COLUMBIA — Nine minutes into his weekly press conference Monday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel was asked about the play of a senior named Markus in his team’s win Saturday at Texas A&M. Pinkel proceeded to talk about tailback Marcus Murphy’s success on the ground against the Aggies, before being stopped by a clarification. Wrong Marcus.
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ATHENS, Ga. — For one night, the Georgia Bulldogs are going to be hard-core Tennessee fans.
The Missouri Tigers put four players in double figures as they steamrolled to an 88-42 win against Southeast Missouri State on Monday night.
Missouri’s most recent home game resulted in the Tigers’ fourth straight win, but head coach Gary Pinkel said he didn’t want to get used to the final score of 20-10.
Kim Anderson said his team is a work in progress. But after a disappointing season opener, he can now rest a little easier after a 56-41 win against Valparaiso on Sunday.
The Missouri Tigers will look to rebound today. And play better defense. And shoot better as they host the Valparaiso Crusaders at 5 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.
Russell Hansbrough ran for a career-high 199 yards and two touchdowns to help Missouri to a 34-27 win over Texas A&M on Saturday night.
The last time the Missouri football team had a bye week, the Tigers returned to action with a big loss at home, a 34-0 drubbing at the hands of Georgia.
Friday was supposed to be a homecoming for Kim Anderson. The new Missouri basketball coach took to the court bearing the signature of Norm Stewart, whom Anderson played and coached under at Missouri.
Martez Harrison scored 26 points and Shayok Shayok added 10 to help Missouri-Kansas City stun Missouri 69-61 in the season opener Friday for both teams.
To say there are a few fresh faces on Missouri’s basketball team would be an understatement. The team has just four returners from last year’s team, five freshmen who will likely factor into the rotation and a new transfer from Hawaii.
It’s been a long time coming, but the Missouri Tigers and BYU Cougars will finally meet again on the football field.
Missouri basketball has signed two in-state players to national letters of intent.
Don’t mess with Texas, the saying goes, but the Missouri football team is giving it one last try.