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Jordan Binnington's 39 saves lead Blues past Lightning 4-3

Mar. 24, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Home ice was anything but friendly to the Blues at the start of the season. With the playoffs approaching, they're looking pretty comfortable in St. Louis — and made a statement against the hottest team in the NHL. Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington made...

Iowa State rolls past 14th-seeded NMSU 97-61

Mar. 23, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State cruised to its first NCAA Tournament win in six years on Saturday — and moved a step closer to its first Sweet 16 in nearly a decade. Bridget Carleton led four players in double figures with 23 points and third-seeded Iowa State routed New Mexico State 97-61 on Saturday...

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Mar. 23, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary. Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent weeks that's blamed in three deaths so far, with...

No. 11 Missouri State stuns DePaul 89-78

Mar. 23, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Missouri State surprised some by upsetting Missouri Valley powerhouse Drake to claim the league's automatic bid. The 11th-seeded Lady Bears apparently aren't done playing above expectations. Alexa Willard and Danielle Gitzen each scored 20 points and Missouri State stunned sixth-seeded...

The Latest: President Trump grants Iowa disaster declaration

Mar. 23, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says President Donald Trump has granted her request for an expedited disaster declaration for 56 counties with damage from recent flooding along the Missouri River and other parts of the state....

No. 2 Iowa looks to clinch Sweet 16 spot vs. Missouri

Mar. 23, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's path to the Sweet 16 has never been clearer. If the Hawkeyes play as poorly on Sunday as they did on Friday, that won't matter. Iowa (27-6) will have home-court advantage and Megan Gustafson, the best player in school history, on its side when it hosts seventh-seeded Missouri...

Va Tech beats Saint Louis 66-52 for 1st tourney in 12 years

Mar. 23, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After back-to-back years of first-round losses in the NCAA Tournament, Virginia Tech finally broke through. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, Kerry Blackshear added 15 and the fourth-seeded Hokies earned their first NCAA Tournament win in 12 years by beating No. 13 seed...

Missouri hits late FT, beats Drake 77-76 in OT

Mar. 22, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Just moments after the worst foul of her career, Drake's Becca Hittner got her chance for redemption. Hittner's wide-open jumper as time expired instead clanked off the back of the rim, a cruel reminder that for every March buzzer-beater there's a potential game winner that ends in...

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

Mar. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion. The ongoing flooding along the Missouri River has damaged thousands of homes and...

The Latest: Flood levels reached record in 3 towns

Mar. 22, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 4 p.m. This year's round of Midwestern flooding is the worst ever at three locations in Nebraska. National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Low said during a conference call Friday that the Missouri River reached record...