Antoine Rozner, a senior from Paris who plays for UMKC, qualified to play in the NCAA men’s championship tournament starting Friday in Eugene, Ore. He advanced by placing second in a regional tournament last week at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla.
Jon Wefald spent 23 years as Kansas State University president, a time a tremendous growth in the football program and in college sports. Wefald devotes two chapters of his book, The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009, to athletics on campus and the Big 12 Conference.
K-State announced the hiring of Brad Korn as an assistant men’s basketball coach Wednesday. Korn comes to K-State after three seasons with Missouri State, but he is a familiar face around Manhattan. Korn served as director of basketball operations on Weber’s initial K-State staff during the 2012-13 season when the Wildcats won 27 games and claimed a share of the Big 12 championship.
Senior left-hander Ross Vance held Oklahoma to one hit over the last 8 2/3 innings and Kyle Davis hit a three-run homer, leading West Virginia to a 6-0 victory over Oklahoma in the Big 12 tournament on Wednesday.
Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university says its governing board is still considering the results of an internal investigation into the matter.
Baylor University, the largest Baptist school in the U.S., has been contending for the past year with cascading reports of sexual assaults committed by football players and, more broadly, complaints by students, alumni and others that officials at the university in Texas for years failed to adequately investigate rape claims.
Missouri pitcher Tori Finucane was injured by a batted ball last May and now wears a protective face mask in the field. She is part of a growing trend of players opting for safety over style and convention.
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Missouri softball advances to regional final
Missouri softball reacts to winning the NCAA regional opener
MU softball coach Ehren Earleywine discusses his team's state of mind before NCAA regional play