Fans of Missouri and Missouri Southern State University gathered to support the Joplin tornado survivors and the rebuilding of a community devastated by a natural disaster.
Gov. Jay Nixon spoke in the locker rooms before the game and was among the 3,477 people in the record crowd. The Classic raised at least $375,000 for United Way's Joplin tornado relief efforts.
The former walk-on turned the game around with a fourth-quarter interception.
The Tigers came into the game 3-4 while the Aggies are ranked No. 16. Missouri went on to upset Texas A&M 38-31 in overtime.
The Missouri men's basketball team will play against Missouri Southern on Sunday to benefit tornado relief in Joplin.
The Missouri men's basketball team will start its season Sunday in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin. The building holds memories of destruction, recovery and healing.
Texas A&M fans did not hold their tongues Saturday morning before the Aggies' football game against Missouri. Discussing their loyalties to the Aggies, the move to the Southeastern Conference and their hatred for the University of Texas, they were adamant and proud.
Mizzou Arena was full of smiles Friday night as the Missouri women's basketball team hosted a clinic for Special Olympics groups from across the state.
Backing up an All-American like Michael Egnew might mean limited opportunities for sophomore Eric Waters. But when he got on the field Saturday, he made the most of his opportunity.
Missouri held No. 16 Texas A&M to three second-half points and came alive on offense to win 38-31 in overtime Saturday at Kyle Field.
The Aggies jumped ahead on consecutive second-quarter touchdown drives.
Using what it calls a crowd noise simulation system, the Missouri football staff desensitizes its offense to hostile away game environments. Projected over high-quality speakers, the noise matches and can exceed decibel levels in which the offense will have to perform.
Behind a receiver-turned-quarterback, Texas A&M is a much better team than the one that lost when Missouri went to College Station last season.
Traveling to watch Missouri take on Texas A&M this weekend? Check out our list of places not to miss in College Station, Texas.
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Get in the know-how about this week's opponent: Texas A&M.
The Missouri football team members reflect about their studies, sports and life in general on Twitter.
Missouri is the Big 12's top rushing team, and Texas A&M boasts the No. 1 rush defense in the conference. When looking past the initial statistics, however, it seems both sets of numbers could be misleading.
While you wait for Missouri's next conference move, check out how the Tigers compare to teams in the 13-team Southeastern Conference.
This weekend features a date with a Texas A&M offense that's scoring more than 40 points per game.