Tuesday September 15th, 2015

The Missouri Tigers return to Faurot Field on Saturday as they host the Connecticut Huskies in the first ever-meeting between the schools. 

The Tigers are coming off a 27-20 comeback road victory over Arkansas State. The Hogs defense limited Arkansas State to just 2.1 yards per carry.

UConn enters after a 22–17 victory on Saturday against Army. UConn found itself down 10–3 in the second quarter but managed to score 19 unanswered points before holding onto a 17–22 victory. Quarterback Bryant Shirreffs finished the night with a 76% completion percentage and 270 yards. The Huskies opened up the season with a victory against Villanova.

Missouri will be without tailback Russell Hansbrough due to a right ankle injury. Hansborough led the team last season with with 1,084 rushing yards.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Live Stream: To watch online, click here.

Radio: For a list of Missouri affiliates, click here. For a list of UConn affiliates, click here.

Team Schedules (All times ET)


Sept. 5: vs. Southeast Missouri (W 34–3)

Sept. 12: at Arkansas State (W 27–20)

Sept. 19: vs. Connecticut (Noon ET, ESPN)

Sept. 26: at Kentucky (7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN2 or SEC Network)

Oct. 3: vs South Carolina (TBD)

Oct. 10: vs. Florida (TBD)

Oct. 17: at Georgia (TBD)

Oct. 24: at Vanderbilt (TBD)

Nov. 5: vs. Mississippi State (9 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Nov. 14: BYU Cougars at Arrowhead Stadium (TBA)

Nov. 21:vs. Tennessee (TBD)

Nov. 27: at Arkansas (2:30 p.m. ET, CBS)


Sept. 3: vs. Villanova (W 20–15)

Sept. 12: vs. Army (W 22–17)

Sept. 19: at Missouri (Noon ET, ESPN)

Sept. 26: vs. Navy (Noon or 3:30 ET, TV TBD)

Oct. 2: at BYU (10:15 p.m. ET, ESPN 2)

Oct. 10: at UCF (TBD)

Oct. 17: vs USF (TBD)

Oct. 24: at Cincinnati (TBD)

Oct. 30: vs. East Carolina (7 p.m. ESPNU)

Nov. 7: at Tulane (TBD)

Nov. 21: vs. Houston (TBD)

Nov. 28: at Temple (TBD)

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