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Dec. 20, 2014

Standouts lead Tigers to victory over Wake Forest

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Dec. 20, 2014 at 6:18 p.m.

On Dec. 17, Missouri women’s basketball coach Robin Pingeton said the upcoming game against Wake Forest would “definitely be a challenge.” But if you were watching sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis and junior guard Juanita Robinson, the baskets seemed to come effortlessly. Both Michaelis and Robinson achieved career highs in points ...

Dec. 14, 2014

No. 5 Missouri takes down No. 7 Ohio State for ninth straight win

Posted to Sports Blog by Quinn Malloy on Dec. 14, 2014 at 5:47 p.m.

Missouri wrestling won its ninth straight duel to begin the season Sunday, edging Ohio State 20-19 by the criteria of most match points. “Wow. I love my team. That was special what we did today,” Coach Brian Smith said in a tweet. Missouri senior No. 3 Alan Waters (125) kicked ...

Dec. 13, 2014

Signs point to Steckel leaving Mizzou

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Dec. 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Lyndal Scranton of the News-Leader is reporting that Missouri defensive coordinator and associate head coach Dave Steckel will leave the team to become the next head coach at Missouri State. Missouri State has called a news conference for 5 p.m. Sunday to announce its new head coach, and many signs ...

Dec. 10, 2014

Pinkel, Ray, Murphy capture individual SEC honors

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Dec. 10, 2014 at 4:26 p.m.

Missouri football will be taking home its fair share of honors this season. After clinching the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title, the Tigers were also awarded with three individual honors. Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray, and all-purpose man Marcus Murphy had ...

Dec. 9, 2014

Missouri places seven on All-SEC football teams

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Dec. 9, 2014 at 2:58 p.m.

The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday that seven Missouri players are on the All-SEC coaches’ teams. Coaches determined the teams, but were not allowed to vote for their own players. Mizzou tied for the conference-high in total selections with Alabama. Junior defensive end Shane Ray received defensive line first team honors ...

Dec. 8, 2014

Ray, Sasser, Murphy capture first team All-SEC honors

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Dec. 8, 2014 at 2:15 p.m.

Three Missouri Tigers were named to the Associated Press’ first team All-Southeastern Conference football team this afternoon: junior defensive end Shane Ray, senior wide receiver Bud Sasser and senior running back/return man Marcus Murphy. Ray is also the AP’s SEC defensive player of the year. Ray broke Missouri’s single-season sack ...

Dec. 6, 2014

Missouri basketball falls to Bradley

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Dec. 6, 2014 at 11:00 p.m.

Sophomore forward Jordan Frericks led Missouri in scoring for a third straight game. But unlike the past two games, her performance didn’t result in a Tigers win. Mizzou fell to the Bradley 76-64, their second loss of the season. The two teams traded baskets early on, until the Braves pulled ...

Tigers trail Tide at the half

Posted to Sports Blog by Andrew McCulloch on Dec. 6, 2014 at 4:52 p.m.

ATLANTA — It’s been a comedy of errors for Missouri, but the Tigers aren’t laughing. Mizzou trails Alabama 21-3 in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game. The Crimson Tide scored on the very first drive of the game off of a one-yard run by running back T.J. Yeldon. He would score ...

Dec. 4, 2014

Former football player Lee arrested for burglary, felony stealing

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Dec. 4, 2014 at 10:32 a.m.

MU Police arrested former Missouri football player Lawrence Lee yesterday for two counts of burglary in the second degree, as well as felony stealing. According to MUPD’s Captain Brian Weimer, Lee allegedly stole a Sony laptop from a room in South Hall on either Nov. 10 or 11. Lee also ...

Dec. 2, 2014

Wes Clark suspended indefinitely

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Dec. 2, 2014 at 11:29 p.m.

Missouri pulled out a win Tuesday night against Southeast Missouri State, but did so shorthanded. After the Tigers’ 65-61 victory, Missouri coach Kim Anderson announced that sophomore guard Wes Clark, who didn’t play against the Redhawks, is suspended indefinitely for a “violation of guidelines.” Anderson said Clark may not have ...