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Agree that it's the only powerhouse sport

Posted on: July 21, 2020 at 14:07:38 CT
doughboy MU
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But if it comes to dropping sports the "easiest" one to drop is the one sport that isn't an SEC sport.

Golf - Walsworth donated funds to build a facility out at Old Hawthorne

Swimming/Diving - I could see men's swimming & diving, assuming it doesn't cause an issue with the conference

Tennis - women's only sport at MU, though Loftin was pushing to drop wrestling to add tennis. While it may help fiscally, there'd have to be a corresponding cut to men's sports in order to remain Title IX compliant.

Again, I don't want to see it happen. I'm one of those in the crowd for 3-4 duals a season. I was a crappy HS wrestler that still loves the sport and know that it's Mizzou best chance for a NC. But if it comes down to cutting a sport to fix the MU budget the easiest cut is wrestling.

Now, had Mizzou ended up in the B1G wrestling would be in a safer position. Unfortunately that didn't happen.
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     Women's soccer, track, SB, then BB if the - tigertix MU - 7/23 17:34:29
          We are in the SEC - MizzouAstro MU - 7/20 14:58:17
               I would guess the SEC will be open to any suggestions - MU-TULSA MU - 7/21 12:12:40
               RE: We are in the SEC - BruceInLA MU - 7/20 16:24:50
                    Agreed baseball isn't going to be cut imo(nm) - Erwin Fletcher STL - 7/23 19:04:24
               I hear what you're saying. But extreme times call for - *M* KC - 7/20 15:05:22
                    RE: I hear what you're saying. But extreme times call for - Ragarm MU - 7/20 15:37:02
                    That's why I'd say wrestling - doughboy MU - 7/20 15:27:57
                         Unfortunately true - XRob MU - 7/22 13:34:34
                         RE: That's why I'd say wrestling - Ragarm MU - 7/20 15:38:13
     Unfortunately it's probably wrestling - doughboy MU - 7/20 12:04:04
          Wrestling only has 10 scholarships and draws decent crowds - alstl MU - 7/21 13:19:48
               Agree that it's the only powerhouse sport - doughboy MU - 7/21 14:07:38
                    SEC doesn't care if Missouri drops swimming, tennis or golf - alstl MU - 7/21 15:55:57
     RE: Which non-revenue producing sports are at the top of the - TigerMook MU - 7/20 07:40:27
     first would have to be men's sport - fatrat MU - 7/19 16:46:38
          I'd axe tennis and gymnastics before soccer. - Deputy Dawg MU - 7/20 04:05:59
               The losers will be based upon cost, whichever sports cost - MU-TULSA MU - 7/20 06:30:46
          Men's track/cross country? - Tptiger MU - 7/19 21:35:02
               Problem with cutting wrasslin' is that it is our best sport - TigerJackSwartz MU - 7/20 10:48:06
          wonder which are the top sports losing money, probably - MU-TULSA MU - 7/19 20:22:22
               RE: wonder which are the top sports losing money, probably - BruceInLA MU - 7/20 11:07:20
                    But the AD should know which are the bigger losers and - MU-TULSA MU - 7/22 20:04:22
                    RE: wonder which are the top sports losing money, probably - pinkman MU - 7/20 15:49:06

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