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Snap reactions from the evening Border War announcement

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Here are today’s Mizzou Links.

Early reaction to last night’s Border War announcement

I’ve heard of a Friday afternoon news dump, but Monday?

We’re still in the early stages of reactions to last night’s announcement that Missouri and Kansas will renew the Border War starting next year. There’s officially a six-year contract in place, but come on: do you think they’ll let it go this long without playing each other again? I think it’s safe to say we’ll be seeing a lot of that school to the west over the next decade.

Anyway, because we’re still digesting the news, what it means and how it could’ve come to being, here are a few snap reactions to the news:

  • Gabe DeArmond is thrilled that the rivalry is renewed, and he has reason to be — those message boards are going to be something during the Border War.
  • Bill Self talked about walking back a decision he’s long fought against, saying he got the “seven-year itch.” That’s interesting because something tells me he’s already coached his last MU-KU game!
  • Here’s one good thing from across the aisle:
  • Presented without comment:

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