The Missouri women's basketball team is last in the Big 12 Conference in free-throw shooting percentage this season at 62.7 percent, and opponents have 91 more attempts and have made 111 more free throws than the Tigers.
MU junior guard Alyssa Hollins added another line to her resume on Thursday when she put in four 3-pointers in a loss at Nebraska to break the Missouri single-season 3-point record and the school’s career record.
Missouri doesn’t have a huge size advantage over the Buffaloes, but Colorado lacks a dominant low-post player like Nebraska’s Aleks Maric or Kansas State’s Michael Beasley.
The Missouri women’s basketball team heads to Lincoln determined to break a nine-game losing streak, and will have to avoid another collapse against the Huskers.
Missouri hasn’t been to the postseason since losing to DePaul in the first round of the NIT in 2005, but college basketball analysts believe the Tigers could end that streak this season.
Missouri coach said he wants the team to be more consistent on defense, especially defending the rim and rebounding.
The Missouri men’s basketball team has had a turbulent past three weeks. Now they have some time to take a break and regain their focus.
The Tigers worst shooting performance of the season doomed their chances against Kansas State.
Missouri guard Jason Horton, who was charged with third-degree assault Friday for his role in a January 27 fight at a late-night restaurant in Columbia, came off the bench and played 20 minutes.
Women's basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 conference, but solid play has lead to a position at the top of the rankings.
Missouri guard Jason Horton and his former teammate, Stefhon Hannah, were charged with third-degree assault Friday in connection with a January fight at a late-night restaurant.
In a year where the Tigers have only one conference win and rank at or near the bottom of almost every major statistical category in the Big 12 Conference, the affinity and skill in firing the 3-point shot has kept the team in the thick of most games.
A big key to slowing Beasley in the first meeting on Feb. 2 was double and triple-teaming him each time he touched the ball.
Missouri scored 15 points in the overtime to defeat Nebraska on Wednesday night. Keon Lawrence scored 19 points in the win.
Freshman Jasmyn Otote has joined the starting lineup over the last few weeks after spending the better part of the season on the bench
The last time Missouri played Nebraska, the team was without three suspended forwards to help contain Nebraska’s 6-foot-11 center Aleks Maric.
Stefhon Hannah was dismissed from the Missouri basketball team Tuesday, head coach Mike Anderson said in a news release.
Bad weather prevents suspended Missouri Tigers guard from returning to Columbia.