With 75 seconds left, a win seemed improbable at best. With 0.4 seconds left it seemed impossible.
When an opponent has the chance to end the game with free throws, a feeling of helplessness can overcome defenseless players waiting on the block.
The Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team is expecting an evenly-matched game between two strong teams. And it expects to be ready.
KANSAS CITY — After home teams went unbeaten in the first week of Big 12 Conference play, the conference’s coaches talked about how hard it is to win on the road.
The feeling will be there at Mizzou Arena tonight.
After big victories at 141 and 184 pounds, the No. 9 Missouri wrestling team tied No. 18 Arizona State 21-21 to finish in eighth place Sunday at the National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Accurate shooting helped the Rock Bridge girls’ basketballl team win the championship of the California Tournament on Saturday with 55-44 victory over Mexico.
AUSTIN, Texas — The 24th-ranked Missouri women were held without a field goal for the final 11 minutes, 20 seconds, and Texas reeled off 19 of the game’s final 21 points to post a 63-54 win in Big 12 Conference action Saturday night at the Frank Erwin Center.
Missouri lived through Thomas Gardner and Jimmy McKinney in their first two conference games, both wins.
Throughout the season, coach Quin Snyder harped on the importance of getting production from his bench players.
ST. LOUIS — Even when Johnny Weir isn’t as majestic as usual, he’s good enough to beat the American men and earn a spot in the Olympics.
ST. LOUIS — Sasha Cohen stood in the middle of the ice long after her program ended, her eyes wide as she drank in the applause. Then she dropped into a deep curtsy, bowing to all four sides of the arena.
Down the stretch in Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma, Jimmy McKinney found himself in the zone.
ST. LOUIS — An hour before taking the ice as the overwhelming favorite at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Sasha Cohen stood by the sideboards, staring at the rink. Her eyes seemed to follow a route around the glistening surface, as if she was watching someone perform.
SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers needed about 10 minutes to warm up after a few days off.
ST. LOUIS — As the St. Louis Cardinals contend for the National League pennant this summer, a federal court hearing a few blocks away will decide if statistics generated at those games are public domain or the intellectual property of Major League Baseball.
ST. LOUIS — Johnny Weir’s miserable season just got a whole lot better.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Missouri coach Cindy Stein can’t help but like the way the Tigers’ women’s basketball team is playing, but Wednesday night she had one caution for her team in their Big 12 Conference game at Nebraska.
BOULDER, Colo. — Freshmen Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush took over the game in the second half to help young and supposedly struggling Kansas to its seventh straight victory Wednesday night, 75-63 over Colorado.
The Rock Bridge wrestling team had an easy time in a 48-22 victory over visiting Eureka on Wednesday in which six Bruins recorded pins.