Mizzou Sports

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.

TIGER KICKOFF: Your Shreveport travel guide

Heading to Shreveport for the Independence Bowl? We've got you covered.

Missouri women's basketball blocks Memphis

Blocked shots helped energize the Missouri women's basketball team (9-1) in its 58-48 victory over Memphis (9-3). Missouri leads the NCAA in blocked shots per game.

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's opponent is North Carolina

Get to know Missouri's opponent in the Independence Bowl: North Carolina.

Missouri men's basketball beats Illinois 78-74

It was the closest game of the season for the Missouri men's basketball team, but the result was the same. A win.

Missouri women's basketball defeats Memphis

The Missouri women's basketball team defeated Memphis 58-48 on Thursday to improve to 9-1 on the season.

Missouri men's basketball prepares to grind it out against Illinois

No. 9 Missouri looks to beat No. 25 Illinois for the third straight time in the annual Braggin' Rights game at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Missouri basketball's Steve Moore aims to please on the court and in the kitchen

Steve Moore, a senior forward on the Missouri men's basketball team, is studying hotel and restaurant management. This past semester, he took Culinary Fundamentals.

Missouri women's basketball team shows confidence

BreAnna Brock and Christine Flores each had 25 points in the Tigers' 74-51 victory over Evansville on Monday night at Mizzou Arena.