Jamie Notae had just five points in the first half for Arkansas (9-2, 1-2), but finished with 19, including a four-point play that momentarily stole the moment from Tennessee midway through the second half.
Most of those close relationships were forged last season, when Patrick Mahomes and Co. led the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in five decades. And while a few players left in free agency, the vast majority of the roster returned intact, allowing them to essentially pick up where they left off when the season finally began.
The Kansas City Chiefs plan to rest the majority of their starters against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, choosing to risk a bit of rust over the danger of injury with the No. 1 seed and first-round playoff bye already secured.
After Northern Iowa scored the game’s first 16 points and led by as many as 26 in the first half, Missouri State rallied to make a game of it in the second half. But the home standing Panthers held off the Bears down the stretch to earn an 85-75 victory at McLeod Center and salvage a split with the Bears to open Valley play.
The Missouri Valley Conference has postponed Missouri State's women's basketball series at UNI, originally set for Jan. 1 and 2 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, due to positive COVID-19 test results among 24th-ranked MSU's Tier I personnel.
As for Mahomes, he would like to play against the Chargers after an uncharacteristically shaky performance Sunday. But he also has full confidence in the coaching staff to make the right decisions for another Super Bowl run.
The Kansas City Chiefs have reached the precipice of the No. 1 seed in the AFC and a coveted first-round bye with a nine-game winning streak that includes some heavy hitters with Super Bowl aspirations of their own.
Sneed put everything together last Sunday in New Orleans. He picked off Drew Brees, brought him down on a blitz for his first career sack and had three passes defensed. He also was fourth in tackles among the Chiefs defense.
The sophomore tandem of Isiaih Mosley and Ja’Monta Black both scored career highs and helped lift Missouri State to an 85-77 win over visiting Little Rock here Monday, giving the Bears a solid win over the Sun Belt Conference preseason favorites and a 3-0 start to the season.