Missouri is on the national stage tonight, in the first game of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden, and they do so as the 10th ranked team in the country against an unraked Villanova team. Who would have thought before the season that the Tigers (7-0) would be the Top 10 team?
Post-Dispatch: Mizzou is flying high
RockMNation: Know Your MSG Rival, Villanova
RockMNation: A Q&A with Nova Blog
RockMNation: There is no I in team and No C in Ratliffe
Other Mizzou links:
The Trib (Dave Matter): Why a Mountain West bowl for Missouri?
Fox Sports MW: Independence Bowl chairman talks Mizzou
PowerMizzou: Like Father, Unlike Son
MUtigers.com: Tiger Tradition Has Roots vs. Carolina
The Trib: Pinkel: “We had to do what’s best for Mizzou”
KC Star: Pinkel on MU’s move to the SEC: ‘This is our shot’