Missouri’s first-string offense will start the Black and Gold Game trailing 14-0 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It should provide a good preseason test for offensive coordinator Josh Henson’s bunch.
I wrote earlier this week that if the Missouri basketball job came open (which it has), the Tigers would definitely have interest in Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall (duh) and that the Mizzou job might be a fit. I stand by that, although I’m surprised Frank Haith left Missouri on Friday to take the vacant Tulsa job. I figured Haith would have stayed one more season in Columbia, get fired, and then the Tigers would pursue Marshall.
Federal tax returns for the Big 12 and SEC shows why it pays to be belong to a major conference. Big 12 revenue totaled $214.8 million in 2012-13. The SEC totaled $314.5 million.
Missouri juniors Jabari Brown and Jordan Clarkson won’t watch any basketball this weekend after the Tigers’ NCAA Tournament dreams likely were dashed Friday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta with a SEC quarterfinal loss to No. 1 Florida. “I’m tired hearing about this ‘first team out’ and all that stuff. It’s annoying. We’ll just see when it comes,” said Brown.