Missouri scored a run in the top of the seventh inning, but it was too little, too late as the Tigers lost 4-1 in the first game of the conference series between two Top 10 teams.
This was the fourth time the Tigers (9-9, 2-8 SEC) have faced a team ranked No. 7 or better this season. Fourth time was not a charm.
The university raised a number of complaints about the NCAA's investigation in a letter to the NCAA , including disapproval of the investigation of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith.
Alabama will only be the third ranked team Missouri has faced this season.
Scott Sommerfeld rarely found himself on the bench in 2012, but he's one of several key contributors from last season riding the pine.
Updike is the only Missouri gymnast to advance to this season's NCAA regionals, but she stays humble about her success.
The "Jeremy Maclin Charity Weekend" includes a softball game with other former Missouri players at 6 p.m. Saturday at Taylor Stadium.
Former Missouri guard Keion Bell was eliminated Thursday night in the first round of the College Slam Dunk Championship in Atlanta.
In a doubleheader Wednesday at Missouri State, the Tigers won the first game 12-0 in five innings and then earned a 7-0 victory in the second.
Junior Rachel Stuhlmann has enjoyed the opportunity to play matches in her hometown of St. Louis.
Missouri junior diver David Bonuchi earned three top-10 finishes in last week's NCAA championships. After last season's success, he had hoped for better.
Dominique Bull and Negus Webster-Chan, freshman guards on the Tigers men's basketball team, cite more playing time and the ability to play closer to home as reasons for transferring from Missouri.
With 11 Tigers players hailing from the St. Louis area, there was plenty of excitement Tuesday about playing at the home of the 11-time world champion Cardinals. But the result was sloppy play in 6-2 loss to Illinois.
Brian Smith was also named the Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year last season after the Tigers' last year in the league.
The Missouri softball team kept last week's spots in the national polls, ranked No. 7 in the USA Today/NFCA poll, and No. 6 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.
Dylan Kelly, a junior college transfer from Roswell, Ga., emerged as Missouri’s starting catcher after a three-way competition in the preseason. His intensity behind the plate has quickly made him a favorite among the pitching staff.
Sophomore Kyley Simmons, who split time at the point guard position with freshman Lianna Doty this season, will transfer from the Tigers' women's basketball program, the team announced Monday.
Former Missouri men's basketball guard Keion Bell will participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championship at 6 p.m. Thursday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta.
The Missouri men's basketball team is inviting fans to attend its award banquet at Mizzou Arena on April 15. The event will start at 7 p.m., and doors will open at 6:15 p.m.
THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Softball sweeps South Carolina, men's swimming and diving grabs best program finish
This week in Missouri sports, sophomore Angela Randazzo hit three home runs to power Missouri softball to two wins over South Carolina. The Missouri men's swimming and diving team nabbed its best finish in program history at the NCAA championships.