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Missouri wraps up season with loss to Florida State

Missouri’s basketball season came to a close Friday night in Nashville with a 67-54 loss to Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.   The Tigers (20-13) jumped out to an early 7-1 lead, but the Seminoles (21-11) dominated the rest of the first half, outscoring the Tigers 41-13 during the stretch

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Missouri pulls out a win after late collapse

Regardless of how this roller coaster season ends, it is already memorable for Tiger fans.   After winning just eight games last season and failing to win more than 10 in any of the last three seasons, Missouri (17-8, 7-5 in SEC through Sunday) notched its 17th win on Saturday, an 89-85 overtime win against

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Mizzou caps big week with win over Wildcats

For Missouri, Saturday was about as fun as college basketball gets this side of March. In front of a full, loud and Tiger-striped Mizzou Arena, Missouri won 69-60 against Kentucky to cap a huge week for the team.   The Tigers (15-8, 5-5 in SEC play through Sunday) churned out a first-half lead with strong

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Missouri comes out of tough week needing a win

Last week was not one of the best Missouri basketball has had, to put it lightly. The Tigers got smoked 91-73 at home by Auburn and then lost 74-62 at Mississippi State. Both seemed like about 50-50 games heading in, but both were double-digit defeats.   In between, Missouri indefinitely suspended backup point guard Terrence

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Mizzou hunting for offense

When Cuonzo Martin came to Missouri, along with considerable excitement and talented recruits, his reputation in college basketball was fairly established. Really good person, pretty good coach, and fielding teams that play with toughness and defense and effort but often struggled to score.  Missouri experienced both sides of the Cuonzo Ball coin last week, grinding

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Mizzou drops bowl game, hoops team in SEC play

By Benjamin Herrold Missouri’s football season, which included an impressive six-game winning streak to close the season, ended with a thud on Dec. 27 when the Tigers lost 33-16 to Texas in the Texas Bowl.   It was a game the Tigers could have won, could have used to put an exclamation mark on the

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Mizzou pushes past Hogs

Missouri capped its dramatic surge in the second half of the regular season on Black Friday with its six straight win, 48-45 over Arkansas in Fayetteville.  After five straight blowout wins, the Tigers (7-5, 4-4 in SEC play) had to battle for this one. It turned out to be the last game for Bret Bielema

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