Kim Mulkey, the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Baylor University, had strong words for parents who were concerned about female students’ safety on campus. After the women’s team clinched the Big 12 regular season title on Saturday, Mulkey used her postgame speech to defend her school, which has been under fire for a sexual assault scandal under former football coach Art Briles.
WATERLOO • Steve Medford opened the door of the visitors' locker room and was bum rushed. The coach of the Alton Marquette boys basketball team was engulfed in a sweat-soaked mass of jubilation Friday night. Marquette knocked off Gibault 54-48 in overtime to win the Class 2A regional championship at Gibault. The No. 7 small school in the STLhighschoolsports.com rankings, Marquette (28-3) won its third consecutive regional title and sixth in the last seven seasons. Friday's victory tied the school record for wins that was set in 2012. Marquette advanced to play Wesclin (17-13) in a sectional semifinal at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nashville. Medford's sweat bath, the big trophy, the school record and
The Nevada Wolf Pack will travel south to Sin City to face off against their in-state rivals, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels on Saturday afternoon. The Wolf Pack are coming off a hard fought 85-77 victory over Boise State on Wednesday night in Reno. The win moved Nevada into a first-place tie with Colorado State in the Mountain West standings but before they face off against the Rams on March 4th, the Wolf Pack must deal with the lowly Rebels (and then San Jose State on March 1st) “Our approach to the next two road games can’t change”, said Nevada head coach Eric Musselman after the win on Wednesday night. “We have to be ready to play. Every road game is difficult. We have to play with a desperation