When the Missouri men's basketball team was having a near perfect game, winning 92-63 over Colorado at Mizzou Arena, Tigers coach Mike Anderson still had plenty for his team to work on.
In high school, Justin Safford was a 6-foot guard, then a growth spurt turned him into a 6-8 forward. But his knowledge of guard skills like ballhandling and shooting makes him perfect fit for the Missouri men's basketball team.
Randy Wright, the public address announcer at Missouri men’s basketball games for the past 22 years, will work his last game March 6 when the Tigers close the season against rival Kansas before taking a job at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Mike Anderson prefers to maintain a relatively tight seal around the inner workings of the Missouri men’s basketball team, causing him to come across as soft-spoken and gentle. But ask his players and you’ll get a completely different description.
The Tigers led throughout most of the game, but a 3-pointer by the Buffaloes' Brittany Spears sent the game to overtime.
Leading scorer Jessra Johnson normally starts for the Missouri women's basketball team. She responded well coming off the bench Tuesday, scoring 17 and adding 11 rebounds. Christine Flores, the third leading scorer on the team, had in 11 points in just eight minutes of play.
Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein is in the final year of her contract and her team sits in last place in the Big 12 Conference standings.
The Missouri men's basketball team rallied back from an early 10-point deficit to earn a 74-59 victory Saturday at Nebraska. Tigers guard Marcus Denmon scored a career-high 24 points in the game.
The Missouri women's basketball team came out flat, falling behind by as many as 22 points. They were never able to recover and ended up losing 55-42 on Saturday at Iowa State.
This season's Missouri men's basketball team has plenty of holes in its NCAA Tournament resume, but ESPN's Pat Forde thinks the Tigers will earn a bid.
The Missouri women's basketball team plays in one of the toughest conferences in the country. Seven teams are ranked in the AP Top 25 and nine are projected to be in the NCAA Tournament.
Keith Ramsey swarmed to the basket so frequently and aggressively it looked as if the rim was a magnet pulling him in.
Missouri sophomore forward Laurence Bowers, who is 6 feet, 8 inches tall, gets every inch out of his 7-foot-1 wingspan
Kim English, a sophomore guard on the Missouri men's basketball team, is known for his shooting touch. However, he is working hard to become a complete player by improving in all areas, especially defense.
After taking the lead in the final minute, the Tigers saw that lead dissapear in the final seconds, as Baylor tipped-in a missed free throw to win 64-62.
The Tigers women's basketball team led by six points late, but No. 10 Nebraska scored the game's final 10 points, beating Missouri 82-78 on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
Anthony Ainslie has attended every home game the Nebraska women's basketball team has played in the past three years. He also makes many of the weekend bus trips to the away games. With his unorthodox attire and crazy antics, Ainslie leaves a lasting impression.
MU basketball fans chant "Steve" similar to the way MU football fans would chant "Spoon" for Sean Weatherspoon.
The Tigers play Nebraska at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena in the annual Pink Zone game, which raises awareness for breast cancer.
The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Iowa State 65-56 on Wednesday night in front of 11,760 at Mizzou Arena.