MISSOURI TIGERS NEWS

LSU baseball: Zack Hess struggles, Tigers lose first game of 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. — Like Caleb Gilbert before him, Zack Hess didn’t have the weekend starter debut the LSU baseball team was looking for on Saturday. For the second time in two days LSU’s starting pitcher struggled as Hess allowed 8 earned runs before being chased in the third inning as LSU went on to lose to Notre Dame 10-5. The loss dropped LSU to 1-1 on the season and forced a...
Via SEC Country
8 hours ago

LSU survives wild last-second finish for 64-63 win over Missouri

BATON ROUGE, La. — Missouri came into Saturday afternoon’s game at LSU as the hottest team in the SEC with five straight wins. Thanks to LSU guards Tremont Waters and Daryl Edwards, that streak is over. Waters scored a game-high 21 points, including the go-ahead bucket with 9 seconds remaining, lifting LSU to a thrilling 64-63 win over the visiting Tigers. Edwards made what appeared...
Via SEC Country
12 hours ago

Who is Missouri with Michael Porter Jr. on the floor?

For months, the question of whether 5-star freshman Michael Porter Jr. would be able to return to the basketball court has been, without a close second, the most hotly debated topic among Missouri fans. Despite an initial diagnosis that claimed Porter’s back surgery “likely” would cost him the season, rumors quickly swirled that that timetable was a bit pessimistic — rumors fueled...
Via SEC Country
16 hours ago

LSU basketball vs. Missouri: Game time, TV channel, how to stream online (Feb. 17, 2018)

LSU basketball takes on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday in Baton Rouge. See below for information on how you can watch, listen to and stream this game. With five games remaining in the regular season, LSU faces an uphill battle to get to .500 in SEC play. That battle starts Saturday versus a streaking Missouri team, winners of five straight. LSU is coming off a blowout road loss...
Via SEC Country
22 hours ago

Cuonzo Martin provides update on Michael Porter Jr.’s potential return

Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr, as his coach Cuonzo Martin provided an update on his status on Friday. Martin, speaking with media members, told reporters that Porter Jr. will meet with his doctor in Dallas next Thursday. Martin added that he will not be able to be cleared until that that date, according to Aaron Reiss of the Kansas...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Cuonzo Martin confirms that Michael Porter Jr. won’t play in next two games for Missouri

There’s been quite a bit of uncertainty whether Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will play for the Tigers again this season. Or if he’ll ever play for them again, for that matter. Missouri’s next two games can be ruled out for Porter’s potential return. Tigers coach Cuonzo Martin went on KFNS in St. Louis on Thursday, stating that Porter could soon be cleared for non-contact...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Sorry Bruce Pearl and Rick Barnes, but Missouri’s Cuonzo Martin deserves SEC Coach of the Year honor

Bruce Pearl has Auburn in the top 10 nationally, with an SEC regular-season title looking likely, as is a high seed in the NCAA Tournament. Rick Barnes has Tennessee playing its best basketball since Pearl was in Knoxville. While the turnarounds for those two programs have been surprising and the two head men deserve credit for what they have achieved, neither has accomplished more...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

WATCH: Auburn football players hilariously dance with cheerleaders at Tigers’ basketball game

Auburn basketball has a big-time matchup with Kentucky on Wednesday night, and the Tigers’ football team didn’t want to be left out of the action. Part of Gus Malzahn’s squad showed up on the court at halftime and helped with the cheerleaders’ halftime performance. Take a look for yourself: That’s quite the Valentine’s Day showcase! As for the game itself, Auburn led Kentucky 39...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Auburn Recruiting Question of the Day: Will Tigers emphasize tight end in 2019?

Much like Justin Ferguson does on the Auburn team side, recruiting reporter Benjamin Wolk will answer the Recruiting Question of the Day every day of the week. You can ask him questions on Twitter or Facebook. Look for our Question of the Day each weekday. Go here to see our previous answers. There’s no doubt about it, Kristofer. Auburn hasn’t landed a 4-star-or-better tight end...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

The SEC produces a lot of NFL WRs and RBs, but why not QBs?

The SEC is going to continue a strong tradition of NFL wideouts come to the 2018 NFL Draft. Calvin Ridley (Alabama), and Christian Kirk (Texas A&M) are both expected to be first or second round picks in April, while it’s expected that there will be takers for DJ Chark (LSU), Antonio Callaway (Florida), JMon Moore (Missouri), […]
Via SEC Football Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama CB commit Brandon Turnage who called Auburn dream school ‘interested’ and ‘considering’ Tigers

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn Tigers football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. It’s Wednesday, and SEC Country will give the latest on an Alabama commit who calls Auburn his dream school. Also, some extra details on Calvin Anderson and another prospect from a forming pipeline high school. Alabama CB commit ‘considering’ Auburn Brandon...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin says Tigers are ‘past’ being a bubble team after huge win over Texas A&M

Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and the Tigers conquered a big-time test against Texas A&M Tuesday night, defeating the No. 21 Aggies 62-58 at home. It’s a win that will take a little bit of pressure off the Tigers, who entered the game as a No. 9 seed according to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi. There was already some cushion (teams on the No. 11 seed line are the last four in)...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Auburn recruiting question of the day: Who will Tigers target on offensive line in 2019 class?

Much like Justin Ferguson does on the Auburn team side, recruiting reporter Benjamin Wolk will answer the Recruiting Question of the Day every day of the week. You can ask him questions on Twitter or Facebook. Look for our Question of the Day each weekday. Go here to see our previous answers. Fair or not, Auburn’s recruiting classes will always be judged against the ones brought...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Missouri edges No. 21 Texas A&M 62-58

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kassius Robertson scored 16 points, Jordan Barnett added 15 and Missouri defeated No. 21 Texas A&M 62-58 to push its winning streak to five games Tuesday night. The Tigers (18-8, 8-5 Southeastern Conference) played solid defense and clean offense, but struggled in the last five minutes, against struggling with the press. Up two points with 14 seconds left...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

Auburn football: How Tigers are staying busy this month

Auburn football is the No. 1 topic in the War Eagle Wakeup every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across the Tigers’ sports world. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Auburn football, recruiting, basketball and more. What’s Auburn football up to?   It’s technically the offseason, but that doesn’t mean Auburn football isn...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Missouri softball takes first steps at Arizona tourney under new coach Gina Fogue

  TEMPE, Ariz. — Gina Fogue knows what it takes to win big, and the new Missouri softball coach saw enough positive signs from her team to feel good about its showing in the desert. The Tigers went 2-3 in the season-opening Kajikawa Classic at Arizona State University, finishing up on Sunday morning with a 3-1 loss to Oregon State (4-1). “There were some good things for us here,...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

Missouri’s third annual #RallyForRhyan game raises over $70K for pediatric cancer research

For the third consecutive year, the Missouri Tigers not only won on #RallyForRhyan day at Mizzou Arena, they set a new bar for pediatric cancer research donations. According to Missouri’s Major Gifts Officer Brad Loos — the father of Rhyan Loos, for whom the game is named — Saturday’s basketball game raised over $70,000 for pediatric cancer research: That $70,000 figure topped the...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

Robertson, Missouri beat Mississippi St. 89-85 in OT

Kassius Robertson hit five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and Kevin Puryear scored five of his 13 points after regulation to help Missouri beat Mississippi State 89-85 in overtime on Saturday. Jordan Geist had 17 points, Jordan Barnett scored 15 and Jontay Porter 10 for Missouri (17-8, 7-5 Southeastern Conference), which has won four in a row. Aric Holman hit a jumper and...
Via AP on Yahoo
7 days ago

WATCH: Horrendous Missouri flop costs Mississippi State as Bulldogs fall to Tigers

It is unfortunate the Oscars were a few weeks ago because we would have the front-runner for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role from Saturday’s Missouri win over Mississippi State. With the Tigers up 87-85 in overtime, Bulldogs’ guard Lamar Peters drove down the court and seemingly made a go-ahead three pointer, but the officials had already blew the whistle for an offensive...
Via SEC Country
7 days ago

If Michael Porter Jr. returns to play for 'free' at Missouri, no one needs your two cents on choice

Licensed physicians are the only people that should be commenting on the potential lottery pick's health.
Via Sporting News
7 days ago

Missouri's Porter hopeful to return soon after surgery

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- ��� Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. is hopeful he'll be cleared to return to practice from lower back surgery next week, providing a boost for a Tigers team aiming to reach the NCAA Tournament. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the Tigers' season-opening win over Iowa State before missing...
Via AP on Yahoo
8 days ago

Report: Oregon WR, CoMo native Alex Ofodile transferring to Missouri

For the second day in a row, Missouri has landed a graduate transfer from the University of Oregon. After earning a commitment from safety Khalil Olver on Thursday, Barry Odom and the Tigers got some even bigger news on Friday, as it was reported by PowerMizzou.com that Columbia native Alex Ofodile will also be enrolling at Mizzou and eligible to play immediately. If that name sounds...
Via SEC Country
8 days ago

Michael Porter Jr says ‘good chance’ he will play this season

Michael Porter Jr is determined to make something of his one-and-done year.Addressing reporters on Friday, the star Missouri freshman, who has been sidelined since undergoing back surgery in November, spoke optimistically about playing again for the Tigers this season.“There’s a good chance,” said Porter, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. “I think doctors are going to be amazed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Porter Jr. says he’ll play for Missouri this season if doctors clear him

Porter entered the season as a candidate to be the No. 1 NBA Draft pick before suffering a back injury
Via CBSSports.com
8 days ago

Auburn football podcast: Tigers looking to add top tackle this weekend

Welcome to The Podcast on the Plains, SEC Country’s daily Auburn football podcast with host Zac Blackerby. On the show Friday, Blackerby is joined by SEC Country Auburn recruiting expert Benjamin Wolk. On epiosde 130, the guys discuss National Signing Day and the big-time official visitor who will be on campus this weekend. This will be the final edition of the Podcast on the Plains...
Via SEC Country
8 days ago
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