Future Tiger basketball stars

Ross Steelman, left, and Mathew Rothermich play basketball outside the Mizzou Arena. Their parents, like many Mizzou fans, were present to welcome back the basketball team after its successful stint at the NCAA tournament.

Anderson speaks

MU men's basketball team head coach Mike Anderson speaks with the media at the Mizzou Arena on Sunday. A reception was held at the Arena to welcome the team home.

Waiting for the Tigers

Mizzou basketball fans wait outside Mizzou Arena on Sunday to greet the team as they arrived back from Glendale, Ariz., and its trip to the NCAA tournament.

Tiller the Tiger

J.T. Tiller is welcomed home by fans as he gets off the team bus Sunday afternoon.

Crowd of Tigers fans

Mizzou fans cheer and take pictures as the MU men's basketball team arrives outside the Mizzou Arena from Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday.

Kim English greets fans

MU's Kim English signs autographs for fans outside Mizzou Arena on Sunday after the team arrived back in Columbia. Mizzou fans gathered to welcome back the team after its trip to the Elite 8 in the NCAA tournament.

Lou Saban dies at 87

Buffalo Bills' coach Lou Saban, left, lets out a cheer with Pete Gogolak (3), Jack Kemp (15), and Wray Carlton (30) in the Bills' dressing room in Buffalo, N.Y. after winning the American Football League Championship. Saban, the well-traveled coach whose NFL and college careers spanned five decades and dozens of jobs, has died. He was 87.

Media sensations

A low-budget documentary about Choi Won-kyun and wife Lee Sam-sun made them instant celebrities. The cow shown here replaced the one that died.

Earth Hour recognizes climate change

Columbia citizens gather to watch the lights of Jesse Hall to go out to commemorate the second International Earth Hour on Saturday. Earth Hour started in Sydney, Australia in 2007 to bring awareness of climate change and encourage people to reduce their environmental impact, and last year became an international event. "Regardless of what your position is on climate change, the things that would address it are good things to do anyway," said Monta Welch, event organizer and founder of Columbia Climate Change Coalition.

Posing pets

Skip Baumhower takes pictures of Laura at the Montgomery Humane Society in Montgomery, Ala., on March 23 for the shelter. Baumhower, a professional photographer, is volunteering his services to shelters across the country to help get raise awareness and get animals adopted.

Celebrating victory

Jeff Adrien leads the Huskies in a postgame celebration after defeating Missouri in the NCAA West Regional final at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Tiller trails off the court

After fouling out with 62 seconds remaining in the game, MU junior J.T. Tiller walks slowly off the court.

Jumping for a shot

MU guard J.T. Tiller goes up for a jump shot as Connecticut's Kembra Walker defends. Tiller finished the game with eight points and five assists.

Leo Lyons drives against UConn

Missouri's Leo Lyons makes a move toward the basket against Connecticut center Hasheem Thabeet on Saturday in the Tigers' 82-75 loss to the Huskies in the NCAA West Regional final.

Cheering on the Tigers

Missouri fans cheer on the Tigers during the NCAA regional matchup in Glendale, Ariz. Connecticut beat Missouri 82-75 and will advance to the Final Four in Detroit.

Towering over the Tigers

Connecticut forward Stanley Robinson and center Hasheem Thabeet tower over MU forward DeMarre Carroll after a shot by guard Matt Lawrence. Lawrence finished the game with 13 points for the Tigers.

Blocked at the basket

MU guard Zaire Taylor attempts a layup as Connecticut's Stanley Robinson defends the basket. Taylor finished the game with eight points, four assists and two steals. 

Matt Lawrence shoots over Connecticut

Missouri's Matt Lawrence, right, shoots over teammate DeMarre Carroll and the outstretched arms of Connecticut's Stanley Robinson, left, and Hasheem Thabeet on Saturday in the Tigers' 82-75 loss to the Huskies in the NCAA West Regional final.

Final game as a Tiger

During the final minutes of the game, MU senior forward DeMarre Carroll watches the game from the sidelines. Carroll is one of four seniors who played their last collegiate game on Saturday against the Connecticut Huskies.

Tense tiger fans

Martina Hoyt, an MU employee, watches the Elite Eight game with friends and coworkers. Despite the cold weather, Bengals was packed with fans and Hoyt's group could only find tables together in the heated tent outside.