With the NCAA Tournament hopes for both Missouri and Tennessee possibly on the line, the Volunteers out-jumped, -muscled and -dunked the Tigers 72-45 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Saturday's matchup in Knoxville pits two bubble teams against each other. The outcome will likely be contingent upon how the Tigers’ post players fare against the Volunteers’ big man duo of 6-foot-8, 260-pound senior Jeronne Maymon and 6-foot-8, 260-pound junior Jarnell Stokes.
Missouri can finish as high as No. 4 and as low as No. 9 in seeding for the Southeastern Conference tournament. Here is a breakdown of the possible scenarios for teams as they enter their final games.
The Tigers spent the entire second half of Senior Night clawing back from an 11-point deficit, eventually taking their first lead with 7.3 seconds left.
Freshmen Wes Clark, Torren Jones and Johnathan Williams III gave Missouri a much-needed boost in the Tigers' edgy 57-56 victory.
The Missouri women's basketball team had offensive outbursts in each half, but the Tigers could not hold on to capture their first SEC tournament victory on Wednesday against Mississippi State.
A lot has changed about Earnest Ross in his three years at Missouri since his transfer from Auburn.
Missouri will play Mississippi State at 5 p.m. Wednesday to open the Southeastern Conference tournament in Duluth, Ga. The Tigers face an uphill battle as they need to win five consecutive games to win the conference championship.
Missouri is listed among the teams whose NCAA tournament hopes are slipping away by The Associated Press' John Marshall.
A reunion with assistant coach Tim Fuller has aided Louisville transfer Zach Price's transition to the Missouri basketball team. Price has been waiting and watching his teammates play from a distance this season because of NCAA rules for transfer players.
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says the depth of the Southeastern Conference gives her extra pride in the Gamecocks' first conference title.
The Gamecocks (26-3, 14-2 SEC) are the team to beat in the Southeastern Conference tournament, which begins Wednesday.
Missouri's Bri Kulas was the lone Tiger to crack the All-Southeastern Conference team for women's basketball, which was released Tuesday. The all-conference team was voted on by coaches from the 14 SEC teams.
Kulas was among 10 first-team selections. The full list of honorees is below.
Robin Pingeton and the Missouri women's basketball team head into Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday as the No. 12 seed. The Tigers face Mississippi State at 5 p.m.
The Missouri women's basketball came up short against Arkansas Sunday afternoon. The Tigers dropped their final regular season game 72-70 in Fayetteville despite a career-night from freshman Jordan Frericks. Missouri will be the No. 12 seed in the SEC tournament. The Tigers will play Mississippi State on Wednesday.
Missouri blasts past Mississippi State, 85-66, with a strong inside effort.
Keanau Post and other Missouri post players turned in their best collective performance of the season in an 85-66 win against Mississippi State.
The Missouri women's basketball team closes its regular season Sunday afternoon on the road against Arkansas. The Razorbacks beat the Tigers earlier this season in Columbia.
Missouri women's basketball steals a 75-72 win over Ole Miss, despite missing senior captain Bri Kulas down the stretch.
Haith rehashed what went wrong on a day the Tigers least needed it to with his best players to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Missouri women's basketball added two more members to its 1,000 point club Thursday night when senior Bri Kulas and Morgan Eye both reached the milestone. Missouri beat Ole Miss 75-72 at Mizzou Arena.