Missouri will face Villanova as part of the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night in New York City. A win would put the team 8-0 for the first time since 2006.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said the SEC offered a more stable and financially lucrative future, and this played role in his decision to move from the Big 12.
The Tigers (7-0) are the second-highest ranked team in the Big 12, after Baylor (7-0) at No. 6.
The Missouri football team fell all the way out of the Big 12’s bowl selection order, accepting a bid to the Independence Bowl against North Carolina on Dec. 26 in Shreveport, La.
Although many thought Oklahoma State deserved a spot in the championship game, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said he thinks the BCS picked the two best teams in the country in choosing LSU and Alabama.
The game will be played at 4 p.m. Dec. 26 and broadcast on ESPN2.
Missourian sports reporters Vinnie Duber and Harry Plumer projected the matchups of all 35 bowl games before the official matchups are released Sunday.
Despite being sidelined with a season ending ACL injury, Missouri's Laurence Bowers stays motivated by remembering those who are close to him.
With solid free-throw shooting in the last three minutes of the game, Northwestern handed the Missouri women's basketball team its first loss of the season.
The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Northwestern State 90-56 Friday night at Mizzou Arena.
Marcus Denmon and Michael Dixon cruise and connect with each other with an alley-opp in Missouri's 90-56 victory against Northwestern State.
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The back-up tight end on the Missouri football team practiced with the team on Wednesday. MU Athletics spokesperson Chad Moller said a decision has not been made if Jones will permanently be a member of the Tigers' men's basketball team.
Tough love is a part of a new college life for Tigers freshmen Kyley Simmons and Morgan Eye.
Junior guard Liene Priede, who is from Latvia, says playing for the Tigers is the best thing that's ever happened to her.
Although the coach said he had no knowledge of where his team might be headed, possibilities include the Meineke Car Car Bowl of Texas, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl or a handful of other non-Big 12 bowls.
With an 88-59 win against Binghamton on Sunday, the Tigers are 6-0 for the first time since 2006.
In Missouri's 88-59 victory against Binghamton, senior forward Kim English broke career highs for points scored and 3-pointers made in a game.
Missouri, which beat Kansas 24-10 on Saturday to end the regular season with a 7-5 record, is No. 25 in the BCS standings.