The Rock Bridge girls basketball team knows how to persevere.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A dunk is only worth two points.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Stephens women’s basketball team proved Thursday night that defense wins games.
Rock Bridge’s heated comeback might have been too much.
Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson has never underestimated the importance of a good bench.
When in doubt, use paper.
The Columbia College women’s basketball team hosts Harris-Stowe at 6 p.m. tonight at Southwell Complex.
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.
Missouri is preparing for its game tonight at Colorado differently from it prepares for any of its other road games. The Tigers are also approaching it differently from any other college basketball team will, or could for that matter.
Just because the Indianapolis Colts will represent the vastly superior AFC doesn’t make them a Super cinch in Miami.