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Mizzou Links, 4-1-13

Happy 'Just Stay Off Twitter Because It'll Freak You Out 17 Times Today' Day.

Mizzou Network (YouTube)

Mizzou Basketball Links

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    The Trib: Tigers' Pressey weighs senior season vs. uncertain NBA draft

    Most draft analysts project Pressey to be a second-round selection.’s Chad Ford ranks him 56th on his list of this year’s 100 best prospects., in its latest mock draft, forecasts that he’ll be the 17th selection in the second round, though the site’s president, Jonathan Givony, said in a phone interview this week that he believed Pressey could get consideration from some teams picking late in the first round.

    That only complicates Pressey’s decision.

    "If you are" projected "a first-round pick to second round, that kind of means you can be undrafted," said Ryan Blake, the senior director of NBA scouting operations, who was speaking generally about the draft process and not specifically about Pressey because he has not declared. "If you look over the many years and do some homework, some of these guys that have had a lot of buzz didn’t get drafted, didn’t make teams."

Mizzou Football Links

  • Spring Break's Over ... Game On!
    PowerMizzou: Coming into Focus: Offense

    Is Missouri done shuffling on the offensive line? Evan Boehm has moved from guard to center. Brad McNulty moved from center to guard. Right now, those moves seem permanent, but are they the only ones? Justin Britt and Taylor Chappell could return after the break. Britt would regain the left tackle spot, and Chappell would add depth to both left and right tackle. The team has been high on Chappell, before a preseason injury in 2012. His emergence could possibly force Mitch Morse inside to guard. The offensive line coaches have talked about getting the five best linemen on the field. Over the next three weeks, that will finally be a realistic goal as all the linemen become healthy.

    PowerMizzou: Coming into Focus: Defense

    Which young player will breakout? Missouri is usually good for one redshirt freshman or sophomore to breakout every spring. In 2011, it was E.J. Gaines, and a strong spring gave way to an all-Big 12 year. This year, in addition to Simon and Gibson, Harold Brantley, Kentrell Brothers, Shane Ray, Donavin Newsom and Michael Scherer have all been mentioned as future stars. My money is on Brothers, who is noticeably bigger and will play a large role at linebacker whether he starts or not.

  • Franklin
    The Trib (Dave Matter): Franklin hits the beach for spring break

    Franklin was in San Diego earlier this week working with renowned quarterback specialist George Whitfield for some individual lessons, the senior quarterback confirmed.

    Whitfield has earned acclaim for working with each of the last two No. 1 overall NFL draft picks, Cam Newton and Andrew Luck, as well as two-time Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger and last year's Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel. […]

    It's not uncommon for college quarterbacks to seek some outside instruction. For years, Berkstresser has worked with Fayette-based QBs coach Skip Stitzell, who also tutored the Gabbert brothers. A few weeks ago, Georgia's Aaron Murray spent his spring break working with Whitfield, who also coached Alabama incoming freshman Luke Del Rio and UCLA freshman Asiantii Woulard this past week.

    Southern Pigskin: Back to the Aerial Attack

There's also this, but I'm saving it for another post...

Mizzou Softball Links

So Angela Randazzo had herself a weekend...


  • Mizzou 10, South Carolina 2 No. 6 Mizzou Run-Rules South Carolina in Six, 10-2
    The Trib: Tigers win with a little something extra
    The Missourian: Missouri's offense makes quick work of South Carolina
    KC Star: MU softball starts strong in the SEC
    KBIA Sports: Roth and Thomas Help Mizzou Cruise to Win over South Carolina
  • Mizzou 12, South Carolina 3
    Mizzou 8, South Carolina 0 Sweep of South Carolina Completed by No. 6 Mizzou
    The Trib: Tigers finish sweep of Gamecocks
    The Missourian: Sophomore's power boost helps Missouri sweep South Carolina
  • Crane Crane Named to USA Softball's Junior National Team
  • The Video
    Mizzou Network (YouTube): Randazzo Blasts Tigers Past Gamecocks
    Mizzou Network (YouTube): Mizzou Sweeps South Carolina

Mizzou Baseball Links

So in Rob Zastryzny's starts thus far, Mizzou has lost 5-2, 6-0, 4-1, 4-0, and 2-0. The Tigers also beat San Francisco, 6-2. So in six starts, he's gotten nine runs of support … six in one game. Damn shame.

  • LSU 2, Mizzou 0 Mizzou Blanked by No. 2 LSU in Series Opening Loss
    The Trib: No. 4 LSU beats Missouri 2-0
    The Missourian: No run support again for Zastryzny in Missouri's loss HI NOTES: Run Support, Weather Report
  • LSU 8, Mizzou 0 No. 2 LSU Powers Past Mizzou, 8-0
    The Trib: LSU shuts out Missouri on SimmonsField
    The Missourian: LSU fans invade Taylor Stadium for shutout of Missouri baseball team
  • LSU 6, Mizzou 5 No. 2 LSU Completes Series Sweep Over Mizzou, 6-5
    The Trib: LSU sweeps Missouri
    The Missourian: Mistakes cost Missouri its early lead against No. 2 LSU
  • :-(
    The Missourian: Rain delay costs Missouri its lone nationally televised home game

Other Mizzou Links

  • Mizzou Swimming & Diving MIZZOU FINISHES PROGRAM BEST 14TH AT NCAAS Tierney, Bonuchi Earn All-America Honors
  • Mizzou Track & Field Quigley Nabs New School Record in 5k Razorback Invitational Brings More PRs, Wins
  • Mizzou Tennis No. 5 Georgia Defeats Mizzou, 4-0 Mizzou Knocks Off No. 23 Tennessee, 4-3
    The Missourian: Missouri defeats No. 23 Tennessee
  • Mizzou Soccer
    The Missourian: Missouri goalkeeper Shelby Sonnefeldt hopes injury rehab pays off