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Sept. 21, 2014

Mizzou drops out of AP Top 25

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 21, 2014 at 3:06 p.m.

Missouri suffered a 31-27 heartbreaker to Indiana this week and subsequently was dropped from the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. The Tigers began the season at No. 24 and had moved up to No. 18 before falling to the Hoosiers. The Southeastern Conference, however, still holds a strong presence in ...

About yesterday: Week Four

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 21, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.
About yesterday: Week Four

There’s really no way around it. An inferior opponent beat Mizzou on both sides of the ball. A perennial bottom-dweller in the Big Ten Conference came into Memorial Stadium and was ready to play. Mizzou was not. The Tigers suffered a 31-27 heartbreaker to Indiana, falling to 3-1 on the ...

Volleyball splits matches in Miami

Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Sept. 21, 2014 at 2:46 a.m.

The Missouri volleyball team went 1-1 in the Miami Invitational in Coral Gables, Florida, Saturday, defeating the University of North Carolina–Greensboro in four sets, then falling to the University of Miami in four later that night. The Miami Invitational marked the last of Mizzou’s four pre-Southeastern Conference play tournaments. Mizzou ...

Sept. 20, 2014

Mizzou tied at 17 with Indiana

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Sept. 20, 2014 at 4:47 p.m.
Mizzou tied at 17 with Indiana

It hasn’t been comfortable for Missouri so far against Indiana, with Missouri tied 17-17 in a game against what was considered going into this week as an inferior Hoosier team. Mizzou was sloppy at points in the first half. Two false start penalties highlighted Mizzou's second drive of the game, ...

Missouri soccer victorious in battle of Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Sept. 20, 2014 at 1:31 a.m.

When freshman Kaitlin Clark scored the first goal of her collegiate career, the first thing she did was run over to her sister, senior Kaysie Clark, and celebrate with her. Kaitlin Clark sprinted to the left out of bounds line to track down the ball. She made a cut, then ...

Sept. 19, 2014

Volleyball ready for Miami

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 19, 2014 at 7:07 p.m.

After last weekend’s Idaho Nike Invitational, the Missouri Tigers have one more tournament to work out the last kinks before beginning Southeastern Conference play next weekend. And after a strong performance in Idaho, they may be hitting their stride at just the right time. "This was probably our best match ...

The fall of the Big Ten Conference

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 19, 2014 at 1:04 p.m.

Ohio State star quarterback and Heisman Trophy contender Braxton Miller was shut down for the season Aug. 20 after injuring his throwing shoulder. It was an ominous start to the football season for the Buckeyes. Little did we know that Miller’s injury would also mark the downfall of the Big ...

What to watch for: Missouri vs. Indiana

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 19, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.

Missouri plays the Indiana Hoosiers in the fourth week of the college football season. Here are five things to watch for in the matchup: 1. The play of Indiana running back Tevin Coleman Indiana comes to Memorial Stadium boasting the No. 3 rushing attack in the nation. The Hoosiers average ...

Sept. 18, 2014

Mizzou Arena renovations announced

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 18, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.

Mizzou Athletics announced plans Thursday to proceed with a multi-million dollar renovation on Mizzou Arena. The renovation will begin in the coming weeks. The renovation includes plans to upgrade the Tiger Player Development area, team lounge, locker room, team academic area, strength and conditioning facility, and facility entranceway in order ...

Mizzou, UConn to play home-and-home

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Sept. 18, 2014 at 10:14 a.m.

Missouri and Connecticut jointly announced Monday the finalization of a home-and-home football series beginning in 2015. Mizzou will play host in the first game of the series Sept. 19, 2015. Two years later, the two teams will return to action at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Mizzou now has ...