Mizzou Sports

Austin Peay State men's basketball assistant coach returns to his Missouri basketball roots

Former Missouri basketball player, Scott Combs, leads Austin Peay into Columbia Sunday afternoon.

Missouri football recruit making the grade in California

Sheldon Richardson was widely considered one of the best recruits the Missouri football team has ever attracted. However, academic trouble landed him at College of the Sequoias in California. He hopes to join the Tigers in 2011.

Former high school football stars cope with the bench at Missouri

While the recruiting process is time-consuming and arduous, once those players commit to Missouri, some players struggle with the transition from high school football star to bench rider.

Missouri men's basketball beats Illinois for first time in a decade

The Missouri men's basketball team focused from start to finish to beat Illinois 81-68 in the annual Braggin' Rights game Wednesday night at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Missouri's basketball cheerleaders claim their own Braggin' Rights

Missouri men's basketball forwards face tall task

Stopping Illinois' big men during the Braggin’ Rights game Wednesday night represents the ultimate challenge for the mostly unproven Missouri forwards.

Missouri men's basketball team looks for something to brag about

The Missouri men's basketball team is looking to stop a nine-game losing streak against Illinois in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Wednesday night in St. Louis.

Heavy task faces freshman Missouri men's basketball player

John Underwood, a freshman forward on the Missouri men's basketball team, gorges himself every day to fill out his thin 6-foot-9 inch, 208-pound frame.

Missouri women's basketball plays without several key players

Already without leading scorers Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman, the Tigers lost Marissa Scott and Shakara Jones to injuries Monday night.

Unorthodox is the norm for Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach

Cary Shelton, the coach of the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, isn't your every day head coach. Not only is he a man coaching a women's team, he uses as many as 15 players in close games.

Gabbert brothers have more in common than Missouri football

Tyler Gabbert’s commitment to play football for Missouri last weekend marks the second time in the past three years a high school quarterback from Ballwin named Gabbert committed to Nebraska only to later switch his college choice to Missouri. But an aborted future in Lincoln is merely the easiest similarity to see between the two brothers who are slated to once again share a sideline next season.

Missouri men's basketball guard shines on graduation day

After a week full of final exams and practice, Missouri senior guard Zaire Taylor graduated Saturday, receiving his diploma in Sociology. The accomplishment made Saturday's 88-70 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff extra fun.

GALLERY: MU men's basketball beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff

An 88-70 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday pushed the Tigers' home-court streak to 25 games.

Missouri men's basketball team juggles finals and practice

During finals week, the Missouri men's basketball team has had only a short practice and scrimmage in preparation for Saturday's game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Missouri men's basketball players enjoy Hickman-Rock Bridge rivalry

Players from the Missouri men's basketball team were in the stands to watch Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow lead the Bruins to a 60-37 victory over Hickman on Thursday night. Kreklow has committed to join the Tigers' program next season.

Missouri women's basketball reinstates suspended players

Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were reinstated, according to a statement released by the MU Athletics Department.

Missouri football's Coulter nominated for Rudy Awards

The senior defensive end is one of three finalists.

Face of Missouri men's basketball suspended one game

Missouri men's basketball player J.T. Tiller was arrested early Thursday morning on a warrant for an unpaid speeding ticket and was suspended for the Tigers game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Charges will not be filed against Missouri women's basketbal players

Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.

No charges yet in arrest of Missouri women's basketball players

The Boone County Prosecutor's office is still deciding whether to pursue charges against Tigers women's basketball players Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman, who were arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.