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Mizzou Sports

MU, Navy band officials: Clash of songs just a misunderstanding

Football fans clashed online over the weekend in a verbal brawl about conflicting band performances after the Texas Bowl.

 

Former Tiger helps Jets secure playoff spot

Brad Smith rushes for 92 yards in the team's season finale.

Georgia swarmed by Missouri men's basketball team's pressure

Georgia became another victim of Missouri's defensive pressure in a 89-61 victory for the Tigers men's basketball team Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers and the Tigers had 16 steals.

Bowers has career night for Missouri basketball

Coming off the bench for the second-straight game, sophomore forward Laurence Bowers established his second straight career-high in points, this time scoring 23 in the Missouri men’s basketball team’s 89-61 win over Georgia.

Few opportunities for Missouri's offense in bowl loss

Navy held the ball against Missouri for more than 40 of 60 minutes of game time Thursday in the Texas Bowl. That meant long stretches of work for the Missouri defense and equally long stretches of waiting for the offense.

Missouri women's basketball wins, despite trailing big early

The Tigers fell behind 21-6 early to Duquesne Saturday at Mizzou Arena, but fought back to win 72-66.

Welcome to Jessra's Jungle

Jessra's Jungle, a cheering section, provides a unique experience at Missouri women's basketball games.

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.



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