Mizzou Sports

Road trips teach value of practice, free throws for Missouri men's basketball

After playing seven games in 14 days, the Missouri men's basketball team had a chance to reflect on what it learned during that span. Among the lessons: practice is important, so are free throws, and there's nothing like sleeping in your own bed.

Jones returning to form for MU women's basketball team

After a slow start to the season, senior forward Shakara Jones is back to producing like she always has. Her return to form comes just in time for the Tigers' first home game of the year Tuesday against Tennessee-Martin.

UPDATE: Missouri to play Iowa in Insight Bowl

The Tigers will take on the Hawkeyes for the first time in 100 years. It's Mizzou's second appearance in the Insight Bowl, which takes place Dec. 28 in Tempe, Ariz.

MU fans respond to Insight Bowl announcement

The Tigers are going to the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz., on Dec. 28. Many fans are excited. Many think Missouri was robbed of a better bowl bid.

Lack of depth hurts Missouri women's basketball in loss to Northwestern

Northwestern topped the Tigers in the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge game.

Missouri women's basketball to finish travels at Northwestern

The Missouri women's basketball team will take on Northwestern Sunday in the inaugural Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.

Denmon leads Missouri men's basketball team past Oregon

Junior guard Marcus Denmon led the No. 9 Tigers with 19 points in their 83-80 victory at Oregon.

Three MU football players net All-Big 12 honors from AP

Tight end Michael Egnew, center Tim Barnes and linebacker Andrew Gachkar earned first-team honors for the Tigers.

Missouri men's basketball team heads to hostile territory

After a tough overtime loss to Georgetown on a friendly court, the Tigers will play in a truly hostile environment for the first time this season when they meet Oregon on Thursday at McArthur Court.

Hobbled Flores leads MU women's basketball team to win

A first half ankle injury didn't stop junior forward Christine Flores from scoring 13 points in a 56-45 win over host Ball State.

Blackmon, Beal named Big 12 football players of the year

Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon was named the Big 12's offensive player of the year, and Oklahoma defensive end Jeremy Beal was chosen as defensive player of the year by The Associated Press panel of sportswriters who cover the conference.

Free throws contribute to Missouri men's basketball team's overtime loss

The No. 9 Missouri men's basketball team failed to make clutch free-throws in its 111-102 overtime loss to No. 16 Georgetown on Tuesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

Wright's clutch shot helps Georgetown beat Missouri in overtime

With Missouri defender Michael Dixon’s hand right in his face, Georgetown's Chris Wright put up a desperation shot from beyond the arc. With 0.03 showing on the game clock, the ball fell through the net, and the game went into overtime.

MU football team could be passed over again for top bowls

Texas A&M going to the Cotton Bowl leaves three teams, including Missouri, for three of the Big 12's best remaining bowls — the Alamo, Insight and Holiday.

Injury leads to new roles for MU women's basketball players

Starting point guard Bekah Mills is out for the season with another ACL injury, which means more minutes for a lot of Missouri women's basketball players.

Three MU football players first-team All-Big 12

Senior center Tim Barnes, junior tight end Michael Egnew and sophomore defensive end Aldon Smith were named first-team All-Big 12 on Tuesday by league coaches.

Missouri men's basketball player eager to play boyhood-favorite Georgetown

Missouri junior guard Kim English grew up in Baltimore, just 39 miles from Georgetown, and he has played at the same recreation center as several Hoya greats.

Missouri men's basketball rises in polls after 3-0 week

The Tigers are ranked No. 9 in the AP poll and No. 11 in the USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll.

English makes most of limited playing time for Missouri men's basketball

Kim English sat the bench for the majority of the first half in No. 11 Missouri's win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. 

Defensive pressure helps Missouri men's basketball overtake Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Tigers used a second-half run to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff.