1. A sisterly bond is carrying Mizzou women's basketball
Cierra and Bri Porter, Morgan and Maddie Stock, and Lindsey and Sophie Cunningham are all averaging at least 12 minutes per game for the 12-0 Mizzou women. Sophie, of course, is leading the way; the blue-chip freshman is averaging 17 points per game and shooting the lights out of the gym: 66% on 2-pointers, 51% on 3-pointers, 90% on free throws.
(Seriously, those are ridiculous percentages.)
Sophie, the first McDonald’s All-American recruit in program history, is living up to her billing. She’s averaging a team-best 16.6 points, has thrice been named the SEC freshman of the week and her name appears among conference leaders in multiple stat categories.
Meanwhile, Lindsey is averaging 4.4 assists, good for eighth in the SEC. She ranks ninth in the conference with a 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio.
The sisters are benefiting from a symbiotic relationship. Nineteen of Lindsey’s 53 assists have come on baskets scored by her sister.
"She reads me like a book," Sophie said.
The whole piece is worth your time. The Mizzou men are still trying to find their footing under Kim Anderson, but Robin Pingeton has the women rolling.
2. Former Missouri assistant Alex Grinch got to watch a snow storm up close yesterday
The first-year Washington State defensive coordinator combined with Mother Nature to hold Miami to 14 points in a Sun Bowl win.
Days like this, I bet Alex Grinch is glad he calls games from inside the booth— David Morrison (@DavidCMorrison) December 26, 2015
3. Wes Clark spent most of yesterday in an airport
Dawg this is getting out of hand now— Wes Clark (@Im_back_15) December 27, 2015
Been in the airport for almost 7 hours now and my flight only an hour— Wes Clark (@Im_back_15) December 27, 2015
Cuz stay tripping on my TL— Wes Clark (@Im_back_15) December 27, 2015