The Tigers lost to the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Thursday night but will have another shot at beating the team Saturday.
It wasn't easy. It wasn't probable. But Missouri men's basketball has reached a milestone no other team in four decades has by losing a 12th straight game.
Michael Qualls had 21 points and added to his career highlight reel of dunks, showing he's fully recovered from a recent knee sprain, and Arkansas (21-5, 10-3 Southeastern Conference) won its fifth straight with an 84-69 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night.
In his Missouri debut, McClain threw 10 strikeouts over eight innings in the team's 1-0 victory against Iona last Friday, earning him SEC Pitcher of the Week honors.
The No. 18 Tigers will head to the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic this weekend in California, where they'll face two ranked teams.
Freshman Sharli Brady swam a career best in the 200-meter medley final to win the event at the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Auburn, Alabama. Nick Davis notched the second-best time in Missouri history in the 500-meter freestyle with a 4:23.20.
With a loss on Wednesday, Missouri basketball would tie its program-worst losing streak of 12.
Both the women's and men's teams are in fifth place after one day of competition.
An MU faculty member who shares a name with the school's men's basketball coach is a common recipient of messages intended elsewhere.
McClain threw 10 strikeouts over eight innings in a 1-0 victory over Iona on Friday.
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After a tough loss to Alabama on Thursday, the Missouri women's basketball team bounced back to record a decisive win over Ole Miss on Sunday.
Missouri started the match strong and never let up in the first stage of national duals. On senior night, the Tigers won against American University.
Our photographers captured those celebrating Valentine's Day and mourning the death of three Muslims at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as well as the Missouri women's gymnastics team and fashion students.
Despite a career-high 27 points from Johnathan Williams III, Missouri basketball loses again.
Missouri lost its 11th game in a row Saturday. Mississippi State's Roquez Johnson stole the game with one rebound, a fitting downfall given Missouri's rebounding struggles this season.
Despite a career-high 27 points from Johnathan Williams III, Missouri basketball sees a similar result.
Junior pitcher Alec Rash struggled with control, walking four, but struck out five in 4.1 innings of one-run ball during Missouri's 14-2 victory over Iona Saturday.
Freshman pitcher Tanner Houck earned a win in his debut.
John Dettmer, who was inducted into the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame Friday, holds the Missouri baseball record for career strikeouts with 374, but unlike other inductees no longer plays sports.