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April 13, 2014

Missouri wins rubber match, takes series against No. 15 Kentucky

The drubbing didn’t phase them. Missouri beat No. 15 Kentucky 8-3 Sunday in Lexington, Ky., just one day after losing to the Wildcats by 12 runs. The victory gives Mizzou (17-17, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) its second SEC series win of the season. The Tigers are a win away from tying last season’s number of wins, 18. It was the second straight Sunday that the Missouri relied on senior Eric Anderson. The senior from Highlands Ranch, ...

Mizzou baseball licked in Lexington, 12-0

It took just two innings, really. No. 15 Kentucky used the fifth and sixth inning of Saturday’s matchup against Missouri (16-17, 5-9 Southeastern Conference) to top the Tigers, 12-0, in Lexington, Ky. Junior John Miles started on the mound for the Tigers. He got out of tough spots in the first three innings, but soon the Wildcats struck. Kentucky, third in the country in runs coming into the weekend, scored three in the fifth inning ...

Tiger softball snags series over Auburn

No. 16 Missouri softball (30-10, 7-6 Southeastern Conference) managed to hold on for the 8-7 win over No. 20 Auburn (31-11-1, 6-8 SEC) on Saturday to take the series. Senior outfielder Mackenzie Sykes played the hero for Missouri at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two runs and a career-best two home runs. Sykes' six RBI was also a new career-high. The black and gold put seven runs on the board by the end of the ...

Team talks about DGB after spring practice

The Missouri football team spoke to the media for the first time since the program dismissed sophomore receiver Dorial Green-Beckham Friday. Green-Beckham, who led Missouri in almost every receiving category in 2013, was a suspect of a police investigation into an alleged April 6 burglary. Police announced Thursday that the alleged victim would not seek charges, but a day later the team announced his dismissal. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said he looks at all of ...

Mizzou baseball upsets No. 12 Kentucky

A late homer lifted Missouri (16-16, 5-8 Southeastern Conference) over No. 12 Kentucky (22-12, 6-7) in an 8-7 slugfest. The Tigers led through most of the game, but a 5-run seventh put the Wildcats ahead late. Senior designated hitter Eric Anderson came up big in the bottom half, though. With the tying runs on base, he jacked a ball over the left-center field fence, scoring what was the game-winning run. With the teams’ aces on ...
April 10, 2014

Frank Haith drops Zach Price from basketball team

Coach Frank Haith announced today that junior forward Zach Price has been dismissed from the program. Price has been suspended from team activities since April 3. “Last week’s situation was unacceptable and after a review, I have decided that Zach (Price) will no longer be a part of our program,” Haith said in an emailed statement. “The off-the-court incidents involving our program over the past few months will not be tolerated. Our program represents the ...
April 9, 2014

Tigers top rival Missouri State, 9-4

Led by senior second baseman Shane Segovia’s bat, Missouri (15-16, 4-8 Southeastern Conference) topped Missouri State 9-4, Tuesday, at Taylor Stadium. Segovia hit three of Mizzou’s five doubles in the game. He batted in one run and scored three of his own. Though Segovia batted in Missouri’s order, the Tigers got much of their run support from the bottom of their order. Junior outfielders Logan Pearson and Dillon Everett each batted in two runs, and ...
April 3, 2014

Jabari Brown follows classmate Clarkson to NBA draft

Missouri junior guard Jabari Brown will enter the NBA draft with one year of college eligibility remaining, he announced Wednesday. "This was a step I needed to take in order to make the most educated decision possible with regards to my NBA opportunities," Brown said in a news release sent out by the athletic department. The decision means Missouri’s top two scorers won’t return for their senior seasons. Junior guard Jordan Clarkson announced his intent ...
April 2, 2014

Mizzou can’t stave off late rally

Missouri (13-14, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) coughs up a pair of leads and allows a late rally in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Southern Illinois (15-12). The Tigers took the lead with their first batter of the game. Senior designated hitter Eric Anderson blasted a 2-0 delivery into the trees beyond left field for the 1-0 edge. In the third, the Salukis’ leadoff man reached on a throwing error. That runner was erased two ...
March 31, 2014

Jordan Clarkson to enter 2014 NBA Draft

Jordan Clarkson will forgo his senior season at Missouri and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, the MU athletic department announced Monday. ESPN’s Chad Ford predicts Clarkson will be a late first-round pick. Clarkson finished second in scoring for Missouri, averaging 17.5 points per game. The Tigers will lose 43 percent of its scoring with the departure of Clarkson to the NBA and guard Earnest Ross to graduation alone. Junior guard Jabari Brown, who led the ...