The Missouri Tigers (25-4, 12-4) had a tough week. The Mizzou basketball team started the 2011-12 NCAA season with an impressive 14-0 record, and when they lost twice in January, they still found a way to stay firmly planted in the No. 3 overall position.
Not so after this week. The Tigers lost twice, double their loss total, as they fell to both the unranked Kansas St. Wildcats (19-9, 8-8) and the now-No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (24-5, 12-4). Not only did the losses bump the Tigers down to No. 8 in the AP Poll and No. 7 in the Coaches Poll, but they also vaulted the Jayhawks into the lead in the Big 12 Conference standings.
Mizzou has only two games remaining in the regular season: the Iowa St. Cyclones (21-8, 11-5) on Wednesday and the Texas Tech Red Raiders (8-20, 1-15) on Saturday, making their chances at gaining ground late in the regular season rather slim.
Here is a look at the current AP Poll Top 10 standings:
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