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'Nova Wins Thriller, Joins UConn in Final 4

(Newser) - Villanova beat Pitt, 78-76, in dramatic fashion to reach the Final Four for the first time since its surprise run to the championship in 1985. The Wildcats join UConn, which held off Missouri, 82-75. 'Nova's Scottie Reynolds made a driving layup with 0.5 seconds left for the win. Dwayne... More »

Missouri, 'Nova Make Elite 8

Wildcats crush Blue Devils; Missouri comes out top in Tigers showdown

(Newser) - Villanova and Missouri have powered through to the Elite Eight, reports the Los Angeles Times. Villanova rolled over Duke 77-54 to set up a Big East showdown with Pittsburgh. Wildcats guard Scottie Reynolds scored a game-high 16 points, while the No. 2 seeded Blue Devils were held to their worst... More »

5 Football Saturdays to Savor

Hype machine already churning for Ohio State-USC showdown Sept. 13

(Newser) - With the college football season set to kick off Thursday, blogger The Kid outlines the five weekends that will help decide who plays in the national championship game on Jan. 8 in Miami.
  • Aug. 30: Illinois and Missouri square off in St. Louis; Clemson and Alabama meet in Atlanta. “
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No. 16 Texas A&M Shocked at Home by OSU

No. 24 Vandy nips Fla. while No. 18 KSU clobbers Mizzou

(Newser) - Oklahoma State ended a 19-game road losing streak with a 59-54 win at Texas A&M. OSU's Terrel Harris had the play of the game, blocking a potential tying layup by the Aggies' Donald Sloan in the last minute. OSU was led by Byron Eaton's 17 points, two of which... More »

No. 2 Duke Skies Over Boston College

Notre Dame holds off Marquette, Texas A&M streaks by Missouri

(Newser) - Boston College shot 55% in the first half to build an eight-point lead, and it still wasn't nearly enough to beat No. 2 Duke today, reports the Associated Press. Kyle Singler scored 24 points and DeMarcus Nelson added 23 as the Blue Devils defeated the Eagles 90-80 in an ACC... More »

Kansas Blasts Rival Missouri

No. 2 Jayhawks with 20th straight at home and sweep Tigers

(Newser) - Brandon Rush scored 19 points to lead No. 4 Kansas to a 90-71 Big 12 win over Missouri last night, reports the Associated Press. The Jayhawks (22-1, 7-1) won their 20th in a row at home and completed a season sweep of the rival Tigers. Kansas has beaten Missouri (13-10,... More »

Memphis at Top After Destroying Southern Miss

No. 3 Kansas sinks Missouri, No. 12 Butler dispatches Youngstown

(Newser) - The second-ranked Memphis Tigers burst into first place last night with a resounding 83-47 shutting down of Southern Miss, reports the Commercial Appeal. With 19 points, Chris Douglas-Roberts led his Tigers to their 17th straight win. Though the ranking isn't official yet, Memphis is already celebrating its first No. 1... More »

Georgetown Storms Back to Beat UConn

Pittsburgh bombs Seton Hall, Missouri shocks Texas

(Newser) - Roy Hibbert hit a three-pointer with 4 seconds left to give No. 7 Georgetown a 72-69 win over Connecticut Saturday, the Associated Press reports. Hibbert, the 7-foot-2 center not normally known for his long-range prowess, had 20 points and eight rebounds as the Hoyas improved to 13-1 overall and 3-0... More »

Mizzou Whips Up on Arkansas

Tigers had chip on their shoulder after BCS snub

(Newser) - The Missouri Tigers, ranked No. 1 at one point this season, were left out of the BCS bowl picture altogether and didn't forget it Tuesday, posting a 38-7 Cotton Bowl win over Arkansas, reports the Kansas City Star. Missouri's Tony Temple had records of 281 yards rushing and four touchdowns.... More »

Rose Bowl Party Tab: $2M

Illini, Mizzou organizers grapple with nightmare logistics

(Newser) - The Big Ten conference has given Illinois $2.1 million to spend on its nine-day, 600-head Rose Bowl jaunt—a sign of the times, says the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, in an era of increasingly lavish college football bowls. The Missouri Tigers program, meanwhile, will have to make do with a... More »

Tebow, Three Others Vie for Heisman

McFadden, Brennan and Daniel hope to beat out Florida QB for top football honor

(Newser) - Florida’s sophomore quarterback Tim Tebow may be the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy but he will face stiff competition from Arkansas running back Darren McFadden, who was last year’s runner-up. Also vying for college football’s top individual prize are Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel and Hawaii signal-caller... More »

Oklahoma Upends No. 1 Missouri

Shocked Tigers' BCS hopes dashed with 38-17 Sooners victory

(Newser) - Missouri may have company in ranks of toppled top-5 teams (12 other Caseys have struck out this season), but that's little comfort for a team whose sights were dead set on the championship game in New Orleans. Instead, a 38-17 loss to Oklahoma leaves the Tigers uncertain of making a... More »

WVU, Mizzou Rumble Toward BCS Collision

Ohio State, handful of others hope that scenario changes

(Newser) - In a season with eight different No. 2 ranked teams, Missouri and West Virginia are each a win away from the BCS title game. New No. 1 Missouri has the tougher road of the two, playing Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Saturday while the Mountaineers host Pitt in the... More »

Arch-Rivalry Goes to Missouri

No. 3 Tigers beat No. 2 Jayhawks 36-28, thanks to Daniel

(Newser) - The Missouri Tigers ended Kansas' perfect season last night and added a potentially groundbreaking chapter to theirs with a 36-37 victory over the second-ranked Jayhawks, AP reports. The new Big 12 North champions will play Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game next week, where a win will likely mean... More »

Football Rivals Still Fighting the Civil War

Kansas, Missouri Hold Grudges 150 Years Later

(Newser) - Kansas and Missouri play a huge football game today, one that could decide the national champion, and fans on both sides will be fighting a battle that goes back to the Civil War. Look no further than Kansas' nickname, the Jayhawks, which comes from abolitionist guerrillas who killed and raped... More »

Franchione Quits After A&M Upsets Texas

Colorado blows by Nebraska, MSU comes back against Ole Miss

(Newser) - Dennis Franchione's controversial tenure as Texas A&M football coach ended on a high note with a 38-30 win over rival Texas. A somber Franchione, who resigned shortly after the game, said he felt blessed for the time spent with his players, reports the AP. Quarterback Stephen McGee had a... More »

Duke Stays Perfect, Slams Princeton 83-61

Blue Devils advance to face Illinois in Maui semifinals

(Newser) - Tenth-ranked Duke hardly registered the Princeton Tigers' presence on the court last night, cruising to a 20-point lead in the first few minutes and blazing to 12-0 and 19-0 scoring runs in an 83-61 victory. Duke's 10th straight victory in the Maui invitational brings the Blue Devils to a semifinal... More »

Kansas Tanks OSU 43-28 to Stay Perfect

Oklahoma, Missouri, LSU all to move up in the polls after victories

(Newser) - In a college football season rife with upsets, Kansas University justified its No. 4 ranking with a 43-28 win over Oklahoma State, the Kansas City Star reports. Now 10-0 for the first time since 1899, the Jayhawks have a legitimate shot at a national title. Other teams moving up in... More »

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