Oklahoma State's Marshall Moses (33) drives the ball around Iowa State's Jamie Vanderbeken (23) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
Texas' Dexter Pittman (34) takes a shot in the second half as Colorado's Jermyl Jackson-Wilson (31) defends at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 11, 2009. Pittman scored 26 points in Texas' 67-56 win.
Baylor's Curtis Jerrells (0) drives the ball around Nebraska's Steve Harley (4) in the second half at the Big 12 Conference men's tournament in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
This 2004 file photo provided by the University of Missouri shows Missouri linebacker Aaron O'Neal, who died July 12, 2005, after collapsing during a voluntary workout with teammates at the university in Columbia, Mo. The university has reached a settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by O'Neal's family. A Boone County judge still must approve the undisclosed settlement, referred to in court records filed this week in the lawsuit over the death of Aaron O'Neal.
Cleveland State forward Renard Fields (45) celebrates with fans after Cleveland State beat Butler, 57-54, in the Horizon League tournament title game on Tuesday in Indianapolis.
The Kansas City Outlaws Pee Wee A hockey team finished second in the Missouri Hockey Inc. state championships on March 7 at the Rec Plex in St. Peters, Mo. The Outlaws, led by coach Matt Kiegerl and assistants John Hilliard and Mike Steiner, include, from left, Riley Yack, Kansas City, Mo.; Alex Kiegerl, Lenexa; Anderson Love, Shawnee; Brooks Hidaka, Overland Park; Nick Steiner, Overland Park; Dylan Reising, Overland Park; Dakota Mason, Lenexa; Logan Adkins, Shawnee; Derrick Hilliard, Fairway; Matt Main, Lawrence; and Thomas Anderson, Lawrence. The Outlaws finished the season 37-13-7.
Everett W. Cox
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A student poses with a Xenesthis immanis tarantula on her face during an exhibition Tuesday at a school in Bogota, Colombia. Biologist Dario Gutierrez tours schools throughout Colombia teaching students the use of almost 300 species of arachnids in traditional medicine.
A female junco bird eats nyjer seed last week in Omaha, Neb. Birdseed prices have been fluctuating for months, and the cost of a premium seed imported from India is at an unprecedented high.
Mary Quinn, 48, right, of Greenwich, Conn., is seen at her home with her daughters Paulina, 11, left, and Isabelle, 17, Thursday at their home in Greenwich. Quinn, laid off in December from her job in the financial industry, is actively seeking work but in the meantime savors her unexpected time with her daughters.
Amy VanDeventer shows how she cuts open bottles of lotion so she can reach last bit in the bottom at her office in south Denver last month.
Residents walk past tornado-damaged homes in Chapman. Tornadoes raked Kansas on June 11, 2008, killing at least two people, destroying much of the small town of Chapman and causing extensive damage on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan.
A car was tossed and crushed after the deadly storms that passed through Manhattan and Chapman on June 11, 2008.