Mizzou Sports

Navy's offense too much for Missouri football in Texas Bowl

The Midshipmen had the ball for more than 40 minutes Thursday in their 35-13 victory aginast the Tigers in the Texas Bowl in Houston.

Missouri men's basketball team welcomes Georgia team that tried to hire coach

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson was courted by Georgia just days after the Tigers were eliminated from last season's NCAA Tournament.

LETTER: MU band showed disrespect

Marching Mizzou prevented the Navy Drum and Bugle Corps members from playing their alma mater.

COMMENT: 10 things you didn't know about Navy

We're not the classiest bunch here at the 10 things, but we respect our country's armed forces and everything they do. Does that mean we can't have one last bit of fun?

Navy used ball control to beat Missouri football in Texas Bowl

Navy had the ball for more than double Missouri's time of possession.

Close-knit Texas town provides Texas welcome for Missouri football families

Tammy Kaufhold is one of nearly 200 residents of Friendswood, Texas, that have made the trip to Houston to support native son and Missouri linebacker Will Ebner. Along with a few friends she was responsible for a massive tailgate designed to provide a warm Texas welcome to the parents and families of the Missouri players.

Jared Perry gets second chance at "home" finale for Missouri football

People don't like to see players get hurt, especially when it means losing a final chance to play in front of fans. But seniors starters do not like to be figures of sympathy.

The Texas Bowl allowed Missouri wideout Jared Perry, from La Marque, Texas, to make up for the Senior Day game he missed in Columbia due to injury.

Overnight ride takes Missouri band to Texas Bowl

The Missouri band left Columbia at 6 p.m. Tuesday and arrived in Houston for Thursday's Texas Bowl at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Flores stands out for Missouri women's basketball team

Christine Flores towers over most opponents at 6-foot-3. With her hands and athletic ability, she is more than just a big body. Flores has proven that on the court, providing a huge lift to the Tigers.

Coach's scolding propels Missouri men's basketball team to rout of UMKC

The Missouri men's basketball team was losing 6-0 and had missed all nine of its shots when coach Mike Anderson unleashed a hearty scolding. Afterward, the Tigers went on an 18-0 run to spark an 91-57 victory over UMKC on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Texas Bowl is a homecoming for several Missouri football players

Missouri's Texas Bowl appearance is the team's fourth straight bowl game in the state of Texas, and there are about 50 combined players from the state on the Navy and Missouri rosters. For Missouri coach Gary Pinkel the return trip to Texas, and a chance for many of his players to play close to home are some of the most important elements of the week.

Navy QB Ricky Dobbs sets example for a team of leaders

Navy junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs knows all of his teammates are leaders. As military officers-in-training, they know what accountability is. During the game, Dobbs must lead the others.

Navy's unique offense a challenge for Missouri football team

Residing on the opposite pole of Missouri's spread offense, the scrunched Midshipmen wishbone is one of the most unique in all of college football. And after 12 weeks of seeing spacious offenses that have become commonplace in the modern era of the game, Thursday's Texas Bowl has the Missouri defense facing an old-time scheme that presents a whole new set of problems.

Not much different in Navy offense since 2004 record drive

In the 2004 Emerald Bowl, the Midshipmen offense ran a 26-play drive for a field goal that lasted 14:26 to set an NCAA record for both number of plays and time elapsed.

Hanneman, Johnson return in MU women's basketball team's win

After missing the Tigers past two games after a brief suspension, seniors Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman came off the bench in a 71-44 victory over North Texas.

Missouri women's basketball team goes undefeated in December

The Missouri women's basketball team rolled to a 71-44 victory over North Texas on Monday night at Mizzou Arena to go 6-0 in the month of December.

English paces Missouri men's basketball in win against Austin Peay

The sophomore guard continues his hot shooting.

Colts' perfection snapped; former Tiger plays key role in upset

Brad Smith returned a kickoff 106 yards for a touchdown.

Austin Peay State men's basketball assistant coach returns to his Missouri basketball roots

Former Missouri basketball player, Scott Combs, leads Austin Peay into Columbia Sunday afternoon.

Missouri football recruit making the grade in California

Sheldon Richardson was widely considered one of the best recruits the Missouri football team has ever attracted. However, academic trouble landed him at College of the Sequoias in California. He hopes to join the Tigers in 2011.