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Mizzou Links, 11-3-10

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Mizzou Football Links

  • More on Nebraska...
    The Trib: MU defense is exploited by Huskers
    The Missourian: Gabbert hears from angry Missouri fans on Twitter
    KC Star: Missouri forges on after loss at Nebraska
    Corn Nation: Saying Goodbye to Missouri (And Maybe "Hello Again" To Nebraska)
  • ...and on to Tech
    The Trib (Dave Matter): Behind the Numbers: Tigers vs. Red Raiders
    Post-Dispatch: Michael Egnew looks forward to trip home
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Tech notes: Getting ready for Gabbert
  • KBIA Sports Extra: VIDEO: Gary Pinkel discusses potential helmet-to-helmet hit on Gabbert
    KBIA Sports Extra: VIDEO: Mizzou coaches, players try to explain Nebraska's hot start
  • PowerMizzou: Tuesday Tiger Notebook
  • PowerMizzou: An early look at possible bowl scenarios
    Missouri will be favored in its final four games. That is no guarantee they will win them. If they do win out, the worst-case scenario is that the Tigers are 11-and-1, but left out of the Big XII title game. A BCS at-large selection isn't out of the question. However, the conference is not at all guaranteed to get two teams into the BCS this season. The next pick goes to the Cotton Bowl. The Tigers would be in contention for that, but the title game loser (could be Oklahoma, Nebraska, Oklahoma State or Baylor) would as well, along with the possibility of a ten-win Oklahoma State team.

    If the Cotton were to pass on the Tigers, a pretty safe bet would seem to be a return to the Alamo Bowl, which has moved up in the pecking order. That game would match the Big 12's third selection against a PAC-10 team, which most are projecting to be Stanford at this time.

    In an absolute worst case scenario, where the Alamo Bowl takes a South team it believes would sell more tickets, the Tigers could slide to the Insight, which snubbed them last year, against a Big Ten team.
  • PowerMizzou: Tiger recruiting mailbag

Big 12 Links


  • No. 15 Mizzou Basketball Opens Exhibition Play

    > Missouri Basketball opens preseason action on Friday when it hosts intrastate foe Harris-Stowe State from St. Louis ... The Tigers are 8-0 all-time in preseason action under Head Coach Mike Anderson.

    > Missouri has averaged 94.2 points per game in exhibition games under Anderson, with seven of those eight games coming against in-state institutions.

    > The Tigers have handled their business nicely over the years against teams from Missouri... Mizzou is 145-56 all-time vs. opponents from the Show-Me State... Not included in this mark are exhibition wins.

    > Missouri has typically played some tough schedules over the years and that trend will continue in 2010-11 ... With the preseason polls being released last week, Mizzou will have 12 games against teams ranked / receiving votes in the preseason Top 25 ... Included in that list are some impressive non-conference games vs. Old Dominion and Vanderbilt at home, neutral site games vs. #13 Illinois, #21 Georgetown, Wyoming and Providence/La Salle and a road game at Oregon.

    > Missouri got some love in the preseason polls this year, checking in at #15 in both Top 25 ledgers ... Mizzou was #32 in the ESPN / USA Today Coaches Poll and #45 in the Associated Press Poll last season at this time.

    >’s Jeff Goodman gave the Tigers some preseason hype as well, picking Anderson’s club #9 in his preseason poll.

    > Sports Illustrated thought highly of Missouri’s backcourt depth and pegged the MU guards #13 nationally as a position group.

  • Searching for Billy Edelin: 25 Most Intriguing Teams for 2010-2011: #11 Missouri Tigers
  • KBIA Sports Extra: What could a preseason No. 15 ranking mean for Mizzou?
  • KBIA Sports Extra: Mizzou Basketball Player Preview: Ricky Kreklow
  • KBIA Sports Extra: Mizzou Basketball Player Preview: Matt Pressey
  • Rush The Court: Preseason Bracketology 11.02.10
  • J.T. Tiller Earns Professional Opportunity (Woohoo!)
  • Big 12
    Basketball Prospectus: Bill Self Optimistic
    Topeka Capital-Journal: Sans Selby, Jayhawks womp WU
    KC Star: KSU dismantles Newman, but Martin not satisfied
    Topeka Capital-Journal: No surprises for Cats
    Daily Oklahoman: Inside-out approach works for OU men's basketball team

Other Mizzou Links

  • Mizzou Women's Basketball Mizzou Earns 67-60 Exhibition Victory
    The Missourian: Missouri women's basketball team narrowly avoids upset
  • Mizzou Volleyball Surging Tigers Headed to Colorado
  • Mizzou Baseball Black Takes Fall World Series Mizzou in the Majors: Ian vs. the Giants
  • Mizzou Soccer
    The Missourian: Kruse sets tone for Missouri's tough defense