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No-quit attitude from Kim English in Missouri basketball win against Kansas

Missouri guard Kim English jumps to receive a long pass during the game against Kansas at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.

With Missouri trailing Kansas by six points with fewer than four minutes to play, English walked into the team huddle and told his teammates that they were going to win the game.

PHOTO GALLERY: More images from Missouri men's basketball win over Kansas

The Missouri men's basketball team rallied in the final minutes to beat Kansas 74-71 Saturday at Mizzou Arena. With Missouri joining the Southeastern Conference this summer, the basketball game may have been the last played between the rivals in Columbia for the foreseeable future.

Frenzy surrounds Missouri-Kansas basketball rivalry game

Sports celebrity appearances, fireworks and a spot on national television all added to the hysteria that made up what could potentially be the last chapter for the 104-year-old rivalry in Columbia.

Radar upgrade gives forecasters greater detail

The new technology will help meteorologists to identify the shape of precipitation particles, allowing for increased certainty about the volume, rate and type of precipitation.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: A big Missouri basketball win, warm winter weather

Images of Columbia residents enjoying a warm February, MU students preparing for the Kansas game and shots from the men's basketball victory were among last week's best photos by the Missourian staff.

In Columbia, pizza's a hit on Super Bowl Sunday

Pizzerias around Columbia geared up for one of the biggest delivery days of the year, but some employees said it doesn't quite match up to MU Homecoming.

Henderson, Larson lead Missouri wrestlers past Oklahoma on senior night

An 11-0 major decision for Dorian Henderson was a special win for the Tigers' 174-pounder, one of four wrestlers honored on Missouri's senior night.

ANALYSIS: Secretive hire for UM president vs. transparent search for law dean

The search for an MU law school president will be transparent, with finalists being publicly named. The hunt for a new UM system president was shrouded in secrecy.

Colleges obsess over rankings; most students disregard them

Thirty years after the first ranking, colleges care more about them than ever before, with some succumbing to falsification of test scores.

Missouri women's basketball falls at Texas Tech, remains winless in Big 12

Texas Tech scored 27 points off of 26 Missouri turnovers in the Tigers 76-49 loss on Sunday in Lubbock, Texas.

COMO YOU KNOW: Frederick vom Saal

Frederick vom Saal is known for his work studying the effects of natural and synthetic hormones on the body, specifically Bisphenol A or BPA.

Missouri representative proposes drug tests for General Assembly lawmakers

Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville, thinks that if welfare recipients are subject to drug testing, lawmakers should be as well.

McCaskill advocates subsidizing USPS, keeping rural post offices open

The proposal would keep rural post offices that are targeted for closure open for another four years, which is two years longer than is proposed in a bill that addresses the agency's revenue issues.

Some blacks insist: 'I'm not African-American'

While some blacks stand by the term "African-American," others say the traditional term does not correctly represent them or their culture. Instead, they would opt for names that more accurately describe their heritage.

From relief to despair: Varying views of new jobs data

Employers added 243,000 jobs in January, a sign of progress to some people but a possible illusion to others.

NFL's ratings, revenue, popularity continue to grow

The NFL has the Midas touch — its ratings and revenues keep increasing even when the economy isn't at its best.

COMO YOU KNOW: Benton Elementary

The original Benton Elementary School opened in 1896. The school is named for Thomas Hart Benton, one of Missouri's first two senators.

COMO YOU KNOW: Lee Expressive Arts School

Lee Elementary School emphasizes learning through fine arts. It changed its emphasis in 1990. 

COMO YOU KNOW: Cedar Ridge Elementary School

Cedar Ridge Elementary first opened in 1978 and originally was referred to as North School or New Haven North.

COMO YOU KNOW: Derby Ridge Elementary School

Derby Ridge Elementary School opened in 1991.

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