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    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 12:42 PM 2/27/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather predicted for the weekend of Feb. 27-28 and Mar. 1, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

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    Late 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69

    Late 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69

    Posted 10:57 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Maddie Stock made the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri women a 70-69 upset over No. 12 Texas A&M on Thursday night.

    Sierra Michaelis went the length of the court and drove into traffic before kicking out to Stock who was open (More)

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    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 3:15 PM 2/25/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - For the second time in the 2014-15 season, Missouri wrestling's Alan Waters has been named MAC Wrestler of the Week. 

    Waters, a senior from Kansas City, went 3-0 this past weekend at the 2015 National Duels Finals at the University of Iowa and moved to the No.1 ranking in (More)

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    Mizzou snaps record losing streak with win against Florida

    Mizzou snaps record losing streak with win against Florida

    Posted 9:57 PM 2/24/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri entered the night riding a program-worst 13 game losing streak. Florida head coach Billy Donovan entered the night with 499 career wins. Something had to give.

    In the end, it was the Tigers who pulled away with a 64-52 victory at Mizzou Arena.

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    Mizzou softball, baseball earn SEC weekly honors

    Mizzou softball, baseball earn SEC weekly honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 2/23/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri baseball and softball teams both had winning weekends, which resulted in a set of weekly honors from the Southeastern Conference for both squads.

    Freshman left-handed pitcher Paige Lowary, who was named SEC Freshman of the Week, helped the Tiger softball team get (More)

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    Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

    Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

    Posted 12:36 PM 2/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE, Florida (AP) - Florida will be without second-leading scorer Dorian Finney-Smith for the third consecutive game Tuesday night at Missouri.

    Coach Billy Donovan says Finney-Smith remains suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Donovan says he will re-evaluate (More)

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    Mizzou women's basketball defeats Vanderbilt 54-51

    Mizzou women's basketball defeats Vanderbilt 54-51

    Posted 3:33 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NASHVILLE - Sunday's match against the Vanderbilt Commodores came down to the final minute of play for the Mizzou women's basketball team after they had taken a 10 point lead early in the second. The Tigers were able to pull out the 54-51 lead to improve their record to 15-12 overall and 5-9 in (More)

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    No. 2 Mizzou defeats No. 1 Iowa to win National Duals Championship

    Posted 3:14 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - No. 2 Mizzou wrestling defeated No. 1 Iowa Sunday afternoon at the Carver Hawkeye Arena by a dual score of 18-12. This win clinched the perfect season for the Tigers, with a record of 24-0 in duals. It also earned them the 2015 National Duals Finals championship.

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    Mizzou baseball improves to 7-1 with win over Purdue

    Mizzou baseball improves to 7-1 with win over Purdue

    Posted 3:00 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Mizzou's baseball team used a bases-loaded, 5-2-3-2 triple play in the bottom of the sixth in order to maintain its 1-0 lead over Purdue in its final game of the Kleberg Bank College Classic Saturday afternoon at Whataburger field. With a record so far of 7-1, the program (More)

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    Mizzou wraps up SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

    Mizzou wraps up SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

    Posted 2:30 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    AUBURN, Alabama - The Mizzou men's and women's swimming and diving team finished their last day at the five-day SEC Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday. The men finished in sixth-place amassing 768 points, while the women placed eighth with 594. Florida won the men's title with 1,314.5 (More)

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    Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Posted 9:55 PM 2/21/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - After a walk-off win over Sam Houston State the night before, the Tigers needed no late game heroics to down Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday night in a 5-1 victory. This win comes after the Islanders gave Missouri (6-1) their first loss of the season in a 3-2 loss (More)

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    Missouri softball bounces back against Arizona

    Missouri softball bounces back against Arizona

    Posted 5:45 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CATHEDRAL CITY, California - Following the team's largest loss of the season, the Missouri softball team bounced back against Arizona in a 3-1 victory in the team's final game of the Mary Nutter Classic.

    Early scoring led by an RBI by Sami Fagan and strong pitching on the mound helped the (More)

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