Bye week readies Tigers for Colorado

Before the Missouri women’s basketball team played Colorado on Jan. 3 at Boulder, Colo., it was receiving votes in both the Associated Press and the coaches’ polls.

Shadow games

If Missouri guard Jason Horton is allowing his man to score, coach Mike Anderson lets him know about it. And Anderson isn’t too kind in his way of telling him.

Bruins win without top scorer

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team knows how to persevere.

Tigers lose to coach’s former team, Nebraska

When Missouri gymnastics coach Rob Drass looked across Hearnes Center on Friday night, he saw a familiar sight: the red and cream warm-up suits of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who he coached for eight years.

Resuming game between rivals in doubt

The Rock Bridge-Hickman girls basketball game, interrupted Wednesday because of a leak in the Hickman gym roof, has met a serious snag in its rescheduling.

Extra points

The Columbia College women’s basketball team defeated host Hannibal-LaGrange College 74-71 on Saturday. The No. 22 Cougars improve to 18-3 overall and 6-0 in the American Midwest Conference.

Tigers meet Cornhuskers

When the Missouri wrestling team takes the Hearnes Center floor this afternoon for its Big 12 Conference-opening dual with Nebraska, it will do so as the No. 2 team in the country.

Knight watch

Bob Knight’s walk is a forceful, focused one. When he walked out onto Norm Stewart Court on Saturday, Knight seemed oblivious to the booing he received from Missouri fans. The only stops Knight made were to wait for Missouri players to run onto the floor, and to embrace Tigers head coach Mike Anderson and associate head coach Melvin Watkins. But, after that, Knight went to the Red Raiders’ bench to wait for the game to begin.

Tigers eager for packed house

It’s a number Missouri coach Mike Anderson has been hoping for all season. But unlike the number of steals or rebounds his team gets, he has no control over it.

Bruins rise over Kewps

A dunk is only worth two points.

Wheelchair athletes roll into rec center

For the first time, Missouri will host the Central Intercollegiate Division Crossover Wheelchair Basketball Tournament today and Saturday at the MU Student Recreation Complex. The tournament will welcome about 100 wheelchair basketball players from all 10 teams in the division, featuring 25 games over the course of two days.

From free throws to forensic psychology

Ouida Savant would come home for dinner from her job as a firefighter and tell her children about the people she encountered during her day of work. While riding in an ambulance in Dallas, Savant saw things that make stomachs knot up and lurch.

Adjustments spark Cougars

For the first 24 minutes of Thursday’s game against Harris-Stowe State atthe Arena at Southwell Complex, the Columbia College men’s basketball team played like it was still reeling from Tuesday’s close loss at Park University.

Columbia College’s many threats spell doom for Harris-Stowe State

If the standard by which good teams are judged is based on how many players pose threats to an opponent, the Columbia College women’s basketball team is, well, dangerous.

Defense key in latest win for Stephens

The Stephens women’s basketball team proved Thursday night that defense wins games.

Game melts away

Rock Bridge’s heated comeback might have been too much.

Tigers win first game in Big 12

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson has never underestimated the importance of a good bench.

Cutting the competition

When in doubt, use paper.

Cougars look to stay unbeaten in conference

The Columbia College women’s basketball team hosts Harris-Stowe at 6 p.m. tonight at Southwell Complex.

Coach’s rebound

With a 266-61 record, seven trips to the state playoffs, and state runner-up finishes in 2000 and 2004, Tonya Mirts deserves to have her illustrious career applauded. However, despite her talkative nature on the hardwood, she falls silent when her accomplishments are mentioned.