Northland Classic.
Junior Tyrone Taylor hits some big three-pointers in Grandviews 63-57 victory at Liberty North
Break from school has not been a complete break from basketball.
Barstow improves to 14-2 with a 71-59 home victory against conference foe.
The Kearney Bulldogs are off to 14-0 start under Coach Troy Resler.
When Grandview High School coach Shannon Moore told his friends, colleagues, coaching peers — whoever would listen — that his girls basketball team had potential for a special season, he didn’t get many agreeable responses. And why would he?
St. Pius X High School girls basketball coach Bob Fenzel is beginning to believe that talent trumps experience. And few could blame him, considering the first-hand evidence his team is providing.
Liberty junior A.J. Cambric made a free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining in overtime to provide the winning margin in a 53-52 Blue Jays win.
Park Hill South found itself in the title game of the North Kansas City tournament for the sixth consecutive year, but the Panthers had just five runner-up trophies to show for their previous efforts. The sixth time was the charm.
Raytown junior Jailen Gill scored 20 points to lead Raytown to a 69-59 victory against Raytown South in the Time Warner SportsChannel Showcase at the Sprint Center.
The Sprint Center will play host Monday to the second annual Time Warner Cable SportsChannel Showcase on Martin Luther King Day.
The two teams exchanged the lead 13 times, though neither team ever held a double-digit advantage. The five-point margin of victory, at 81-76, was the largest separation either team enjoyed in any of the three overtime periods.
After struggling this month and losing their top scorer, Northmen beat William Chrisman 59-51.