Extra effort not enough for Tigers in home finale

Senior Tiffany Brooks scored the first two points against Kansas with two free throws. She went on to score nine of the team’s first 11.

Tournament should draw more fans

Missouri is hoping to get help from the home crowd when they host the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championship on Saturday at Hearnes Center. At the same time, the tournament could provide a boost for the entire wrestling community in the area.

Tigers wary of Aggies’ senior point guard

Acie Law is one of those players. It seems like he has been playing college basketball for a while.

Cougars’ Widaman big factor

Columbia College freshman guard Whitney Widaman started playing basketball when she was 5. Her mother was the coach, and she gave Widaman some advice that has stuck with her.

Brown’s hard work pays

STURGEON — It all started with a lie.

Tigers hold on

Big 12 Conference men’s basketball just isn’t that easy.

Kewpies boosted by bench

Senior Kristin Conrad doesn’t see much meaningful playing time for the No. 2 Hickman girls basketball team.

Nash funeral to be held on Monday

ST. LOUIS — The funeral service for former Missouri running back Damien Nash, who collapsed and died Saturday after a charity basketball game, will be Monday in St. Louis.

Roby curious about CU’s new coach

Colorado guard Richard Roby doesn’t always read the sports section to see what writers are saying about his 6-19 basketball team.

Youth contingent helps boost MU student fans

In the second half Wednesday night, when the Tigers’ lead against Colorado started to dwindle, a small contingent of the MU student section at Mizzou Arena started chanting to try to rally the Tigers. Only this time, those starting the chants weren’t MU students.

Cougars roll in overtime after clutch 3-pointer

There was no chance that Louis McCrary was going to give the ball up.

Wrestling with expectations

From the day he began wrestling for Missouri, it was clear that Max Askren took after his older brother Ben, a defending national champion and winner of the 2006 Dan Hodge Trophy awarded to the country’s best wrestler.

Strong rapport benefits Tigers

Bryan Mann takes grief from the Missouri women’s basketball team at just about every practice. The strength and conditioning coach will sometimes shoot around with the players before practice begins.

Cougars return to midseason form just in time

You’d think the Columbia College women’s basketball team would be happy with the season it had.

Owners prepare for future

As the NHL trade deadline expired Tuesday, the St. Louis Blues sent a clear message to their fans: We care about the future of this franchise.

MU tries to keep its focus

The Missouri men’s basketball team has had plenty of reminders of what losing concentration in a game can do. Maybe a few too many reminders.

Bulldogs dominate in opening round

STURGEON — What a difference a year makes.

Senior Hardiek content to stay out of spotlight

There are several framed posters featuring members of the Missouri women’s basketball team hanging in the hallway near the locker room, each poster coupled with an inspirational saying from the player.

Team-by-team breakdown: Big 12 has three headed to NCAAs for sure, three on bubble


Norm vs. Mike: The first year

When Mike Anderson was hired to coach the Missouri Tigers, both experts and fans thought he had a terrifically difficult challenge in rebuilding the team.