No matter how tough things get for the Missouri women's basketball team, senior Shakara Jones is always there to offer encouragement.
Missouri women's basketball coach Robin Pingeton found a player rotation that has the Tigers in eighth place in the Big 12. The team was projected to finish in the bottom two in the conference before the season began.
Keiton Page made two free throws with less than a minute to play to put Oklahoma State up by five points and put the game out of reach for Missouri, which lost 76-70 on Wednesday night to the host Cowboys.
With nine players from Texas, four from Missouri and one each from Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and North Dakota, it's Gary Pinkel's smallest at MU.
Despite encouragement from his boss, family members and friends, Matt Zimmerman just can't tear himself away from his job as an assistant coach for the Missouri men's basketball team. He simply loves his work.
James Jorgenson and two of his daughters traveled more than 60 miles from Macon to watch the Missouri women's basketball team's 76-69 win over Nebraska. But without the MU band or cheerleaders and a crowd less than half the size as normal is was a quiet game.
Senior RaeShara Brown scored 22 of her 25 points in the second half and 12 in last three minutes to lead the Missouri women's basketball team to a 76-69 win over Nebraska on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.
Since Monday, the Missouri men's basketball team has been trying to find a way to play Oklahoma State Wednesday night. Missouri is still looking for its first conference road win.
Last year, an undefeated No. 3 Nebraska women's basketball team nearly got upset during its trip to Columbia. This year, Nebraska brings a much different team to Mizzou Arena.
In Monday's Big 12 teleconference, MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson declined an opportunity to predict whether junior forward Laurence Bowers would play.
The former Missouri football player and coach will remain in his role as Special Assistant to Athletic Director Mike Alden.
The Missouri men's basketball team was pushed around, and on one play even injured at the hands of a physical Texas team in its 71-58 loss Saturday in Austin, Texas.
The Missouri women's basketball team fell 71-56 to No. 23 Iowa State on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Tigers outscored the Cyclones in the second half, but couldn't get anything going early.
The Missouri men's basketball team lost to Texas 71-58 on Saturday night in Austin.
Players on the Missouri men's basketball team eat dinner together at the same place every Tuesday, sharing steaks and spaghetti as they strengthen their bonds off the court.
When looking to set up an alley-oop, Missouri freshman guard Phil Pressey said he likes to keep things as simple as possible.
The Missouri women's basketball team will need to continue its strong inside play at Iowa State on Saturday. The Tigers are 0-3 on the road in Big 12 Conference play.
Since September, Tony Mitchell had been waiting to find out if he would play basketball at Missouri. On Wednesday, the NCAA announced that Mitchell is ineligible. The news release ended the prized prospect's wait, setting him down a different path for his future.
The Missouri women's basketball team went on a 15-0 run late in the game to pull away from Kansas in a 66-52 win on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri men's basketball prospect Tony Mitchell will not be playing basketball for Missouri this season. On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA announced that it has declared Mitchell to be academically ineligible.