Taylor and Moore face off [Photo]

Kansas' Tyshawn Taylor drives for a shot against Missouri's Steve Moore.

MU students jeer KU fans [Photo]

Missouri fans jeer some of the Kansas men's basketball players as they walk by the stands Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

MU students lined up for basketball game [Photo]

MU students wait in the cold before Saturday's men's basketball game against Kansas at Mizzou Arena.

Ian Thomas [Photo]

Ian Thomas is executive director of the PedNet Coalition.

Columbia College's Ashley Fisher against Park University [Photo]

Columbia College's Ashley Fisher drives against Park University in a 76-48 win on Friday.

Columbia College's Amanda Phillips against Park University [Photo]

Columbia College's Amanda Phillips, right, fights Park University's Vivian Holcomb for a rebound during a 76-48 win on Friday.

True False Festival's March March Parade [Photo]

Derek Carson sounds the call to march as the True False Film Festival's March March Parade began Friday evening. The parade was an open call to anyone who wanted to march, the wackier the costume, the better. For complete coverage of the True False Film Festival, go to


New lane, interchange [Graphic]

Beat KU signs [Photo]

Students sit among Beat KU signs created by the Alumni Association Student Board on Friday. The signs are part of an effort to get students pumped up for the men's basketball game. The MU Tigers take on the Kansas Jayhawks 11 a.m Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Beat KU signs on MU Columns [Photo]

Beat KU signs rest against the MU Columns on Friday. The signs are part of "Beat KU Week" that has included t-shirt sales, watch parties and a Jayawk roast to get fans pumped up for the Men's basketball game against Kansas at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

John Tucker [Photo]

John Tucker is the assistant night editor at the New Hampshire Union Leader. He is also the vice president of The Newspaper Guild Local 31167 in Manchester, NH.

Brad Clemons [Photo]

Brad Clemons is a columnist for the Missourian.

Prisoners and puppies [Photo]

Southeast Correctional Center offenders Ricky Kidd, left, and Derek Holmes play with "Lil' Bill," the dog they're training through Puppies for Parole, a program that offers selected offenders an opportunity to train dogs rescued from animal shelters and animal advocate groups. The dogs are trained in basic obedience and tested for the Canine Good Citizen Award and then made available for adoption.

An extra set of eyes [Photo]

One of four police car-mounted infrared cameras, part of the ALPR (Automated License Plate Recognition) system installed in a patrol car at the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Central Patrol Division, is seen in this photograph on Thursday afternoon. The system, manufactured by PIPS Technology, is a new tool for the police department. "This is an extra set of eyes in the police car," said Lieutenant Ronald Danback.

Missourian sports writer Ben Frederickson [Photo]

Missourian sports writer Ben Frederickson

MU's Robin Pingeton as an assistant coach at Iowa State [Photo]

Robin Pingeton sits on the bench next to Iowa State women's basketball coach Bill Fennelly during her days as an assistant coach for the Cyclones.

MU women's basketball player Trenee Thornton [Photo]

Missouri guard Trenee Thornton tries to pass around Oklahoma State defender Tiffany Bias in a Feb. 16 game at Mizzou Arena. Thornton went 7-of-13 from 3-point range in the Tigers' 71-65 overtime victory.

Men's basketball home game attendance per season [Graphic]

The attendance at men's basketball games so far this season averages higher than any other season since Mizzou Arena opened. Every Mizzou Arena home game against Kansas since the arena opened has reached the maximum attendance of 15,061. If the game fills the arena again this year, the Tigers will draw a crowd of 15,061 for the third time this season.

MU-KU basketball through the years [Graphic]

The Missouri Tigers and Kansas Jayhawks have a tradition of competition in sports. The rivalry made its way to the basketball court in 1907, when the teams played each other for the first time. Here is a look at some of the big moments in the MU-KU basketball series.