The annual Norm Stewart Classic will be getting underway tonight (Friday).
This year’s classic will take place at Mizzou Arena for the first time after 11 years at Columbia College’s Southwell Complex.
9 Columbia teams are in the classic.
The Mexico Bulldogs boys take on the 10th ranked Centralia Panthers in Class 3 tonight at 11.
Community R-6 boys take on Otterville on Sunday morning at 4am, while the Community R-6 girls face Otterville girls at 6am.
The classic gets started tonight at 5 and will feature games for 48 straight hours while raising money for cancer research.
The Missouri Women’s Basketball team defeated in-state rival Saint Louis 83-58 last night at Mizzou Arena.
The Tigers were red hot in all aspects of shooting in the game, shooting 51.9 percent from the field, 66.7 percent from three, and 93.8 percent from the free throw line.
Freshman guard Aijha Blackwell led all scorers with 17, and Freshman forward Hayley Frank recorded 16.
In the NFL the Chicago Bears outlasted the Dallas Cowboys 31-24.