Since they’re new to the Southeastern Conference, Missouri Tigers fans were kind enough not to make a big deal about the SEC’s apparent problems with geography and what’s east and what’s west. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the alignment problems major conferences are having and what would appear to be a simple solution for the SEC. (November 25, 2013, Page 4A)
BLOG — ESPN college football analyst Todd Blackledge was kind enough to share his thoughts on Saturday night’s matchup between the No. 24 Ole Miss Rebels and No. 8 Missouri Saturday night at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (more…) (November 22, 2013)
Historian Jack Mayfield writes about the history between the Ole Miss Rebels and Missouri Tigers. (November 22, 2013, Page 3B)
Ole Miss’ final push to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 is down to a single game — or two, or three, depending on how it plays — starting tonight in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Nine teams will have been eliminated from the annual tourney by the time the third-seeded Rebels hit the floor at approximately 9 against No. 6 seeded Missouri at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. (more…) (March 15, 2013, Page 6A)
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First place in the early portion of the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball season will be on the line Saturday night when Ole Miss hosts 10th-ranked Missouri. (January 11, 2013, Page 6A)
COLUMN: HOOVER, Ala. — For years, the dirty little secret of Southeastern Conference Media Days has been that for all its pomp, circumstance and record-breaking attendance, there’s not much in the way of real news that comes out of this event.
On Tuesday’s first day of the 2012 installment, the situation turned worse, as league newcomers Missouri and Texas A&M spent the day being pelted with one asinine question after another about the “toughness” of the SEC. (more…) (July 18, 2012, Page 7)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Bye-bye Big 12, hello SEC.
After weeks of private flirtations and the college sports’ equivalent of prenuptial negotiations with their respective lawyers, Missouri and the Southeastern Conference took their mutual attraction public Sunday. (more…) (November 7, 2011, Page 3B)