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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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Mizzou clinches bowl eligibility

Starting in late October, each week has brought a Missouri win, with the excitement and momentum building and building as the winning streak grows. On Saturday, Missouri rolled to a 45-17 win at Vanderbilt, the Tigers’ fifth straight win. Each of those wins has included at least 45 points from Missouri, and the Tigers have

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Anderson steps down as head coach

By Benjamin Herrold On Sunday, Missouri’s athletic department made official what fans had long suspected, announcing that basketball coach Kim Anderson had been asked to step down after three seasons at the helm.   It felt inevitable for much of this dismal season, but it was still a sad day. This was Anderson’s dream job,

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