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Missouri basketball: Former Tiger forward Willie Jackson lands at Toledo after transferring

The Kim Anderson era at Missouri has been marred by two trends: losses and transfers. When freshman forward Willie Jackson decided to leave the program after just one semester, that meant that both trends would officially continue through the new year. Today, however, it was reported that Jackson had found a new home at which he will continue his college basketball career: Former...
Via SEC Country
13 days ago

LSU basketball: Lineups, watch info for tonight’s game vs. Missouri

BATON ROUGE, La. — If there’s a game the LSU basketball team needs to win, it’s tonight’s. Which is fitting, because it’s also a game that the team absolutely should win. After a home loss to Vanderbilt to open up conference play last week, the LSU basketball team (8-4, 0-1 SEC) travels to Columbia, Mo., tonight to take on the Missouri Tigers (5-7, 0-0). Missouri is the...
Via SEC Country
13 days ago

There's a new best conference in college football this season

On Monday, SEC champ Alabama will meet ACC champ Clemson to determine the nation’s best team for 2016. Regardless of the result, we already know which was the top conference this season.Can you say, “A-C-C! A-C-C!”Long a football laughingstock, the ACC completed the non-championship bowls with an impressive 8-3 record, most notably New Year’s Six wins by Clemson (over No...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Missouri recruiting update: Tigers add CB, but stay put in national, SEC rankings

Missouri’s Christmas present came in the form of a commitment. The Tigers added one player to their 2017 recruiting class this week. Where Missouri’s 2017 recruiting class is ranked Missouri is still No. 38 nationally among the 2017 recruiting classes. The Tigers also still have the 12th best class in the SEC. The Tigers’ class consists of 19 commitments and one junior college...
Via SEC Country
18 days ago

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
18 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri’s Willie Jackson to transfer due to family issue

Freshman forward Willie Jackson is set to transfer from the Missouri basketball program due to a family issue, the university announced on Thursday. A statement from the university said a “family medical situation” has led to Jackson wanting to transfer closer to home. “Willie Jackson has made the Mizzou Men’s Basketball program aware of his intentions to continue his academic...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago

Freshman Willie Jackson to transfer from Missouri basketball

Eleven games into his college basketball career, Willie Jackson has decided to leave the Missouri basketball program. Citing family health reasons, Jackson released a statement about his intentions through Mizzou on Thursday. “I really appreciate the opportunity that Mizzou gave me, and I enjoyed my time in Columbia, but my family needs me closer to home, at this point,” Jackson...
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Arkansas senior Jared Collins hopes to make amends for Missouri game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Arkansas senior cornerback Jared Collins is preparing for the final game of his college football career, a fact that would be motivation enough for most players. But Collins also feels a need to make amends for the Razorbacks’ regular-season finale, a 28-24 loss at Missouri more than a month ago. “I definitely want to make up for that,” Collins said. ...
Via SEC Country
21 days ago

Missouri gains commitment from 3-star CB Adam Sparks

Missouri received a Christmas gift from the recruiting trail. Three-star cornerback Adam Sparks committed to the Tigers in a Twitter message published Sunday. As part of his note, he said that he’s fully committed to Missouri and that he was closing his recruitment. He de-committed from Vanderbilt on Dec. 16, six days after taking an official visit to Missouri. 100% committed...
Via SEC Country
23 days ago

Missouri safety Greg Taylor indicates he’s leaving the school

East St. Louis, Il., has produced its fair share of Missouri Tigers over the years, including 5-star defensive tackle Terry Beckner. But now it seems the Tigers are losing one of the prospects who is from the area. Safety Greg Taylor announced via his Twitter account that he will be looking for a new school. Taylor signed with Missouri this past year after transferring in from Hinds...
Via SEC Country
24 days ago

Missouri 2017 recruiting update: Tigers’ class stays intact

It was a quiet week on the Missouri recruiting trail, as there were no major commitments added to the 2017 class. However, at the same time, the Tigers were fortunate enough to keep all of their current commitments. Where Missouri’s 2017 recruiting class is ranked Missouri dropped two spots this past week from No. 36 to No. 38. Its class stayed put as the No. 12 class in the...
Via SEC Country
25 days ago

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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Former Missouri coach Gary Pinkel posts touching photo with 3 granddaughters

This is the time of year to enjoy quality time with family, and Gary Pinkel seems to love life right now. Check out the photo below that the former Missouri coach posted Monday of him with three of his granddaughters near a Christmas tree in Columbia, Mo. Pinkel’s facial expression is wonderful. He looks the part of a happy grandpa. In Columbia with 3 of my granddaughters...
Via SEC Country
29 days ago

Former Missouri defensive lineman Harold Brantley wins DII Championship in crazy game

Things have gone pretty well for former Missouri defensive lineman Harold Brantley since he was dismissed prior to the season for failing to meet academic standards. The 6-foot-3, 280 pound senior latched on with Northwest Missouri State, a Division II powerhouse, and ended up going a perfect 14-0 to get to the championship game on Saturday. His Bearcats went on to beat North Alabama...
Via SEC Country
December 17, 2016

Eastern Illinois beats Missouri 67-64 behind hot second half

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Montell Goodwin scored 22 points, including 15 in the second half, to help Eastern Illinois edge Missouri 67-64 on Saturday. Demetrius McReynolds added 16 points and six rebounds, and Ray Crossland added eight points and six rebounds. McReynolds scored 10 of his points in the first half after starting 3-for-4 from the field, but from there made only 2 of 13...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri Football: Tigers release renderings of stadium renovations

A renovation is coming to Memorial Stadium, and the project will be larger than initially expected. Missouri announced on Friday that the south end zone construction to Faurot Field will cost about $90-100 million, which is up from an original estimate of $75 million. “As we’ve had the chance to roll our sleeves up and get further into the planning stages, we believe it’s a...
Via SEC Country
December 16, 2016

Missouri recruiting snapshot: Tigers add two commits, JUCO signee

The Missouri Tigers weren’t one of the biggest winners in terms of recruiting in the past week, but they had a net gain for the week, with one player signing, two others committing, and one other de-committing. All in all, Tigers fans would have to chalk this week up as a success for Missouri recruiting. Where Missouri’s 2017 recruiting class is ranked Thanks to the aforementioned...
Via SEC Country
December 16, 2016

Contract details revealed for new Missouri defensive line coach Brick Haley

Missouri decided on long-time college defensive line coach Brick Haley as the next leader of the Tigers defensive front last week, and now we know the preliminary terms of the agreement. According to a report from St. Louis Post-Dispatch beat report Dave Matter, Haley’s contract will be worth $400,000 for the 2017 season. Matter, who reports that the contract had not yet been finalized...
Via SEC Country
December 13, 2016

Missouri recruiting: Tigers land commitment from massive offensive lineman Yasir Durant

The Missouri offensive line, which was one of if not the best in the SEC,just added another potential piece. The Tigers landed their second commitment of the day, as JUCO offensive lineman Yasir Durant announced that he was flipping his commitment from San Diego State to Missouri. Durant spent this past season at Arizona Western, a JUCO that has produced its fair share of SEC talents...
Via SEC Country
December 12, 2016

WATCH: Missouri QB Drew Lock plays catch with young fan to fulfill Christmas wish

Drew Lock made Christmas come a little early for one young fan. As shown in the video clip below released Monday, the Missouri quarterback took part in a touching moment with a young girl who wanted to play catch with a Tigers player to fulfill her Christmas wish. Watch her show off her skills at Faurot Field with Lock, who instructed Lila to spike the ball in the end zone at...
Via SEC Country
December 12, 2016

Former Mizzou WR Dilosa charged with domestic assault

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Authorities have charged former Missouri wide receiver Keyon Dilosa with assault after a woman accused him of punching her in the face.The Boone County prosecutor's office said Dilosa was charged Friday with third-degree domestic assault. The prosecutor's office also said it's asking that Dilosa's bond terms include him not having any contact with the alleged victim...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Missouri wide receiver faces assault charge

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Authorities have charged former Missouri wide receiver Keyon Dilosa with assault after a woman accused him of punching her in the face. The Boone County prosecutor's office said Dilosa was charged Friday with third-degree domestic assault. The prosecutor's office also said it's asking that Dilosa's bond terms include him not having any contact with the alleged...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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