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Dec. 20, 2014

Tigers prepare for legendary matchup

By Will Jarvis

“I’m going to tell them ahead of time,” Anderson said. “But when they walk out on the floor, they’re going to see this is a pretty big game with an NCAA Tournament atmosphere.”

Dec. 18, 2014

As injuries plague Tigers, Fowler fills forward role

By Bobby Ceresia

At starting forward last game, Bree Fowler grabbed a career-high eight rebounds.

Dec. 14, 2014

Tigers mum on Steckel rumors

By Aaron Reiss

Simon said Steckel is like a father to him

Dec. 13, 2014

Mizzou overcomes huge deficit for win over Colorado

By Bobby Ceresia

Despite a 17-point deficit, the Tigers came back to win in the last minutes

 Xavier spoils Gant’s Mizzou debut

Xavier spoils Gant’s Mizzou debut

By Daniel Witt

Despite 13 points by freshman Gant, Tigers fall at home.

Dec. 11, 2014

Allen steps up, leads Tigers past Elon

By Will Jarvis

D’Angelo Allen scored a career-high 12 points while Keith Shamburger hit nine out of nine free throws.

Confidence is key to Tiger turnaround

Confidence is key to Tiger turnaround

By Daniel Witt

“I really think what this team needs is something good to happen,” Kim Anderson said.

Column: From Lambs to Rams

By Daniel Schmidt

Have I ever told you guys how much I love the St. Louis Rams? I've had my moments of doubt, where I've begged them to move to LA or sworn on all that is holy that I would never watch another one of their games. Yet here I ...

Dec. 9, 2014

Chemistry boosts Tigers past Saint Louis

By Bruno Vernaschi

Late in the second half of Missouri’s 74-50 win over Saint Louis on Monday night, senior guard Morgan Eye hit a 27-foot 3-pointer to extend the Tigers’ lead. She said she was “just kind of feeling it, so I just went for it.” The team’s go-to 3-point specialist ...

Column: Christmas training not so bad this year

By Mitchell Forde

Mizzou swimmers will spend a few days in sunny Arizona over winter break to train.

Citrus Bowl: Scouting the Minnesota Golden Gophers

By Jason Lowenthal

No. 16 Missouri (10-3, 7-1 SEC) takes on No. 25 Minnesota (8-4, 5-3 B1G) on Jan. 1 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Maneater writer Jason Lowenthal scouted the Golden Gophers and gave his prediction for the game. Offense Star running back David Cobb leads Minnesota ...

Frericks becomes ‘anchor’ for Missouri program

Frericks becomes ‘anchor’ for Missouri program

By Bruno Vernaschi

“I’ve learned what the SEC is about,” Frericks said. “I’ve learned how to prepare for the kinds of girls we’re going to face. It’s going to be physical; they’re quick. A lot of these teams are great.”

Making a ‘meaner guy’ out of Johnathan Williams III

Feature: Making a ‘meaner guy’ out of Johnathan Williams III

By Will Jarvis

“I yelled at him tonight,” coach Kim Anderson said. “I said, ‘You’ve got to stop being such a nice guy. You’ve got to be a meaner guy.’ We need that.”

Tigers struggle to draw first blood

By Daniel Witt

“We need to learn how to come out as a team and throw the first punch instead of being punched first,” sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III said.

Dec. 8, 2014

Column: Second half of swim season begins, bringing difficulties

By Mitchell Forde

For swimmers, it’s halftime of our season, and while we do not have another meet for more than a month, there seems to be more going on than ever. Prior to Thanksgiving break, we competed in the Mizzou Invite, our first opportunity of the season to shave and taper ...

Dec. 7, 2014

Tigers to face Minnesota in Citrus Bowl

By Will Jarvis

“I’m very honored,” Pinkel said. “There are a lot of different schools they could have taken from the SEC and they chose the University of Missouri.”

Dec. 6, 2014
Mizzou falls flat in SEC Championship

Mizzou falls flat in SEC Championship

By Aaron Reiss

The Tigers will find out tomorrow what bowl game they are headed to.

Reaction: Oklahoma runs away from Mizzou in win

By Daniel Witt

Tigers fall 82-63 to the Sooners.

With Ray absent, Tide roll Tigers

With Ray absent, Tide roll Tigers

By Andrew McCulloch

Said Ray: “The call is what it is. I can’t take it back.”

Dec. 5, 2014
Pinkel, Saban answer pregame questions

Pinkel, Saban answer pregame questions

By Aaron Reiss

They each answered questions about their time playing together at Kent State.