MISSOURI TIGERS NEWS

Mizzou loses Braggin' Rights game 75-66 to Illinois

ST. LOUIS  -- Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and Maverick Morgan had a double-double to lead Illinois to a 75-66 win over Missouri on Wednesday.Morgan hit 7 of 8 free throws and finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Jalen Coleman-Lands scored 12.The Illini (10-3) have won six in a row including the last four in the border series.Kevin Puryear led Missouri (5-6) with 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Hill scores 21, Morgan adds 19, Illinois tops Missouri 75-66

ST. LOUIS (AP) Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and Maverick Morgan had a double-double to lead Illinois to a 75-66 win over Missouri on Wednesday. Morgan hit 7 of 8 free throws and finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Jalen Coleman-Lands scored 12. The Illini (10-3) have won six in a row including the last four in the border series. Kevin Puryear led Missouri (5-6) with 17...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Lipscomb upends Missouri 81-76 as Tigers falter late

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Nathan Moran shot 5-for-10 from 3-point range and led all scorers with 22 points to help Lipscomb defeat Missouri 81-76 Thursday. Garrison Matthews had 16 points and six rebounds despite fouling out with 2:09 remaining, and Josh Williams and Rob Marberry scored 14 points apiece. Jordan Geist led the way for Missouri (5-7), scoring 18 points in his first start...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri ends non-conference play with disappointing 81-76 loss to Lipscomb

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Nathan Moran shot 5-for-10 from 3-point range and led all scorers with 22 points to help Lipscomb defeat Missouri 81-76 Thursday.Garrison Matthews had 16 points and six rebounds despite fouling out with 2:09 remaining, and Josh Williams and Rob Marberry scored 14 points apiece.Jordan Geist led the way for Missouri, scoring 18 points in his first start for the Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Correction: Lipscomb-Missouri story

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) In a story Dec. 30 about Missouri's loss to Lipscomb, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Gov. Jay Nixon was attending his first Tigers game since 2009. A spokesman says Nixon has attended other games. A corrected version of the story is below: Lipscomb upends Missouri 81-76 as Tigers falter late Nathan Moran shot 5-for-10 from 3-point range and led...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Blakeney scores 24, LSU beats Missouri 88-77

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Antonio Blakeney hit 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 24 points for the second consecutive game as LSU beat Missouri 88-77 on Wednesday night. Aaron Epps and Jalyn Patterson added 11 points apiece. Jordan Barnett scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Missouri. Kevin Puryear added 15 points and seven rebounds, and Jordan Geist scored 13 in...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri, Georgia staff members fight at halftime

There weren’t a whole lot of fireworks during the first half of the Missouri-Georgia basketball game on Saturday, but that all changed as soon as the half ended. Two men got into a fight before their teams cleared the court at halftime, leading to a scuffle the referees had to break up. According to Dawg Nation, it was Georgia director of basketball operations Kent Davison and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri continues winless streak with 77-72 loss to Auburn

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Mustapha Heron scored 16 points, including 12 in the second half, as Auburn defeated Missouri 77-72 Tuesday, marking its first Southeastern Conference victory of the season.Auburn (11-5, 1-3 SEC) had five players in double figures.Missouri forward Jordan Barnett led all scorers with 20 points to go with six rebounds. Terrence Phillips had 12 points, six rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Alabama beats Missouri 68-56 behind Norris, Johnson

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) There wasn't a lot for the home crowd to cheer for during Alabama's 68-56 victory over the Missouri Tigers on Wednesday night, but Riley Norris did his best to keep the crowd in it with 11 first-half points. ''It doesn't surprise me to see him have a great first half like that,'' teammate Braxton Key said. ''We were just joking around I think we traded roles...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri fades late, loses to Mississippi State 89-74

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Quinndary Weatherspoon had a career-high 29 points Wednesday night to lead Mississippi State to an 89-74 victory over Missouri.Lamar Peters had 23 points with a 7-of-11 showing on 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (13-6, 4-3 SEC). Mario Kegler added 16 points.Jordan Barnett and Jordan Geist each had 18 points to lead Missouri (5-14, 0-7). The Tigers dropped their 11th...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri receives commitment from 2017 kicker Dominic DiMaccio

Missouri’s class of 2017 got a little bigger Saturday night. Kicker Dominic DiMaccio out of St. Francis De Salles in Ohio announced his commitment on Twitter, making him the 23rd member of the class. According to Rivals’ Gabe DeArmond, DiMaccio will likely be a preferred walk-on. Missouri finished last in the SEC in field goal kicking percentage this season, hitting just 6 of...
Via SEC Country
January 28, 2017

Report: Former Mizzou QB Marvin Zanders will transfer to Virginia

Following a disappointing 2016 season at Missouri, Tigers QB Marvin Zanders decided it was in his best interest to transfer out of Columbia to continue his football career. And on Monday, the former Mizzou quarterback decided on his next destination. According to a report from 247Sports, the dual-threat signal caller committed to transfer to Virginia after a visit to Charlottesville...
Via SEC Country
January 30, 2017

Missouri receives another $1 million gift for football project

Missouri has received another significant donation for its Faurot Field project. On Tuesday, the school announced that a confidential donor had made a $1 million donation for the new south end zone facility at the stadium. It marks the eighth seven-figure gift for the project in the past seven months, which represents a fiscal year record for Mizzou Athletics. Both Missouri athletics...
Via SEC Country
January 31, 2017

Missouri 2017 recruiting class: Committed players, rankings, schedule on National Signing Day

Missouri will complete its recruiting class today during National Signing Day, bringing a tumultuous final few weeks of this year’s cycle to a close. The program is on track to sign 20 players for the Class of 2017 today, bringing the grand total of newcomers to 23. Below is a list of each Missouri commit in its 2017 class, including their positional ranking, star rating, hometown...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2017

Missouri 2017 National Signing Day live updates: Recruiting news, analysis

Missouri will complete its recruiting class Wednesday during National Signing Day, bringing to a close a tumultuous final few weeks of this year’s cycle. The football program is on track to sign 20 players for the recruiting class of 2017, bringing the grand total of newcomers to 23. Stick here all day for live updates, news, analysis and plenty more from the SEC Country staff...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2017

Report: Missouri executive associate AD Bryan Maggard to become Louisiana-Lafayette’s AD

Missouri reportedly is losing an athletic department official. As reported by Football Scoop on Wednesday, Missouri executive associate athletic director Bryan Maggard will be named the new athletic director at Louisiana-Lafayette. The outlet is reporting that Louisiana-Lafayette will make the announcement official later Wednesday. Maggard has worked at Missouri for 21 years. He...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2017

What Barry Odom had to say about Missouri’s recruiting class

National Signing Day has come and gone for the University of Missouri, and the Tigers on Wednesday welcomed 23 new scholarship football players to the fold. Coach Barry Odom met with the media and shared his thoughts on the new class: Here are a comments from Mizzou assistant coaches on individual players in this class. Pompey Coleman, OT “He’s exactly what you want in a tackle...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2017

Skilled JUCO DT Malik Young commits to Missouri

Missouri reportedly has received a commitment from a junior college prospect. On Wednesday night, Eastern Arizona defensive tackle Malik Young announced via Twitter that he had committed to the Tigers. 247Sports’ composite rankings rates Young, a 6-foot-2, 280-pound athlete from Marietta, Ga., as a three-star prospect. Young is the nation’s No. 6 JUCO defensive tackle prospect...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2017

Missouri basketball: Former Tiger guard Tremaine Isabell rips team on Twitter during blowout at Florida

Tremaine Isabell only spent two seasons at Missouri, and his time there was not a pleasant one. In both seasons, Kim Anderson’s Tigers finished last in the SEC, and after Isabell’s sophomore year, he decided to transferring, ultimately electing to finish his education at Drexel. Tonight his former team, again in last place in the SEC at 0-8 in conference, traveled down to Gainesville...
Via SEC Country
February 02, 2017

Barnett, Missouri beat Arkansas 83-78

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Jordan Barnett scored 17 points and K.J. Walton added 16 as Missouri defeated Arkansas 83-78 Saturday, snapping a 14-game Southeastern Conference losing streak. Kevin Puryear had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Cullen Van Leer scored 12. Missouri (6-16, 1-9 SEC) hosted its second-annual ''Rally for Rhyan'' to raise money and bring awareness to pediatric cancer...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Missouri basketball serves up win during #RallyForRhyan cancer benefit

No matter what happened on the court on Saturday, the Missouri basketball team already had an important victory in the bag. That’s because the Tigers used Saturday’s game against rival Arkansas as a fundraiser for pediatric cancer research at Mizzou Arena, a nod to the #RallyForRhyan. Rhyan Loos, daughter of Mizzou assistant coach Brad Loos, is a 6-year-old battling cancer, who...
Via SEC Country
February 05, 2017

Missouri football: Former DE Walter Brady lands at Middle Tennessee State

With how porous their defense was in 2016, Missouri sure could have used Walter Brady on their defensive line. The 2015 Freshman All-American was kicked off the team last summer, however, ending his career after just one year. The reason for Brady’s dismissal was never made public. It appears he has found a new home, however, though that’s been kept secret until now as well....
Via SEC Country
February 07, 2017

ESPN: Missouri football has 2017’s fifth-easiest non-conference schedule

Missouri football will benefit from one of the nation’s easiest non-conference schedules as it tries to get back to bowl eligibility in 2017. ESPN’s Chris Low ranks the Tigers’ out-of-conference slate as the fifth-easiest in the country. Here is the Tigers’ non-conference schedule: Sept. 2: Missouri StateSept. 16: PurdueOct. 21: IdahoOct. 28: at UConn Low notes head...
Via SEC Country
February 08, 2017

Former Missouri RB Brock Olivo learned patience while teaching football in Italy

Former Missouri running back Brock Olivo enjoyed a unique experience overseas. As relayed by SB Nation’s Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann, Olivo spoke Tuesday about trying to teach American football while living in Italy after his NFL career ended. Olivo, recently named the Denver Broncos’ special teams coordinator, totaled 3,026 rushing yards for the Tigers from 1994-97. He spent...
Via SEC Country
February 08, 2017

Missouri receives ninth 7-figure donation toward stadium facility

Missouri has received another large donation for a new south end zone facility at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field. On Monday afternoon, Missouri’s athletics department announced that it had received its ninth, seven-figure gift toward the facility, which is slated to open before the 2019 football season. An anonymous donor made a $2 million gift last Friday. Here’s more from a...
Via SEC Country
February 13, 2017
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