With three teams ranked in the national top 10, the race for the Big 12 championship is heating up midway through the new 18-game conference schedule.
The Missouri men's basketball team fell to No. 4 in this week's Associated Press Top 25 and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll.
The Lady Bears received all 40 first-place votes Monday for the ninth straight week after routing Oklahoma and Kansas. The Tigers face the Lady Bears Feb. 1.
Coach Frank Haith said he is not worried about a two-day turnaround or senior guard Marcus Denmon's shooting slump.
Missouri defeated Texas Tech 63-50 Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri is now 19-2 on the season.
Fans at Mizzou Arena chanted "M-I-Z, D-G-B" and held signs to encourage Dorial Green-Beckham, one of the nation's top football recruits, to commit to play at Missouri.
Smith, who had 14 sacks for the San Francisco 49ers in his rookie NFL season, one short of a rookie record, was arrested Friday night in Miami Beach, Fla.
The Missouri Tigers women's basketball team lost 62-59 to the Oklahoma Sooners. Saturday's loss puts the Tigers at 10-9 on the season and 0-8 in conference play.
The Big 12 Conference teamed up with Special Olympics this week to promote the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. The national cause seeks to put an end to the use of the word "retarded."
Missouri women's basketball lost 62-59 against the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena.
Kim English and Marcus Denmon led the Tigers to a 63-50 win against Texas Tech on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
MU students cheering and bearing signs showed Hillcrest High School's Dorial Green-Beckham just how much they want him to pick Missouri when he signs a letter of intent on Feb. 1.
Wednesday's 79-72 loss at Oklahoma State had to hurt, coming only two days after Missouri climbed to No. 2 in the AP and ESPN/USA Today Coaches polls.
The Missouri men's basketball team relies on Matt Pressey to cover its opponents' best scorers.
In its first game after gaining a No. 2 national ranking, the Missouri men's basketball team lost to Oklahoma State 79-72 on Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla.
The No. 2 Missouri Tigers were defeated by the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday by a score of 79-72. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 18-2 overall and 5-2 in Big 12 play.
The Tigers had their lowest turnover margin and their most free throw attempts all season but shot poorly from the field. The Tigers have been unable to put together a complete game and are winless in the Big 12.
Dorial Green-Beckham is considered by some college football scouts to be the top high school recruit in the nation. He has narrowed his list of schools down to five, including Missouri.
Missouri coach Frank Haith stays an educator and will use the Tigers' No. 2 ranking as chance to teach his team how to handle praise.
"We don't have success if we don't have Ricardo's play," Tigers coach Frank Haith said.