Sports – Monday March 17th

| March 17, 2014
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The Missouri Tigers are NIT bound. Mizzou is a two-seed and will host seventh-seeded Davidson tomorrow. Tip is set for 8 p.m. on ESPN2. Missouri is 22-and-11 while the Wildcats are 20-and-12.

Florida, Arizona, Wichita State and Virginia are the number-one seeds in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Gators are the number-one overall seed in the tourney, which begins Tuesday.

The Kansas Jayhawks are the two-seed in the South Regional of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Jayhawks take on 15th-seeded Eastern Kentucky on Friday in St. Louis. The winner moves on to play New Mexico or Stanford in the third round.

It’ll be a battle of the Wildcats when Kansas State plays Kentucky in the second round of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament from St. Louis. K-State is the nine-seed in the Midwest Regional while Kentucky is the eighth-seed. The winner most likely moves on to play top-seeded Wichita State in the third round.

Saint Louis is heading to the NCAA Tournament as a five-seed. The Billikens will face the winner of tomorrow’s game between Xavier and NC State in Orlando on Thursday. SLU closed the season 26-and-6 after falling to Saint Bonaventure on Friday in the A-10 Tournament.

Matt Fields singled in a run and scored during a three-run 10th inning as the Royals held on for a 9-6 win over the Padres yesterday. Jason Donald hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth to tie it for Kansas City. P.J. Walters picked up the win in relief. The Royals host the Rangers tonight.

Jhonny Peralta went 2-for-4 with an RBI, but the Cardinals suffered a 10-4 loss to a split-squad Mets team yesterday in Jupiter. Adam Wainwright gave up three runs in four-and-a-third innings in the defeat. The Redbirds face the Red Sox today.

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