The Tigers host first round play for a fourth consecutive year.
Catcher Jenna Marston ended the mini-marathon with a sharp single up the middle in the 10th inning, plating sophomore Mackenzie Sykes, who scored the only run of the game from second base.
Missouri allowed runs in all but two innings against Memphis.
Senior Kristin Nottelmann, who two years ago led Missouri to its second consecutive College World Series, is now the No. 3 pitcher in the Tigers' rotation.
John Miles pitched seven innings and only allowed one run.
Thomas has thrown seven no-hitters and three perfect games in her career. By now, her fans, teammates and coaches are used to them.
Ryan Miller, who previously served as an assistant coach at New Mexico, has been brought on as an assistant coach for the Missouri men's basketball team.
Missouri is scheduled to play the second game of its three-game series against Memphis at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Tigers juniors Jenna Marston and Nicole Hudson are known for playing pranks on their teammates. They're not mean-spirited, they just like having fun.
Missouri associate head basketball coach Tim Fuller was named one of the top assistant coaches under the age of 40 by ESPN on Tuesday.
The Tigers will try to build off their recent success. Several Missouri athletes have set school records in the past weeks.
The ceremonial presentation will honor Frank Haith's achievement in his first year as the Tigers' coach.
With a 10-5 come-from-behind win Wednesday at Taylor Stadium, Missouri completed its first season sweep of Missouri State since 2000 and extended its winning streak to three games.
Andreas Plackis, a redshirt junior on the Missouri baseball team, has seen success in athletics and academics. This fall, he will forgo his final year of baseball eligibility to pursue his lifelong goal of attending medical school.
Tulsa transfer Jordan Clarkson will be joining the Tigers, the team announced in a release Tuesday morning. Clarkson was Tulsa's leading scorer as a sophomore last season, averaging 16.5 points per game. He has two years of eligibility remaining.
Part of a new proposal would have Major League Baseball fund one full scholarship for each Division I program. Spokesmen say talks are in the earliest stages.
The Tigers Jace Long and Emilio Cuartero are set to play in the NCAA Bowling Green regional set for May 17 to 19 at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Ky.
John Miles, a freshman right-handed pitcher on the Missouri baseball team, has been named Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week.
In his 17th at-bat of the season, freshman Case Munson hit a sacrifice fly that sealed a 7-6 victory for Missouri in the 11th inning. With the win, Missouri won its last series against Texas as a conference opponent.
The top 70 teams in the Golfstat NCAA men's Division I rankings will receive at-large bids to an NCAA regional tournament. The Tigers are at No. 73 in Golfstat's most recent rankings.