Short-handed Missouri women’s basketball team shocks No. 1 South Carolina, 70-69 in overtime

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The Kansas City Star

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team has done the unthinkable, upsetting the No. 1-ranked team in the country in overtime. With only eight players available and star guard Aijha Blackwell out due to health and safety protocols, Robin Pingeton’s squad surely didn’t stand a fair chance against the unanimous No. 1 team in the country on Thursday night, right? Sure, Mizzou was off to its best start in recent years, but South Carolina entered Thursday night’s game with a 12-0 record, complete with wins over UConn, Stanford, NC State, Maryland, Oregon and UConn — who were each…

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