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.
With the loss, the Tigers fell to 5-11 and 0-5 in conference, one game further from the .500 record required for an appearance in the NCAA tournament.
The Columbia Cougar softball team beat Williams Baptist College twice Friday to begin American Midwest Conference play.
Coach Mike Johnson and his players are proud of the foundation they set in the team's first year, and they hope this year will be a step toward building a tradition of excellence.
Fans of Missouri men's basketball posted their comments about the 72-49 loss to Florida on Friday afternoon. Some were optimistic when the score was tied at the half, but started to blame coach Frank Haith for Florida's growing lead. Others were excited for the National Invitational Tournament.
James Young scored 21 points, Willie Cauley-Stein led a dominating performance in the middle with six blocks and Kentucky pulled away to beat LSU 85-67 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday.
The Missouri Tigers are out of the SEC men's basketball tournament after losing to the top-ranked and top-seeded Florida Gators in Atlanta. The final score was 72-49.
Missouri has lost four consecutive games to No. 1 teams. The Tigers will have the program’s first chance since Dec. 22, 2004, to snap that streak when they play No. 1 Florida at noon Friday.
On the biggest stage of his young career, freshman Johnathan Williams III turned in his best performance thus far. He hauled in 15 rebounds, including eight on the offensive end, his highest in conference play and his first in double digits since Jan. 28 against Arkansas.
Missouri basketball claimed a 91-83 victory over Texas A&M Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament in Atlanta. Missouri (22-10) shot 53 free throws, and 57 total fouls were called, with the Tigers' two best scorers fouling out. The Tigers play No. 1 Florida noon Friday in Atlanta.
Named after the iconic baseball player and manager Casey Stengel, the Missouri freshman has been proving her parents right through her accomplishments and attitude.
Coach Angie Roberds is building a championship tradition at Battle High School with basic skills and two quick forwards.
Keaton Steele and Austin Tribby make up the most dominant bullpen duo this early in the season in Missouri baseball history, as far back as Jamieson can remember anyway.
The Missouri gymnastics team will compete at Hearnes Center for the final time this season Friday night, facing competition from the No. 3 Florida Gators and teams around the country, as well.
Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night.
Tim Quarterman had 12 points and Johnny O'Bryant added 11 for the Tigers, who pulled ahead with a 13-0 run in the first half. The Tigers shot 50 percent from the floor and beyond the arc (11 of 22).
Sindarius Thornwell scored 17 points to lead the Gamecocks, who won their second straight game at the Georgia Dome after going 12-19 during the regular season. Arkansas got beaten up on the boards and missed three shots in the final 33 seconds, losing to the Gamecocks 71-69.