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Mizzou Hoops reportedly eyeing new multi-team event with Oregon

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Mizzou Hoops’ Schedule continues to grow

Happy Monday, y’all. Were you able to survive the bye week? I gotta say, it felt like an eternity, especially with all the other good football going around. Mizzou may not have much of a shot of picking up its third win this Saturday, but I am excited to see them back in action.

While we wait for football to pick back up, however, we do have more basketball news! We’ve been covering Mizzou’s brand-spanking new schedule that is, according the school, still currently under construction.

Specifically, Mizzou has been through some rough patches trying to get an MTE (multi-team event) scheduled for the 2020-2021 season, but it appears there may be another opportunity presenting itself...

Mizzou and Oregon have been mentioned in the same MTE circles for a while now, so it makes sense that they would break off and form their own little thing. Getting Oregon on the schedule would also help the team’s chances of building an NCAA tournament resume, which Matt discussed in his quick hitter after the schedule was announced last week.

It’ll be a grind though, and the numbers bear it out. Mizzou’s conference schedule was predicted by Ken Pomeroy, who released some projections for the Tigers’ conference slate.

As Matt pointed out later on Twitter, that’s likely NIT territory

We’re still not exactly sure how the whole of the schedule will shake out, but it shouldn’t be too long. After all, we’re only weeks away from the season starting and they have to have something put together by then, right?

Yesterday at Rock M

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  • Here’s your weekly, “Mizzou in the NFL,” recap.

— It was a tough day for Drew Lock and the Broncos... but mostly for Lock. Despite totaling three touchdowns and 360 total yards of offense, Lock took nine hits, including one from former teammate Charles Harris.

Albert O. also logged the first injury of his NFL career.

Showing good leadership after the game, Lock chose not to criticize or even hint at criticizing his offensive line, which probably heard plenty from Denver coaches.

— No official stats, but Yasir Durant did get some snaps in due to injury in the Chief’s win over the Panthers.

  • The Mizzou swim and dive teams are both undefeated on the young season after sweeping their meets this weekend.
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