The Missouri women's basketball team rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit against No. 3 ranked Texas A&M in its conference opener before falling 62-56.
Coach Cindy Stein and her players admitted to doubting a comeback from a double-digit deficit against Texas A&M.
The Hickman girls basketball team relied on its defense to win the Rolla tournament.
The Missouri men's basketball team's three leading scorers, DeMarre Carroll, Leo Lyons and Matt Lawrence, need to perform at a high level for Missouri to be successful in Big 12 Conference play.
With nonconference play almost over, the Big 12 is comparing favorably to the rest of the country in men's basketball.
After finishing last a season ago, the Tigers say they can compete with the league's best this season.
Shaunece Ballenger putback lifted the Hickman girls basketball team to a 37-35 victory Thursday at the Rolla tournament.
The MU guard makes his first six three-point shots.
The Tigers have a four-game winning streak heading into conference play Saturday.
The Tigers scored 22 unanswered points to start the game.
The Missouri women's basketball team rides an eight-game winning streak into Saturday's game against No. 3 Texas A&M.
Freshman guard Kim English's work ethic is helping him make progress early in the Missouri men's basketball team's season.
The Tigers snapped an eight-game nonconference road losing streak on Saturday afternoon.
The Tiger's bench had its most impressive performance of the year in a 76-65 win at Duquesne.
Missouri guard J.T. Tiller is from Marietta, Ga., which is about an hour and a half from the University of Georgia campus. Tiller's parents are coming to Saturday's game in a group of about 20 family and friends, and several of Tiller's friends from Wheeler High School will be there, too.
Matt Dreier and Nicole Mello won the 5K run/walk to kick off Columbia's First Night celebrations Wednesday afternoon downtown.
The junior guards focus on assists and steals and leave the scoring to their teammates.
The Tigers will look to build on program's success in 2009.