Local: A Cliff Hanger, not the fiscal type, took place in the Girls’ Championship game at the Monroe City Basketball Tournament yesterday.
.(Monroe City: 50 Palmyra: 48 Lady Panthers: 1st place)
Boys Championship Game@ Monroe City Palmyra: 81 Marion County: 62
Sports Director Bill Shuler has the highlights...

Boys High School Basketball
QND over Hannibal 57 to 47, Dalton Powell with 18 pts. for the Pirates
QHS 53 Springfield 43
West Hancock edges Pittsfield 41 to 40
Girls HS
(Unity Tournament)
Unity: 43 C-SE: 29
West Hancock: 61 Western: 48
Brown County: 40 Highland: 39
(Regular Season)
Sherrard: 52
Illini West: 50

*Men's College Basketball*
HLGU: 64 Iowa Wesleyan: 54
QU: 78 Illinois-Springfield: 75 in OT

John Wood: 88 Black Hawk: 56
C-SC: 85 Peru State: 77
(Missouri over Tennessee State 68 to 38.)

Women's Basketball
John Wood: 57 Southeastern-CC: 54
Peru State: 72 C-SC: 68

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Stefan Jankovic scored all 14 of his points in the second half, helping 12th ranked Missouri overcome a sloppy first half en route to a 68-38 victory over Tennessee State yesterday. Laurence Bowers had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Alex Oriakhi added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Missouri, which defeated its second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference team following a 81-65 win Tuesday over Southeast Missouri State.