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Missouri coach Mike Anderson

MU coach Mike Anderson reacts with disgust to the results of a play. In the post-game press conference, Anderson said, "I guess the motto is always survive and advance, and that's what we did. We survived tonight."

DeMarre Carroll plays defense

Missouri's DeMarre Carroll blocks Oklahoma State's Byron Eaton. Eaton left the game in the first half because of an injury but returned to play after halftime.

Tigers fans cheer on team

Tiger fans Kati Rinehart, left, and Kari Rinehart, right, cheer on Missouri just in the last seconds of the game. The sisters of South Haven, Kan., who were with their father and Missouri graduate, Leonard Rinehart, cheered for the Tigers because their parents are MU alumni.

J.T. Tiller goes for a layup

Missouri guard J.T. Tiller goes up and through Oklahoma State's Obi Muonelo for a layup. Tiller ended the game with eight points, four assists, and one steal.

Leo Lyons faces pressure

Missouri's Leo Lyons is pressured by Oklahoma State's Obi Muonelo in the first half on Friday.

J.T. Tiller tied up

J.T. Tiller, center, is tied up by Oklahoma State's Keiton Page, left, in the first half of the semifinal of the Big 12 Conference tournament on Friday in Oklahoma City.

Missouri's Zaire Taylor

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor looks to drive to the basket against Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Conference tournament in Oklahoma City on Friday.

ZooToo - Inside Shelter

Debbie Blaisdell and her daughter Hazel play with an unnamed puppy at the Central Missouri Humane Society's Zootoo celebration on Friday afternoon. The Blaisdells adopted a cat from the shelter last summer, but they still come by to visit the animals frequently. "As long as we can come in here and give the dogs some love once in a while we feel like we're making a difference," Blaisdell said.

ZooToo Event

From left, Desi Bennett, 12, and Michelle Algya, 10, play with Polly, a pug-beagle mix known as a "puggle", under the supervision of volunteer Mary Devore at the Central Missouri Humane Society's Zootoo celebration on Friday. The Zootoo Shelter Makeover program provides money to renovate and improve animal shelters.

ZooToo Girls

Thirteen-year-olds Libby Burks, left, and Amanda Huhman hold Human Society dogs Lola and Lilly at the Central Missouri Humane Society's Zootoo celebration on Friday. Libby and Amanda discovered the Zootoo Web site in January and entered to win a Shelter Makeover for the Humane Society. Starting from 859th place with 9 members and 50 points, they sent chain letters, posted media and promoted the cause at school to improve their standings. Today there are 9,000 members involved, and the girls have generated more than 1 million points, enough to advance the Central Missouri Humane Society to the next phase of the Shelter Makeover competition.

Briton Rudd goes down

Chaminade's Brandon Hannah, left, trips Briton Rudd of Rock Bridge during the Class 5 state semifinal game at Mizzou Arena on Friday.

Matt Kelly pushes the pace

Rock Bridge sophomore Matt Kelly drives the ball past Chaminade senior Brandon Lockhart during the Class 5 semifinal game at Mizzou Arena on Friday.

Bruins shocked at loss

Rock Bridge's C.J. Ross, left, and Logan Parks, right, watch the Bruins lead slips away in the late in their state semifinal game against Chaminade on Friday at Mizzou Arena. The Bruins lost 66-65.

Rock Bridge's Sklyar Tolson drives the lane

Rock Bridge's Skylar Tolson drives against Chaminade's Bradley Beal, right, during the state semifinal game Friday at Mizzou Arena.

Bruins leave the floor dejected

Ricky Krewlow, left, and Briton Rudd, right, of Rock Bridge walk off the court following their loss to Chaminade on Friday at Mizzou Arena in the state semifinal game. Despite an early 21 point lead, Chaminade mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to win with 1.4 seconds left.

Rock Bridge's Jordan Dressler

Rock Bridge senior Jordan Dressler, center, fights through the Chaminade defensive pressure provided by senior Daniel Gross, left. The Bruins jumped out to an early lead in the game, but lost in the final minute after blowing an 18 point lead in the fourth quarter.

Rock bridge fan stunned

Rock Bridge senior Marlena Szweczyk is stunned following the Bruin's last minute 66-65 loss to Chaminade on Friday afternoon at the state semifinal game. Chaminade took the lead with 0.5 seconds left in the game on a free throw.

Big 12 Tournament

Missouri's Shakara Jones tries to drive to the basket against Texas' Ashley Lindsey.

Getting ready

Laura Clothier sits in the fashion studio at Stephens College while preparing her fashion line for the Model Citizen Fashion Show. The show is Saturday at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center.

Taylor shoots a two-point shot

MU guard Zaire Taylor attempts a two-point shot in the second half of the game. MU won the game 81-60.
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