Missouri ends season of unfulfilled promise

Monday, December 29, 2008 | 9:42 p.m. CST; updated 3:06 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 15, 2009

SAN ANTONIO – Across Interstate 37 from the Alamodome, Jim McVeigh walked from San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as one of a proud few. He wore a black Missouri sweatshirt. A black-and-gold pom-pom dangled from the back of his blue jeans.