KXEO Sports Report 3/18/22

Over 20 million brackets across four major online games are busted after yesterday’s (Thursday) opening day of the first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament saw huge upsets.

The biggest upset of the night saw Number 15 Saint Peter’s stun Number 2 Kentucky in an 85-79 overtime thriller.

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Just 161 perfect brackets remain in ESPN’s Men’s Bracket Challenge Game headed into day 2 of the tournament.

The St. Louis Cardinals will play their first spring training game today against the Houston Astros at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter Florida.

Adam Wainwright gets the start.

First pitch is set for 12:05.

The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team lost 83-78 in overtime to Drake in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament last (Thursday) night at Mizzou Arena.

MU freshman Izzy Higginbottom contributed 14 points.

The Tigers finished the season 18-13 overall.

The St. Louis Blues fell 3-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a shootout at the Enterprise Center last (Thursday) night.

David Perron scored for the fifth straight game, and Ville Husso made 43 saves for St. Louis, which has lost six of their last eight games.