Phil Pressey leads Missouri men's basketball team against Texas

Missouri guard Phil Pressey drives the ball passing Texas guard J'Covan Brown during the second half of Missouri's game against Texas Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

Sophomore guard Phil Pressey scored 18 points, added 10 assists and had no turnovers in Missouri's 84-73 win over Texas.

Missouri basketball's Haith meets former boss

Frank Haith and Texas coach Rick Barnes are now 1-1 against each other. The last time they faced-off was in 2008. The Longhorns defeated Haith's Miami team 75-72 in the sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.


Stephens College hosts watch party for Joplin episode of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

Members of Stephens College who volunteered to build and design homes in Joplin for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" watched their efforts revealed to the public Friday night at a watch party while they were surrounded by family and friends.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team beats Texas

The No. 9 Missouri's men's basketball team beat Texas 84-73 on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

UPDATE: Columbia man upgraded to serious condition after snowplow accident

Cory Speaks, 31, has been moved from critical to serious condition at the University Hospital. Speaks was struck by two vehicles after hitting a snowplow Thursday morning.

Rex Cone files as a candidate for Columbia School Board opening

Rex Cone has declared his candidacy for the upcoming school board election in April. He is the second person to file for the two open spots on the board.


Missouri wrestling loses Virginia Duals finals

The No. 9 Missouri wrestling team saw its seven dual winning streak come to an end Saturday night, falling 18-14 final to No. 22 Kent State in the championship of the Virginia Duals.

Missouri women's basketball team isn't making excuses

Missouri has lost three in a row in the Big 12, but coach Robin Pingeton is using the Tigers' recent struggles as an opportunity to improve her program.

Hickman boys basketball defeats Kansas City Central

The Hickman boys basketball team defeated Kansas City Central 78-54 Saturday.

Some Columbia businesses, offices will observe MLK Day

Some Columbia services and offices will be closed in observance of the national holiday.

Columbia College women defeat Stephens

The Columbia College women's basketball team beat Stephens 82-41. The Cougars move to 12-6 overall and 2-0 in conference play. The Stars are 1-13 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

Number of deer killed during firearm season rises

Hunters killed 7,408 more deer in the 2011-2012 firearms season in Missouri compared to the 2010-2011 season.

Missouri wrestling advances to Virginia Duals final

MU's wrestling team moved into the finals with a come-from-behind victory over No. 23 Edinboro. The Tigers will face No. 22 Kent State in the final Saturday night.

Rock Bridge girls basketball runs past Nixa

A quick start helped the Rock Bridge girls basketball team win 51-29 on Saturday at Nixa.

Kansas City hunting program reduces deer overpopulation

Kansas City's hunting program allows hunters to bow-hunt deer inside city limits on designated pieces of land.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Business agenda not about creating jobs, but getting rid of them

Two bills going through the statehouse would not create jobs, but would hinder Missouri's economic climate.

Missouri men's basketball team defeats Texas

The No. 9 Missouri men's basketball team beat Texas 84-73 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena to improve to 16-1 overall and 3-1 in the Big 12 Conference.