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Feb. 8, 2016
Women’s basketball drops Mississippi State game, has losing conference record

Women’s basketball drops Mississippi State game, has losing conference record

By Alexzandria Churchill

With 29 fouls and single digit scoring in two quarters, the Tigers lost a defensive battle to No. 11 Mississippi State 52-42.

Feb. 7, 2016
Alabama hands Missouri eighth straight loss

Alabama hands Missouri eighth straight loss

By Tyler Kraft

Kevin Puryear drops 22 despite poor team performance.

Feb. 5, 2016

Basketball players Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods suspended following arrests

By Alec Lewis

Gant and Russell were arrested in connection with a Dec. 9 home invasion, according to a police report.

Three takeaways from Missouri women’s basketball's loss to Georgia

By Alexzandria Churchill

The Tigers are handed second home loss of the season after three-game winning streak.

Feb. 4, 2016
Former Missouri wrestler Alan Waters qualifies for 2016 U.S. Olympic trials

Former Missouri wrestler Alan Waters qualifies for 2016 U.S. Olympic trials

By Chase Lynn

Alan Waters: “Every kid dreams of competing in the Olympics when they’re a kid. I think everything really comes to life when you’re competing against some of the best guys not only in the country but in the world.”

William Cook loses voice, Missouri loses to Ole Miss

William Cook loses voice, Missouri loses to Ole Miss

By Alec Lewis

As many fans sat, slouching in their chairs to watch Missouri try to break a six-game losing streak, William Cook stood, leaning on the railing and screaming his lungs off the entire game.

Feb. 3, 2016
Keys to success for Missouri men’s basketball against Ole Miss

Keys to success for Missouri men’s basketball against Ole Miss

By Tyler Kraft

How the Tigers can snap their six-game losing streak Wednesday.

Missouri basketball falls to Ole Miss 76-73, loses seventh straight

Missouri basketball falls to Ole Miss 76-73, loses seventh straight

By Alec Lewis

In front of 4,734 fans, the lowest number all year, Mizzou was able to ignite a late second half splurge of perimeter baskets, but it ultimately wasn’t enough.

Missouri football locks up 2016 signing class

Missouri football locks up 2016 signing class

By Alec Lewis

Five players signed from Missouri and Illinois; two from Arkansas, Georgia and Texas; and one from Alabama, California, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Feb. 2, 2016
Missouri men’s basketball struggles stem from lack of experience on court

Missouri men’s basketball struggles stem from lack of experience on court

By Tyler Kraft

While Missouri may be seen like a team of the future, the present is becoming increasingly painful.

Missouri wrestlers not losing focus in ‘dark days’ of January and February

Missouri wrestlers not losing focus in ‘dark days’ of January and February

By Anne Rogers

Willie Miklus: “The dark days of January and February are where all-Americans and national champs are made.”

Stock watch: Missouri women's basketball upperclassmen step up

By Alexzandria Churchill

Women’s team continues to struggle with turnover-steal ratio while underclassmen take a backseat on offensive end.

Feb. 1, 2016
Missouri football picks up wide receiver transfer from Alabama

Missouri football picks up wide receiver transfer from Alabama

By Alec Lewis

Black was ranked the 58th best football prospect coming out of Jacksonville’s First Coast high school years ago, and he comes to Missouri three years later a graduate transfer.

Jan. 31, 2016
Column: The more days that go by, the more the Border War subsides

Column: The more days that go by, the more the Border War subsides

By Alec Lewis

A Kansas fan: “I've always been a big fan of the rivalry, I really have. But when they moved out of the Big 12... It was like, good riddance.”

Missouri wrestling defeats Old Dominion 29-6 on Senior night

Missouri wrestling defeats Old Dominion 29-6 on Senior night

By Anne Rogers

Blaise Butler: “If you would have asked me a couple of years ago I wouldn’t have thought I would end my career here, but it was definitely a great place to be.”

Big pins from Manley, Butler help Missouri wrestling beat No. 7 Oklahoma

Big pins from Manley, Butler help Missouri wrestling beat No. 7 Oklahoma

By Anne Rogers

Matt Manley: “I think the team got a little more excited after that, everyone kind of took a breath and knew we would do OK.”

Missouri unable to get off six game skid, loses 76-62 to Mississippi State

Missouri unable to get off six game skid, loses 76-62 to Mississippi State

By Tyler Kraft

Anderson: “I didn’t think we looked very comfortable on the floor tonight. We looked like a team who were struggling mentally and physically on the floor.”

Jan. 30, 2016

Keys to success for Missouri men’s basketball against Mississippi State

By Tyler Kraft

How the Tigers can break their five-game losing streak Saturday.

Jan. 29, 2016
Column: Maty Mauk endured more than most, won football games at Missouri

Column: Maty Mauk endured more than most, won football games at Missouri

By Alec Lewis

The former Mr. Football in Ohio, the former All-SEC freshman, the guy that returned the black and gold to national prominence now has no affiliation to the football team he became so accustomed to leading week-in and week-out.

How Missouri women's basketball escaped an LSU loss

By Alexzandria Churchill

Women’s team beats LSU for first time since 1988 despite a four-point third quarter and eight turnovers.