The Missouri women's basketball team used a late 13-4 run to overcome an eight-point deficit and win their fifth game in a row.
In Saturday's 78-44 thrashing of Stetson in the MU men's basketball team's final tuneup before Tuesday's showdown with Illinois, the backup big men got the chance to prove their worth for the Tigers.
Keith Ramsey, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer on this season's Missouri men's basketball team, has been fond of dunking since he was in eighth grade. “He’ll be an impact player,” Tigers coach Mike Anderson says.
The Missouri women's basketball team has received most of its scoring this season from only three players. But redshirt freshman Bekah Mills has started providing the Tigers with another scoring threat and on Monday was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.
Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.
Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.
Carl Gettis is the only starter on the Missouri secondary who will be back in Columbia next season. Given the secondary’s camaraderie, it has been like family members passing the torch the next leader.
Every player on the Missouri women's basketball team played in a 74-23 victory over Tennessee Martin on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri women's basketball team held the Skyhawks to the fewest points scored by a Missouri opponent since the Tigers held Bethany College to 21 points on Jan. 1, 1977.
Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.
Sophomore guard RaeShara Brown is only 5 feet, 8 inches tall, but she is second on the team in rebounding.
On Thursday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald met at Silverhorn Golf Club in San Antonio as headline participants at the AT&T Golf Classic.
Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.
The Missouri women's basketball team scored 18 points off 31 turnovers on its way to an 83-54 victory over Bradley.
Foul trouble limited Alyssa Hollins to seven minutes of playing time in the second half.
MU sophomore Jarrett Sutton had all but given up trying to walk on to the Missouri men's basketball team, making his spot on this year's Tigers roster extra special.
Dave Christensen, Missouri's offensive coordinator, said he is not looking to use his new post as the head coach at Wyoming as a stepping stone to bigger coaching jobs like other UW coaches in the past.
Before last year, the Missouri football team would have been plenty pleased to get to the Alamo Bowl, but the 2008 Cotton Bowl champions came into this season with higher hopes than four losses and a bowl before January.
Missouri football fans going to the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio can purchase a bowl package through the MU Alumni Association that can include travel, hotel accomodations, game tickets and entrance to association events.
After watching Oklahoma celebrate their third consecutive Big 12 Conference championship, Missouri is trying to cope with a disappointing end to what looked to be a promising season.