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

(AP) - Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has agreed to an eight-year, $144 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to multiple reports. The 28-year-old, two-time Gold Glove winner hit a career-high .318 and matched his best from the previous season with 25 homers, and drove in 94 runs and scored 98 for the Royals last season.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Udoka Azubuike scored 21 points and Devonte' Graham added 15 to help No. 13 Kansas beat No. 20 West Virginia 77-69. Both teams struggled to create much separation in the first half, neither establishing more than a six-point lead.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Robert Johnson scored a career-high 29 points on nine 3s and Indiana rallied from an early 13-point deficit to beat host Iowa 84-82 and pick up its fourth straight victory. Devonte Green had 18 points for the Hoosiers, who also blew a 13-point lead before Freddie McSwain Jr. hit the game-winning basket on a layup with 46 seconds left.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Dean Wade nearly grabbed a triple-double in Kansas State's 78-66 victory over Iowa State. Wade shot 9 of 13 for 22 points while also grabbing eight rebounds and collecting nine assists.

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Marcell Ozuna danced to the music coming from Yadier Molina's speaker. He compared bats with Dexter Fowler. He laughed incessantly in a roar that carried throughout the clubhouse. It didn't take long for the Cardinals' newest personality to make his presence known.

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy is hoping to put a tumultuous 2017 behind him. Last year, Duffy signed a big contract and started on opening day. He also twice went on the disabled list, was arrested on a driving under the influence charge, had surgery and needed to evacuate his home in California because of wildfires.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Sacar Anim scored 26 points and Marquette rallied from a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat Creighton 90-86. Marcus Foster made a 3-pointer to open the second half that stretched the Bluejays' lead to 56-41.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Hasahn French scored 14 of his 15 points in the second half, Javon Bess had a double-double and Saint Louis held off Richmond 72-66. Davell Roby also had 15 points for the Billikens (15-12, 8-6 Atlantic 10), Bess scored 14 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double and D.J. Foreman added 13 points.

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