The Missouri men's basketball team, resolute on washing away the bad taste of the beatdown it stomached Monday against rival Kansas, rolled to a 95-80 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon in front of a capacity crowd of 15,061 at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri women's basketball team lost 61-59 to Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, dropping to 1-6 in Big 12 play.
Tigers freshman guard Michael Dixon is learning the transition to conference play can be a challenge.
Three years ago, a timid Rock Bridge freshman started her first varsity game in the home opener of the season and lost to Liberty. Today, confident senior Amaya Williams led her team to victory.
The Missouri women's basketball team is 1-6 in Big 12 play. The Tigers rank near the bottom of the league in most statistical categories. However, Missouri treasures the basketball, ranking second in the conference in both offensive rebounding and turnover margin.
The Cougars play William Woods at 2:00 p.m. Saturday in Columbia. Columbia College is also raising donations for the American Cancer Society in the Coaches vs. Cancer benefit during Saturday's game.
The Columbia College men's basketball team beat William Woods 74-56 on Saturday at the Arena of Southwell Complex, but the Coaches vs. Cancer program showed there is a bigger opponent that both sides can work together to defeat.
Columbians packed the Cosmo Club Community Center to eat pancakes and raise money for the Ronald McDonald House.
Senior Sarah Shire and sophomore Mary Burke came through again for the Missouri gymnastics team in its meet Saturday at Nebraska. Shire won the all-around competition and Burke was second, but the Tigers couldn't earn a victory, falling to the Cornhuskers 194.700-193.175.
Rezoning, reports on recycling bins and COLT project are on the council's agenda.