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Farewell, Gentle Giant

Mizzou News for Friday, April 3

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Farewell, Gentle Giant.

I promise I’ll end this post up top with something good, but I’ve got a few things hoops-related that filled me with melancholy.

Damn. I really just hate to see him go. Bye, Big Reed. Please click on it to get the full note.

From the Thursday chat at STL Today, Dave Matter elaborated on Pinson’s situation a bit. I want nothing for the best for X, and if that means turning pro, then go sir— get that money. But man, I’d miss him so much.

Some nice words from Mitch. Side note- listen to the Dive Cuts pod to hear Sam & Matt talk more about him!

And an excellent way to send you off on a Friday. BLOOPERS!

Onto the links we go. Oh, and Happy Friday.

I mean... it’s a tiger so it works, right?

Yesterday at Rock M

More Links:


  • Mizzou picked up a preferred walk on in the the form of wide receiver, Jaden Nash. Welcome aboard!

Assorted Mizzou Sports News

Mizzou in the Pros News

  • This from the Denver Post’s Mike Singer, regarding MPJ’s ankle injury. Mike is back home in Columbia working out in the family basement gym and on a private court.

Interesting/Non-Mizzou News

These are a few of the best sports stories & tidbits I found regarding some goings-on in sports and the world— Enjoy!

  • Gary Pinkel and his GPMade Foundation teleconferenced with the seniors chosen for their first annual scholarship awards. Love to see this!
  • Great academics. Not great at helping out their athletes. That really sucks for them.