Campus Corner

Fans upset after Fox Sports KC misses start of MU basketball game

Updated: 2014-02-09T00:01:00Z

The Kansas City Star

The St. Louis Blues' shootout win Saturday afternoon over Winnipeg on Fox Sports Kansas City went long, and the network stuck with the postgame show past the 4 p.m. tipoff of the Missouri basketball game at Mississippi, angering some fans.

Fox rejoined the MU game in progress with the Tigers losing 22-14 with 12 minutes left in the first half.

Here's a sampling of the reaction on Twitter after fans realized their TV wouldn't be showing the Tigers right at 4 p.m.

Fox Sports Midwest, which is based in St. Louis, also apparently stuck with the Blues postgame over live MU hoops:

Of course, MU didn't play so well after the TV coverage kicked in, so some fans felt this way:

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