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Border war no more

Before Missouri and Kansas play each other one last time as Big 12 foes, we tally up the final score

Updated: August 15, 2012, 11:18 AM ET
By Scott Miller | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Feb. 20, 2012 "Rivalry Issue" of ESPN The Magazine. Subscribe today!

On Feb. 25, Kansas and Missouri will meet for the 267th time on the hardwood. Sadly, nobody knows when the 268th Border Will will be, as the Tigers switch from the Big 12 to the SEC next season. After more than a century's worth of fights, trash-talk and buzzer beaters, which team will have claimed the most spoils? There's more than one way to keep score. Download a PDF of The Mag's version here.

tkIllustration: Munehito SawadaThe Tigers may win fewer head-to-head games, but they bring in more money.

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