Missouri men's basketball point guard Phil Pressey announced Wednesday morning that he will forgo his senior season to enter the NBA Draft.
On March 19, 1966, Texas Western started five black players for the first time in NCAA championship history and then beat an all-white Kentucky team. It also happened to be the 23rd wedding anniversary of referee Thornton Jenkins.
Missouri baseball outfielder Sal Belfonte has decided to leave the team, a team spokeman confirmed Tuesday.
Missouri junior Emilio Cuartero came up short in his bid to win the Mizzou Intercollegiate on Tuesday at The Club at Old Hawthorne. Despite his missed final putt, Cuartero did help the Tigers to 19-shot victory to record its sixth season win.
The Tigers' 14th-place finish at last month’s NCAA Championships was the team's best in the event, topping last year’s 19th-place finish, which had been Missouri's best until this season.
An MU athletics department news release says a national search for a replacement will begin immediately and that Tigers assistant coach Jennifer Green will act as interim head coach until the next coach is chosen.
The Tigers used a three-run eighth inning to spur a 5-4 victory over Missouri State, their third win in a row over their in-state foes.
The weekend brought a tough series for Missouri with three games against No. 4/5 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers ended the weekend with two losses.
Boasting five golfers in the top eight, the Tigers head into Tuesday's final round at The Club at Old Hawthorne with a 16-shot lead.
Two upcoming contests between the Tigers and Bears, one on each of the next two Tuesdays, will determine which program controls the head-to-head series.
In four games last week, three at Georgia and one against Illinois, Keaton Steele hit three doubles and a home run while batting .500. He also extended his personal hitting streak to eight games.
The game ended early when Chelsea Thomas gave up a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the sixth to give the Crimson Tide an eight-run lead and the series victory.
The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs by a score of 8-5 Sunday to clinch the series and widen the gap between the two teams in the SEC East standings.
Madison Rhyner picked up the only point for Missouri in a 4-1 loss Sunday.
Despite giving up four runs in the seventh inning, Missouri was able to pull off the victory Saturday to tie the series at 1-1.
Former Missouri wide receiver Jeremy Maclin led a group of other former Tigers players in a weekend of activities that benefited the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia and Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home.
Despite a ninth inning rally, Missouri lost 6-5 on the road.
Rachel Updike tied for eighth place on the balance beam and tied for 10th place on the vault at the 2013 NCAA Regional Championships on Saturday in Norman, Okla.
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.