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Mizzou Sports

Missouri basketball ready for longer 3-point line

MU coach Mike Anderson says the new distance shouldn't affect the Tigers' ability to shoot the three with guys like Matt Lawrence, Marcus Denmon and Miguel Paul who frequently shoot from well beyond the line.

MU football stresses finishing November strong

Missouri has navigated through its first two November tests successfully but has two  contests left. Players and coaches say an emphasis on finishing with focus has served the team well in recent seasons.

Resumes of freshmen basketball players look familar

Kendra Frazier and Bailey Gee have a lot more in common than playing basketball for the Missouri women's basketball team.

Tigers have earned $3.9 million from TV

The Mizzou football team has already made nine appearances on television so far this season, making it an above average season.

Dixon signs letter of intent for Tiger basketball

The Lee's Summit West senior was ranked this year as the No. 130 player nationally .

Carroll adds range in exhibition win

Iowa State eyes potential spoiler role

Iowa State coach Gene Chizik's flailing Cyclones are well beyond a point of no return. They will fail in their attempt to qualify for their first bowl appearance since 2005. They stand last in the Big 12 North, considered by some to be one of the nation’s weakest divisions in major college football. On the surface, it appears Iowa State doesn’t have much to play for against Missouri on Saturday night in Ames.

Tigers center shaping up

Although his high school coach was always impressed with how Steve Moore ran the floor and said he was quick enough to occasionally match up against guards on defense, he also said his star player would need to adapt to fit the Missouri men's basketball team's game plan.

Daniel tries to make peace with mistakes

A few bad throws at the wrong time haven't hurt the confidence of Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel, but it's fair to say the errors have been on his mind. 

Big 12 South awaits Texas Tech-Oklahoma outcome

The Big 12 South race will either become clear or clouded after division leader Texas Tech meets Oklahoma on Nov. 22. If the Red Raiders lose, there could be a chance for a three-way tie atop the division.

Sister brings Ekwerekwu back to Columbia

Brad Ekwerekwu had 95 catches for 956 yards in his career as a wide receiver at Missouri. Now he teaches high school history and supports his younger sister, Francie Ekwerekwu, who was in town Sunday playing middle blocker for Oklahoma in its volleyball match against Missouri.

MU football team cautious about North title

With a Kansas loss against Texas and a Missouri win against Iowa State, the Tigers would clinch the Big 12 North, but the team knows it can only worry about beating the Cyclones.

Scenes from the last home game

Despite a slow start, the Tigers brought a sweet finish to their game. Here are scenes from the last home game of the 2008 season.

Tigers take off late

Early on, it had all the makings of an upset. But late in the first half, the Tigers used just three offensive plays to put 14 points between themselves and the Wildcats.

Bittersweet victory

Fans recall Daniel highlights

Ten fans watched No. 10 sling it for final time at Memorial Stadium. Here's how they will remember.

Tiger Kickoff: Coulter looks back to move forward

His father's murder. His mother's drug habit. His sibling's separation. His academic struggles. All of them helped shape Brian Coulter's life and his efforts to move toward his future.

Senior day signals an end for the Kearney pair

MU football players Tommy Saunders and Brock Christopher went to high school together. “It’s not about playing on the field. It’s about the people,” Saunders said. “The guys you played with in high school. … The things you learn from each other. The things you go through with each other."

Dating Chase: Oh, please — it's not what you think

 

Blaire Vandiver, the MU junior and Chase Daniel's girlfriend, didn't want anything to do with him for the first three months she knew him. She knows the relationship between a good-looking sorority girl and the star quarterback sounds pretty cliché. Talk to her, though, and you'll learn it's anything but.

Missouri basketball's defense excites in blowout win

In the team's exhibition opening game, the Tigers forced 38 turnovers, including 21 in the first half. The high-intensity defense led the Tigers 97-54 win over Division II Lincoln (Mo.).



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