Category: Missouri Tigers

John Groce Leads Illinois to 12-0 Start in his First Season on the Job

Friday, December 21st, 2012

There's no arguing that Illinois is one of the most intriguing college basketball teams of the first half of the season. The team lost 12 of its last 14 games last year, finishing 17-15 and watching coach Bruce Weber get the ax. In came John Groce from Ohio and all ...

Gary Pinkel on Missouri’s SEC Opener This Weekend: “Our fans have been talking about this one since last February”

Friday, September 7th, 2012

The Missouri Tigers have left the Big 12 conference and are taking their chances in the SEC. In their 2012 tune-up game last weekend, Missouri crushed Southeastern Louisiana 62-10. Missouri’s offense is known for being explosive and they showed that ability last week in a variety of ways, but the ...

Missouri Tigers May Once Again Be One of the Nation’s Top Teams Thanks to Alex Oriakhi’s Transfer

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

It appeared there could be some questions about just where Missouri would stand on the college basketball front next year. The Tigers wrapped up a 30-win season and a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, but were upset in their first game of the Big Dance. The team was ...

St. Louis Coach Rick Majerus Worries More About Style of Play Than Seeding

Monday, March 12th, 2012

It's Monday after Selection Sunday, which means it's time to debate which teams were poorly seeded or were snubbed in the NCAA tournament. One team that seems to be a part of that discussion is Saint Louis, which finished No. 31 in the RPI with a 25-7 record and dropped ...

Will the Big 12 Race be Decided by Either the Kansas Jayhawks or the Missouri Tigers?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Baylor certainly looked like a favorite to contend for the Big 12 men's basketball championship after cruising to 17 victories in a row out of the gate. However, the Bears lost their second straight game over the weekend, falling at home to Missouri. They've now lost to Kansas and Mizzou, ...

Gary Pinkel Won’t Comment on DUI Arrest, but Plenty Happy to Field Questions about Missouri’s Strong Finish and Upcoming Move to SEC

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Sure, he might have been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons following his DUI arrest and subsequent suspension from his head coaching duties at Missouri, but Gary Pinkel, as well as his staff mind you, deserve lots of credit for guiding the young Tigers team back from a ...

Bill Self: Kansas Basketball and the Big 12 Will Be Just Fine With or Without Missouri

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Since the beginning of this entire wild and crazy mess, all of the chatter surrounding the Big 12 Conference and possible realignment scenarios has been delineated by a strong sense of doom and gloom. Texas A&M was rumored to be heading to the SEC, which in turn might mean that ...

Blaine Gabbert’s Next Home Is Still A Mystery

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

The NFL Draft is right around the corner and one of the names that will be called on day one will be Blaine Gabbert. The only real question is where he will go. That’s one of the bigger questions in the top ten. Despite potentially being the best quarterback in ...

Frank Haith Attempts to Turn Missouri Backlash Into a Positive

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

As the news broke on Sunday night that Missouri was going to hire Frank Haith as its next men's basketball coach, it didn't take long for the backlash to begin. Many fans took to social media outlets trying to figure out who Frank Haith was and how in the world ...

Matt Painter Still Sounds a Little Suspicious on This Whole Missouri Situation

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I'll admit, I haven't listened to enough of Matt Painter, so perhaps this is how he always sounds. But, now that he has tested the waters in considering a move to Missouri, something about the whole thing still smells a little fishy to me -- especially after listening to the ...