The Maneater

Adam Cole

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Dack Punke (right), freshman, wrestles with Barlow McGhee, senior, in a wrestling practice at the Student Center on Thursday Oct 19. (Oct. 20, 2017)
Jontay Porter, freshman, attempts to box out Kansas sophomore Lagerald Vick in the "Showdown for Relief" on Oct. 22. (Oct. 22, 2017)
Kansas and Missouri fans stand for the national anthem. Jayhawk and Tiger fans packed the same arena on Sunday to watch the two teams play for the first time since 2012 in the Showdown for Relief at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2017)
Freshman big man Jeremiah Tilmon shoots a free throw against Kansas on Oct. 22. (Nov. 07, 2017)
Michael Porter Jr. motions for a basketball prior to Missouri's exhibition scrimmage with Kansas on Oct. 22, 2017. (Nov. 21, 2017)
Jontay Porter boxes out Kansas guard Lagerald Vick on Oct. 22 during the Showdown for Relief. (Nov. 28, 2017)
Courtesy of Adam Cole (Nov. 28, 2017)
Graduate transfer Kassius Robertson watches his shot go in during the Showdown for Relief against Kansas on Oct. 22 (Dec. 05, 2017)
Forward Jontay Porter plays during the Showdown for Relief on Oct. 22, 2017. (Feb. 06, 2018)
The childhood wrestling mat of J'den Cox, Jaydin Eierman, Grant Leeth and many more, built into Mike Eierman's garage in 2005. (Feb. 21, 2018)
A walkway to the door of Mike Eierman's shed is marked by children's footprints and the words "Follow me." (Feb. 21, 2018)
Before he took the name of his adoptive father, current Missouri wrestling standout Jaydin Eierman went by his last name by birth, Clayton. He was never close with his birth dad though, instead finding a father figure in Mike. (Feb. 21, 2018)
Mike Eierman often ventures to his garage to reminisce over the names on the wall in his youth club wrestling room. (Feb. 21, 2018)
Featured on the wall of Eierman Elite alumni, a quote signed by Ben Askren, who went on to be a national champion at Missouri and have an undefeated MMA fighting career. (Feb. 21, 2018)
Mike Eierman recalls childhood wrestling stories of J'den Cox and Jaydin Eierman as he looks over a wall of signatures from his Eierman Elite alumni. Mike went on to become Cox's Olympic coach and Jaydin's father. (Feb. 21, 2018)
A small, makeshift locker room in Mike Eierman's now historic garage-turned-wrestling mat. (Feb. 21, 2018)
The gate to Mike Eierman's backyard is decorated with the Eierman Elite logo, his wrestling youth club that has used the mat in his garage for 13 years. (Feb. 21, 2018)
One of the walls in Mike Eierman's garage is adorned with the signatures of hundreds of kids who have wrestled in the room. Among them are an Olympic medalist, an MMA fighting champion and two current undefeated Mizzou wrestlers. (Feb. 21, 2018)
Forward Jordan Barnett reaches for the ball during the Showdown for Relief against the Kansas Jayhawks on Oct. 22, 2017. (Mar. 20, 2018)
Forward Kevin Puryear prepares for a pass during the Showdown for Relief at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Oct. 22, 2017. (Mar. 20, 2018)
Graphic by Adam Cole (Mar. 20, 2018)
Missouri interim softball coach Gina Fogue addresses local media ahead of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, which kicks off in Norman, Oklahoma for the Tigers. (May. 18, 2018)
Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk introduces new Missouri softball head coach Larissa Anderson at a press conference on June 7, 2018. She will be the third to lead the program in as many seasons. (Jun. 08, 2018)
Redshirt sophomore tight end Albert Okwuegbunam goes to block an opposing defender during an afternoon practice at Missouri football camp at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex on August 13, 2018. (Aug. 13, 2018)
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Micah Wilson takes reps during a fall camp practice at the Missouri Athletics Training Center on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 16, 2018)
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Lindsey Scott, Jr. throws to receivers at a fall camp practice at the Missouri Athletics Training Center on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 16, 2018)
Sophomore running back Larry Rountree III stretches out before a fall camp practice at the Missouri Athletics Training Center on August 13, 2018. (Aug. 16, 2018)
Senior safety Cam Hilton kneels while stretching before a Missouri training camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 17, 2018)
Senior safety Cam Hilton kneels while stretching before a Missouri training camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 13, 2018. (Aug. 17, 2018)
Mizzou football coach Barry Odom talks to players during stretches before a fall Mizzou camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 13, 2018. (Aug. 21, 2018)
Missouri defensive coordinator Ryan Walters watches his defense work against the first team offense during a Missouri fall camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 13, 2018. (Aug. 24, 2018)
Sophomore tight end Albert Okwuegbunam catches a pass during a drill at Missouri's fall camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 27, 2018)
Senior wide receiver Emanuel Hall works against wide receivers coach A.J. Ofodile during drills at a Missouri fall camp practice at the Mizzou Athletics Training Center on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 28, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock throws a pass during drills at a Missouri fall camp practice on August 16, 2018. (Aug. 28, 2018)
Graduate transfer and starting safety Khalil Oliver speaks with members of the media after a football practice on August 28, 2018. (Aug. 28, 2018)
Missouri football coach Barry Odom speaks to members of the media after practice on August 28, 2018. (Aug. 28, 2018)
Linebacker Cale Garrett reaches for the leg of UT-Martin quarterback Dresser Winn during a 51-14 defeat of the Skyhawks at Farout Field on Saturday. (Sep. 01, 2018)
Wide receiver Nate Brown throws his hands up at an official after a flag wasn't thrown for defensive pass interference on a play late in the first half of Missouri's 51-14 win over UT-Martin on September 1, 2018. (Sep. 06, 2018)
Senior defensive tackle Terry Beckner, Jr. (left) celebrates a defensive stop with teammate Adam Sparks in the first quarter of Missouri's matchup with Wyoming on September 9, 2018. (Sep. 08, 2018)
Quarterback Drew Lock waits in the shotgun before a play call from the sideline in the first half of Missouri's matchup with Wyoming on September 9, 2018. (Sep. 08, 2018)
Drew Lock looks back after scampering into the endzone on a 12-yard touchdown rush with 5:32 left in the second quarter of play against Wyoming on August 9, 2018. Lock finished the game with 51 yards rushing. (Sep. 08, 2018)
MU senior Skyler Kramer has worked in 4 different labs researching various subjects. (Sep. 14, 2018)
Offensive coordinator Derek Dooley talks with members of the media after football practice on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. (Sep. 18, 2018)
Wide receiver Jalen Knox speaks to members of the media after a Tuesday practice on Sept. 18, 2018. Knox's five catch, 110-yard performance, which included a 59-yard touchdown, landed him SEC freshman of the week (Sep. 20, 2018)
Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm calls for offensive adjustments before a play call deep in Missouri territory in the first half of Missouri's 43-29 loss to the Bulldogs on Sept. 22, 2018. (Sep. 22, 2018)
Defensive tackle Walter Palmore and linebacker Brandon Lee (right) tackle Georgia running back D'Andre Swift during Missouri's 43-29 loss to the Bulldogs on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (Sep. 22, 2018)
Drew Lock walks onto the field with team captains before the start of Missouri's eventual 43-29 loss to Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (Sep. 22, 2018)
Barry Odom looks to the field before leading his team to the sideline to take on Wyoming on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Sep. 22, 2018)
Senior safety Cam Hilton (left) celebrates with sophomore safety Joshuah Bledsoe after recording a tackle for loss late in Missouri's 43-29 loss to Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (Sep. 22, 2018)
Freshman forward Julissa Cisneros fires a bicycle kick on goal in the 21st minute of Missouri's 2-1 loss to Vanderbilt on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Cisneros finished the game with the lone shot. (Sep. 23, 2018)
Sophomore forward Jontay Porter talks with members of the media before a practice on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Mizzou Arena. (Oct. 01, 2018)
Senior pitcher Danielle Baumgartner meets with senior catcher Trevor Mallett in the circle before pitching the bottom of the first inning of the Tiger Pantry Exhibition game on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (Oct. 01, 2018)
On Sept. 29, 2018, alt-country artist Sturgill Simpson performed at the Roots N Blues N BBQ festival. (Oct. 02, 2018)
Kicker Tucker McCann lines up for an extra point attempt in the first quarter of Missouri’s matchup with UT-Martin on Sept. 1, 2018. (Oct. 10, 2018)
Kicker Tucker McCann lines up for an extra point attempt in the first quarter of Missouri’s matchup with UT-Martin on Sept. 1, 2018. (Oct. 10, 2018)
Missouri defensive coordinator Ryan Walters talks with members of the media after after a practice on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. (Oct. 17, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock throws warm up passes before Missouri's eventual 43-29 loss to then-No. 2 Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (Oct. 17, 2018)
Missouri outfielder Connor Brumfield points to the stands after hitting a home run against the Missouri softball team in the annual Tiger Pantry game on Sept. 29, 2018. (Oct. 17, 2018)
Junior libero Riley Sents (center) celebrates with team members after winning the fourth set of Missouri volleyball's match with Auburn on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (Oct. 19, 2018)
Senior safety Cam Hilton stretches out to defend a throw to junior wide receiver Mecole Hardman in Missouri's loss to Georgia on Sept. 22, 2018. (Oct. 19, 2018)
Junior running back Damarea Crockett jumps into the endzone for his only score of Missouri's 65-33 win over Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (Oct. 20, 2018)
Missouri running back Damarea Crockett pretends to punch receiver Johnathon Johnson after he caught a touchdown pass in Missouri's week one win over UT-Martin on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (Oct. 20, 2018)
Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam runs away from defenders and sprints into the endzone for his first of three touchdowns in a 65-33 win over Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (Oct. 20, 2018)
Mizzou basketball coach Robin Pingeton smiles at her team during introductions at men's and women's basketball's annual Mizzou Madness event on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (Oct. 21, 2018)
Jontay Porter waves at teammates after introductions during Mizzou basketball's annual Mizzou Madness event on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 (Oct. 21, 2018)
Missouri's Leketor Member-Meneh spikes the ball into two Auburn defenders during the Missouri's eventual four-set win on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (Oct. 22, 2018)
Missouri volleyball player Kylie DeBerg smiles at teammate Andrea Fuentes after beat Auburn in four sets on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (Oct. 22, 2018)
Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin greets his team during introductions at Mizzou Madness on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (Oct. 22, 2018)
Missouri linebacker looks to his right after Kentucky fumbles the ball in the middle of the second quarter of an eventual 15-14 loss for Missouri on Saturday, Oct. 27. Garrett finished the game with 14 tackles. (Oct. 27, 2018)
Missouri coach Barry Odom hangs his head after watching the replay of a block in the back call after a 32-yard touchdown catch from freshman receiver Kam Scott gets called back on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Odom is 0-6 against ranked opponents in his time as head coach at Missouri. (Oct. 27, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock takes a snap in the redzone and moves to his right during a play in the second quarter of Missouri's eventual 15-14 loss to Kentucky on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Lock finished the game with 165 yards passing and no touchdowns. (Oct. 28, 2018)
Missouri coach Robin Pingeton looks to her team after calling a timeout in the fourth quarter of Missouri's 70-48 exhibition win over Missouri Western on Monday, Oct. 30, 2018. Pingeton, who had previous stints at Illinois St. and her alma mater, St. Ambrose, has found success in all of her coaching stops by building relationships with recruits and making an impact in the community. (Oct. 31, 2018)
Missouri forward Sophie Cunningham hones in on the hoop before a free throw attempt during Missouri's 70-48 exhibition win over Missouri Western, Monday, Oct. 30, 2018. Cunningham, who committed MU in eighth grade and is entering her senior season, used to shoot hoops at a brick instead of a basket. (Oct. 31, 2018)
Missouri forward Torrance Watson jogs out of the tunnel at Mizzou Arena during introductions at Mizzou Madness on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. A four-star recruit, Watson is expected to have an immediate impact on this year's Missouri squad. (Oct. 31, 2018)
Missouri guard Akira Levy holds the ball at the top of the key as time runs out in the first half of Missouri's 70-48 exhibition win over Missouri Western on Monday, Oct. 30, 2018. Levy, who was a top-70 recruit, is a possible starter for Missouri's 18-19 squad. (Oct. 31, 2018)
Missouri wideout Emanuel Hall (center) high fives teammate Jalen Knox after scoring a touchdown early in the third quarter of Missouri's 38-17 win over No. 13 Florida on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (Nov. 03, 2018)
Larry Rountree breaks free for a 27-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of Missouri's 38-17 win over No. 13 Florida on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (Nov. 03, 2018)
Missouri center Jeremiah Tilmon (focus) watches his shot go up in a 68-55 win over Central Arkansas on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at Mizzou Arena. Tilmon finished the game with 16 points and 4 offensive rebounds. (Nov. 06, 2018)
Missouri guard Mark Smith boxes out CAU center Hayden Koval on a free throw during an eventual 68-55 win for the Tigers on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at Mizzou Arena. (Nov. 06, 2018)
Missouri's Tyanna Omazic hits the ball over the net and into two LSU defenders in Missouri's three-set win on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at Mizzou Arena. (Nov. 07, 2018)
Missouri running back Damarea Crockett points to the sky after scoring his first touchdown of Missouri's 33-28 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 10, 2018)
Missouri running back Damarea Crockett points to the sky after scoring his first touchdown of Missouri's 33-28 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 10, 2018)
Missouri volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow has been at the helm of coaching the program for about two decades, but his staff has always been a family affair, with his wife, Susan, coaching since he took over the program and his niece, Molly Taylor, helping coach the program the last two seasons. (Nov. 15, 2018)
Jemele Hill, a staff writer at The Atlantic, speaks to MU students and the general public in Stotler Lounge at Memorial Union on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Nov. 15, 2018)
Missouri defensive tackle forces a fumble from Arkansas quarterback Ty Storey in the first quarter of Missouri's win over the Razorbacks on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (Nov. 23, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock pumps his fist in response to cheers during Tiger Walk before Missouri's eventual 38-0 win over Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at Faurot Field. (Nov. 23, 2018)
Missouri linebacker Terez Hall celebrates a defensive stop with teammates during Missouri's 38-0 win over Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (Nov. 23, 2018)
Missouri defensive tackle Jordan Elliott celebrates his first of three sacks in Missouri's 38-0 win over Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at Faurot Field. (Nov. 23, 2018)
Missouri coach Barry Odom talks to sideline reporters just after Missouri's 38-17 win over No. 13 Florida on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. (Nov. 27, 2018)
Mark Smith (13) and the Missouri bench watch as forward Javon Pickett gets tied up with Temple guard Shizz Alston, Jr. and called for a foul late in the fourth quarter of the Tigers' 79-77 loss to the Owls on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at Mizzou Arena. (Nov. 27, 2018)
Kevin Puryear comes short of blocking a shot during Missouri's 79-77 loss to Temple at Mizzou Arena on Nov. 27, 2018. (Nov. 28, 2018)
Jordan Geist heaves up a three-point shot in the final second of regulation to tie the game at 57 and send UCF and the Tigers into overtime. Geist finished the game with 18 points. (Dec. 02, 2018)
Missouri forward Javon Pickett (4) puts his finger in the air in celebration after hitting a three point shot in regulation during Missouri's 64-62 win over UCF on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at Mizzou Arena (Dec. 02, 2018)
Former Clemson quarterback and incoming graduate transfer Kelly Bryant visited MU for the Tigers' game against Kentucky, Oct. 27, 2018. (Dec. 04, 2018)
Former Clemson quarterback and incoming Missouri graduate transfer Kelly Bryant looks into the stands of Memorial Stadium before the Tigers' game against Kentucky on Oct. 27, 2018. Bryant, who's expected to be Drew Lock's successor, compiled over 3,000 passing yards at Clemson. (Dec. 04, 2018)
Missouri football coach Barry Odom waits to lead his team onto Faurot Field before a 40-13 over Wyoming on Saturday Sept. 9, 2018 in Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 06, 2018)
Missouri point guard Jordan Geist flexes his biceps after scoring a layup and drawing a foul off a steal in an 80-64 win over Oral Roberts on Friday, Dec. 7 2018 at Mizzou Arena. The layup accounted for two of five points in just four seconds for Geist. (Dec. 07, 2018)
Missouri guard K.J. Santos (center) is boxed between Oral Roberts' Aidan Saunders and Francis Lacis during a free throw attempt in Missouri's 80-64 win on Friday, Dec. 7 2018 at Mizzou Arena. (Dec. 07, 2018)
Missouri defensive lineman Tre Williams lines up for the Tigers during their 51-14 win over Tennessee-Martin at Faurot Field, Sept. 1, 2018. (Dec. 10, 2018)
Missouri guard Mark Smith yells in celebration after being taken off the court late in Missouri's 79-63 win over Illinois on Saturday, Dec. 22 2018 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Mo. Smith, who began his college career at Illinois, transferred to Missouri this summer. (Dec. 22, 2018)
Missouri point guard Jordan Geist finds himself tangled up with Illinois guards Ayo Dosunmu (11) and Aaron Jordan in the first half of Missouri's 79-63 win over The Illini on Saturday, Dec. 22 2018 at the Enterprise Arena in St. Louis, Mo. (Dec. 22, 2018)
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy speaks with members of the media at the Embassy Suites in Memphis, Tenn. on Sunday, Dec. 30 2018. (Dec. 30, 2018)
Missouri coach Barry Odom speaks with members of the media at the Embassy Suites in Memphis, Tenn. on Sunday, Dec. 30 2018. (Dec. 30, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock lays on the ground after stretching and failing to gain a first down and extend a late Missouri drive in the Tigers' 33-38 loss to Oklahoma State on Monday, Dec. 31 2018 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock celebrates an MU touchdown in the third quarter of MU's 33-38 loss to Oklahoma State on Monday, Dec. 31 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 2018)
Missouri quarterback Drew Lock celebrates an MU touchdown in the third quarter of MU's 33-38 loss to Oklahoma State on Monday, Dec. 31 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 2018)
Missouri running back stands with the 'n' in his last name missing from his jersey during warmups before a 33-38 loss to Oklahoma State on Monday, Dec. 31 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 2018)
Missouri running back Damarea Crockett points to the sky after scoring his first touchdown of Missouri's 33-28 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 07, 2019)
Tennessee forward Admiral Schofield and Missouri guard Jordan Geist dive for a loose ball early in the first half of the Tigers' 87-63 loss to the Volunteers on Tuesday, Jan. 8 2019 at Mizzou Arena. (Jan. 08, 2019)
Missouri freshman Grace Berg boxes out a Missouri Western defender in a game on Monday, Oct. 29 2018. (Jan. 21, 2019)
LSU's Ja'vonte Smart signals to the crowd in celebration after hitting a game-tying 3 late in regulation of MU's 86-80 overtime loss to LSU on Saturday, Jan. 25 2018 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 26, 2019)
Missouri sophomore Mark Smith watches lineup introductions before MU's 86-80 overtime loss to LSU on Saturday, Jan. 25 2018 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Smith, who rolled his ankle in the team's previous matchup with Arkansas, was out for the game. (Jan. 26, 2019)
Missouri coach Barry Odom heads to the locker room before a Liberty Bowl loss on Sunday, December 31, 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Jan. 31, 2019)
Missouri football coach Barry Odom leads his team before entering the field on Saturday, Oct. 20 to play Memphis. (Feb. 01, 2019)
Missouri guards Torrence Watson, left, and Javon Pickett talk during a dead ball in the second half of MU's fourth annual Rally for Rhyan game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers beat the Commodores 77-67. (Feb. 02, 2019)
Missouri forward Jeremiah Tilmon high fives forward Mitchell Smith while at the free throw line in the second half of MU's fourth annual Rally for Rhyan game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers beat the Commodores 77-67. (Feb. 02, 2019)
Alabama senior Abby Armbrecht sticks a landing during with Alabama vs. Missouri meet on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (Feb. 04, 2019)
Missouri point guard Xavier Pinson. (Feb. 09, 2019)
Freshman guard Torrence Watson drives the lane on LSU's Emmitt Williams MU's 86-80 overtime loss to LSU on Saturday, Jan. 25 2018 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 09, 2019)
Juniors Matthew Davis (left) and Ben Schlueter sit in the front row the student section before kickoff against UT-Martin on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. The juniors and the rest of the MU student section will be moving from the 50-yard line for the 2019 season with the announcement of new season ticket pricing and seating charts. (Feb. 12, 2019)
head coach Larissa Anderson calls pitches during the Tiger Pantry charity game on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (Feb. 12, 2019)
Missouri forward Jeremiah Tilmon sticks his tongue out mid-dunk in the first half of MU's 79-78 win over Arkansas on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2019)
Missouri forward Kevin Puryear jumps to defend Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien in the first half of MU's 79-78 win over Arkansas on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2019)
Missouri outfielder Connor Brumfield points his finger to the crowd in celebration after hitting a home run in the annual Tiger Pantry charity game on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in which MU softball and baseball faced off. (Feb. 14, 2019)
Missouri junior Kameron Misner awaits a pitch in the annual Tiger Pantry charity game on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in which MU softball and baseball faced off. (Feb. 14, 2019)
Missouri outfielder Connor Brumfield leaps to catch a softball against the outfield wall of the Mizzou Softball Complex in the annual Tiger Pantry charity game on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in which MU softball and baseball faced off. Both the softball and baseball programs face postseason bans in 2019 after sanctions were handed down from the NCAA in February. (Feb. 14, 2019)
No. 13 Jarrett Jacques has top position on Wyatt Sheets during the 157 dual of the Missouri vs. Oklahoma State wrestling meet on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2019)
Hearnes Center watches the Missouri vs. Oklahoma State wrestling meet on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo. 4,721 were in attendance, breaking an MU wrestling record. (Feb. 17, 2019)
Zach Elam, left, and No. 2 Derek White grapple for position during sudden victory of the heavyweight dual of the Missouri vs. Oklahoma State wrestling meet on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 18, 2019)
UK forward P.J. Washington reaches for a loose ball with forward E.J. Montgomery and MU forwards Kevin Puryear and Reed Nikko looking on in the first half of the Missouri vs. Kentucky men's basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2019)
MU's all-time leading scorer Derrick Chievous walks to mid-court at halftime of the Missouri vs. Kentucky men's basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2019)
MU forward Jeremiah Tilmon dunks over UK guard Tyler Herro in the second half of the Missouri vs. Kentucky men's basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2019)
Missouri point guard Jordan Geist flexes his biceps in celebration of an and-1 layup during a game against Oral Roberts on December 7, 2018 (Feb. 27, 2019)
Missouri guard Torrence Watson cuts to the paint in the second half of the MU vs. South Carolina men's basketball game on Saturday, March 2 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 02, 2019)
Missouri forward Kevin Puryear talks with a film crew about his 18-point performance after the MU vs. South Carolina men's basketball game on Saturday, March 2 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 03, 2019)
Senior guard Lauren Aldridge looks to the rim before a free throw attempt in the first half of the Missouri vs. Alabama women's basketball game on Sunday, March 3 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 03, 2019)
MU seniors Sophie Cunningham, Lauren Aldridge and Cierra Porter share a laugh after the Missouri vs. Alabama women's basketball game on Sunday, March 3 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 05, 2019)
Nathan Fielder speaking after a showing of "Finding Frances" at the Missouri Theatre on Friday, March 1, 2019. (Mar. 05, 2019)
Missouri guard Jordan Geist reacts to a near-make, buzzer-beating shot just before the first half's end in MU's 79-78 win over Arkansas on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 06, 2019)
Junior guard Amber Smith, center, high fives teammates after a foul call in the first half of the Missouri vs. Alabama women's basketball game on Saturday, March 3 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 06, 2019)
Guard Torrence Watson sticks his tongue out in celebration of a made 3-pointer in the first half of the Missouri vs. Ole Miss men's basketball game on Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 09, 2019)
Guard Xavier Pinson shoots a wide open layup in the first half of the Missouri vs. Ole Miss men's basketball game on Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 11, 2019)
Alumnus and former Olympian John Brown takes to mid-court at halftime of the Missouri vs. Ole Miss men's basketball game on Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Brown's No. 50 was hung in the rafters at halftime. (Mar. 11, 2019)
Coach Cuonzo Martin calls for one of his players during the first half of the Missouri vs. Ole Miss men's basketball game on Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 12, 2019)
Graduate assistant Jeronne Maymon walks off the court following the Missouri vs. Kentucky men's basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 12, 2019)
Missouri point guard Xavier Pinson waits for a play to develop in a game against LSU on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 14, 2019)
Missouri guard Jordan Geist watches a loose ball as he runs it down in the second half of MU's fourth annual Rally for Rhyan game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers beat the Commodores 77-67. (Mar. 14, 2019)
Guard Jordan Geist, right, sits with forward Kevin Puryear and watches a hype video ahead of lineup introductions for the Missouri vs. Ole Miss men's basketball game on Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 14, 2019)
No. 3 Jaydin Eierman celebrates a win by fall against No. 13 Kaid Brock after the 141 dual of the Missouri vs. Oklahoma State wrestling meet on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo. (Mar. 19, 2019)
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