MISSOURI TIGERS NEWS

Mizzou's Porter: 'Good chance' to make return

Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., who has yet to be cleared to practice with the Tigers after having back surgery in November, is hoping to return this season.
Via ESPN
16 days ago

Missouri star freshman Michael Porter Jr. eyes return before postseason

"I would love to get a couple games under my belt before tournament play," Porter said.
Via Sporting News
16 days ago

Auburn softball: No. 13 Tigers take on Tennessee Tech, Furman in Day 2 doubleheader

AUBURN, Ala. — After back-to-back shutouts opened the Mickey Dean era, Auburn softball will look for another sweep Friday against Tennessee Tech and Furman. The No. 13 Tigers (2-0) beat Marshall and Wichita State in the first day of the Plainsman Invitational on Thursday behind the arms of Kaylee Carlson and Makayla Martin. Auburn will hope for better offense on Day 2 of the 2018...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Michael Porter Jr. would ‘love’ to play a few game before postseason play starts

Michael Porter Jr. was supposed to be one of the most exciting freshman during the 2017-18 college basketball season, but an injury to his back during the first game against Iowa State has kept him out for the rest of the season so far. For Porter, a former 5-star recruit, he would like to get back on the floor and help his Missouri team as soon as possible. “If it were up to me...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Derek Dooley reveals what he ‘doesn’t want to do’ when it comes to coaching Drew Lock at Missouri

The Derek Dooley show has officially moved back to the SEC, and most non-Vols fans are pretty stoked about it. The former Tennessee head coach and son of legendary Georgia coach Vince Dooley was hired by Barry Odom to replace new UCF coach Josh Heupel as Missouri’s offensive coordinator. Drew Lock surprised some when he decided to forgo the NFL Draft and return for his senior season...
Via SEC Country
16 days ago

Former Oregon safety Khalil Oliver announces decision to transfer to Missouri

National Signing Day may have passed, but Missouri is still finding ways to improve its team for next season. Khalil Oliver, a former safety at Oregon, announced on Twitter on Thursday that he is joining the Tigers as a graduate transfer. Oliver tweeted on Monday that he was visiting Missouri. The visit must have gone well, considering that he is announcing his transfer decision...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

Auburn softball: Live updates of No. 13 Tigers’ season-opening doubleheader vs. Marshall, Wichita State

AUBURN, Ala. — No. 13 Auburn softball opens a new era Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader against Marshall and Wichita State — the first two games under coach Mickey Dean. The Tigers start their season against Marshall, a mid-major team that made the NCAA Tournament last season and received votes in the preseason national polls. That game will be followed by a meeting against...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

Auburn recruiting: Grading the Tigers’ 2018 recruiting class after National Signing Day

Many people will point to Auburn’s 2018 recruiting class and see the 247Sports composite’s No. 12 national ranking as a negative. Fans yearn for the top-10 benchmark, but that wasn’t met this cycle. But there are other key elements that do draw plenty of positives from the 2018 class. Auburn finished third among SEC programs behind Auburn and Alabama. That’s the best finish the...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

What Missouri coach Barry Odom said on 2018 National Signing Day

Missouri coach Barry Odom signed another recruiting class on Wednesday, and he seemed very proud of the future Tigers. The class missed out on a couple key targets, but the Tigers should still be in decent shape moving forward. Here’s what Odom had to say about the Tigers’ National Signing Day performance: On overall Signing Day thoughts: “You’re not going to hear one coach say...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Missouri recruiting: Predicting which 2018 recruits could play right away

Expectations are high for Barry Odom and the Missouri Tigers heading into 2018. With quarterback Drew Lock and eight other offensive starters returning, Missouri figures to have one of the most potent offenses in the SEC. Whether that, plus an improved defense, is enough to challenge Georgia in the SEC East remains to be seen, but there is little reason the Tigers can’t at least...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Grading Missouri’s 2018 signing class: The Tigers missed the mark on National Signing Day

Grading Missouri’s 2018 offensive signing class Missouri’s 2018 class is mostly unremarkable, but there is some diamond-in-the-rough potential with the Tigers’ class. It starts at quarterback, where Mizzou is bringing in JUCO transfer Lindsey Scott from East Mississippi Community College. Scott just missed out on a Last Chance U appearance on Netflix, but he’ll at least get his...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Missouri star freshman Michael Porter Jr. to return this season?

Porter played just two minutes this season before suffering an injury.
Via Sporting News
18 days ago

Missouri's Martin won't rule out Michael Porter Jr. returning from injury this season

Porter went down early in his Tigers debut with a back injury and hasn't seen the floor since
Via CBSSports.com
18 days ago

BREAKING: 4-star CB Mario Goodrich has made his decision

For the second time in as many years, the LSU Tigers lost a key recruiting battle to the those from Clemson. With a need for cornerbacks in the 2018 recruiting class, 4-star Missouri athlete  Mario Goodrich III — a projected to play outside cornerback — committed to Clemson on Wednesday over Georgia and LSU. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Goodrich officially visited LSU on Jan. 12, but...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Missouri 2018 recruiting rankings: Where the Tigers class ranks nationally, in conference

This will be the second full recruiting cycle for Missouri coach Barry Odom, and it looks like it could be slightly better than in recent years. The Tigers currently have a class ranked inside the top-40, but how firm that ranking is depends on who you ask. They also have the potential to close very strong with 4-star defensive line prospect Michael Thompson (St. Louis) still out...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Bad timing! Missouri football’s official Twitter account suspended on National Signing Day

This is definitely the worst case scenario for the social media team for Missouri football, as the team’s official Twitter account has been suspended. If you try to go to the page, you will see this come up: Oomph! That would be bad news on any day, but with it being National Signing Day, it becomes a nightmare of a situation. The Tigers currently hold the No. 39 signing class, but...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

National Signing Day: Projected Missouri signees, commitments, live updates

The Missouri Tigers head into 2018’s National Signing Day looking to build on the momentum Barry Odom’s team established in the second half of their 2017 season. Like most schools, the new early signing period has Mizzou’s recruiting class largely in place — the Tigers currently have five early enrollees and an additional 15 players signed — so there are not as many question marks...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Missouri recruiting: All of Tigers’ 2018 de-commitments

National Signing Day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 7. With that in mind, we take a look back at some of the players who were at one point members of the Missouri 2018 recruiting class before they opted to take their services elsewhere. The Tigers have seen 5 players de-commit — none bigger than 4-star quarterback James Foster. 4-star quarterback James Foster (Montgomery, Ala.) — uncommitted...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

Dick Vitale: Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr. dunking, Cuonzo Martin said ‘don’t be surprised’ if he comes back

Try to remain calm, Missouri fans. It’s looking more and more possible that Michael Porter Jr. could see the court before this season is over. While calling the Kentucky-Tennessee game in Lexington, ESPN commentator Dick Vitale relayed that he heard that Porter Jr. was dunking following Mizzou’s warmups at Ole Miss prior to the team’s game in Oxford. Even more interesting, Missouri...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

After big week, Missouri Basketball is on the bubble

After finding themselves needing to win two games to save their season Cuonzo Martin’s Tigers are now directly in the middle of the bubble when looking at the NCAA Tournament picture. With wins last week over Alabama and #21 Kentucky, the Tigers are now sitting at 7th in the SEC with a 15-8 overall record. This position could have been higher but Mississippi State also enjoyed a...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri gains commitment from Arizona OL prospect Xavier Delgado

Missouri picked up an offensive line commitment Tuesday. A day before National Signing Day, Class of 2018 offensive lineman Xavier Delgado announced on Twitter that he had committed to the Tigers. From Glendale, Ariz., the 6-foot-5, 300-pound player is rated as a 3-star athlete by the 247Sports Composite rankings. He made an official visit to Missouri on Jan. 26. Check out his full...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Auburn basketball a 1-seed? Here’s why Tigers’ bracket projections matter

You can forgive some Auburn basketball fans if their initial reaction to the most recent round of Bracketology updates is “thanks, but no thanks.” Sure, that Bruce Pearl’s Tigers have gone from SEC afterthoughts to a consensus 2-seed in the Bracket Matrix and a loud knock on the door of the bracket’s top line is — if nothing else — a staggering accomplishment. Sure, that Auburn’s...
Via SEC Country
20 days ago

Auburn recruiting: All of the Tigers’ 2018 de-commitments

Auburn has had success holding onto recruits in the Class of 2018. There were a few scares throughout the process, though. Defensive tackle Coynis Miller flirted with a few other programs after committing to Auburn. He put all of that concern to rest last week. Wide receiver Matthew Hill has shown late interest in Clemson. Given his final-weekend visit to the Plains, Hill seems destined...
Via SEC Country
20 days ago

Auburn podcast: SEC-best Tigers now among top 10 basketball teams in nation

Welcome to The Podcast on the Plains, SEC Country’s daily Auburn football podcast with host Zac Blackerby. On the show Monday, Blackerby is joined by ESPN 106.7’s Painter Sharpless. On episode 126 of the show, the guys discuss all the big news revolving around Auburn basketball. In the newest edition of the AP poll, the Tigers earned a top-10 ranking as the eighth-ranked team in...
Via SEC Country
20 days ago

Missouri flips commitment of T Bobby Lawrence from Iowa State

Missouri has landed its second commitment of the day with the announcement that tackle Bobby Lawrence has flipped to the Tigers from Iowa State. Lawrence, out of Central HS in Saint Joseph, Mo. is a 3-star recruit and ranked the No. 121 tackle and No. 17 overall player in Missouri by 247Sports national composite rankings. At 6-foot-8 and 300 pounds, Lawrence could help the Tigers...
Via SEC Country
20 days ago
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