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MU football hopes to overcome history, No. 4 Oklahoma

Missouri's football team knows that it has historically played poorly against Oklahoma. But after two losses last year, including one that eliminated Missouri from the national championship, the Tigers have revenge on their minds.

Kansas State's 2003 title game win over Oklahoma gives Missouri hope

If Missouri players seek inspiration before facing heavily favored Oklahoma on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game, they should look no further than the 2003 Kansas State team. That year, Kansas State shocked Oklahoma and advanced to the Fiesta Bowl.

Toledo passes on MU's Eberflus for head football coach

Toledo hired Tim Beckman as its head football coach Thursday, selecting the Oklahoma State defensive coordinator to take over its football program. MU defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus was a candidate for the job.

Tigers cut loose in team barbershop

Tremane Vaughns and Steve Redmond take pride in their roles as team barbers for the Tigers football team, which gathers Thursdays in the locker room for conversation and a trim. 

MU Tigers push optimistic message for Oklahoma game

The MU Tigers aren't predicted to win against Oklahoma, but the underdog team is still focusing on a win for Saturday's game.

Tigers' defense examines struggles

The Missouri football team's defense enters Saturday’s Big 12 Conference championship ranked 116th nationally and last in the Big 12 in pass defense.

Eyes in Texas will be upon Missouri

Texas fans will pull for Missouri to achieve an upset against an Oklahoma team that stands one victory away from playing for the program’s eighth national championship. Some consider a Tigers’ victory at Arrowhead Stadium the only cure for the disappointment they experienced Sunday when they witnessed the Sooners clinch a Big 12 championship game berth by passing the Longhorns in the latest BCS rankings.

Missouri rolls past Toledo

The Tigers women's basketball team never trailed in a 70-50 victory on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Freshman guards provide spark off the bench

Coach Mike Anderson would be the first to point out that the freshmen have been doing plenty of things that don't show up in the stat book, justifying the significant minutes they've been getting off the bench. In Tuesday's 95-41 victory against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, the three young backcourt players got even more minutes than usual and showed they can also shoot, making 11 of 21 shots, including five three-pointers.

Missouri dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Missouri never let up in a 95-41 blowout win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Stoops says Sooners deserve their spot

Oklahoma's head coach understands the frustration of the team's rivals, but that won't stop him from preparing the Sooners for the Big 12 championship.

Christensen announced as Wyoming's next coach

On Tuesday night, Missouri’s offensive coordinator was announced as Wyoming’s next coach. Christensen becomes the first assistant under coach Gary Pinkel to earn a head-coaching position since the staff arrived in Columbia before the 2001 season. Christensen said he plans to retain his duties at Missouri through the Tigers’ bowl game.

Tigers proud of Christensen

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel and the Tigers players said Monday they are glad to see offensive coordinator Dave Christensen get the head coaching job at Wyoming. 

MU's Eberflus confirms talks with Toledo

Missouri assistant football coach Matt Eberflus addressed the media for the first time Monday about interviewing to become the head football coach at Toledo. 

Reports say Christensen to take Wyoming job

Reports suggest Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen will be named Wyoming's next head coach.

Tigers look to refocus for Oklahoma

Oklahoma will face Missouri in the Big 12 Conference title game next Saturday. The Sooners won a three-way tie with Texas and Texas Tech atop the Big 12 South standings by taking the No. 2 spot in the Bowl Championship Series standings.

Tigers set school record for nonconference home wins

Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.

Lyons helps Tigers hold off Oral Roberts

Leo Lyons scored a team-high 26 points to lead the Missouri men's basketball team to a 92-83 victory over Oral Roberts on Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

MU women's basketball rallies past Northwestern

A day after losing a triple overtime heartbreaker, the Missouri women's basketball team rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half to defeat host Northwestern.

Slow start dooms Tigers against Jayhawks

Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing torched Missouri for 375 yards and four touchdowns, and it took Missouri until the beginning of the third quarter to start playing a strong game.



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