Heading into the SEC championship game…the Missouri Tigers trying to keep distractions to a minimum…one thing they don’t have to worry about is Coach Gary Pinkel’s job status. Was he going to the UniversityofWashingtonto be the head coach there. Pinkel shot down those rumors on yesterdays Mike and Mike Show on 100-point-5 KTGR.
Athletic Director Mike Alden says he and Pinkel will sit down after the season to talk contract extension. Don’t forget…Mizzou andAuburnfromAtlantatomorrow afternoon right here on KWOS beginning with the pre game show at 2:00.
The NCAA volleyball tournament comes toColumbiafor the first time tonight when the Missouri Tigers host a four team regional. The undefeated Tigers host IUPUI at 6:30 atHearnesCenter. If they win tonight…the Tigers take on either Purdue orCentral Arkansastomorrow night at 7-30.
The Missouri Tiger men’s basketball team increases its season starting win streak to 8 games…as they hold on to knock off West Virginia 80-71 at Mizzou Arena last night.
The Kansas City Royals have a new right fielder and lead off hitter. Yesterday…Kansas Cityacquiring Nori Aoki fromMilwaukeefor young left hander Will Smith. Aoki hit 286 for the Brewers last year.
And a couple former St. Louis Cardinals have new homes. Reliever Edward Mujica signing a two year deal with the Boston Red Sox…while shortstop Rafael Furcal is headed forMiami.