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Mizzou Sports

Lawrence continues hometown struggles

St. Louis native Matt Lawrence struggled for the fourth straight year in Tuesday night’s Braggin’ Rights Game against Illinois at the Scottrade Center, scoring just four points on 2-of-6 shooting in the Missouri men's basketball team's 75-59 loss.

Teams with similar paths converge in St. Louis

Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.

Hollins' late flurry leads Tigers past Razorbacks

The Missouri women's basketball team used a late 13-4 run to overcome an eight-point deficit and win their fifth game in a row.

Bench sparks Tigers to easy win

In Saturday's 78-44 thrashing of Stetson in the MU men's basketball team's final tuneup before Tuesday's showdown with Illinois, the backup big men got the chance to prove their worth for the Tigers.

Juco transfer brings excitement to Tigers basketball

Keith Ramsey, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer on this season's Missouri men's basketball team, has been fond of dunking since he was in eighth grade. “He’ll be an impact player,” Tigers coach Mike Anderson says.

Mills provides Tigers with much needed balance

The Missouri women's basketball team has received most of its scoring this season from only three players. But redshirt freshman Bekah Mills has started providing the Tigers with another scoring threat and on Monday was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.

Lawrence enjoying senior season

Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.

Oklahoma's Capel not pleased with dirty play

Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.

"Little brother" prepared for leadership role next year

Carl Gettis is the only starter on the Missouri secondary who will be back in Columbia next season. Given the secondary’s camaraderie, it has been like family members passing the torch the next leader.

 

Missouri women's basketball rolls

Every player on the Missouri women's basketball team played in a 74-23 victory over Tennessee Martin on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

Defense leads to big Tigers victory

The Missouri women's basketball team held the Skyhawks to the fewest points scored by a Missouri opponent since the Tigers held Bethany College to 21 points on Jan. 1, 1977.

Tigers find a way to win

Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.

Brown does dirty work for MU women's basketball

Sophomore guard RaeShara Brown is only 5 feet, 8 inches tall, but she is second on the team in rebounding.

Pinkel, Fitzgerald begin Alamo Bowl buzz

On Thursday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald met at Silverhorn Golf Club in San Antonio as headline participants at the AT&T Golf Classic. 

Kansas City native returns to Mizzou Arena

Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.

Missouri women's basketball team improves to .500

The Missouri women's basketball team scored 18 points off 31 turnovers on its way to an 83-54 victory over Bradley.

Missouri pulls away with Hollins on the bench

Foul trouble limited Alyssa Hollins to seven minutes of playing time in the second half.

Sutton thrilled to be a Tiger

MU sophomore Jarrett Sutton had all but given up trying to walk on to the Missouri men's basketball team, making his spot on this year's Tigers roster extra special.

Christensen meets new team

Dave Christensen, Missouri's offensive coordinator, said he is not looking to use his new post as the head coach at Wyoming as a stepping stone to bigger coaching jobs like other UW coaches in the past.

Missouri football accepts bittersweet bid to Alamo Bowl

Before last year, the Missouri football team would have been plenty pleased to get to the Alamo Bowl, but the 2008 Cotton Bowl champions came into this season with higher hopes than four losses and a bowl before January.



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