The Missouri baseball team was picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference in a preseason poll of the league's coaches.
Missouri's rise comes after previous No. 3 Ohio State lost to Michigan State on Saturday.
The Missouri men's basketball team has shown it has one of the best offenses in the country. Coach Frank Haith is now focusing on defense.
The coach and players for Missouri Women's Basketball soak in the men's success and find motivation during a tough season.
In Saturday's 72-57 win against No. 6 Baylor, another sell-out crowd turned up at Mizzou Arena to cheer on the Tigers.
Missouri men's basketball senior forward Laurence Bowers was recognized as a recipient of the Mizzou '39 during the Tigers' game against Baylor on Saturday for his leadership, academic achievement and service to the university and the community.
The No. 4 Missouri Tigers beat No. 6 Baylor 72-57 at Mizzou Arena. In the second half, Missouri used a 17-3 run to take control of the game. Phil Pressey had 19 points to lead the Tigers who improved to 23-2 and 10-2 in Big 12 Conference play.
Missouri softball hosted an inter-squad scrimmage Saturday and introduced 10 freshmen to the team. Regular season play starts next weekend.
The Tigers missed a last-second 3-point shot that would have sent the game to overtime. Missouri is still without a victory in the Big 12 this season.
Neither team led by more than five points until the No. 4 Tigers (23-2, 10-2) went on a 17-3 run during the middle of the second half on the way to a 72-57 victory over the No. 6 Bears.
After a tumultuous offseason, the No. 4 Tigers have surpassed all expectations this year because of strong team chemistry.
For the past two weeks, the Missouri men's basketball team has played quick Saturday-Monday turnarounds followed by week-long gaps, but each situation provides the Tigers a different way to prepare.
Despite Missouri's 0-11 conference record, fellow Big 12 coaches are noticing Robin Pingeton's dedication to her team.
Arkansas, Kentucky and Texas A&M are the programs that seem to have the most potential as strong rivals of the Tigers.
The Tigers saw their losing streak grow to 11 games Wednesday night with a 65-52 loss to Iowa State at Mizzou Arena, forcing them to look for positives in places other than the scoreboard.
The Tigers lost to the Cyclones on Wednesday night, 65-52. Kyley Simmons and BreAnna Brock had 14 points each for Missouri, who fell to 0-11 in Big 12 Conference play.
Haith left his mediocre 7-year post in Florida to coach the Tigers, who are now No. 4 in the country.
With No. Kansas' 68-54 victory over No. 7 Baylor on Wednesday night, the Jayhawks (19-5) move into a tie with No. 4 Missouri (22-2) atop the Big 12 standings with both teams at 9-2 in conference play.
Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said the first three years of rebuilding a program are the hardest.
Mizzou '39 recognizes the top 39 outstanding seniors at MU for their academic achievement, leadership and service to the campus and community. Eight of this year's recipients are student athletes.