Mizzou Sports

Picture improving for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson compares the progress of his team to a painting. Colors are everywhere at first, but over time they come together to form a work of art.  

Gabbert, Missouri fall short in Insight Bowl

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert produced an outstanding performance, but a handful of plays went against the Tigers in a 27-24 loss to Iowa on Tuesday night at the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.

Big first half leads to fifth straight win for Missouri women's basketball team

Great ball movement lead to a 47-point first half for the Tigers, who went on defeat the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers 82-73 on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

T.J. Moe's disputed catch ends Missouri's chance at a win

After an on-the-field ruling that T.J. Moe caught the ball, the replay reversed the call — ending Missouri's hopes in the Insight Bowl.

Alumni band performs at MU women's basketball game

Gary Taylor finished his first stint as director of the Marching Mizzou Alumni Band at the Missouri women's basketball game Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri at the Insight Bowl

The Missouri football team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes 27-24 in Tuesday's game in Tempe, Ariz.

Missouri's Jerrell Jackson drop swings momentum at Insight Bowl

Blaine Gabbert’s pass was on target, but as Jackson sprawled over the yellow W in the Iowa end zone, Missouri’s chance at a halftime tie disappeared.

Tempe Butte offers unique tailgate alternative at Insight Bowl

The butte, called "A" Mountain by Tempe residents, provides a 360-degree view of the surrounding areas, but it takes quite a hike to get to the top.

Flores provides outside threat for MU women's basketball team

Junior forward Christine Flores is used to playing in the paint for the Missouri women's basketball team. But this season, she has shown versatility, leading the team in 3-point shooting.

More discipline problems for Iowa football team

Suspended starting Iowa running back Adam Robinson was charged with possession of marijuana Monday night.

Insight Bowl opponents showing mutual respect

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said once his players began watching film of Iowa, it didn’t take them long to realize what a talented team the Hawkeyes are.

Missouri basketball team quiets Silas to give Anderson 100 wins

The Missouri men's basketball team held one of the nation's leading scorers to eight points, defeating Northern Illinois 97-61 to give coach Mike Anderson his 100th win with the Tigers. 

Volunteers make Tempe bowl games possible

This year, Tempe, Ariz., is hosting three bowl games: the Insight Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl and the national championship game. The football games set to take place this week are a tiny fraction of everything else that surrounds the bowl games.


Missouri football team makes most of month-long break

In the time between MU's last game and the Insight Bowl, the Tigers players nursing injuries got a much needed break, while some of the younger players got a chance to play a bigger role.  

Missouri football hopes that lessons are learned

Missouri players are looking at Tuesday's Insight Bowl with the lessons of the past year in mind.

Iowa football team endures tough month

The Hawkeyes hope to rise above a tough month with a good showing in Tuesday's Insight Bowl.

Missouri football players happy to be away on Christmas

The Missouri football team woke up early on Christmas morning, but not to open presents. Instead the players headed outside to practice for Tuesday's Insight Bowl.

Missouri men's basketball team beats Northern Illinois

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Northern Illinois 97-61 at Mizzou Arena on Monday to give coach Mike Anderson his 100th win as a Tiger. 

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson set to break record with his 100th win

With a win over Northern Illinois on Monday, Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson would earn his 100th win at Missouri, reaching the milestone in fewer games than any previous Missouri coach. 

Franklin a truly fresh face for Missouri football team

There are few factors that, at face value, set apart Missouri backup quarterback James Franklin. He’s funny, but even starter Blaine Gabbert will crack a joke. He’s polite, but many of his teammates’ reserved manners border on politeness. He is religious, but many Tigers thank God for their success on the field. With Franklin, the differences are in the details, and when you’ve spent time with him you realize just how unique those details make him. His humor is different, more genuine and guileless, and his politeness isn’t just a means to evade questions. His religion, though so much less overt than many athletes', is deeper — there’s no need to talk about it — and it drives everything he does.