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Mizzou Sports

Newcomers add to MU basketball team's hopes

Five freshman and a junior college transfer join Zaire Taylor, who redshirted last season after transferring from Delaware, in their debuts for the Missouri men's basketball team this season.

Texas faces stiff tests in Missouri, upcoming games

Coach Mack Brown and his team face the most daunting Big 12 Conference stretch of anyone this season, but a spotless record three weeks from now would solidify Texas as a national-title favorite.

Alexander rises above injury to excel

Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander has a legendary vertical jump that helps him beat cornerbacks on his way to the endzone.

Tigers put loss in past

With a game at  No. 1 Texas next on Missouri's schedule, the Tigers aren't looking back at Saturday's disappointing loss to Oklahoma State.   

LETTER: MU fans are friendly and welcoming

Football visitors remark on kindness of Missouri fans during Saturday's game.

Gundy's sideline routine a bit different

The Oklahoma State coach turns his eyes to his clipboard when the Cowboys' defense in on the field.

Missouri football moves on

MU moves on after a disappointing home loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Tigers don't have much time to sulk.

MU falls out of top 10

Instead of No. 1, Missouri got No. 11. After a 28-23 loss to No. 17 Oklahoma State on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium, the Tigers tumbled eight spots in the Associated Press poll released Sunday.

 

 

Tigers tripped up

A 28-23 loss to Oklahoma State ended any hope the Tigers once had of gaining the nation's No. 1 ranking after previously top-ranked Oklahoma lost to Texas in Dallas earlier in the day.

Uncharacteristic night for Daniel

MU quarterback Chase Daniel came into the game as the nation's fifth-most efficient passer, but he threw an uncharacteristic 13 incompletions and three interceptions.

Tailgaters keep comfortable

MU footballl fan Josh Lange brought along his couch to tailgate Saturday before the Tigers game against Oklahoma State.

Tiger Kickoff: Who was Sean Weatherspoon before he was a Tiger?

Tiger Kickoff: MU's high-powered offense gives cannon crew a workout

While fans cheer, the ROTC cadets who shoot of MU's fabled cannon and do pushups corresponding to the Tigers side of scoreboard might root for the offense to slow down its production.

Tiger Kickoff: MU's Patton embraces backup role

The highly-touted Columbia native has embraced his role despite once being considered as the heir apparent to Brad Smith.

Tigers' touchdown celebration has complex history

The handshake players give each other after scoring is a straight-forward gesture and a reflection of a "team-first" mentality. How it came into existence is a lot tougher to explain.

Missouri faces Oklahoma State

What to know about Saturday's match-up between the Tigers and the Cowboys.

MU doesn't care about time of possession

Given their success, Missouri offensive players scoff at the time-of-possession statistic and look to continue their hurried scoring barrage.

Despite criticism Tigers' secondary insists it's improving

The Tigers rank last in the Big 12 in pass defense, but without MU's struggles against Illinois, the Tigers would jump ahead of Texas and Nebraska, two defenses that haven't been criticized nearly as much.

Daniel and Patton on ESPN cover

Missouri claims few similarities to Oklahoma State

While the Tigers are a pass-first team that can also win with the run, the Cowboys are more of a run-first team that can also win with the pass.



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