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Missouri football: SEC releases 2012 conference schedule

Missouri will host Georgia in its SEC opener on Sept. 8.

COMMENT: 2011 season a triumph for Missouri football

While an 8-5 record might be disappointing to some, the obstacles Missouri overcame to get there are just as important.

Missouri men's basketball team at No. 8 in AP poll

The Tigers, 12-0 for the first time since opening the 1981-82 season 19-0, stay at No. 8 in this week's USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll.

PHOTO GALLERY: A rainy day in Shreveport for Independence Bowl

Between a day-after-Christmas game day and a very rainy afternoon in Shreveport, La., attendance was low at the Independence Bowl.


PHOTO GALLERY: For Tigers, an Independence Bowl win to celebrate

At the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Monday, the Missouri Tigers scored 31 straight points in the first half to build what turned out to be an insurmountable advantage. Missouri beat North Carolina, 41-24.

Independence Bowl: Goofy interception highlight of Missouri's victory

When North Carolina receiver Dwight Jones went to make a catch late in the first half, what followed was the most entertaining drop of the day, not including Truman the Tiger’s trophy mishap before the game.

Independence Bowl: For Missouri, a crystal-clear win over North Carolina

The Tigers racked up 337 rushing yards against North Carolina, and the Missouri defense allowed just 36 rushing yards on the way to a 41-24 Independence Bowl victory.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fans cheer for Tigers at Shiloh Bar and Grill

Fans at the Shiloh Bar and Grill in downtown Columbia cheered the Missouri Tigers, who were playing the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. Missouri won the game, 41-24.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri dominates North Carolina in first half of Independence Bowl

The Missouri offense scored on its first five possessions Monday at the Independence Bowl and claimed a 31-10 first half lead.

Independence Bowl: Missouri leads North Carolina 31-10 at halftime

The Missouri offense scored on its first five possessions Monday at the Independence Bowl and claimed a 31-10 first half lead.

Independence Bowl: Truman the Tiger breaks crystal trophy

The crystal trophy shattered after Missouri's mascot dropped it during a pregame photo shoot.

Braggin' Rights atmosphere raises possibilities for Missouri-Kansas basketball rivalry

The Braggin' Rights atmosphere raises the possibility that something similar could work for Missouri's rivalry against Kansas when the Tigers join the SEC this summer.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football players take in Bowling Before the Bowl

Members of the Missouri football team took time out from preparing for the Independence Bowl by participating in Bowling Before the Bowl on Saturday afternoon in Shreveport, La.

Missouri, North Carolina predict running games for Independence Bowl

Gary Pinkel has never faced an ACC opponent as head coach of the Missouri Tigers, but despite the unfamiliarity, the Tigers are preparing for a run-focused Independence Bowl matchup with North Carolina.

North Carolina football focused on Independence Bowl, not future

With the imminent departure of interim head coach Everett Withers and the arrival of new coach Larry Fedora, distractions could envelope the Tar Heels as they prepare to face Missouri in the Independence Bowl.

Missouri men's basketball team overcomes adversity in win over Illinois

The Missouri men's basketball faced adversity during a game for the first time this season, but the Tigers pulled out a win to stay undefeated.

TIGER KICKOFF: Jefferson City graduates to meet on the line in Independence Bowl

North Carolina defensive lineman Sylvester Williams played football at Jefferson City High School at the same time Missouri center Travis Ruth did.

Steve Moore looms large in Missouri basketball's win against Illinois

Steve Moore's numerous contributions from the bench helped Missouri beat Illinois 78-74 in the annual Braggin' Rights.

TIGER KICKOFF: Bowl season means player gifts

Missouri football players have enjoyed a number of lavish gifts over the years — and this year's trip to the Independence Bowl is no different.

TIGER KICKOFF: Five most memorable moments of 2011 season

Take a look back at the football season's best, worst and most hilarious moments.