The Missouri Tigers women's softball team swept the Kansas Jayhawks this weekend, beating them by a combined 24-0 score in three games at University Field.
Norfolk engineered a rare 15 seed, 2 seed upset against Missouri in Omaha. Experienced starters, good out-of-conference match-ups, dedicated preparation and confidence allowed the Spartans' to cut the Tigers post-season journey short.
Redshirt freshmen and upperclass veterans took to the field Saturday to train for the 2012 season.
The Tigers became only the fifth two-seed to ever lose to a 15-seed in the NCAA Tournament, falling to Norfolk State 86-84. Michael Dixon scored 22 points in the season-ending loss.
The neutral site of Missouri's NCAA Tournament second-round game against Norfolk State became nearly a home-court advantage for the Spartans, and Missouri's frustration compounded its 86-84 loss to Norfolk State.
Norfolk State, a 15-seed, upset Missouri in one of the greatest upsets in the history of the NCAA Tournament.
The Missouri men's basketball team made a surprising early exit from the NCAA tournament Friday, losing to Norfolk State, 86-84. It was the first time a two-seed lost to a 15-seed since 2001.
Missouri and Norfolk State were tied at halftime, 38-38, in the round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament Friday in Omaha, Neb.
Catcher Ben Turner hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth as the Tigers defeated High Point 8-7.
The Tiger softball team ended its first conference game of the season Friday night against Kansas on a walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
All of the Tigers have bought into Frank Haith's process, often echoing their coach's words about preparation, focus and hard work in postgame news conferences.
During the regular season, Missouri played two games in three days on multiple occasions, the same way the NCAA Tournament rounds are played.
The Missouri men's basketball team opens the NCAA Tournament against Norfolk State at 3:40 p.m. Friday in Omaha, Neb.
Off to a 17-3 start, the Tigers are set to open up its final Big 12 Conference schedule before moving to the SEC. They are set to play Friday night against rival Kansas.
With three seniors graduating, coach Robin Pingeton is looking to the future with new recruits and Missouri's transition to the Southeastern Conference.
Prepare for March Madness by taking a look at the Tigers' season in review. Find the highlights of the season, along with Missouri's strengths and weaknesses as they enter the NCAA Tournament.
The sophomore guard's teammates call him the "floor-general" because of the way he directs the Tigers' high-scoring offense.
The Tigers hit, ran and walked all over the seemingly lifeless Fighting Sioux en route to a victory, sweeping the two game series and easily extending their winning streak to eight.
The Missouri men's basketball team was greeted by a crowd at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday before it left for the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed Tigers will play No. 15 seed Norfolk State on Friday.