Frenzy surrounds Missouri-Kansas basketball rivalry game

Sunday, February 5, 2012 | 12:17 a.m. CST

COLUMBIA — An hour and 45 minutes before the No. 4 Missouri Tigers took on the No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks, fans stood huddled outside the glass doors leading into the arena. Their hoods and umbrellas were up against the light mist that was falling and collecting in puddles on the concrete.