No. 23 Mizzou, Illinois to play for Braggin' Rights - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

No. 23 Mizzou, Illinois to play for Braggin' Rights

While Illinois currently leads the Braggin' Rights series 20-12, Mizzou has won the last four matchups. While Illinois currently leads the Braggin' Rights series 20-12, Mizzou has won the last four matchups.

ST. LOUIS (RNN) - No. 23 Missouri is looking to remain undefeated and continue its winning streak in the annual Braggin' Rights game against Illinois in St. Louis on Saturday.

The Tigers (10-0) are coming off a 66-60 win over Western Michigan last week - their narrowest margin of victory this season. Jordan Clarkson leads Mizzou with an average 19.4 points per game, with Jabari Brown not far behind with an average 19 points per game.

The Illini (9-2) are coming off a loss at No. 15 Oregon last week. Rayvonte Rice leads Illinois with an average 17.7 points per game. Tracy Abrams comes in a distant second with 11.5 points per game.

Illinois currently leads the Braggin' Rights series 20-12, but Mizzou has won the last four matchups. This is the first game since 2009 that Illinois is not ranked going into the Braggin' Rights game.

Tipoff at the Scottrade Center is at 5:30 p.m. ET and will air on ESPN2.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Pine Belt shoppers gearing up for Black Friday

    Pine Belt shoppers gearing up for Black Friday

    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-11-20 01:38:20 GMT
    source:wdamsource:wdam

    Black Friday is November 25 and Pine Belt residents such as Emily Brumfield are getting ready for the big night. “I have several things on my list,” says Brumfield. “I have lots of tools. I have items such as guns for my boyfriend and my dad, cooking utensils, an iPod, electronics and all kinds of stuff.”

    More >>

    Black Friday is November 25 and Pine Belt residents such as Emily Brumfield are getting ready for the big night. “I have several things on my list,” says Brumfield. “I have lots of tools. I have items such as guns for my boyfriend and my dad, cooking utensils, an iPod, electronics and all kinds of stuff.”

    More >>
  • Lady Eagles fall to No. 7 Mississippi State

    Lady Eagles fall to No. 7 Mississippi State

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:57 PM EST2017-11-20 00:57:47 GMT
    Photo credit: USMPhoto credit: USM

    From Special Reports The Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs showed Sunday exactly why they are considered one of the top 10 collegiate women’s basketball teams. MSU scored 31 points in the first and third quarters, including a 31-8 blitzing of the University of Southern Mississippi in the opening period and rolled to a 91-56 win at Humphrey Coliseum. “The way that Mississippi State shot the ball in the first I think they could win a national championship,” USM coach ...

    More >>

    From Special Reports The Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs showed Sunday exactly why they are considered one of the top 10 collegiate women’s basketball teams. MSU scored 31 points in the first and third quarters, including a 31-8 blitzing of the University of Southern Mississippi in the opening period and rolled to a 91-56 win at Humphrey Coliseum. “The way that Mississippi State shot the ball in the first I think they could win a national championship,” USM coach ...

    More >>
  • Laurel stuns Brookhaven to reach 5th consecutive South State title game

    Laurel stuns Brookhaven to reach 5th consecutive South State title game

    Sunday, November 19 2017 5:07 PM EST2017-11-19 22:07:40 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Friday night, the Laurel High School football team found itself in a situation that few thought the Golden Tornadoes could overcome successfully. Few, except a bunch of guys in cardinal and gold on the Laurel sideline. Down 22-14 in its Class 5A South State semifinal game with Brookhaven High School, Laurel scored twice in the final 90 seconds of the game, including Zias Perryman’s game-winning 9-yard touchdown run with 8 seconds to play as the Golden Tornadoes stunned the Pan...More >>
    Friday night, the Laurel High School football team found itself in a situation that few thought the Golden Tornadoes could overcome successfully. Few, except a bunch of guys in cardinal and gold on the Laurel sideline. Down 22-14 in its Class 5A South State semifinal game with Brookhaven High School, Laurel scored twice in the final 90 seconds of the game, including Zias Perryman’s game-winning 9-yard touchdown run with 8 seconds to play as the Golden Tornadoes stunned the Pan...More >>
Powered by Frankly