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Mizzou Sports

Coach looks hard at Missouri men's basketball team's rebounding

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.

Expectations high for Missouri softball team

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.

Missouri's homecourt winning streak ends

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.

Missouri football team signs impressive group of recruits

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.

Former Missouri women's basketball signee helps Texas A&M defeat Tigers

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 helps Missouri basketball player hone shooting skills

Team manager Josh Dinkins pesters Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon when Denmon is practicing his shot.

Missouri women's basketball player tries to make improving her game fun

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 basketball fan has standout shout

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.

Oklahoma State catches Missouri men's basketball team at wrong time

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.

Women's basketball makes late charge but falls short

The Missouri women's basketball team lost 61-59 to Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, dropping to 1-6 in Big 12 play.

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.



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