Belief mixed with preparation to produce the Tigers' big win.
Missouri made the largest jump in the poll, moving 11 spots after beating previously undefeated Oklahoma 36-27. The Sooners dropped eight spots to No. 11.
The Tigers dropped Oklahoma from No. 1 to No. 9.
A 55-year-old man with head wounds was found dead near Interstate 70 and Range Line Street.
Missouri students flooded the field after the Tigers upset the BCS No.1 Oklahoma Sooners.
The Missouri Tigers' win over Oklahoma launched a celebration not seen in Columbia for more than a decade.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was thrilled after his first win over Oklahoma on Saturday night. His Tigers are 7-0 for the first time since 1960.
Leo D. Roland, 19, of Columbia, and Tony L. Lewis, 27, of Boonville were arrested Saturday on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.
Thirty people were arrested on suspicion of trespassing after rushing the field Saturday night.
A longtime Missouri politician, Blunt faces questions about his ties to lobbyists, but may benefit from anti-Democratic sentiment among voters.
The Columbia Missourian covered all the work that went into MU Homecoming 2010 and the celebration following Missouri's win Saturday against Oklahoma.
Freshman Danielle Nottingham scored two goals, including the go-ahead goal in second half.
The alga, also known as Didymo, easily spreads when it embeds in felt soles. The invasive alga threatens to disrupt the food chain.
Student organizations had to restore storefronts to their pre-Homecoming conditions by 2:30 p.m. today.
Stephen Webber, the incumbent 23rd District representative, said he wants to continue the work he started in his first term. Challenger Paul Szopa said unemployment is the district's most important issue.
Democratic incumbent Chris Kelly and Columbia Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser are running for the 24th House District seat.
U.S. senatorial candidate Robin Carnahan's campaign has focused on painting opponent Roy Blunt as a Washington insider.
Police also responded to eight shots fired calls between 5 p.m. Friday and noon Sunday.
With the victory, Hamlin trimmed his deficit in the Chase to six points. Carl Edwards finished in eighth place.
The Tigers are ranked No. 7 in the AP Poll and No. 8 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll.