Missouri sophomore Steve Moore had three blocks and two rebounds in 16 minutes Sunday against West Virginia, a sign he is set to take on a larger role with the Tigers next season.
The Tigers had worked around poor shooting showings before. The difference Sunday, in a 68-59 season-ending loss to West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, was that the misses weren’t open jump shots or 3-pointers. They were layups.
For most of the game, Missouri pestered taller West Virginia like mosquitoes. However, it couldn’t contain the Mountaineers' height in a 68-59 loss Sunday in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, N.Y.
In the past three games, Tigers guard Marcus Denmon has made just one of 13 from behind the 3-point line.
Zaire Taylor will face fellow Staten Island, N.Y., native Dan Jennings when No. 10 seed Missouri plays No. 2 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Missouri junior Rhea Taylor went 1-for-4 and scored a run for the Tigers on Sunday in a 5-1 victory over Northwestern. Her base running performance tied the school record for stolen bases in a career at 110.
A 68-59 loss to No. 2 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo N.Y., ended the Missouri men's basketball team's season.
Instead of playing at University Field on Saturday, the Missouri softball team played in Devine Pavillion, an indoor facility the team normally uses for practice during the winter. Snowy weather caused the change and rearranged the playing schedule for the Demarini Invitational.
"Ten Things" returns after a three-month hibernation to arm you with conversation starters for Missouri’s NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday afternoon in Buffalo, N.Y.
Missouri freshman guard Michael Dixon said he wanted a clean start for Missouri's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday at HSBC Arena, and he decided he would shave his head after Selection Sunday.
Pitcher Ryan Clubb went to the mound in the fifth inning of the first game of Friday's doubleheader. The Tigers won both games against North Dakota on Friday.
The Tigers' 17-game winning streak was shattered in a 2-1 loss against Ball State on Friday.
Players on the Missouri men’s basketball team spent part of Thursday practicing at HSBC Arena, the site of the team's first-round NCAA Tournament game. But they also kept tabs on the 16 games that kicked off what several called the best time of the year.
The Missouri and Clemson men's basketball teams have more in common than just mascots. Both Tigers teams like to use traps and full court pressure to create turnovers and wear out opponents.
Kale Gaden's second-inning home run was one of four for the Missouri baseball team in a 17-5 victory over North Dakota on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.
So far this season, the Missouri baseball team has depended on its versatile bullpen to keep the team in games.
The Missouri men's basketball team would be hard-pressed to find a tighter tandem on its own team than Clemson roommates Andre Young and Tanner Smith.
In Wednesday's doubleheader against Wichita State at University Field, Missouri only gave up one run in two games and only allowed five hits in a 8-0 six-inning victory in Game 1 and a 6-1 victory in Game 2.