Missouri freshman guard Michael Dixon said he wanted a clean start for Missouri's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday at HSBC Arena, and he decided he would shave his head after Selection Sunday.
Pitcher Ryan Clubb went to the mound in the fifth inning of the first game of Friday's doubleheader. The Tigers won both games against North Dakota on Friday.
The Tigers' 17-game winning streak was shattered in a 2-1 loss against Ball State on Friday.
Players on the Missouri men’s basketball team spent part of Thursday practicing at HSBC Arena, the site of the team's first-round NCAA Tournament game. But they also kept tabs on the 16 games that kicked off what several called the best time of the year.
The Missouri and Clemson men's basketball teams have more in common than just mascots. Both Tigers teams like to use traps and full court pressure to create turnovers and wear out opponents.
Kale Gaden's second-inning home run was one of four for the Missouri baseball team in a 17-5 victory over North Dakota on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.
So far this season, the Missouri baseball team has depended on its versatile bullpen to keep the team in games.
The Missouri men's basketball team would be hard-pressed to find a tighter tandem on its own team than Clemson roommates Andre Young and Tanner Smith.
In Wednesday's doubleheader against Wichita State at University Field, Missouri only gave up one run in two games and only allowed five hits in a 8-0 six-inning victory in Game 1 and a 6-1 victory in Game 2.
The president's bracket has Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky and Villanova making it to the Final Four.
Playing its first game of the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. is a great reminder of an exhibition tournament Missouri played in the area shortly after many of the players first joined the Tigers.
Missouri is a No. 10 seed among 16 teams in the bracket’s East Region. The Tigers will play No. 7 Clemson at about 1:35 p.m. Friday in Buffalo, N.Y.
The process the selection committee uses to pick the field of 65 teams (one of which figures to be Missouri) is a long, complicated task that starts with dinner at a downtown Indianapolis Italian restaurant on Wednesday night of selection week.
Clemson earned its third consecutive NCAA Tournament berth this season, grabbing a spot in the East Region against Missouri. But coach Oliver Purnell hasn't been able to get his team past the first round for the past two years.
The Missouri softball team won 3-1 against Illinois State and 9-1 against Bradley on Sunday in the Children's Hospital Invitational at University Field.
The Tigers took two of three from Xavier this weekend, but did not deliver offensively in the series' finale on Sunday.
With the game tied and the bases loaded, Dane Opel's two-out single sent the Missouri baseball team to a 4-2 victory over Xavier on Saturday at Taylor Stadium.
The Missouri softball team's games against San Diego State and Illinois scheduled for Saturday at University Field were postponed because of rain.