Mizzou Sports

New football foe for Missouri

Tigers slate two-game series with Connecticut

Missouri and Connecticut finalized a deal Thursday to play a home-and-home football series between the programs.

Changes coming to Mizzou Arena

Building is 10 years old

COLUMBIA — The Missouri athletic department announced Thursday a multi-million renovation plan for Mizzou Arena.

This Week in the SEC for Sept. 18-20, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, and Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

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Time well spent for Tigers

Mauk, MU receivers worked together during the summer

COLUMBIA — At the end of Missouri’s first offensive drive Saturday against Central Florida, quarterback Maty Mauk spun away from UCF tackle Jaryl Mamea, who broke through the left side of the Missouri line.

Two Missouri freshman basketball players suspended

After Sunday arrests

A pair of Missouri freshman basketball players have been suspended from team activities after being arrested early Sunday morning in Columbia.

Ray coming up big for MU

Missouri’s starting defensive tackles Markus Golden and Shane Ray have been getting plenty of attention this year as an up-and-coming duo to be reckoned with in the Southeastern Conference.

Missouri boots Copelin off team

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel began Monday’s media day by announcing suspended receiver Levi Copelin had been dismissed from the program.

Augusta’s play gets tongues wagging

Six-foot-4, 335-pound defensive tackle Josh Augusta is the biggest player on the Missouri football team. Saturday, he was also the most talked-about.

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Missouri stops UCF with a late surge

In 2012, Missouri recruited Stephenson High School quarterback Justin Holman out of Georgia. But ultimately, he decided to play for Central Florida. On Saturday, the sophomore quarterback got plenty familiar with Faurot Field, as the Tigers sacked Holman six times en route to a 38-10 victory against UCF.

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No. 20 Missouri tops Central Florida 38-10

Maty Mauk threw four touchdown passes, two each to Jimmie Hunt and Bud Sasser, and passed for 144 yards to lead No. 20 Missouri past Central Florida 38-10 on Saturday.

Missouri focused on itself while preparing for toughest non-SEC foe yet

Central Florida might not be a Power 5 team, but last season the Knights did something Missouri never could when it reached, and won, a Bowl Championship Series game.

Sasser taking on new responsibilities for Tigers

The Missouri football team handled Toledo fairly easily on Saturday, winning 49-24. But whenever the Rockets threatened to make a game of it, Bud Sasser was there to make sure they didn’t.

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Murphy doing it all for Tigers

He had already rushed for 1,000 yards. He had returned three punts for a touchdown — and two kickoffs, to boot.

Mauk honored by SEC

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk was named the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week Monday, following his five-touchdown, 325-yard performance against Toledo on Saturday.

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Drills pay off for Tigers

When Maty Mauk threw his first interception of the season in the first quarter of Saturday’s game at Toledo, he was lucky to have Bud Sasser, who ran down Jordan Haden and stripped the ball out and back into Missouri’s possession.

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