The hours are getting short if you want to join the Rock M Tourney Challenge!
Mizzou Basketball Links
- The Trib: Where have you gone, Ricardo Ratliffe?
- PowerMizzou: Tigers talk on eve of tourney
- PowerMizzou: PHOTOS: Practice in D.C.
- The Missourian: Kim English says a good NCAA Tournament for Tigers would replace a season of struggles
- The Missourian: Laugh-out-loud Cincinnati faces Missouri in NCAA return
- KC Star: Tigers are all business in Washington
Washington Post: Cincinnati does the Mick Cronin
Ok. Let’s move on the the Bearcats’ opponent. That would be Missouri, whose press kit mentions how they play the "Fastest 40 Minutes in Basketball ." Media members, myself, included, converted this into "40 Minutes of Hell," and off we went.
"Whose slogan is that, ours or theirs?" Kilpatrick asked me. "I like that slogan, because we have hell, too. So it’s cool. We can deal with that. I mean, throughout the whole year, you play Big East teams, and they bring 40 minutes of hell, so we’re used to that."
"We’re from the Big East," McClain said. "They ain’t seen no hell yet. We’re hungry. We’re hungry. People still don’t respect that we’re even here."
"I mean, that’s what they say," Wright added. "We’ve got to go off what they say. We’re gonna see tomorrow. We’re just gonna come to play, and if they give us 40 minutes of hell like they say, we’ve just got to control it and turn it into 40 minutes of heaven I guess. We’re in the Big East, man. You kind of get used to the pressure of playing hard teams."
Crimson and Cream Machine: Missouri vs Cincinnati is Big 12's Marquee First Round Match-Up
Other Basketball Links
- Basketball Prospectus: Perfecting the Sport
- PowerMizzou Blog: Arguments for and against tournament expansion
KC Star (Upon Further Review): KU, KSU, MU: How important is consistency?
KBIA Sports Extra: What's ahead for Big 12 basketball teams?
Mizzou Football Links
PowerMizzou: Wednesday practice report
Early in practice, the offense lines up under-center to work on running drills for the defense. One aspect that's stood out to me is Brad Madison's effectiveness against the run. Last year, he was known more for his pass rushing, but as the starter this year, he's going to have to be just as stout against the run. Even on those rushing plays, he was constantly getting past the tackle and bringing down the running back in the backfield.
- Smart Football: Quarterback drills with Missouri's Dave Yost, guru, dude
- PowerMizzou: Centers: Snap decision
ESPN's David Ubben Visits Missouri
ESPN.com: Continuing the QB line at Missouri
ESPN.com: VIDEO: Missouri QB James Franklin
ESPN.com: Missouri DE Brad Madison an unlikely star
ESPN.com: Tigers continue growth in secondary
ESPN.com: Missouri defense loses a starter
College Football Talk: Dislocated elbow likely costs Donovan Bonner rest of spring practice
It's Pro Day!
The Trib: Gabbert will make case for No. 1 status
The Missourian: Gabbert, other former Missouri football players prepare for Pro Day
SI.com (Don Banks): Blaine Gabbert has much to prove at Missouri pro day
The Sporting News: Blaine Gabbert will try to make case as top QB
USA Today: Blaine Gabbert: Attending NFL draft 'what I've always wanted to do'
Pro Football Talk: Gabbert's deep accuracy questioned as he gets ready for his closeup
NFL.com: Panthers to hold private workout with Missouri QB Gabbert
Big 12 Football Links
Dr. Saturday: First glance: Iowa State dusts itself off again
Other Mizzou Links
The Trib: MU's Dom Bradley ready for his close-up
MUtigers.com: No. 13 Softball Shuts Out SIU, 3-0
The Missourian: Missouri notches 14th straight win
KBIA Sports Extra: Confidence high as Mizzou softball looks forward to conference play
MUtigers.com: Burke Earns All-Big 12 Honors
The Missourian: Missouri gymnast Mary Burke earns All-Big 12 honors
SimmonsField.com: Mizzou Baseball Quotes & Notes