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April 1, 2015

Face it, your bracket is busted

By Andrew McCulloch

With March winding down and the Final Four field set, the NCAA is ready to crown a champion. But unless you’re a student, fan or alumnus of one of the four teams left standing, there’s only one thing that still matters: your bracket. Two weeks ago, whenever the ...

J-Flee: Johnathan Williams III to leave Missouri

J-Flee: Johnathan Williams III to leave Missouri

By Daniel Witt

Missouri fans can now anticipate the gold Nike Mizzou basketball jerseys with No. 3 on the back to be on clearance at the campus bookstore. Sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III, arguably the current face of Mizzou basketball, is expected to transfer from Mizzou. He has already notified head coach Kim ...

Loftin to make fan experience a focus for new AD

By Jason Lowenthal

The average attendance at Mizzou football games last season was 65,285, which was 10th in the Southeastern Conference. Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin would like new Athletic Director Mack Rhoades to improve that ranking. Loftin spoke with reporters before spring break and said that he wants Rhoades to enhance the ...

Missouri athletics prospers over break

Missouri athletics prospers over break

By Bruno Vernaschi

While many students went on exotic vacations or sat on the couch during spring break, Missouri athletes were hard at work. From wrestling and swimming national championship appearances to women’s basketball’s postseason efforts and baseball’s tough matchups, the week was filled with highs and lows in Mizzou ...

Column: Never doubt Pitino or Izzo

By Daniel Schmidt

Like most people, I enjoy the unpredictability that comes with March Madness. That's why I don't listen to the talking heads when I'm filling out my bracket; they don't know any more than you or I do. There is certain criteria, though, that I do adhere ...

Tigers lean on experienced offensive line

Tigers lean on experienced offensive line

By Jason Lowenthal

Spring practice is underway, and Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel is already leaning on his returning seniors on the offensive end. “We’re excited about having a group of guys coming back,” Pinkel said. “It’s nice to have that, but there’s an expectation level that goes with that ...

March 28, 2015

Missouri defeats No. 2 Texas A&M 3-2 on the road

By Thomas Cuda

COLLEGE STATION, TX — On a perfect afternoon for baseball, the Missouri baseball team (20-8, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) beat No. 2 Texas A&M (26-2, 6-2 SEC), 3-2, handing the Aggies their first home loss of the season. In the top of the first, the Tigers were sent down in order ...

March 27, 2015

No. 2 Texas A&M defeats Missouri 7-4

By Thomas Cuda

COLLEGE STATION, TX — In a matchup of the two Southeastern Conference Eastern Division leaders, the No. 2 Texas A&M Aggies were able to wear down the Missouri pitchers. The Tigers lost the first game of its three-game series, 7-4. In the top of the first, Texas A&M junior ...

March 24, 2015

Tim Fuller out as associate head men's basketball coach

By Michael Natelli

With Fuller gone, Missouri in the market for new head recruiter, top assistant

March 22, 2015
Houdashelt wraps up career on top

Houdashelt wraps up career on top

By Bruno Vernaschi

The senior took down Edinboro’s David Habat in overtime Saturday to claim an individual title.

Missouri wrestling takes fourth place at NCAA tournament

Missouri wrestling takes fourth place at NCAA tournament

By Katherine Knott

The 2014-15 season further established Missouri as a wrestling powerhouse.

March 21, 2015
Cox defeated, Missouri falters at NCAA National Championship

Cox defeated, Missouri falters at NCAA National Championship

By Quinn Malloy

Cox was 36-0 on the season before losing to Snyder.

Houdashelt advances to the finals

Houdashelt advances to the finals

By Katherine Knott

The No. 1 wrestler is the last Missouri Tiger still alive in the winner’s bracket.

March 19, 2015

Tigers look jet-lagged versus Air Force

By Quinn Malloy

Lester: “It’s hard to get ready and get going knowing you might not play.”

March 18, 2015
A variety of personalities among Tiger Style leaders

A variety of personalities among Tiger Style leaders

By Bruno Vernaschi

Cox, Waters and Houdashelt combine for a total of nine individual conference championships.

Cox finds unexpected friendship after hearing loss

Cox finds unexpected friendship after hearing loss

By Quinn Malloy

Tony Deaver: “Brayden doesn’t run across too many people in day-to-day life that can communicate with him on that level.”

Column: Exclusive Q&A with Missouri basketball’s Ryan Rosburg

By Daniel Schmidt

I sat down with Mizzou junior forward Ryan Rosburg for an exclusive Q&A about beaches, basketball and babes. Daniel Schmidt: Ryan I really appreciate you taking the time to sit down with me. I know we're both busy, what with me catching up on freshman gen ed's ...

Four years after suicide, Sasha Menu Courey changes the system

Four years after suicide, Sasha Menu Courey changes the system

By Katie Pohlman

Although the police investigation is inconclusive, it appears that the perpetrator of Menu Courey’s sexual assault was on the football team at the time.

'Home mat advantage' crucial for Tigers

'Home mat advantage' crucial for Tigers

By Harrison Degrood

Smith: “I have parents coming up to me and they say, ‘We’re going to come back every year and make this a tradition.’”

March 'Matness'

By Bruno Vernaschi and Harrison Degrood

Catch up on some of the biggest matches awaiting the Missouri wrestling team's 10 qualified wrestlers this weekend.