During Big 12 Conference play, the Missouri men's basketball team has rarely rebounded at a high level and ranks second-to-last among conference teams in rebounding margin.
Last season, the Tigers' softball team won 50 games and made it to the NCAA Women's College World Series. This season, the expectations are higher. The Tigers, who are ranked No. 9 in a preseason poll, say they want to win it all.
With the clock winding down to its final seconds and the Missouri men's basketball team down by three points, something went wrong. For the first time in 32 games the Tigers lost at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday night. Texas A&M beat Mizzou 77-74.
Rivals.com ranked Missouri's recruiting class 21st in the nation, the highest the team has been ranked by the site since earning the No. 24 spot in 2008.
Danielle Adams originally signed with Missouri. After being forced to attend junior college because of poor academics, Adams picked Texas A&M over Missouri. Adams led the Aggies with 19 points Wednesday.
Team manager Josh Dinkins pesters Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon when Denmon is practicing his shot.
Jasmyn Otote, a guard on the Missouri women's basketball team, has made noticeable improvement on her shot. But for Otote, perfecting her game is more fun than hard work.
Missouri men’s basketball fan Mary Canon has no problem making it clear who she is rooting for when attending games at Mizzou Arena. The 69-year-old grandmother’s piercing and enthusiastic screams can be heard throughout most of the stadium.
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.