MU men's basketball player Justin Safford vs. Cincinnati

Missouri forward Justin Safford tries to muscle up a shot between Cincinnati forward Yancy Gates, left, and forward Justin Jackson on Thursday night during the Tigers' 78-63 loss to the Bearcats in the NCAA Tournament in Washington D.C.

Tigers fall to Cincinnati Bearcats

Missouri's Kim English, Justin Safford and Michael Dixon reflect toward the end of Thursday night's loss to Cincinnati.

House representative honored at Tribute to MU women ceremony

Former Rep. Vicky Riback Wilson receives flowers from Ellen McLain in March at Stotler Lounge for being a 2011 Tribute to MU Women honoree. During her time as a state representative, Riback Wilson sponsored the Equal Rights Amendment and a bill requiring the Department of Health to designate centers of excellence in women's health. She is the current MU Fellowships Coordinator.

Les Proctor

Les Proctor served Columbia from 1971 to 1979 as a Planning and Zoning Commission member, a Fourth Ward councilman and as mayor.

Ricardo Ratliffe drives against Cincinnati

MU junior forward Ricardo Ratliffe fights through traffic against Cincinnati in the Tigers' first NCAA Tournament game on Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Laurence Bowers fights off Cincinnati

MU's Laurence Bowers, center, fights for possession against Cincinnati during the NCAA Regional second round game on Thursday in Washington D.C.

Marcus Denmon shoots against Cincinnati

Marcus Denmon elevates for a jump shot over Sean Kilpatrick during the Tigers' first NCAA Tournament game on Thursday in Washington D.C.

Michael Dixon Jr. drives against Cincinnati

Michael Dixon Jr., center, drives between Cincinnati's Rashad Bishop and Darnell Wilkes in the first half of the Tigers' first-round NCAA Tournament game in Washington, D.C. Missouri trailed 39-28 at halftime.

Missouri forward Ricardo Ratliffe shoots during March Madness Regionals

Cincinnati's center Kelvin Gaines attempts to block Missouri forward Ricardo Ratliffe's shot during the March Madness Regionals Round 2 in Washington D.C. on Thursday, March 17, 2011.

Mary Burke, MU gymnastics team head to Big 12 Championship

Mary Burke, the only nationally ranked gymnast for the Tigers, competes at a recent meet. MU will face three nationally ranked teams in the Big 12 Championship: No. 4 Oklahoma, No. 11 Nebraska and No. 20 Iowa State.

Joan Niesen

Joan Niesen is a sports writer for the Missourian.

Gary Pinkel analyzes scene at Pro Day

From left, Jerry Daugherty, Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel, Pinkel's wife Vicki Pinkel and Mary Kay James analyze the scene of Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at the Dan Devine Pavilion.

Carl Gettis finishes running drill at Pro Day

Missouri cornerback Carl Gettis finishes a running drill during Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at the Dan Devine Pavilion.

Media focus on Pro Day events

Media focus on the scenery of events at Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at the Dan Devine Pavilion.

Mook Williams times players at Pro Day

Agent Mook Williams uses his phone to time football players during running drills at Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at the Dan Devine Pavilion.

Blaine Gabbert throws for Pro Day

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert warms up before starting his throwing drills during Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday at the Dan Devine Pavilion.

Vehicle overturns on Interstate 70

At about 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a man driving a Chevrolet Tahoe that was towing a trailer swerved off Interstate 70 and overturned at mile marker 122. Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Tony Helfrecht said the injuries were thought to be moderate and not life-threatening when the driver was taken from the scene.

Gatorade Cooler Talk

The players on the Gatorade Cooler Talk team include Brian Nordli, Vinnie Duber, Rob Givens and Matt Kane

The Historical Society

The members of the Historical Society include Dean Asher, Kelly Moffitt and Katelyn Amen.

The LOLs

The LOL's are Alison Jung, Jordan Wyner and Zoey Larsen