Mizzou Sports

MU softball focused on winning national championship

The Missouri softball team has two goals this season: Win the Big 12 and win the National Championship. With 17 returning players and eight starters, the No. 7 Tigers are poised to achieve those goals.

KU's Allen Fieldhouse has pregame down pat

You don't have to be a Kansas men's basketball fan to enjoy the pregame sensory overload at Allen Fieldhouse. You don't even have to like basketball to appreciate the execution of such a flawless production.

Missouri men's basketball team loses to Kansas in Lawrence

The Missouri men's basketball team contained Kansas' Morris twins for a half, but eventually succumbed when foul trouble set in, and the Tigers lost 103-86 to the Jayhawks on Monday in Lawrence, Kan.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers lose to biggest rivals on Jayhawks' turf

The Tigers currently have  a streak of 14 wins at Mizzou Arena, but they have struggled on the road.

No small task getting front-row seats in KU student section

Chris Paradies, a senior political science major at Kansas, and his group of 30 friends were the first students in line to see Kansas' game against Missouri on Monday. But the group had a long week waiting for front-row tickets to the game.

Missouri men's basketball team faces tremendous task against Kansas in Lawrence

The Missouri men's basketball team plays at its biggest rival on Monday. The Tigers have yet to win a conference game on the road, and there will be no welcome mat in Lawrence, Kan. Missouri has lost the past 11 times it's played there. 

Missouri men's basketball team falls at Kansas

The Missouri men's basketball team lost 103-86 to Kansas on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Pressey frustrates Higgins in Missouri men's basketball win over Colorado

Missouri freshman guard Phil Pressey seemed to rattle Colorado's Cory Higgins during the Tigers' 89-73 victory Saturday night over the Buffaloes.

Extra-longtime fan Lydia Serck honored at Missouri men's basketball game

Lydia Serck, who turns 100 in June, received a standing ovation during the Missouri men's basketball team's win Saturday over Colorado. She says she has been a fan as long as she can remember.

Missouri women's basketball devastated after overtime loss to Kansas State

The Missouri women's basketball team could not hide its disappointment after losing a late lead and falling to Kansas State 60-55 in overtime Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Kansas State defense finally stops Missouri women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team found success early running the pick and roll against Kansas State on Saturday. But the Wildcats adjusted and stopped the play down the stretch.

The Missouri men's basketball team wins rematch against Colorado

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Colorado 89-73 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

TIGER TIPOFF: More than 50 years ago, Missouri and Colorado battled for conference titles

Former Missouri player and coach Norm Stewart recalls a season when Colorado took the Big Seven Conference men's basketball title out from under the Tigers. 

TIGER TIPOFF: A Q&A with Colorado men's basketball player Alec Burks

Colorado guard Alec Burks answers questions about not playing for his home-state team and his performance Jan. 8 against the Missouri men's basketball team.

TIGER TIPOFF: MU women's basketball team benefits from Shakara Jones' motherly advice

No matter how tough things get for the Missouri women's basketball team, senior Shakara Jones is always there to offer encouragement.

TIGER TIPOFF: Pingeton's rotation taking shape for Missouri women's basketball team

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.

Missouri men's basketball team falls at Oklahoma State

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.


Missouri football signs 17 players to 2011 recruiting class

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.

MU assistant coach Matt Zimmerman lives to work

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.

Small crowd sees Missouri women's basketball team's win over Nebraska

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.