March 23, 2009
Bienvenido Velasco, second from left, and Adelaida Velasco, second from right, arrive from Cuba at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Oct. 17, 2008. They are greeted by their sons, Luis Quintana, right, and Yordanky Velasco, left; daughter-in-law, Medina Velasco, center; and granddaughter, Violeta Quintana. All are immigrants from Cuba who have entered into the United States as political refugees.
March 22, 2009
Missouri guard Zaire Taylor drives past Marquette's Dominic James in the first half of the Tigers' second-round NCAA Tournament game. In a team huddle during the final minutes of the game, Taylor inspired teammates by saying they had been in similar situations before.
Missouri freshman guard Kim English cuts along the baseline in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. English finished the game with a career-high 17 points in only 12 minutes of play.
J.T. Tiller defends against Marquette's Dwight Burke as Lazar Hayward and Leo Lyons look on.
J.T. Tiller puts up a shot over Marquette's Jerel McNeal, center, and Lazar Hayward with 5.5 seconds left in the game. Tiller was fouled and injured his wrist upon landing.
J.T. Tiller pounds the court after being fouled in the final seconds of the game. The foul resulted in an injured wrist, and Tiller being substituted by Kim English.
Mike Anderson Jr., left, celebrates the Tigers' 83-79 victory with teammate J.T. Tiller.
With 2.5 seconds remaining, Marquette guard Maurice Acker attempts a long shot, but Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll blocks it.
Freshman Kim English sinks a clutch free throw with 5.5 seconds left in the game. English replaced J.T. Tiller after Tiller injured his wrist. English finished the game with a career-high 17 points.
Marquette's Dominic James jumps to block J.T. Tiller underneath the basket. Tiller finished the game with 10 points, three assists and three steals.
Missouri players and fans celebrate the Tigers' victory over Marquette on March 22, 2009. The team will advance to play in Arizona next week.
Missouri forward Leo Lyons drives past Marquette's Lazar Hayward. Lyons finished with a team-high 18 points.
MU's Trevor Coleman absorbs the aftershock as Texas A&M's Brooks Raley slides into home plate Sunday in Columbia.
Greg Folgia runs for the ball during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Nick Tepesch pitches during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Steve Grey bats during the MU-Texas A&M game Sunday in Columbia.
Paige Holmes, 10, bundles up against the rain during MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia. A rain delay called in the first half-hour of the game was later lifted.
MU's Lindsey Ubrun takes a swing during MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia.
Lisa Simmons, left, high-fives Rhea Taylor during the first hour of MU's Big 12 softball game against Texas on Sunday in Columbia.
Missouri guard Matt Lawrence drives to the basket past Marquette's Jerel McNeal.