Mar 12, 2020 4:45 PM

Big 12 cancels remaining tournament games

Posted Mar 12, 2020 4:45 PM

:KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Big 12 Conference has announced the immediate suspension of all Conference championships until April 15, resulting in the cancellation of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in Kansas City, along with its upcoming gymnastics and equestrian championships.  Conducting future Big 12 championships this season will be evaluated and determined by April 15.

“After consultation with our Board of Directors it was decided that cancelling these championships was in the best interest of the health and safety of our student-athletes,” said Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. 

Details will be forthcoming on full refunds of ticket purchases for these championships.

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KHP IDs man who died in Riley County accident

RILEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities on Monday identified the man who died in an accident just after 9:30p.m. March 11 in Riley County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Madelline I. Haynes, 22, Junction City, was  westbound on Fort Riley Blvd at 15th street when a pedestrian identified as Francisco J. Nevarrez-Arrellano, 61, Manhattan, entered the road from the north.  The Honda struck Nevarrez-Arrellano.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home. 

The KHP reported they were unable to locate a next of kin for Nevarrez-Arrellano.

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RILEY COUNTY— The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred just before 9:30p.m. Wednesday in Riley County.

A vehicle was westbound on Fort Riley Blvd at 15th street when a pedestrian entered the road from the north. The vehicle  struck the pedestrian. The KHP released no additional details early Thursday.

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RILEY COUNTY— The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred just before 9:30p.m. Wednesday in Riley County.

A vehicle was westbound on Fort Riley Blvd at 15th street when a pedestrian entered the road from the north. The vehicle  struck the pedestrian. The KHP released no additional details early Thursday.

Check the post for additional details as they become available.