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Mizzou women’s hoops heads to SEC tourney on five-game win streak

Jameshia Sumlin, 23 Sports Monday, February 27– The Missouri women’s basketball team is completely dominating the court and they didn’t slow down Sunday when they beat Alabama 65-56 in Tuscaloosa. With the win, the Tigers grabbed the No. 3 seed as well as a double bye in next week’s SEC Tournament. The Mizzou women finished […]

Mizzou gains Braggin’ Rights over Illinois baseball

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Monday, February 27— After a dominating 9-0 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Mizzou baseball ended their time in Texas by facing off against Illinois in a baseball Braggin’ Rights game on Sunday. The bats were hot and, thanks to late errors by Illinois pitchers, the Tigers won the game 7-6 and […]

COLUMN: This week in college hoops

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Sunday, February 26– With just one week remaining in the regular season, it seems that the field of 68 is taking shape. There is a lot of seeding still up for grabs, and lots of teams are fighting to get a number one seed and get the games close to home, […]

Mizzou takes down Louisiana Tech in home opener

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Sunday, February 26— Mizzou tennis had its long-awaited home opener on Saturday against Louisiana Tech, and it was well worth the wait for the Tigers. Mizzou took a 5-2 win over the Bulldogs, extending the Tigers’ win streak to five matches in a row. The Tigers continued their dominance in doubles […]

Tigers throw a combined one-hitter

Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Sunday, February 26— Missouri Tigers baseball threw a combined one-hitter in its win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the team’s first time allowing no more than one hit since 2015 against Purdue. This one-hitter led the Tigers to a dominant 9-0 win on Saturday in Texas. Sophomore left-hander Michael Plassmeyer hadn’t allowed […]

Mizzou softball falls twice in Mary Nutter Classic

Quinn Ritzdorf, 23 Sports Sunday, February 26— A day after knocking off No. 7 Washington in thrilling fashion, the Mizzou softball team dropped a pair of tough games on Saturday night at the 2017 Mary Nutter Classic. In the first game of the doubleheader, Mizzou lost to Nebraska 4-1. Then they fell to UC Santa […]

Mizzou track takes on the SEC Indoor Championships

Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Sunday, February 26— Mizzou track and field made their way to Nashville this past weekend to compete in the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships. While there were a lot of accolades this weekend, day one was highlighted by junior Karissa Schweizer. Schweizer took home the 3,000m run as she won […]

Hughes breaks out in loss to Ole Miss

Kyle Hay, 23 Sports Saturday, February27– The Missouri Tigers took on the Ole Miss Rebels at The Pavilion in Oxford, Mississippi on Saturday afternoon. After a tough loss to the Kentucky Wildcats in which the Tigers played some of their best ball of the season, they were looking to avenge an earlier four-point loss to […]

Mizzou gymnasts fall to Florida despite valiant performance

Jameshia Sumlin, 23 Sports Saturday, February 25– The No. 13 Missouri gymnastics team recorded the sixth-highest team score in program history as the team received a 196.750 at No. 3 Florida on Friday night in Gainesville, Florida. Despite losing to the Gators (197.750), the Tigers’ score also stands as the second-best road score in school […]

Mizzou softball earns comeback win against tough Washington team

Chelsea Roemer, 23 Sports Friday, February 24– No. 20 Missouri softball put on a show against No. 7 Washington on Friday, making a thrilling 9-5 comeback in day two of the 2017 Mary Nutter Classic preseason tournament. The Huskies jumped on the Tigers early, earning five runs in their first at-bat. Mizzou did not let […]

Red hot Mizzou baseball handles Houston

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Friday, February 24– The Missouri Tigers baseball team picked up their first victory over a ranked opponent this season when they defeated the No. 25 Houston Cougars 4-2 on Friday. It was the fifth victory in a row for the Tigers, who have been winning games in all sorts of different […]

Timely runs propel Mizzou baseball to win

Justin Bjorseth, 23 Sports Thursday, February 23– The Missouri baseball team faced their first true road test of the young season on Thursday. They faced Texas A&M Corpus Christi in what was the first of four games at Chapman Field this weekend, including another matchup with the host on Saturday. The bats were on fire […]

Mizzou softball splits doubleheader

Megan Schmidt, 23 Sports Friday, February 24— The No. 20 Missouri softball team split two games Thursday at the opening night of the 2017 Mary Nutter Classic against Notre Dame and Texas. The Tigers defeated Notre Dame in game one and lost to Texas in game two. Game One vs. Notre Dame The Tigers started […]

Mizzou women’s basketball scores 100 points on senior night

Photo by Isaac Jahns Tatyana Presley, 23 Sports Thursday, February 23– The Mizzou women’s basketball team shot the lights out in their last home game of the season. Shooting 60 percent from the field and from 3-point range, the No. 24 Tigers, who earned their second consecutive 20-win season, dominated the Ole Miss Rebels, defeating […]

Shooting woes continue as Tigers fall

Photo by Isaac Jahns Erik Kase, 23 Sports Tuesday, February 21— Coming off a 20-point loss to Tennessee, Missouri returned to Columbia for a highly anticipated matchup with the 11th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats. Mizzou (7-20, 2-13 SEC) struggled to put the ball in the basket and fell 72-62. Missouri started the game fast and jumped out […]

The battle of the cats

Photo by Max Arnold Aaron Carter, 23 Sports Tuesday, February 21— The Missouri Tigers have had this February match-up circled since the beginning of the season- and for good reason, as it is by far the biggest game the Tigers will play this year. The infamous Kentucky Wildcats, headed by John Calipari, will come to […]

Mizzou men’s golf opens the spring strong

Erik Kase, 23 Sports Monday, February 20— After three long months, Mizzou men’s golf returned to the links in Gainesville, Florida, as they participated and tied for second in the Suntrust Gator Invitational. Missouri faced stiff competition in the host of the event, as the University of Florida was ranked second in the country leading […]

Mizzou women’s hoops defeats No. 6 South Carolina at the buzzer

Photo by Max Arnold Mitchell Soell, 23 Sports Monday, February 20– The Mizzou Tigers women’s basketball team pulled out the upset win against sixth ranked South Carolina after sophomore Sophie Cunningham tossed up the game winning layup with 0.3 seconds left in the game. This win was the Tigers’ first top 10 victory in three […]

Mizzou men finish fifth, women sixth at SEC Championships

Quinn Ritzdorf, 23 Sports Sunday, February 19— Mizzou men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams won three individual top three finishes at the 2017 Southeastern Conference Championships from Knoxville, Tennessee. The men placed fifth with 771 points, while the women placed sixth with 786 points, a program high at the SEC championships. The Florida Gators […]

Mizzou men’s hoops stumbles against Volunteers

Kyle Hay, 23 Sports Saturday, February 18– The Missouri Tigers men’s basketball team took on the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday afternoon. In their last four games, the Tigers had been playing much better basketball compared to the rest of their season, notching two wins against Arkansas and Vanderbilt and […]