Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman is set to lead the Wildcats against Missouri on Saturday night. The Wildcats' future is in doubt, but Freeman has still earned the respect of MU's defensive coaches.
A group of substitutes that came in with a little less than 15 minutes to go in the first half sparked a 21-6 run for the Missouri men's basketall team.
Coach Cindy Stein expects three freshmen to see immediate playing time this season. The Tigers face off against Southwest Baptist in their first game at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Saturday's game against Kansas State is Senior Day and the final home game for graduating Tigers.
Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.
Thursday's exhibition game against Lincoln doesn't count toward the Missouri men's basketball team's record, but Tigers guard Zaire Taylor doesn't care, he just wants to play and win.
Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.
MU freshman Laurence Bowers has known Tigers men's basketball coach Mike Anderson since he was a child. They first met when Arlyn Bowers, Laurence's uncle, played at Arkansas when Anderson was an assistant there.
Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.
Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.
Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.
Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.
Four weeks ago it was Oklahoma sitting atop the polls. When Texas beat the Sooners a week later, the Longhorns became the new favorite. This week Texas Tech took the spotlight, though it fell shy of No. 1 in the BCS rankings after a storybook win over Texas.
Baylor surprised the Missouri football team Saturday in Waco, Texas, making the Tigers fight for a 31-28 victory.
Missouri's defense came through in a pinch after the team let Baylor battle back.
Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.
A week after earning its first shutout of the season, Missouri's defense will be tested by one of the Big 12 Conference's rising stars.
MU freshman Kim English nearly lives in the basketball gym. He's even been found to crawl under a blanket and sleep in the lounge of MU's practice basketball facility.
Marcus Denmon, a freshman from Kansas City, scored the first 10 points for the black team in Wednesday's Black and Gold game at Mizzou Arena, and he was just getting started. He finished with a game-high 36 points on 14-of-17 shooting.