Mizzou Sports

Safford emotional after last game for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri senior forward Justin Safford couldn't hide his emotions in the final minutes of Missouri's 78-63 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament. With the loss, the Tigers' season, as well as Safford's career at Missouri, is over.

Missouri baseball's Garcia has seen hits fall during home winning streak

MU second baseman Eric Garcia snapped a run of bad luck in Missouri's 7-6 series-opening win against Central Michigan. Garcia went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, bucking a trend of well-hit balls that resulted in outs.

Missouri softball captures two very different wins in Friday's doubleheader

Sophomore Rachel Hay got her first hit of the season, a solo home run, in No. 13 Missouri's 10-0 win in five innings over Western Michigan. The Tigers' offense struggled, though, in a 4-3 win over North Dakota State earlier in the day.

Missouri men's basketball team loses to Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament

The Missouri men's basketball team did everything it wanted to for the first four minutes. After that, the Tigers lost their shine in a 78-63 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.

COMMENT: Pro Day is a show

Blaine Gabbert’s throwing session was like a well-choreographed dance at Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday.


PHOTO GALLERY: MU football players perform at Pro Day

On Thursday, all eyes in the football world were on Columbia as Pro Day commenced at Dan Devine Pavilion for Tiger football players. Former MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert threw for the first time for NFL scouts. Gabbert is projected to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft, and he is currently projected to be the No. 1 quarterback chosen overall.

Missouri football players support former teammates performing at Pro Day

As NFL scouts, agents and media studied the mechanics of quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the health of defensive lineman Aldon Smith, current Missouri players sat together in a corner providing support rather than analysis.

Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith impress scouts at Pro Day

Former MU  quarterback Blaine Gabbert said that, more than anything else, Thursday’s throwing session was fun for him. No matter that representatives from all 32 NFL teams were assembled in the Devine Pavilion to watch him throw.

Derrick Chievous' son enjoys traveling with Missouri men's basketball team

Tahki Chievous, the 7-year-old son of former Missouri men's basketball player Derrick Chievous, traveled with the Missouri men's basketball team to Washington, D.C., for the Tigers' first-round game against the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Kim English says a good NCAA Tournament for Tigers would replace a season of struggles

Last season, guard Kim English averaged 14 points-per-game for the Missouri men's basketball team, and as this season approached, so did higher expectations. But as Missouri’s up-and-down season has gone, so has English’s year.

Gabbert, other former Missouri football players prepare for Pro Day

Out of the eight quarterback prospects invited to the NFL combine in February, former Missouri player Blaine Gabbert was the only one who elected not to throw. Scouts will finally get their chance to see what he has at Thursday's Pro Day.

Laugh-out-loud Cincinnati faces Missouri in NCAA return

The Bearcats coach claims his team is "one of the funniest teams on earth."

Missouri softball team notches 14th straight win

The No. 13 Missouri softball team earned its 14th straight win and 10th shutout this season in a 3-0 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday at University Field. But coach Ehren Earleywine said it could have been a more satisfying win.


MU men's basketball needs improvement for NCAA Tournament

The Missouri men's basketball team remains confident that it can make a run in this year's NCAA Tournament. The Tigers might have a chance if they can make the necessary adjustments by the time they play Cincinnati on Thursday.

MU men's basketball opens NCAA Tournament against Cincinnati

The Bearcats are a physical team that fared well in what is probably the nation's toughest conference.

TIGER TIPOFF: ESPN's Pat Forde analyzes MU men's basketball team's tournament chances senior writer and MU graduate Pat Forde said he thinks Missouri could make an early exit in this season's NCAA Tournament but acknowledges the benefits of using a frenetic style of play.

NCAA Tournament selection committee completes journey

Stan Morrison and the other members of the men's basketball selection committee turned in this season's NCAA Tournament brackets Sunday to end a season-long process.

Men's basketball coach Mike Anderson reiterates commitment to Missouri

Speculation about the coach's future with the Tigers emerged after Sunday's announcement that John Pelphrey had been fired as coach at Arkansas. 

English excited to head home for NCAA Tournament

The NCAA announced Sunday that the Missouri men's basketball team is a No. 11 seed and will face No. 6 seed Cincinnati in Washington, D.C., in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. For Missouri guard Kim English, the game has extra meaning, since Washington, D.C., is located 40 miles from his hometown of Baltimore.

No. 14 Missouri softball scores 18 runs in two games, beats Illinois State and Illinois

The Tigers finished the DeMarini Invitational with their pitchers tossing two shutouts. Coach Ehren Earleywine said he wants his team to not just win games but dominate opponents.