The Tigers lost their first Southeastern Conference series of the year after a pair of games rife with missed opportunities.
The Columbia College softball team swept its second doubleheader in two days Saturday.
The Tigers couldn't put together any rallies and fell 5-1.
In the days after DeAndre Kane decided to transfer to Iowa State, the former Marshall guard sent a simple, five-word text message to new teammate Georges Niang.
It said: "I just want to win."
Hickman overcomes Chris Kendrix's 40-point outburst to beat Willard in state quarterfinals.
Despite lineup changes and a late game-tying home run, No. 16 Missouri got swept by No. 9 Kentucky to lose the series 2-3 on Saturday.
Battle High's girls basketball team's first year of competition ends with 44-point loss in Farmington.
Rock Bridge girls basketball returns to familiar territory at Mizzou Arena in the state semifinals.
Battle, Hickman and Rock Bridge are preparing to start regular season play for the 2014 baseball season. The three schools converged for a scrimmage at Hickman on Saturday.
Missouri freshman pitcher Tori Finucane pitched six innings without allowing a run for her first time out at University Field in the No. 16 Tigers' 7-2 win over No. 9 Kentucky.
Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning and had three hits to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Saturday.
Kristen Gibson went 6-for-10 with four triples, four runs scored and five RBIs to lead Williams Baptist to a doubleheader sweep of Stephens College in American Midwest Conference softball action Saturday in Columbia.
Jabari Parker led Duke with 20 points over T.J. Warren and the Wolfpack.
Aaron Harrison broke out of shooting slump with 22 points and Andrew Harrison set a career high in assists for the second straight game with nine in the Wildcats' 70-58 win against Georgia on Saturday to advance to the SEC tournament championship game.
No. 8 Michigan ended 15 years of Big Ten tournament frustration Saturday. There's still some work to do before it can really celebrate.
Florida trailed by 10 points with less than a minute left in the first half but swarmed on defense in the second and defeated Tennessee 56-49 in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday.
Friday's 72-49 loss to Florida was the end for Missouri's NCAA Tournament hopes. The Tigers wait for Selection Sunday to see their fate, most likely that they will participate in the National Invitation Tournament.
The Tigers' early exit from the SEC tournament probably means Missouri is an NIT team. It could be their first absence from the Big Dance since 2008.
Jake Ring's RBI single in the seventh inning gave the Tigers the boost they needed to overcome a 2-0 deficit and take the first game of their series with Tennessee.
Missouri junior Kearsten Peoples began her weekend in Albuquerque, N.M., with an All-American performance in the weight-throw.