Opponents struggling to slow down Tigers

Forward DeMarre Carroll drives to the basket against Cornell's Brian Kreefer. Carroll had 13 points on the day in Missouri's 78-59 victory.

Despite throwing a zone defense and patient half-court offense at the Tigers, Cornell found it tough to get Missouri out of rhythm.

Tigers work through nerves in first round NCAA tournament game

Shooting woes in the first half allowed No. 14-seed Cornell to hang around, but the Tigers' athleticism and defensive pressure helped them earn a ticket to the second round.

LETTER: Reward Barbara Hoppe's good work in the Sixth Ward with re-election

Hoppe has had a positive impact on her ward throughout her time as councilwoman.

Today's Question: Does the Tenth and Locust development project qualify for tax-increment financing?

Tax-increment financing freezes property taxes on undeveloped property and then invests the money back into the project. Two projects currently have applications pending review by the city.

The Beat: Missouri softball team prepares for Big 12 season

The story behind the story of the Missouri Tigers

The Missourian's article Thursday made sense of the many subplots in MU athletics.

LETTER: Health Connection an important outlet for seniors

The Beat: City Council candidates tackle crime, trails

GAME GUIDE: Missouri vs. Cornell

Find out all you need to know before the Tigers tip-off against the Big Red on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

GUEST COLUMN: MU should protect gender identity and expression

A referendum for adding "gender identity and expression" to the non-discrimination policy at MU is set for April 6-8. Include Me MU is also meeting with individual schools within the university since each school each hasthe right to implement further policies for themselves.

For Anderson, the Tigers' past struggles make this season sweet

As Missouri's success continues, coach Mike Anderson is opening up about the frustrations of the past and the rewards of success.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Cornell in the first round

The 78-59 win sends the Tigers on to the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Analysis: Statistical breakdown of Missouri and Cornell

The use of efficiency ratings and other statistical measures show contrasts in team's style of play.

Brazilian music students enrich Columbia community

A partnership between MU's School of Music and one in Brazil has resulted in more than two dozen Brazilians coming to Columbia since the program's founding 20 years ago.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri and Cornell practice in Boise

The No. 3-seed Tigers and the No. 14-seed Big Red got familiar with Taco Bell Arena in their last practices before they play at 2 p.m. Friday.

Uninsured Missourians struggle to find dental care

Dental care for low-income and uninsured people in Missouri is hard to find because of a lack of clinics and dentists.

Coffman hoping college production is enough for scouts

Since breaking a bone in his foot during the Alamo Bowl, Chase Coffman has missed three chances to work out for NFL scouts. Come draft day, he'll have to hope his production while playing for Missouri will be enough for a team to choose him.

MU softball team set for run at Big 12 title

The Tigers softball team, which has statistically dominated Big 12 teams this season in nonconference play, starts the conference season Saturday against Texas at University Field.

Hayward helps Marquette top Utah State

The sixth-seeded Golden Eagles blew a 14-point lead and had to rally from six points down to advance to face the winner of the Missouri-Cornell game.

Three Missouri wrestlers guaranteed All-Americans honors

The Tigers sit in sixth place at the NCAA national meet in St. Louis after three sessions.