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Jan. 19, 2015

Missouri wrestling tops Central Michigan to stay undefeated

Posted to Sports Blog by Harrison Degrood on Jan. 19, 2015 at 10:45 a.m.

Missouri wrestling stayed on top of the Mid-American Conference, winning 23-12 over Central Michigan on Saturday at Hearnes Center. The Tigers improved to 4-0 in MAC duals while the Chippewas fell to 3-1. Mizzou stands at 14-0 this season, and have won 18 consecutive duals dating back to last season, ...

Jan. 18, 2015

Second-half rally not enough as Tigers fall to Volunteers

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Jan. 18, 2015 at 1:00 a.m.
Second-half rally not enough as Tigers fall to Volunteers

They’ll get there. They’re just not there yet. Missouri’s “young team” status was on display on Saturday at home as a late rally by the Tigers was canceled out by a 13-5 run by Tennessee to finish the game. Down 37-29 midway through the second half, the Tigers went on ...

Jan. 16, 2015

Mizzou women’s basketball falls to top-ranked Gamecocks

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 16, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.

Going into Thursday night’s game, the South Carolina women’s basketball team was undefeated and ranked number one in the nation. Leaving the court after a low-scoring 60-49 win against Missouri, those statements still stand. However, unranked Mizzou (11-7, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) put up an incredible defensive effort and held USC ...

Jan. 13, 2015

Reaction: No. 1 Wildcats rout Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Jan. 13, 2015 at 11:00 p.m.

Missouri men’s basketball took to Lexington to face off against undefeated No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday night in a game that reminded this reporter of Warner Brothers’ 1996 basketball film “Space Jam.” The Tigers, ranked 163 in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball Rating Percentage Index, were the Looney Toons; ...

Jan. 11, 2015

Missouri takes down Florida, ends cold streak

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Jan. 11, 2015 at 8:23 p.m.

The cold streak is over. After losing its last four games, the Missouri women’s basketball team beat out Florida at home Sunday evening. The Tigers were led by senior guard Morgan Eye’s four 3-pointers and six free throws as well as junior guard Maddie Stock’s 13 points to close the ...

Jan. 10, 2015

Tigers fall to Auburn in second conference game

Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Jan. 10, 2015 at 10:00 p.m.

It was a shootout in the Alabama plains Saturday night. Jump shots and trash talking were rampant as Auburn took down Missouri men’s basketball team 85-79 at home. The Tigers attempted 61 field goals and 27 three-pointers, scoring a season-high 79 points. Despite the offensive success, the defense struggled against ...

Tigers trump No. 4 Cornell

Posted to Sports Blog by Harrison Degrood on Jan. 10, 2015 at 6:11 p.m.

The Missouri wrestling team cruised to 13-0 on the year and tallied its 17th straight win dating back to last season, defeating No. 4 Cornell on Saturday, 27-9. The Tigers handed the Big Red its first loss on the season with key victories in seven of their 10 matches. Sophomore ...

Jan. 8, 2015

Mizzou downs LSU in overtime

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Jan. 8, 2015 at 10:04 p.m.

It was everything we expected out of the Tigers this season: grit, effort, well-roundedness, defense — and inconsistency. Missouri played like the good, inexperienced team it is against Louisiana State on Thursday night. On multiple occasions the Tigers dominated the scoring like a tournament-level team, and at times they gave ...

Tigers fall in Georgia, drop fourth straight

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 8, 2015 at 10:00 p.m.

Despite a season-high nine points by junior guard Morgan Stock and another strong performance by sophomore forward Jordan Frericks, Missouri women’s basketball fell to 10-6 against No. 20 Georgia (14-2). Both teams got off to quick starts, but Georgia was the dominant team from the opening tip-off. The Tigers kept ...

Jan. 4, 2015

Missouri drops tough contest yet again

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Jan. 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

The Tigers have hit a rough patch. The Missouri women’s basketball team dropped its home conference opener against No. 17 Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon, 53-47. The Bulldogs came into the game undefeated following a victory over No. 19 Georgia. The loss was the Tigers’ third straight defeat after falling ...