Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Sporting Kansas City picked an own goal in the 89th minute that proved to be the difference in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday night. The goal for San Jose was the first KC allowed this season.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jake Allen stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season to lead the playoff-contending St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes Saturday night. It was St. Louis' fifth shutout since February 2nd.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Missouri has already reached one milestone in NCAA Tournament play. The sixth-seeded Tigers will be looking to take another big step in Sunday's second-round game against Number 3 Florida State. Missouri has won tournament games in consecutive seasons for the first time in program history.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Caleb Swanigan had 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and Purdue reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in seven years with a wild 80-76 victory over Iowa State Saturday night. The Cyclones erased a 19-point deficit in the second half, taking their first lead of the game on Deonte Burton's two free throws with 3:11 left. But P.J. Thompson responded with a critical 3-pointer for the Boilermakers, and Swanigan made several huge plays in the final minutes.

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Brittney Sykes scored 28 points and Alexis Peterson added 25 to lead eighth-seeded Syracuse to an 85-65 win over Iowa State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday. Iowa State actually outscored Syracuse 57-52 over the final three quarters, but the game was decided in the first 10 minutes.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Breanna Lewis had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Kindred Wesemann added 16 points and seventh-seeded Kansas State beat Number 10 seed Drake 67-54 Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats took the lead in the game's opening minutes and never relinquished it.

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