December 6, 2013
Missouri volleyball swept IUPUI 3-0 on Friday night to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The undefeated team takes on Purdue in the second round at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Hearnes Center.
Tiger Carly Kan bumps the ball during the game against the Jaguars in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. Missouri advances to face Purdue.
Missouri's Carly Kan celebrates after making a kill during a win over IUPUI on Friday.
Missouri's Whitney Little, left, and Emily Wilson block a set from IUPUI's Alexis Meeks during the second set of the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. Missouri plays Purdue in the second round.
Missouri's Lisa Henning spikes the ball toward IUPUI during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. The Tigers won 3-0.
Missouri wrestling won the Clash of the Cats dual meet against Ohio University 23-10 on Friday night at Jesse Auditorium. The night marked the first athletic event ever held inside of Jesse Hall.
Missouri wrestler J'den Cox leaves the mat after losing his 197-pound class match to Ohio's Phil Wellington in Jesse Auditorium on Friday. The loss was Cox's first since his freshman year at Hickman.
Missouri heavyweight Devin Mellon, right, wrestles with Ohio's Jeremy Johnson during their match on Friday at Jesse Auditorium. The Tigers won the dual meet.
Missouri's Johnny Eblen and Ohio's Ryan Garringer wrestle in the 184-pound weight class match during the Clash of the Cats dual meet at Jesse Auditorium on Friday. It was the first athletic event held inside the 120-year old building.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, left, poses with Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and the Southeastern Conference Championship trophy during a press conference Friday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.
Missouri's J'den Cox grapples with Ohio's Phil Wellington in the 197-pound match during the Clash of the Cats wrestling dual meet at Jesse Auditorium on Friday.
Floral tributes to former President Nelson Mandela pile up Friday beneath a statue of him on Mandela Square at Sandton City in Johannesburg. Mandela died Thursday at his Johannesburg home after a long illness. He was 95.
Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis, D-Berkeley, rises Friday in Jefferson City to speak on behalf of a bill that would authorize up to $1.7 billion of incentives to Boeing over more than two decades as part of Missouri's effort to land production of the new 777X commercial airplane.
Missouri is among many states under winter storm and ice warnings Friday.
Ryan Meyer of The Wood Den carves a wooden snowman with a fire burning nearby at his Festus Shop in Jefferson County.
Quinn O'Brien, 3, found the snowfall to be as much as a meal as something to sled on at a Festus Elementary School hill Friday in Festus.
Dave Wolk, a worker with the Ste. Genevieve County Courthouse, clears the sidewalk in front of the building Friday in Ste. Genevieve. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings through much of Friday for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee.
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Missouri plays Auburn at 3 p.m. Saturday CST in Atlanta for the SEC Championship.
Missouri defensive tackle Lucas Vincent, left, and defensive lineman Kony Ealy, right, board a bus headed to Atlanta on Friday. This is the first time the Tigers have played in an SEC Championship game.