Mississippi is nationally ranked again after a four-game winning streak that’s included some record-setting offensive numbers.
It’s James Franklin’s team again.
There’s no break on the horizon.
The Missouri Tigers had one option last season. Missouri was forced to stick with the enigmatic Phil Pressey at point guard through good times and bad. Pressey, now plying his trade with the Boston Celtics, averaged a team-high 33.9 minutes per game in 2012-13 due to a lack of quality backups.
The Missouri Tigers eventually will have to get some scoring from their frontcourt. It just hasn’t become a necessity yet. Jordan Clarkson, Jabari Brown and Earnest Ross — a terrific trio of guards — can’t do it all alone every time out. But they were able to do it against the Southern Illinois Salukis, as the threesome combined for 59 points to carry Missouri to a 72-59 victory Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
The first game that counts is under the belt. So the nerves should start to fade away, right?
The latest in a line of awards came in Monday for the Missouri football team.
Ninth-ranked Missouri would rather stay on its offensive roll than take time off.
Maty Mauk threw five touchdown passes, four to Dorial Green-Beckham, and No. 9 Missouri cruised past Kentucky 48-17 on Saturday.
Missouri is giving Kentucky the benefit of the doubt.
No Frank Haith, no problem.
It’s a most unusual beginning. The Missouri Tigers kick off the 2013-14 basketball season without their head coach when they meet the Southeastern Louisiana Lions at 7 p.m. today at Mizzou Arena.
E.J. Gaines is like most college football players — the Missouri senior wants to play in the NFL.
There’s a new man at the top.
A surprise no more, No. 9 Missouri leads the SEC East with three games to go.