Weekend of Ups and Downs at Mizzou

It was a wild weekend for Mizzou Sports. 

LOW – The Missouri Tigers Men’s Basketball team’s season came to an end on Saturday in a 78-63 loss to Princeton.
HIGH – Missouri women’s basketball defeated Illinois State in the first round of the NIT, 61-51, and will travel to Kansas Monday afternoon for a 2nd round match-up.
HIGH and LOW –The football team hosted a scaled down version of the Spring Black and Gold game on Saturday, and secured a commitment from a 4-star defensive linemen. Tionne Gray from Hazelwood Central  became Mizzou’s fourth known commitment for 2024. Also, reports continue to pop up that Offensive Line coach Marcus Johnson is close to joining Ryan Walters’ staff at Purdue and reports surfaced Sunday that linebacker Chad Bailey was arrested for DWI.
HIGH – Meanwhile, Mizzou baseball (16-3) stayed hot as they swept a home series against #2 Tennessee. The Tigers took a double-header on Sunday, defeating the Vols 7-4 and 7-1. It marked the first time they had won a Southeastern Conference opening series since 2018, and was the first time Tennessee had been swept since April 2019 against Arkansas.

HIGH – Mizzou wrestling continues to make their mark nationally. The Tigers finished fifth at the NCAA Div 1 Championships this weekend in Tulsa. Keegan O’Toole was the lone individual champion for MU but the Tigers yielded five All-Americans for the fifth time in program history and first time since 2017, as Brock Mauller (149), Keegan O’Toole (165), Peyton Mocco (174), Rocky Elam (197) and Zach Elam (285) all secured their spot on the podium. This marked the 11th consecutive season in which Mizzou has earned multiple All-American berths under head coach .

HIGH- Missouri gymnastics finished 6th at the SEC Championships. Florida posted a 198.425 to go back-to-back as SEC Champs. The Tigers finished at 197.00.