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    Rice's 3-pointer gives Illinois 62-59 win over Missouri

    Rice's 3-pointer gives Illinois 62-59 win over Missouri

    Posted 3:31 PM 12/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - During a timeout with 17.8 seconds remaining in a tie game on Saturday, Missouri coach Kim Anderson figured Illinois would attempt to find guard Rayvonte Rice for the final shot.

    Rice did end up with the ball as the clock wound down, dribbling around behind the 3-point (More)

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    Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Posted 6:58 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl.

    The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida.

    In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.

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    Illinois and Missouri meet for Braggin' Rights

    Illinois and Missouri meet for Braggin' Rights

    Posted 6:51 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - Illinois and Missouri meet Saturday in their annual Braggin' Rights basketball game in St. Louis.

    Illinois is 8-3 but unranked for the pre-Christmas game for the second straight year. They've lost three of five.

    Missouri is off to a rocky start at 5-5. For just the (More)

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    Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Posted 5:27 PM 12/14/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Dave Steckel has left Mizzou to become the head football coach at Missouri State University.

    Steckel, who's been Mizzou's defensive coordinator for the past 5 years, was introduced as MSU's head coach Sunday afternoon. 

    Steckel was at Missouri's Citrus Bowl game (More)

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    Xavier pulls away late against Missouri 74-58

    Xavier pulls away late against Missouri 74-58

    Posted 5:29 PM 12/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - Dee Davis scored 17 points and Myles Davis and Brandon Randolph added 11 apiece to lead Xavier past Missouri 74-58 on Saturday.

    The Musketeers (8-2) led just 44-41 with 11:36 remaining after Tramaine Isabell's layup for Missouri, but Xavier responded with an 11-2 run and (More)

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    Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Posted 3:18 PM 12/13/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- Missouri will likely be looking for a defensive coordinator in the upcoming months. 

    According to the Springfield News-Leader, Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel is reportedly taking the head coaching job at Missouri State. Steckel was the linebackers coach at (More)

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    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 8:27 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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    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Posted 2:19 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)

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    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Six Tigers named All-SEC by league coaches

    Posted 2:47 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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    Behind the numbers of MU football's 2014 All-SEC players

    Posted 2:32 PM 12/9/2014 by Mark Bergin & Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Associated Press and SEC coaches have released their All-SEC teams and between the teams, there are eight Missouri Tigers mentioned.

    The SEC coaches named junior defensive end Shane Ray and senior running back Marcus Murphy to the All-SEC first-team Tuesday. For the All-SEC (More)

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    Missouri wrestler J'den Cox battling with new challenge

    Posted 2:35 PM 12/8/2014 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

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

    Posted 1:54 PM 12/8/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff and The Associated Press

    ATLANTA (AP) - Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has been selected as the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year by the Associated Press, while Alabama receiver Amari Cooper claimed the award as the best offensive player.

    The coach of the year went to Mississippi State's Dan (More)

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