Columbia College women's volleyball team awarded second in postseason poll
Posted on 5 December 2018 at 5:14pm
COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, the NAIA announced that the Columbia Cougars women’s volleyball team has been ranked second in the postseason women’s volleyball coaches’ Top-25 poll of the 2018 season.
The Cougars finished runner-up in the 2018 NAIA Women’s volleyball National Championship.
UPDATE: Barry Odom gets extended contract and pay raise
Posted on 4 December 2018 at 11:22pm
COLUMBIA - The MU Board of Curators voted unanimously for a contract extension and a pay raise for head football coach Barry Odom.
Odom's contract was extended until 2024 with an annual salary of $3.05 million dollars.
Mizzou mens basketball picks up another win, beats UT Arlington
Posted on 4 December 2018 at 11:22pm
COLUMBIA – Mizzou men’s basketball took to the hardwood Tuesday against the UT Arlington Mavericks at home. The Tigers were looking to build on Sunday’s overtime win over UCF. After a slow start Mizzou ran away from the Mavericks for a 65-45 win.
If the Tigers were looking to get out to a fast start against weaker opposition, they did not succeed. Despite five turnovers by the Mavericks in the opening minutes, Mizzou did not make its first basket until the 17:00 mark of the first half. After the team started 0-5, Javon Pickett broke the ice with a pair of 3-pointers.
Quarterback Kelly Bryant picks Mizzou Tigers for final season
Posted on 4 December 2018 at 7:24pm
COLUMBIA - Highly anticipated Clemson graduate transfer Kelly Bryant announced he will play his last season of college football for the University of Missouri.
Three Tiger Players earn All-SEC honors
Posted on 3 December 2018 at 4:53pm
COLUMBIA- The Associated Press named three Tigers to its 2018 All-Southeastern Conference first and second teams on Monday.
Junior offensive lineman Tre’Vour Wallace-Simms earned first-team All-SEC honors. Wallace-Simms was a major key to the Tigers success for the offense this season. He ranks ninth in the nation for fewest tackles for loss allowed and 11th in fewest sacks allowed. Wallace-Simms is the second Missouri offensive lineman to win this honor.
Liberty Bowl offers exposure for Mizzou
Posted on 3 December 2018 at 4:32pm
COLUMBIA - On New Year's Eve, the Missouri Tigers will travel to Memphis to play Oklahoma State in the 2018 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
For most programs, getting to a bowl game is a major priority because of one thing; exposure.
Columbia to host MSHSAA Show-Me Bowl for the next five years
Posted on 7 December 2018 at 3:15pm
COLUMBIA- High school football teams from around the state will travel to Memorial Stadium for the next five years to compete for their respective state titles.
In January 2018, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announced that the City of Columbia would host both weekends of the MSHSAA Show-Me Bowl for the next five years starting in 2018.
Full preview of Mizzou football's bowl pairing
Posted on 2 December 2018 at 10:46pm
Columbia - The 23rd ranked Missouri football team (8-4, 4-4 SEC) learned Sunday that they will head to Memphis, TN to take on Oklahoma State (6-6, 3-6 Big 12) in the 2018 Liberty Bowl on December 31. The bowl and matchup includes multiple intriguing storylines for Tiger fans.
Mizzou used a four game winning streak to end the regular season to become bowl eligible for the second consecutive season under Barry Odom. The Tigers began the season with a three game win streak, but had their bowl hopes in jeopardy after an 0-4 start to SEC play. But the huge upset victory at Florida to begin November gave the Tigers new life as they reeled off three more SEC wins to finish the season.
No Hunt, no problem as Chiefs top another divisional rival
Posted on 2 December 2018 at 9:44pm
Oakland - A tumultuous week for one of the best teams, and especially offenses, in the NFL couldn’t prevent the Kansas City Chiefs from getting their 10th win of the season Sunday with a 40-33 victory over the 2-10 Raiders. Patrick Mahomes tossed four more touchdowns, improving his season total to 41. Through 12 games, just Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are the only quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for as many touchdowns.
After releasing their leading rusher in running back Kareem Hunt following the release of a February video that showed him shoving and kicking a woman, the Chiefs had to look to different sources to for offense alongside Mahomes. Hunt had been the Chiefs’ leading rusher in each game this season. Running back Spencer Ware got the start in Oakland, and finished with 47 yards rushing and a touchdown on 14 rushing attempts.
Smith's career highs drive Missouri women's hoops to SEC/Big 12 challenge victory
Posted on 2 December 2018 at 9:03pm
Morgantown, WV - The Missouri women’s basketball team entered Sunday’s SEC/Big 12 challenge road matchup with West Virginia knowing it had an opportunity to get a victory over a quality opponent.
Junior guard Amber Smith seized the chance for the Tigers, as her 28 points and 13 rebounds set career highs and led Missouri to a 68-51 victory over the 21st ranked Mountaineers.