Missouri players and coaches spent as much time telling stories and cracking jokes as they did breaking down their Saturday matchup with Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight.
Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, the 7-foot-3 Big East Defensive Player of the Year, might be a big problem for the Missouri men's basketball team in Saturday night's NCAA West Regional final.
The senior guard scored 23 points, and the Tigers held off a furious Memphis comeback in the second half for a 102-91 win.
For years, drug use in the U.S. has been thought of as a social or crime problem, but now it is seen as an international problem involving military expenditures and delicate diplomacy. Journalists from across the country discuss how this problem affects both Mexico and the U.S.
With the Tigers entry into the Elite Eight, it's hard to believe that men's basketball coach Mike Anderson might consider leaving. Athletic Director Mike Alden could offer him a contract extension at the season's conclusion.
For the second straight game, Missouri secured a big first-half lead then held on in the second half to earn a victory.
As a result, the university will have to give back $282,000 to the federal government. Audits for 2007 and 2008 have shown full compliance.
The Tigers coach, who is in his third year at Missouri, has been mentioned as a candidate for vacancies at Alabama and Georgia
Having the interim police chief join the community conversation in such a thoughtful way is refreshing to see.
In a tightening job market, Columbia teens face more competition than ever for work, job counselors, employers and teens themselves say.
Barbara Hoppe should be re-elected to the City Council.
The Missouri men's basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2002 with a 102-91 victory against Memphis on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.
Andre L. Logan was taken into custody early Friday afternoon on suspicion of grabbing money from a cash drawer at a Break Time on Friday morning.
Snowfall expected in Columbia this weekend.
House budget leaders are putting together the special spending packing. Some decisions have been made, but not all.
The courtroom battle illustrated how complicated it has become to pursue ballot initiatives in Missouri.
Hasheem Thabeet, a 7-foot-3 junior from Tanzania, scored 15 points and had 15 rebounds to help Connecticut defeat Purdue 72-60 in the semifinal of the NCAA West regional in Glendale, Ariz. The Huskies meet Missouri in the reional final Saturday.
Columbia resident Walter Martin puts his Tiger pride on display.
Missouri's victory over Memphis on Thursday and Elite Eight game on Saturday afternoon have faithful Tiger fans euphoric and businesses expecting large crowds.