As the Missouri men's basketball team prepared for Saturday's game at No. 23 Kansas State, Tigers junior guard Michael Dixon received hundreds of prank calls and texts messages from Wildcats fans on his cell phone.
Baylor defeated Missouri 90-46 on Wednesday in Waco, Texas, in the Tigers' Big 12 Conference opener.
With the Missouri men's basketball team at 14-0, Tigers coach Frank Haith is off to the best start for a first-year coach at Missouri since 1920 when Craig Ruby's team started 17-0.
English led the No. 7 Missouri men's basketball team with 23 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday night' 87-49 victory over Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference opener at Mizzou Arena. He said most of his success was a result of his teammates.
Marcus Denmon's first-half steal and dunk against Oklahoma sent the crowd into a frenzy, but steals won't come quite as easily as they once have now that Missouri has entered conference play.
The Tigers are about to find out just how good they really are with a visit Wednesday to Waco, Texas, to play No. 1-ranked Baylor in their first road game since Nov. 16.
Kadeem Green, a 6-foot-8 forward from Toronto, was used sparingly by Missouri coach Frank Haith, especially in the Tigers' (13-0) most competitive games.
The Tigers improve to 14-0 with the victory in their Big 12 Conference opener Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri men's basketball team moved up two spots in the rankings this week and will start Big 12 Conference play Tuesday.
The Missouri women's basketball team played in front of a crowd of 1,875 in its 66-48 victory over Sam Houston State. The Tigers are now 10-1 on the season.
Missouri (13-0) defeated Old Dominion (6-7) 75-68.
Heading into its game Friday at Old Dominion, No. 8 Missouri is 12-0 for the first time since 1982.
While the Tigers player are finding success on the basketball court, many have already achieved great success as students.
The Tigers face some uncertainty in their nonconference schedule, but an Oct. 13 showdown with Alabama in Columbia is sure to please.
Along with the date, ticket sales and availability are also considered in determining when Homecoming will be. The Tigers will face the Wildcats of the University of Kentucky.
Missouri will host Georgia in its SEC opener on Sept. 8.
While an 8-5 record might be disappointing to some, the obstacles Missouri overcame to get there are just as important.
The Tigers, 12-0 for the first time since opening the 1981-82 season 19-0, stay at No. 8 in this week's USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll.
Between a day-after-Christmas game day and a very rainy afternoon in Shreveport, La., attendance was low at the Independence Bowl.
At the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Monday, the Missouri Tigers scored 31 straight points in the first half to build what turned out to be an insurmountable advantage. Missouri beat North Carolina, 41-24.