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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.

Stoops says Sooners deserve their spot

Oklahoma's head coach understands the frustration of the team's rivals, but that won't stop him from preparing the Sooners for the Big 12 championship.

Columbia College volleyball wins opener in national tournament

The Cougars play again at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Christensen announced as Wyoming's next coach

On Tuesday night, Missouri’s offensive coordinator was announced as Wyoming’s next coach. Christensen becomes the first assistant under coach Gary Pinkel to earn a head-coaching position since the staff arrived in Columbia before the 2001 season. Christensen said he plans to retain his duties at Missouri through the Tigers’ bowl game.

Former Stephens basketball player still with team after concussion

Crystal Dominguez found a new place on the Stephens College girls' basketball team after her fourth concussion.

Hickman opens with a win

The Kewpies beat Warrensburg at the Dairy Queen Shootout in Marshall.

Tigers proud of Christensen

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel and the Tigers players said Monday they are glad to see offensive coordinator Dave Christensen get the head coaching job at Wyoming. 

MU's Eberflus confirms talks with Toledo

Missouri assistant football coach Matt Eberflus addressed the media for the first time Monday about interviewing to become the head football coach at Toledo. 

Chapman revels in player-coach role for MU soccer

Candace Chapman finished her first season as volunteer coach with the Missouri women's soccer team, and says she can still improve as a player. She is balancing her desired future in coaching and her wish to play in the Women’s Professional Soccer league, which debuts in April 2009.

Reports say Christensen to take Wyoming job

Reports suggest Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen will be named Wyoming's next head coach.

Tigers look to refocus for Oklahoma

Oklahoma will face Missouri in the Big 12 Conference title game next Saturday. The Sooners won a three-way tie with Texas and Texas Tech atop the Big 12 South standings by taking the No. 2 spot in the Bowl Championship Series standings.

Tigers set school record for nonconference home wins

Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.

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