With five players suspended indefinitely, Missouri put up a fight against Nebraska and kept fans entertained, using just seven players in a 66-62 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The Missouri basketball has had a difficult week following the suspension of five players. After the Nebraska game coach Mike Anderson discussed the disciplinary actions.
The Mizzou basketball team, shorthanded after coach Mike Anderson suspended five players Tuesday, lost 66-62 to Nebraska.
With five players suspended, Missouri's basketball team will need to find new ways to contend with Cornhuskers.
Temple will test his worth in the NFL.
COLUMBIA — It turns out Tony Temple's career at Missouri is, in fact, over.
Temple announced Tuesday he will give up on any further appeals for an extra year of eligibility and focus on readying himself for the NFL draft.
"It's time to move on and focus on doing what I need to do to make a positive impression for the next level," Temple said in a statement released through the university.
Three days after a weekend brawl left his top scorer with a broken jaw, Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has suspended five players indefinitely.
Few details given about how the Tigers guard was injured Sunday morning at a Columbia night club.
Mr. Smith, who led the Missouri football team for seven seasons, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 in Tuscon, Ariz. He was 68.
The Missouri women's team has been one of the best in the Big 12 from the three-point line, but poor outside shooting in the last two games has caused the offense to struggle.
The incident is the latest in a series dating back to last summer and leading coach Mike Anderson to institute a "no tolerance" policy in July.
The host Colorado Buffaloes scored the first 11 points of the game. Slow starts have been common for MU when playing away from home. But instead of not being able to overcome the early deficit, MU rallied from as many as 14 points down to beat Colorado 66-62 on Saturday afternoon.
Texas constantly put pressure on MU by trapping on the perimeter and playing tough man-to-man defense to force 23 Tiger turnovers and MU’s worst offensive game of the season. Tigers coach Cindy Stein said the Longhorns’ defense wasn’t the problem. Instead it was a lack of production from supporting players who Stein said needed to want to score more.
While the Texas women’s basketball program isn’t at the level of elite programs like Tennessee, Connecticut, or Duke, it’s not like the Longhorns are trudging along in the mud. They have missed the NCAA Tournament two seasons in a row, but it is Texas’ first two-year hiatus from the tournament since its inception in 1982.
The Tigers had two of their toughest opponents, Texas and Kansas, at home, and three beatable opponents, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Colorado, on the road. So far, the only thing that’s gone right for MU is a win over then-No. 12 Texas. The Tigers then lost to Iowa State, Kansas and, on Wednesday, to Texas Tech.
Missouri lost another away game to fall to 0-5 on the road for the season. Keon Lawrence scored a season-high 24 points in the loss.
The Baylor Bears used suffocating defense to give Coach Kim Mulkey her 200th career win, but she downplayed the accomplishment.
Jessra Johnson’s 18 points weren’t enough to pull off an upset against No. 6 Baylor in a 72-57 loss to the Bears at Mizzou Arena.
The last time Baylor came to Columbia, the Bears were the defending national champions and had a 30-game winning streak. The Tigers upset Baylor and ended the streak with a 64-61 win. Now they will be looking to pull off another upset Wednesday as they face No. 6 Baylor at Mizzou Arena.