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Pinkel, Stoops discuss Big 12 title game

During the past two seasons the Tigers have clawed to the cusp of greatness, have staggered and now find themselves teetering upon prominence once more.

MU men's and women's swimming consider themselves one

MU women's swim team member, Lori Halvorson, nearly broke a school record.

Stars cruise to 23-point win

MU football hopes to overcome history, No. 4 Oklahoma

Missouri's football team knows that it has historically played poorly against Oklahoma. But after two losses last year, including one that eliminated Missouri from the national championship, the Tigers have revenge on their minds.

Kansas State's 2003 title game win over Oklahoma gives Missouri hope

If Missouri players seek inspiration before facing heavily favored Oklahoma on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game, they should look no further than the 2003 Kansas State team. That year, Kansas State shocked Oklahoma and advanced to the Fiesta Bowl.

Toledo passes on MU's Eberflus for head football coach

Toledo hired Tim Beckman as its head football coach Thursday, selecting the Oklahoma State defensive coordinator to take over its football program. MU defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus was a candidate for the job.

Tigers cut loose in team barbershop

Tremane Vaughns and Steve Redmond take pride in their roles as team barbers for the Tigers football team, which gathers Thursdays in the locker room for conversation and a trim. 

MU Tigers push optimistic message for Oklahoma game

The MU Tigers aren't predicted to win against Oklahoma, but the underdog team is still focusing on a win for Saturday's game.

MU freshman diver having early success

While Jordan Morcom is only a freshman, she's already collecting hardware for the MU diving team. She won Big 12 Diver of the Month in October, but her coaches say  this achievement is only the beginning of a tremendous diving career as a Tiger.


Cougars fall to 2-1 at national tournament

The Columbia College women's volleyball team advanced to the 12-team single-elimination playoff at the NAIA national tournament, despite finishing second in pool play on Thursday.

High school basketball teams hit the road

The Hickman boys basketball improved to 2-0 Thursday with a victory over Smith-Cotton.

Tigers' defense examines struggles

The Missouri football team's defense enters Saturday’s Big 12 Conference championship ranked 116th nationally and last in the Big 12 in pass defense.

Eyes in Texas will be upon Missouri

Texas fans will pull for Missouri to achieve an upset against an Oklahoma team that stands one victory away from playing for the program’s eighth national championship. Some consider a Tigers’ victory at Arrowhead Stadium the only cure for the disappointment they experienced Sunday when they witnessed the Sooners clinch a Big 12 championship game berth by passing the Longhorns in the latest BCS rankings.

Missouri rolls past Toledo

The Tigers women's basketball team never trailed in a 70-50 victory on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

MU women's basketball rides momentum

After two tough games over the weekend, the Missouri women's basketball team earned its largest victory in nearly two years.

Cougars win again at national tournament

The Columbia College volleyball team won its second match of the NAIA National Tournament on Wednesday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa.

Stars can't overcome first half deficit

St. Mary defeated Stephens with 52-47, improving its record to 5-2 while Stephens' record sank to 4-2. In the four meetings between the two teams, the Stars' have never won.

Kirksville out-wrestles Hickman, Rock Bridge

Kirksville defeated both Rock Bridge and Hickman in a three-way dual at Hickman on Tuesday night.

Freshman guards provide spark off the bench

Coach Mike Anderson would be the first to point out that the freshmen have been doing plenty of things that don't show up in the stat book, justifying the significant minutes they've been getting off the bench. In Tuesday's 95-41 victory against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, the three young backcourt players got even more minutes than usual and showed they can also shoot, making 11 of 21 shots, including five three-pointers.

Missouri dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Missouri never let up in a 95-41 blowout win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

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