The Missouri men's basketball team, resolute on washing away the bad taste of the beatdown it stomached Monday against rival Kansas, rolled to a 95-80 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon in front of a capacity crowd of 15,061 at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri women's basketball team lost 61-59 to Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, dropping to 1-6 in Big 12 play.
Tigers freshman guard Michael Dixon is learning the transition to conference play can be a challenge.
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.
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).
Amanda Hanneman, who was suspended after an altercation in December, has found her 3-point shot again for the Tigers.
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.
The Missouri women's basketball team faced its third straight ranked team Tuesday night, losing 75-60 at No. 15 Oklahoma State.
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.
Smith is on the Pro Bowl roster for the first time in his nine-year career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Downtown bar workers say they get their fair share of Kansas fans who live in Columbia, but not many were out on Monday night.
The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.
The Jayhawks' preseason All-American leads Kansas into Monday's game against Missouri.
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.
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.
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.