While most people were sitting down for their Thanksgiving dinner, the Missouri women's basketball team was arriving in Florida to play in the Seminole Classic. Being away from family for the holidays has helped the team create a special bond.
Nick Demien, a standout senior offensive lineman at Timberland High School in Wentzville, committed to play football at Missouri on Aug. 15. "In my mind, I was stupid not to go there," he said.
For two tense weeks, Kansas has been conducting an internal investigation into Mark Mangino's treatment of players where many former players have come forward with stories of insensitive comments they claim Mangino made to them and other players, past and present, have leapt to his defense.
The seniors on the team created the mantra for the season during the summer.
Kansas' Mark Mangino said he is fine with his school's investigation into how he has coached his football team, but he said he wishes word of the investigation had not leaked to the public.
Missouri's Kim English scored 26-points for the Tigers in a 99-56 win over Tennessee-Chattanooga on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena, but it was fan Jacob Stout who stole the show during a halftime contest with a half-court basket that netted him $5,000.
A new uniform, which was designed by Nike, will be used only once. A black "M" that blends into the charcoal gray of the helmet is the uniform's most distinctive feature. Missouri is not making any changes to its standard uniform.
At the end of Missouri's victory over Texas-Pan American the basket appeared to be 10-feet wide for sophomore guard Kim English, who scored a career-high 25 points for the Tigers.
Scoring comes easily for Tigers in rout of Texas-Pan American.
The Tigers team rushed for 202 yards Saturday.
The Tigers put its second half woes behind and used a later jumper from Jasmyn Otote to defeat Indiana on the road.
The Tigers play their first road game at 1 p.m. Sunday at Indiana.
Sean Weatherspoon played his last home game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. And as an era ended for him, it also ended for the family that has spent four years joining him in making Columbia its second home.
The incident occurred early Friday morning.
Danario Alexander broke the Missouri single-season receiving record in the team's 34-24 win.
As a result of wide receiver Jared Perry's injury last week, redshirt freshman Rolandis Woodland played more than usual Saturday. Woodland made two catches for 10 yards, after entering the game with only one previous reception as a Tiger.
A physical representation of high speed winds might be sort of tough to pull off in a mascot. But wouldn't it be worth the effort to have a devastating force of nature rather than a five-inch-tall bird?
Missouri senior and captain Kurtis Gregory isn't likely to scream to get across a point. As an offensive lineman, his football contributions might not stand out as much as other players' skills, either. His teammates say they value his unique leadership style along with his consistent play.
The senior enjoys napping and updating his wardrobe when he's not on the football field.
Mike Anderson said he will know more about the outlook on Tiller’s injured left foot this weekend, and he will confer with Pat Beckmann, Missouri’s associate director of sports medicine, to monitor the injury.