Still can’t believe what exactly happened Tuesday night at Mississippi State? Yeah, me neither.
After the second half collapse that led to a head-scratching 78-63 loss, Mizzou dipped five spots in the daily NET rankings from 11th to 16th. Mississippi State jumped 13 spots up to No. 100.
It’s important to note that despite Tuesday night’s debacle, this team is still 7-2 on the season and currently tied for the most Quadrant 1 wins in the country with four of them. The resume is still strong — and why they’re still firmly in the NCAA Tournament picture at this point.
Things can be a whole lot worse, and I’m looking forward to never speaking of that second half ever again.
It’s just the kind of loss that can negatively change the momentum of an overachieving season thus far, so Mizzou has no other choice but to bounce back from this. And it doesn’t get any easier as a very talented LSU team comes to Columbia on Saturday night. We will see what this team is made of, as there is still plenty of season left.
Others scores from around the SEC on Wednesday night:
- Arkansas 74, No. 9 Tennessee 79
- Georgia 92, LSU 94 (OT)
- Texas A&M 54, South Carolina 78
- Auburn 61, Ole Miss 72
Onto the links!
Yesterday at Rock M
- Sam Snelling has the latest Study Hall after the 78-63 loss to Mississippi State
- REPORT: Ryan Walters is taking the Defensive Coordinator position at Illinois, writes Kortay Vincent
- ($$) Gabe DeArmond has the FIRST edition of the 2021 Macadoodles Mailbag
- Ryan Walters leaves Mizzou for Illinois, writes Gabe DeArmond
- ($$) With Ryan Walters out, Gabe DeArmond has a hot board out with defensive coordinator candidates
- From Sean Williams and Mitchell Forde, recruits react to Ryan Walters leaving for Illinois
- Gabe DeArmond and Mitchell Forde bring you the latest 573 Report
- In his latest Ten Hochman video, Benjamin Hochman asks What’s with all the Mitchell Smith 3s? (Fair question)
- In Ben Frederickson’s latest chat recap, he discusses Mizzou Basketball’s ceiling this season, Mizzou Football’s expectations in 2021, plus forecasting Missouri, SLU, and Illinois in the NCAA Tournament
- Report: Ryan Walters leaving Mizzou staff for Illinois, writes Dave Matter
- Here’s the latest Eye on The Tigers Podcast with Dave Matter and Ben Frederickson: What the heck happened in Starkville, and what’s up with Ryan Walters?
- From Souichi Terada: Missouri football defensive coordinator Ryan Walters leaving for Illinois, report says
- Missouri may have hope, as its tale of two halves may be an anomaly, writes Joel Lorenzi
- From the Missourian staff, Missouri DB Sparks enters transfer portal
(Columbia Daily Tribune)
- Eric Blum recapped the five things we learned in Mizzou’s 78-63 loss to Mississippi State
- Mizzou DC Ryan Walters leaving for same position at Illinois, writes Eric Blum
- Mizzou drops out of Gary Parrish’s Top 25 And One daily rankings. Fair.
- According to Stockrisers’ Jake Weingarten, Mizzou’s Sean Durugordon will enroll this weekend and join the team.
In September, @Stockrisers reported that Mizzou signee Sean Durugordon will enroll early... the time has come. He will enroll this weekend and will quarantine then join the team.— Jake (@jakeweingarten) January 6, 2021
He’s a major add for Cuonzo Martin and @MizzouHoops. Player to keep tabs on:https://t.co/7CUHPdBF8V
- Congrats to the Mizzou Volleyball team, who have posted a 3.00+ GPA for the 10th straight Fall semester! More here on MUTigers.com .
- On Scoops With Danny Mac, Bernie Miklasz has his thoughts on Mizzou’s meltdown at Mississippi State
- Nick Bolton, Larry Rountree, Trajan Jeffcoat, and Larry Borom land on Phil Steele’s All-SEC team
- Catch up on the latest Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast here!
Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast https://t.co/rX0NFXU0vT— Mizzou Athletics (@MizzouAthletics) January 6, 2021
- According to the 247Sports transfer portal, Mizzou CB Adam Sparks has entered.
Missouri CB Adam Sparks is in the transfer portal. Sparks, who has 99 career tackles and 3 INTs, previously opted out midway through the 2020 season. https://t.co/hFGXPUNrwr— 247Sports Transfer Portal (@247SportsPortal) January 6, 2021
- Adam Sparks releases a statement on entering the transfer portal. Good luck to him in the future!
- From Sean West, former Rock M photographer, here’s the exciting future of the Mizzou Football offense working together!
- Matthew Stevens and Gabe DeArmond discussed Illinois’ hire of Ryan Walters. You can watch it here!
Illini Now/Sports Illustrated VIDEO: I spoke w/ @PowerMizzoucom publisher Gabe DeArmond on the #Illini hire of Ryan Walters as defensive coordinator https://t.co/Q8OBCxFY71 @Mitchell4D @Sturdy32 @si_ncaafb @lolowithrow @BretBielema pic.twitter.com/h1mpuBoqXx— Matthew Stevens (@matthewcstevens) January 7, 2021
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