Freshman Kim English's free throws lead Tigers to Sweet Sixteen

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.

English scored a career-high 17 points off the bench in the Tigers' victory.

Taylor, Tigers stay calm under pressure

Trailing by four points with 1:59 left in the game against Marquette, junior guard Zaire Taylor pulled the Tigers into a huddle and told them, "This ain't nothing. We've been here before."  

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Marquette in second round

The 83-79 win sends the Tigers to the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

MU baseball loses to Texas A&M on awkward play

The Missouri baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to tie the score, but the Texas A&M Aggies scored a run on a weird play in the top of the ninth to beat the Tigers.

Missouri softball blows by Texas

The first seven Missouri batters reached base against Barnhill, leading to six Tiger runs, which were enough to help secure an 11-6 victory  Sunday at University Field.

Missouri tennis defeats Kansas

GAME GUIDE: Missouri and Marquette

Find out all you need to know before the Tigers tip-off against the Eagles on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Second-round games a problem for Anderson at Boise

This season is the fourth time Anderson has visited Boise as a coach in the NCAA Tournament. He has lost second-round games the past three times. 

ANALYSIS: Missouri lawmakers block governor's agenda

Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon has experienced difficulty working the Republican-led legislature, especially in his top priorities: job creation, health care and higher education.

UPDATE: Forest Avenue fire called suspicious

Investigators haven't determined the cause of the blaze, but they do say the fire is suspicious. They are working with the Major Crimes Unit of the Columbia Police Department.

Man arrested after threatening pharmacist, police say

Police were told a man entered a Walgreens store and approached the pharmacy counter where he told the pharmacist he had a gun. He then demanded painkillers — particularly oxycodone and lorazepam — and threatened to kill himself or the pharmacist if refused.

Incentives aim to stimulate housing market

Columbia's housing market, while still suffering, could perk up with federal and seller-offered incentives aimed at homebuyers.

Mid-Missouri task force combats digital sexual exploitation of children

The Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force is part of a collaborative effort to combat Internet and computer crime in several counties. The task force has convicted at least 28 offenders since it began in January 2007.

Peace Coalition holds statewide rally and march at courthouse

The rally was held to call for an end to U.S. troop activity in Afghanistan and drew crowds from Kansas City and St. Louis.

Lawrence proposes renaming Missouri Street

A push to rename one block of Missouri Street in honor of former KU football coach Don Fambrough is being met with mixed reactions by city commissioners.

Marquette working through loss of star guard

When Dominic James, a point guard for the Marquette men's basketball team, broke his foot on Feb. 25 against Connecticut, the Golden Eagles lost their senior leader.  

Marquette star James tries to return against Missouri

Dominic James, the starting point guard for the No. 6-seed Eagles, will try to play on a foot injury he suffered on Feb. 25.

Former MU guard hoping Tigers beat Marquette

On March 22, 2003 – exactly six years ago – Rickey Paulding and sixth-seed Missouri met Dwyane Wade and third-seed Marquette in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's second round. Wade eventually led the Golden Eagles to the Final Four, but their surprising run nearly ended because of Paulding’s performance in Indianapolis' RCA Dome.

UPDATE: Schools fear loss of teacher development funds

The state House is considering a version of the spending plan that would cut teacher development funds as well funding for regional development centers and their programs. Legislators will vote on the plan next week.

Elderly killings in Bolivar called murder-suicide

An elderly couple, who had been separated, were found shot to death in a senior citizens home.