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March 1, 2015

Tigers break game open in eighth, sweep UIC

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on March 1, 2015 at 8:51 p.m.

After failing to score more than five runs in six straight games, Missouri baseball’s offense pounded out 10 runs, including six in the eighth inning, in a 10-1 victory over Illinois-Chicago. With the win, the Tigers completed a three-game series sweep of the Flames and improved to 10-1 on the ...

Tigers come back to Earth, get blown out by Bulldogs

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on March 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

It was fun while it lasted. In their first game since beating the Florida Gators 64-52 on Tuesday night, the Missouri Tigers came back to Earth against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. They lost, and they lost by a lot. Georgia had 41 points at the half. Missouri would go ...

Feb. 27, 2015

Tigers win on buzzer-beater triple

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Feb. 27, 2015 at 12:48 p.m.

The Missouri women’s basketball team (16-12, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) has always played by the motto “everything matters.” In no game this season has that been more true than this one. With less than one second left on the clock and the Tigers trailing No. 12 Texas A&M (22-7, 10-5 SEC) ...

Feb. 22, 2015

Tigers win KBCC, four players honored

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Feb. 22, 2015 at 11:01 p.m.

With a 3-1 tournament record, the Missouri baseball team will return to Columbia as champions of the 2015 Kleberg Bank College Classic. The four-team tournament featured Missouri, Sam Houston State, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Purdue. The Tigers clinched at least a share of the title with their 1-0 victory over ...

Triple play highlights Tigers’ 1-0 victory over Purdue

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Feb. 22, 2015 at 4:35 p.m.

Not even the official Missouri baseball Twitter coordinators could figure out the last time the team recorded a triple play. However, the Tigers got one when they needed it the most to highlight a 1-0 victory over Purdue. With two men on and nobody out, senior right-hander Andrew Schwaab relieved ...

Missouri takes down No. 1 Iowa, wins 2015 NWCA National Duals

Posted to Sports Blog by Harrison Degrood on Feb. 22, 2015 at 4:34 p.m.

Addressing one of its biggest goals of the season, the Missouri wrestling team came out of the 2015 NWCA National Duals as champions, something the program had never achieved. In its toughest match of the year, Mizzou went up against No. 1 Iowa in the championship Sunday afternoon. The two ...

Stat Check: Arkansas off to hot start, Tigers pitchers dominant

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Feb. 22, 2015 at 11:47 a.m.

Missouri baseball has gotten off to a hot start this season, going 6-1 in its opening stretch of games. But looking around the conference, one Southeastern Conference opponent has taken the term “hot start” to a whole different level. The Arkansas Razorbacks, ranked 28th in the country by the National ...

Houck takes no-hit bid to sixth in Tigers’ victory

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Feb. 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Tanner Houck’s first collegiate outing did not go quite as well as he had planned. The freshman allowed three runs and seven hits over six innings against Iona last weekend, but struggled with his command at times. He got the win, but knew that he needed to improve moving forward. ...

Tigers cruise to National Duals Finals

Posted to Sports Blog by Harrison Degrood on Feb. 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Missouri wrestling used an impressive second-half push to defeat No. 12 Illinois, 23-13, in the 2015 National Duals Finals quarterfinals matchup. The Tigers took home wins in six of 10 matchups against the Illini, including three in which they earned bonus points. Joining senior Johnny Eblen with big wins were ...

Feb. 21, 2015

Bond’s walk-off homer gives Tigers 2-0 win

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Feb. 21, 2015 at 1:04 p.m.

Brett Bond had one career walk-off home run to his name. It came against St. John Vianney High School when Bond was still playing at Westminster Christian Academy. Now, the freshman has his first collegiate walk-off. Bond’s two-run shot to left in the ninth inning gave Missouri a 2-0 win ...