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1/4/2015

No. 17 Mississippi State slips past Missouri 53-47

No. 17 Mississippi State slips past Missouri 53-47

Posted 3:19 PM 1/4/2015 by The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - Jerica James scored 17 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to lead No. 17 Mississippi State to a 53-47 comeback win over Missouri on Sunday.

James was 4 of 8 from the floor, and 7 of 11 from the foul line, with six of those free throws made in the final minute. Breanna (More)...

Royals sign veteran Madson to minor league deal

1/1/2015

Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

Posted 5:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.

"I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)...

Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

Bud Sasser's patience pays off

1/3/2015

Missouri defeats Lipscomb 72-60

Missouri defeats Lipscomb 72-60

Posted 4:56 PM 1/3/2015 by The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - Johnathan Williams III scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Keith Shamburger added 15 points to lead Missouri past Lipscomb 72-60 on Saturday.

Trailing 48-38 five minutes into the second half, Missouri used a 16-1 run over the next five minutes to retake the lead. (More)...

1/1/2015

Blog: Twitter buzzed as Mizzou defeated Minnesota in Citrus Bowl

Blog: Twitter buzzed as Mizzou defeated Minnesota in Citrus Bowl

Posted 5:31 PM 1/1/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers are champions of the Buffalo Wild WIngs Citrus Bowl.

They defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers 33-17 in Orlando, Florida Thursday.

The game featured numerous turnovers and some tricky plays, including an onside kick and a fake punt by the Tigers.

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12/31/2014

Citrus Bowl Stadium makes major renovations

Citrus Bowl Stadium makes major renovations

Posted 1:11 PM 12/31/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

ORLANDO - Missouri and Minnesota are facing off January 1 in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. They will be playing in the Citrus Bowl Stadium, which recently received major renovations. These changes gave the stadium a new look and open feel to it.

The new looks offers many new (More)...

Bowl games in Orlando generate more than $60 million for the city

12/30/2014

Citrus Bowl parade joins Mizzou, Minnesota fans

Posted 3:31 PM 12/30/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

ORLANDO - Gloomy weather plagued cities around the Sunshine State Tuesday, but the Citrus Bowl parade was filled with color.

120,000 oranges, tangerines and grapefruit decorated parade floats for the annual event before the game.

Parade Director Stephanie Hanisak said organizers (More)...

Oklahoma State holds off Missouri, 74-72 in OT

Mizzou fans arrive in Orlando for the Citrus Bowl

12/29/2014

KOMU 8 News travels to Gopher territory

Posted 4:07 PM 12/29/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

MINNEAPOLIS - KOMU 8 News visited the land of 10,000 lakes to see what Minnesota fans thought about their chances of winning Thursday's Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl game.

University of Minnesota senior Muhammad Mire said he thinks playing in Minnesota's bitter cold temperatures has (More)...

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