Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt.
Despite the turmoil surrounding Quin Snyder and the men’s basketball team, the Missouri women’s team gave the 4,723 fans at Mizzou Arena something to cheer about on Saturday.
Quin Snyder had a drink in his hand.
April 7, 1999 marked the beginning of the Quin Snyder era at Missouri, an era which came to a close on Friday — even though it may dribble on for a while.
There will be a different feeling in the air at Mizzou Arena today when the Missouri men’s basketball team plays Kansas State at 12:30 p.m.
Newly-appointed acting head coach of Missouri, Melvin Watkins, walked past the west entrance of Mizzou Arena on Friday night with assistant coach Lance Irvin and was asked by Missourian reporters to comment on the situation regarding the resignation of Quin Snyder.
Remember the positive impact
In Columbia College’s women’s basketball game against the McKendree nearly a month ago, the Cougars were heartbroken after the Bearcats made a free throw with less than a second left to win 73-72.
They say that when you heave a 35-pound weight throw, if you grit your teeth, spin quickly, and release at the perfect moment, you can trick yourself into thinking it’s as light as a feather.
Rock Bridge wrestler Dane Griffin just wanted to win one more for his father.
Oprah had to go.
Four years ago, the Missouri track and field team had a future distance heavyweight right at its fingertips.
Hickman senior wrestler Tony Pescaglia earned the nickname as a child eating a bowl of Frosted Flakes. It took a literal meaning when, earlier this season, the defending state champion signed a letter of intent to compete for Missouri.
Early in the first half of Thursday’s game, Missouri Baptist forward Jimmy Cessna collided in midair with Columbia College forward Nahowan Saxon while going in for a layup. Instead of landing smoothly, Cessna stumbled and fell into the first row of bleachers, with his head taking the brunt of the punishment.
Broken bones and torn muscles are nothing new to Rock Bridge wrestling captain Justin Davis. But breaking his hand during his first wrestling match this year almost cost him his season.
Missouri wheelchair basketball coach Steve Paxton has been shaving his head since he was in college. But this year Paxton has made a habit of shaving it the night before the team has a game.
Quin Snyder stepped down as head coach of the Tigers men’s basketball team today, according to athletic department spokesman Dave Rieter.
A week ago,the Missouri’s women’s basketball team fought back from a 22-point deficit to beat Kansas State. This Wednesday, the Tigers were the ones blowing a big lead.
The Columbia College men’s basketball team isn’t playing a game of “what if?” But it could.