The Big 12/SEC match ups are officially set!
While the Missouri hoops non-conference schedule is still in the works with no Border War and potentially no Braggin’ Rights this season, the Tigers did add another opponent to their non-con slate. The SEC officially announced on Wednesday morning the pairings for this season’s Big 12/SEC match up, and Missouri will be hosting TCU on Saturday January 30th, 2021.
Okay, perhaps it’s not the most enticing match up we all wanted for this event. Like Matt Harris, I would have enjoyed a contest with Cade Cuningham and Oklahoma State.
Welp. TCU is the draw for #Mizzou. Was really hoping they'd land Okie State. Alas, no true Big 8 nostalgia. https://t.co/RfvQZOvmqc— Matt Harris (@MattJHarris85) October 21, 2020
But, since TCU (16-16) and Missouri (15-16) finished with similar records last season, I guess this makes sense.
Well, just be glad that Missouri is participating in this event, because it will only be the fourth time they have since joining the SEC, with a previous record of 1-2. Here’s more information about the match up on MUTigers.com.
Mitchell Smith, Jeremiah Tilmon, and Drew Buggs are ready.
#Mizzou vs. TCU in CoMo— Mizzou Hoops (@MizzouHoops) October 21, 2020
Our 2021 SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchup is set.
And congrats to the Mizzou women’s volleyball team on their season-opening win on Wednesday night! The Tigers, currently ranked No. 9 in the country, began their eight-game SEC schedule with a four-set win on the road at Alabama.
#MIZZOU WINNER❗— Mizzou Volleyball (@MizzouVB) October 22, 2020
Tigers win a wild 4th set, 28-26. Mizzou takes the match, 3-1 #MIZ l #ShowMe pic.twitter.com/bDwju4Jlgo
During the victory, Mizzou senior outside hitter Kylie Deberg reached a milestone, surpassing 1,000 career kills. Congrats, Kylie!
Following a monster season opener (22 K on .367 hitting) senior OH @kyliedeberg12 has surpassed 1️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ career kills❗️#MIZ | #ShowMe pic.twitter.com/DGtf867YGw— Mizzou Volleyball (@MizzouVB) October 22, 2020
Much more on the win on MUTigers.com, and here are some of the winning highlights:
HIGHLIGHTS l #Mizzou uses strong start in sets one and two, late surge in set four to cap off season-opening victory❗#MIZ l #ShowMe pic.twitter.com/lihxP0Kljd— Mizzou Volleyball (@MizzouVB) October 22, 2020
The Tigers are already back in action tonight at 8:30 p.m. CST at Alabama on the main SEC Network channel. MIZ!
Time for the links....
Yesterday at Rock M
- Nate Edwards has the opponent preview of the Kentucky Wildcats
- Larry Rountree is shooting up the Missouri record books, writes Brandon Kiley
- PODCAST: Mizzou is Back in Action this Weekend, with Nate Edwards and Brandon Kiley
- In his latest notebook, Mitchell Forde writes that the key to snapping the streak against Kentucky is reversing the turnover trend
- ($$) Here’s the latest edition of Gabe DeArmond’s Macadoodles’ Mailbag
- Catch the latest episode of The 573 Report with Gabe DeArmond and Mitchell Forde
- From Dave Matter: Feeling blue: Kentucky carries five-game winning streak over Mizzou into Saturday’s showdown
- Mizzou draws TCU in Big 12/SEC Challenge, writes Dave Matter
- Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson bring you the latest Eye on the Tigers Podcast: Can Mizzou snap its Kentucky losing streak?
- Souichi Terada writes that Mizzou hoops has a clear identity this season with a deep and experienced roster
- Mizzou Tigers basketball gets a home game in Big 12/SEC Challenge, writes Souichi Terada
- Souichi Terada writes about the one area Mizzou football has struggled in, Kentucky has thrived
- On the latest SportsBeat KC, Blair Kerkhoff and Souichi Terada discuss Mizzou’s most frustrating foe
- ($$) Peter Baugh ranks Connor Bazelak among SEC quarterbacks, re-visits the “Tiger 10”, and much more in his latest mailbag
- Missouri will host TCU in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, writes Joel Lorenzi
- Really good stuff from Max Baker here as he broke down Missouri’s goal line stand against LSU
(Columbia Daily Tribune)
- Eric Blum wrote about punter transfer Grant McKinnis, hoping to help Mizzou end skid against his former team
- For Mizzou students, here’s some important voting information updates:
Important info for @Mizzou students who plan to vote ⤵️#MIZ | #ShowMe pic.twitter.com/PauwOWdJkn— Mizzou Athletics (@MizzouAthletics) October 21, 2020
- Okay, NOW it’s Homecoming Week, and campus is looking good. Beat. Kentucky.
#MIZ109HC #MIZ x #NewZou pic.twitter.com/1lDOV9Qwmq— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) October 21, 2020
- On The Big 550 KTRS’ Big Sports Show, Ben Frederickson and Brendan Wiese discussed Mizzou’s upcoming matchup with Kentucky
- According to Rivals’ Krysten Peek, 2022 point guard, a top-30 player, Richard Isaacs Jr. has heard from kansas, Oregon, Ole Miss, Gonzaga, Arkansas, and......Mizzou!
- Peter Fairbanks struck out Chris Taylor in Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night. The Rays tied the series at 1-1.
Pete doing Pete things #MizzouMade ⚾️pic.twitter.com/cpXnYKmrAg— Mizzou Baseball (@MizzouBaseball) October 22, 2020
- A good, interesting read here about the Mizzou chess team during the pandemic. Check it out!
- Who’s ready for some Mizzou Women’s Basketball? It should be a fun season ahead!
.#MIZ #OurTownOurTeam pic.twitter.com/6JH5KaNKDY— Mizzou Basketball (@MizzouWBB) October 21, 2020
- And it must’ve been photo day for the women’s team. Let’s go, Hayley Frank!
Our Town #MIZ #OurTowmOurTeam pic.twitter.com/yFnz81xh7U— Mizzou Basketball (@MizzouWBB) October 22, 2020
- SEC Speed! (Sorry, had to)
Speed kills #MIZ x #NewZou pic.twitter.com/1OlPIwe6PN— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) October 22, 2020
- Where are they now...with former Mizzou track and field player Krishna Lee
#WhereAreTheyWednesday— Mizzou Letterwinners Club (@MIZLetterwinner) October 21, 2020
Krishna Lee (Track & Field '09) is the AD for KCMO Parks & Rec, and coaches girl's basketball and private throws. Recently, Krishna signed to play professional football for the Denver Gold Rush (WFLA).#ForeverATiger pic.twitter.com/CyDMEBozVy
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