There are more freshmen than upperclassmen on the Missouri basketball roster. Coach Kim Anderson needs his young players to conduct themselves with the confidence and aggressiveness of veterans.
The offense the Tigers are running under coach Kim Anderson has been influenced by some of the great names in college basketball.
This Missouri basketball team is a mystery, and even the coaches are still trying to figure it out. With each game, Missouri is learning a little bit more about itself.
Missouri freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led all scorers with 19 points. Senior Keith Shamburger had 13 points, six rebounds, six assists and no turnovers.
Kim Anderson has been preaching defense and hard work since he arrived in Columbia as the new head basketball coach. But for this team, defense-based basketball is far more than an image or preference. It is a necessity.
With Johnathan Williams III back practicing from injury, coach Kim Anderson is experimenting with several different lineup combinations.
Missouri freshmen earned 30 points, 26 rebounds and four turnovers in the victory over William Jewell.
The NCAA's newest graduation report, released Tuesday, showed 84 percent of athletes who entered college in 2007-08 earned a degree within six years, a 2 percentage-point increase over last year's previous high mark.
There are seven or eight players who could appear in the starting lineup, coach Kim Anderson said, and every player will likely see time in Wednesday's exhibition.
Four freshmen, including one who was ranked as a top-50 recruit by multiple websites, are bringing a diverse set of skills to the team.
The Tigers return very little experience in 2014-15, but the team's win-loss record shouldn't be the only barometer used to measure success.
Keanau Post and Ryan Rosburg combine for 23 points in Missouri men's basketball scrimmage.
Players return from suspension, and a top returning scorer is injured. Missouri athletics also suspends assistant athletics director.
Missouri basketball is constantly building relationships within the program. Kim Anderson thinks he's an easy guy to get along with, and the players agree.
Cameron Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, never played a game for Missouri.
Missouri basketball invited students to try out for the team. Here's what it's like for the 11 students who went through the process.
Ten of the Tigers' non-conference games will appear on national television, which is a school record, according to the MU athletics department. The team will begin play Oct. 29 with an exhibition game against William Jewell College at the Hearnes Center.
Freshmen Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen were arrested early Sunday on suspicion of third-degree assault.
The new Tigers coach said he aims to recruit players from Missouri and that he wants them to succeed in the classroom and stay out of trouble.
The senior forward's eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending an NCAA waiver, according to a statement from Winthrop.