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Missouri men's basketball team's freshman guard regains confidence

Tigers freshman guard Michael Dixon is learning the transition to conference play can be a challenge.

Offensive rebounding remains strength for Missouri women's basketball

The Missouri women's basketball team is 1-6 in Big 12 play. The Tigers rank near the bottom of the league in most statistical categories.  However, Missouri treasures the basketball, ranking second in the conference in both offensive rebounding and turnover margin.

Missouri men's basketball team faces chicken or egg dilemma

It's hard to explain the Missouri men’s basketball team’s inability to find its offense without having its defense. Or maybe the Tigers can’t find their defense without their offense ... What's clear is, it doesn’t even matter which one comes first. Missouri can't find its chicken (scoring) or egg (defensive pressure).

Hanneman looks forward to staying on the court for Missouri women's basketball

Amanda Hanneman, who was suspended after an altercation in December, has found her 3-point shot again for the Tigers.

Missouri men's basketball team's success brings complaints about ticket system

Last season’s Missouri men's basketball team went 31-7 and came within one game of the Final Four, revitalizing student interest in the team. The pickup system for tickets to games has stayed the same since 2002-03 and, for the most part, has worked just fine. But this season, it’s become a major headache for students who have become critical of the setup.

Road woes return for Missouri women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team faced its third straight ranked team Tuesday night, losing 75-60 at No. 15 Oklahoma State.

Kansas center too much for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri had struggled in the past against bigger players, but had started to use its athleticism to overcome its lack of size. However, the Tigers couldn't overcome Kansas's 245-pound Cole Aldrich on Monday in their 84-65 loss to the Jayhawks.

Former Missouri football player Justin Smith named to Pro Bowl

Smith is on the Pro Bowl roster for the first time in his nine-year career.

Missouri women's basketball standout has a soft side

Jessra Johnson, the Tigers' leading scorer, is soft spoken off the court, which can make her seem aloof at times. But, as her coach and teammates will tell you, she is a very caring person.

Loss at Kansas rattles Missouri men's basketball team

The Tigers were out-of-character the whole night and painfully endured their first blowout loss of the season, an 84-65 defeat to Kansas, their biggest rivals.

Kansas fans test their Missouri basketball knowledge

Most Missourians wouldn't discount the University of Kansas’ rich basketball history, and that KU basketball fans are some of the most knowledgeable. But just to be sure, we tested their basketball acumen before Monday night’s Border Showdown matchup.

 

PHOTO GALLERY: Standing in line for KU at MU tickets

A winding line of students formed before 8 a.m. on Monday at Mizzou Arena to get men's basketball tickets. The Missouri Tigers will face the Kansas Jayhawks on March 6 at Mizzou Arena.

AUDIO: KU fans scarce in Columbia as Missouri plays in Lawrence

Downtown bar workers say they get their fair share of Kansas fans who live in Columbia, but not many were out on Monday night.

Rival Kansas, hostile arena await Missouri men's basketball team

The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.

Mama's boy Sherron Collins powers Jayhawks

The Jayhawks' preseason All-American leads Kansas into Monday's game against Missouri.

Paul's breakout game saves Missouri's men's basketball team

Miguel Paul played by far the best game of his career Saturday scoring a game-high 15 points in the Missouri men's basketball team's 70-53 victory against Nebraska at Mizzou Arena.

Safford answers challenge for Missouri men's basketball team

Justin Safford’s rebounding was one of the reasons the Missouri men's basketball team was able to stay ahead of Nebraska in Saturday's Tigers victory at Mizzou Arena.

Crowd big factor in Missouri women's basketball team's upset victory

More than double the average home attendance showed up Saturday afternoon to see the Missouri women's basketball game at Mizzou Arena. Many came to see Baylor standout Brittney Griner, but the Tigers stole the show with a 70-62 victory over the No. 10 Bears.

Upset victory nets Missouri women's basketball team first Big 12 win

Four 3-pointers from Jasmyn Otote helped the Missouri women's basketball team upset No. 10 Baylor 70-62 Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame to induct former MU football standout Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson, remembered as a defensive genius during his NFL coaching career, will be posthumously inducted into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday night for his career as a quarterback and safety during what many would call the golden age of Missouri football.



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