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Nov. 26, 2014

Missouri falls to Alabama in five sets

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 26, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.

And so they end. The careers of seniors Emily Wilson, Sarah Meister and Whitney Little came to a close on Wednesday night, as Missouri fell to Alabama in five sets. After taking an early 2-0 lead, the Tigers faded down the stretch, forfeiting the final three sets to the Crimson ...

Steckel named nominee for Broyles Award

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Nov. 26, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.

Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel has headed one of the nation’s most feared defenses this season. Today, he was named a nominee for the Broyles Award, an honor given to college football’s top assistant coach. Forty coaches around the country are nominees, including five from the Southeastern Conference. Four of ...

Nov. 25, 2014

Mizzou up to No. 17 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Nov. 25, 2014 at 8:04 p.m.

Missouri (9-2, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) continued a steady climb up the College Football Playoff rankings as the Tigers jumped three spots to No. 17 in the latest release of the top 25. Mizzou is currently riding a five-game win streak ahead of its crucial showdown with Arkansas this Friday. If ...

Reaction: Tigers blown out by Boilermakers in Maui

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Nov. 25, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Following Missouri's gritty 19-point loss to No. 3 Arizona on Monday, Mizzou fell to unranked Purdue 82-61 Tuesday in the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Here’s what we can take away from the loss: Still too many Tiger turnovers The Tigers committed nine turnovers in their horrific first half Tuesday and ...

Nov. 24, 2014

Golden named SEC defensive player of the week

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Nov. 24, 2014 at 7:08 p.m.

It seems like the same story keeps being written over and over. Missouri defensive end Markus Golden was named defensive player of the week in the Southeastern Conference following an impressive performance against Tennessee. It marks the eighth time this season that a Mizzou player has won a conference weekly ...

Lawrence Lee dismissed from football program

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Nov. 24, 2014 at 4:15 p.m.

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel announced Monday during his weekly press conference that freshman receiver Lawrence Lee was dismissed from the football program for disciplinary reasons. David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune reported that Lee’s high school coach Harry Lees said the dismissal is due to a violation of team ...

Missouri basketball takes first defeat of the season

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 24, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.

Despite a promising first half, the Missouri women's basketball team fell Sunday night in Honolulu to No. 14 California 70-82 in the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic. The first 20 minutes of the game were tight until the Golden Bears took a six-point lead with three minutes left. The Tigers, ...

Nov. 23, 2014

Tigers take down Old Dominion in conference opener

Posted to Sports Blog by Harrison Degrood on Nov. 23, 2014 at 5:04 p.m.

No. 7 Missouri made a statement Sunday, taking eight of 10 duals from No. 14 Old Dominion en route to a 24-10 victory. The Tigers had a strong showing from every weight class, especially sophomore Lavion Mayes at the 141 class and redshirt freshman Willie Miklus at the 184. Mayes ...

Nov. 22, 2014

Tigers tied with Vols at the half

Posted to Sports Blog by Andrew McCulloch on Nov. 22, 2014 at 8:19 p.m.
Tigers tied with Vols at the half

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — After one half of play, Missouri and Tennessee are tied at 13. The Tigers came out with a bang, scoring on the first drive of the game when senior running back Marcus Murphy ran the ball in for a score from one yard out. Missouri was three-for-three ...

Missouri basketball dominates first game in Hawaii

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Nov. 22, 2014 at 1:38 a.m.

The sun shone bright on Friday afternoon in Honolulu at the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic Friday, but the sophomore class of Missouri women’s basketball shone even brighter. Sophomore forward Kayla McDowell put up 11 points while sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis put up 14 points, a new career best. The ...