Mizzou Sports

TIGER TIPOFF: 1,000 shots a week pays off for Missouri's Thornton

Shooting woes have hurt the Missouri women's basketball team for the past four seasons. To fix the problem, each player is shooting 1,000 shots a week outside of practice, and it's working for sophomore Trenee Thornton.

TIGER TIPOFF: Missouri's Pingeton hosts her mentor

Iowa State women's basketball coach Bill Fennelly will face his former assistant Saturday at Mizzou Arena when Robin Pingeton's Tigers host the Cyclones in their last game of the regular season. The coaches' relationship goes back more than a decade.

TIGER TIPOFF: Friends work around Missouri-Kansas basketball rivalry

Missouri's Kim English and Kansas' Josh Selby are both from Baltimore and they talk at least once a week.

Thomas' perfect game is first in nine years for MU softball team

Pitcher Chelsea Thomas struck out 11 batters in Missouri’s first home game of the year.

Baylor nets decisive win over Missouri women's basketball team

Baylor center Brittney Griner scored 22 points to help the Bears earn the Big 12 regular season title.

Missouri men's basketball team's road struggles continue at Nebraska

The Missouri men's basketball team lost 69-58 on Tuesday night at Nebraska to fall to 1-7 on the road in Big 12 Conference play this season.

Missouri women's basketball faces tall task at Baylor

Baylor's Brittney Griner, who is 6 feet 8 inches tall, poses problems for every team she faces. Missouri coach Robin Pingeton did not give specifics about how her team plans to defend Griner, but she has plenty of options to choose from.

Missouri's Denmon worthy of Big 12 Player of the Year, Anderson says

Marcus Denmon's laser-like accuracy has made the junior guard the Tigers' leading scorer. Nebraska coach Doc Sadler knows Denmon will keep his team's hands full Tuesday night.

Nebraska's Sadler clings to postseason hopes

Nebraska coach Doc Sadler believes a couple of wins this week will bolster the Huskers' chances of receiving an NCAA tournament bid.

Missouri softball handles Western Michigan to finish tournament

Pitcher Nicole Hudson also used her bat to help the Tigers to victory.

Pitchers struggle in Missouri baseball's blowout loss to Charlotte

The Tigers allowed 22 runs and 21 hits in Sunday's game.

Kansas State men's basketball coach Frank Martin's madness has a method

Watching Kansas State coach Frank Martin on the sideline can be as entertaining as watching the game itself. For some, his style is abrasive. But those close to the team understand his antics as passionate, not threatening.

Kansas State defeats Missouri men's basketball with run

After being tied at 60 with six minutes remaining in its game against Kansas State, Missouri was down by nine points just two minutes later after a 9-0 Kansas State run. Kansas State defeated Missouri 80-70 Saturday.

Pair of Missouri women's basketball fans easy to read

John Bowders and Jeff Zimmerschied use letters painted on cardboard to spell their favorite players' names at Missouri women's basketball games.

Another close loss for Missouri women's basketball team

Neither team led by more than five points at any point in the game, but Colorado made the big plays when it mattered most to defeat the Missouri women's basketball team 63-59 Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

MU softball beats South Florida, loses to No. 2 Alabama

The Missouri softball team beat tournament host South Florida 4-1 after losing to No. 2 Alabama 3-1 on Saturday.

Missouri baseball splits doubleheader against Charlotte

After losing the first game 3-2 by allowing two runs in the ninth inning, the Missouri baseball team won the second game of Saturday's doubleheader 4-2 in 12 innings against Charlotte.

Missouri men's basketball team falls to Kansas State in Manhattan

The Missouri men's basketball team lost 80-70 on Saturday at Kansas State. 

Missouri women's basketball team reflects on Colorado's departure to Pac 10

Colorado and Nebraska will leave the Big 12 Conference at the end of athletic seasons this year. The Buffaloes will head west to join the Pacific 10, and the Huskers will face competition in the Big Ten this fall. The Missouri women's basketball team will get their last chance to send either school packing with a loss, as they are set to face Colorado on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Kansas State's Pullen takes aim at Missouri men's basketball team

Kansas State has won its past three games and five of its past six entering Saturday’s game against Missouri in Manhattan, Kan.