Mizzou vs. KU Border War: Some rivalries shouldn’t be allowed to die

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  • The Tigers bested Kansas on Saturday.

The words came just moments after Kansas’ Elijah Johnson missed a 3-point shot attempt that would have sent the game against Missouri into overtime.

And this could be the final game in Columbia for these two teams …” said one of the announcers.

Right now, the pundits will suggest that this was a proper goodbye to an epic rivalry. Two teams in the top 10 of the country meeting in an emotional, back-and-forth game that was the rarest of sports animals — the 74-71 Missouri victory delivered on months of hype.

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