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12/11/2014

Missouri men's basketball hangs on for 78-73 win over Elon

Missouri men's basketball hangs on for 78-73 win over Elon

Posted 6:27 PM 12/11/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - As has been the trend so far in 2014, the Missouri Tigers basketball team didn't make things easy in its matchup with Elon University on Thursday night. 

However, the Tigers were able to hang on for the narrow 78-73 victory after leading by 19 points at the half. 

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12/10/2014

Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

Posted 12:19 PM 12/10/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

The SEC coaches awarded Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray and running back Marcus Murphy with honors today.

After leading the team to another SEC East division championship and 10-2 regular season record, Gary Pinkel took home the honor of the SEC Coach of the (More)...

12/9/2014

Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

Posted 12:47 PM 12/9/2014 by Amber Smith, Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Six Missouri Tigers made the coaches' 2014 All-Southeastern Conference football team including two players on first-team and four players on second-team.

DE Shane Ray made first-team. This year Ray set a school record with 14 quarterback sacks. Ray leads the SEC and ranks 3rd in (More)...

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12/5/2014

Joplin and Tuscaloosa rebuilding after 2011 tornadoes

Posted 1:52 PM 12/8/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Back in May of 2011, a catastrophic tornado struck Joplin, impacting hundreds of thousands of lives. Since then, the city has made progress towards getting back on its feet.

Less than one month before this incident, a tornado devastated parts of Tuscaloosa. Just like (More)...

12/8/2014

Missouri wrestler J'den Cox battling with new challenge

Posted 3:10 PM 12/7/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Missouri wrestler J'den Cox said he never backs down from a challenge, whether it's on the mat or anywhere else. 

"I want to dominate," Cox said.

Mizzou wrestling coach Brian Smith said, "He always wants to be the best on the field or the best on the mat."

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Missouri's Ray named AP SEC Defensive Player of the Year

12/7/2014

Missouri to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day

Missouri to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day

Posted 2:00 PM 12/7/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football team will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl after finishing the season 10-3. 

The game will be played in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2015 at 12 p.m.

The Tigers finished the season 16th in the (More)...

12/6/2014

No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

Posted 5:00 PM 12/6/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

ATLANTA - The No. 16 Missouri Tigers fell to the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13 in the SEC championship game. The Tigers were within a possession until Alabama scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to roll to victory. 

The Crimson Tide opened up the scoring with a (More)...

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12/5/2014

No. 22 Oklahoma beats Missouri 82-63

No. 22 Oklahoma beats Missouri 82-63

Posted 8:04 AM 12/6/2014 by The Associated Press

NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) - Oklahoma's still scoring. Now, the Sooners are playing defense, too.

Ryan Spangler scored a season-high 18 points to help No. 22 Oklahoma defeat Missouri 82-63 Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 challenge. Buddy Hield had 17 points and three steals and Isaiah Cousins (More)...

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