Realistic hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament disappeared after Saturday's loss to Tennessee. If Missouri is going to defy the odds and win this week’s SEC Tournament in Atlanta, the Tigers’ lead players will have to lead the way.
Senior forward Tony Criswell will not join his Missouri teammates in Atlanta for the SEC Tournament, coach Frank Haith announced at his weekly press conference Monday afternoon.
The games, originally scheduled for Wednesday, will now take place at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday because of anticipated adverse weather.
With the NCAA's controversial "no agent" rule a recent topic of debate, Missouri pitcher Alec Rash, a high draft pick himself, has an inside view of the process and its pitfalls.
Florida coach Billy Donovan renewed his long-standing argument Monday that teams playing in conference title games on "Selection Sunday" should not have to return to the court in the NCAA tournament until Friday.
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.
Missouri fell to 0-4 in Southeastern Conference play on Sunday with a 4-2 loss to Kentucky. Later in the day, the Tigers beat Bradley 7-0 in a non-conference match to move to 5-10 overall.
The Tigers couldn't finish off the series sweep and fell 2-1 to Southern Mississippi on Sunday. Errors and poor hitting hurt the team.
The Tigers fell 4-3 in eight innings in Game 3 of the series, losing their first Southeastern Conference series to the Aggies.
On Saturday, the Rock Bridge Bruins defeated the Hickman Kewpies in girls basketball and the Tolton boys lost their game against Canton. The day before, the Hickman boys claimed a district championship.
With the NCAA Tournament hopes for both Missouri and Tennessee possibly on the line, the Volunteers out-jumped, -muscled and -dunked the Tigers 72-45 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Rock Bridge High girls basketball team beat Hickman 60-25 and advanced to sectional play, where they will meet Washington on Wednesday in Camdenton.
With their second victory of the weekend, the Tigers clinched their series against Southern Mississippi.
Columbia College men's basketball inches past Park University, 66-65, into the conference finals on Tuesday.
With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor.
The Tigers lost to the Aggies 11-2 in the run-rule-shortened second game of the series on Saturday in College Station, Texas, tying up the series 1-1.
Tolton lost 72-66 to Canton in Class 2 quarterfinals. The Trailblazers finished the year 20-8.
No. 9 Missouri finished the first day of the Mid-American Conference Championships in second place out of nine teams, trailing only Northern Iowa.