ST. LOUIS — On his way home after the St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series parade, Mark Mulder told manager Tony La Russa that he wanted the team and the town to see him at his best.
Facing Texas freshman Kevin Durant tonight in Austin, Texas, isn’t exactly what Missouri coach Mike Anderson had in mind for a follow-up to the heart-breaking loss at home against Iowa State on Saturday.
Toy Richbow comes off the bench as a leader of the Missouri women’s basketball team, but she’s still humble about her freshman status on the team.
It looked like a scene from a Rocky movie.
Hickman girls basketball standout Yvonne Anderson looked small on the court Monday when the Kewpies hosted Kirksville. But her height disadvantage didn’t prevent her from scoring 31 points.
A.J. Abrams is the most experienced player on the Texas Longhorns.
ST. LOUIS — “Thank you, fans,” the greeting painted on NHL rinks the year after the lockout, rang hollow coming from the St. Louis Blues. New ownership really means it.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson often calls his Tigers “the ultimate team.” When he says that, he isn’t calling the Tigers the best team in college basketball. Instead, he means that his team has many different players that can contribute, that not one player is more important to Missouri’s success than any other.
Hickman coach Kenny Ash still had a tear on his cheek when he came out of the locker room. The first-year coach’s efforts to wipe away the telltale moisture before facing reporters had failed.
KANSAS CITY — Trent Green’s 2006 season ended much the way it began, with Kansas City’s aging quarterback lying helpless on the turf.
It looked similar to the recent past, a past the Missouri Tigers did not want to relive.
After hitting just her second 3-pointer of the season, Tiffany Brooks let out a slight grin. She had just put Missouri up by nine with just a few minutes left in the first half.
A dreary Friday makes most people depressed and anxious for the weekend. For fisherman, the day couldn’t be better.
Iowa State guard Mike Taylor got the best of his old roommate and teammate on the first offensive possession of the game when he cut to the basket for a layup past Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah.
A lack of hussle is not something you expect to see from J.T. Tiller.
When it comes to wrestling, fans usually want a pin. Thursday, Rock Bridge wanted anything but a pin.
Even though Iowa State’s Anna Florzak, a freshman, decided not to attend MU to play basketball, she’s still familiar with a couple of the players on the Tigers’ women’s team.
Texas. Virginia. Michigan. Florida. How about Saskatchewan?
The Missouri women’s basketball players spend a good deal of time playing against one another during practices. But sometimes, there is no good substitute for playing a true opponent.
Dave Christensen is staying at Missouri, for now.