- "I don't know when I've ever seen and ENTIRE team go into a slump at the same time"
■ Missouri opens Big 12 with split (Columbia Tribune)
On a day the Missouri baseball team played timidly, Schmidt’s mad dash around the bases set up Eric Garcia’s game-winning single in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Tigers defeated ninth-ranked Oklahoma 2-1 in the nightcap of a Big 12 doubleheader last night on Simmons Field.
■ Missouri baseball splits double header with Oklahoma (Columbia Missourian)
Matt Stites pitched six and two-thirds innings to start the second game, allowing one earned run and striking out five batters. Phil McCormick relieved Stites, pitching four and one-third innings allowing one hit.
■ CBD Quick Hits for March 25th (collegebaseballdaily.com)
•The Longhorns have won all four of their Big 12 games so far, and averaged 12 innings per contest, with only one victory, a 3-0 win over Kansas State, being decided by multiple runs. As for the Wildcats, Kansas State fell to 0-4 in league play, losing the last three in walk off fashion.
•The Big 12 played six games today, and all but one came down to the final inning. Three games were decided in extra innings, while Baylor used a walk off single in the ninth to beat Kansas State. Missouri left the bases loaded in the ninth in a 3-1 loss to Oklahoma before the second game of the doubleheader went long. The only game that wasn’t close was in Lubbock, where Nebraska built a 15 run lead over Texas Tech before winning 15-5.
■ Oklahoma Sooners baseball lose six of eight games after undefeated start (examiner.com)
It has not been positive so far. Oklahoma began Big 12 play on March 18 where they lost twice in the three-game series to Texas A&M and have to rebound on Sunday to avoid losing their second Big 12 series of the season, this time to Missouri.
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“It was just a really tough, long day,” said Golloway. “I thought we pitched really well, but we can’t score runs right now. One run in 11 innings is not going to beat many teams and it wasn’t good enough today.”