The Missouri men's basketball team lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson said he considered it a successful season because of his team's lack of experience.
Missouri freshman Michael Dixon Jr. scored a team-high 15 points against West Virginia in 17 minutes, about half the time played by most of Missouri’s starters in the team's second-round NCAA Tournament loss.
Missouri sophomore Steve Moore had three blocks and two rebounds in 16 minutes Sunday against West Virginia, a sign he is set to take on a larger role with the Tigers next season.
The Tigers had worked around poor shooting showings before. The difference Sunday, in a 68-59 season-ending loss to West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, was that the misses weren’t open jump shots or 3-pointers. They were layups.
For most of the game, Missouri pestered taller West Virginia like mosquitoes. However, it couldn’t contain the Mountaineers' height in a 68-59 loss Sunday in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, N.Y.
Zaire Taylor will face fellow Staten Island, N.Y., native Dan Jennings when No. 10 seed Missouri plays No. 2 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
In the past three games, Tigers guard Marcus Denmon has made just one of 13 from behind the 3-point line.
A 68-59 loss to No. 2 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo N.Y., ended the Missouri men's basketball team's season.
"Ten Things" returns after a three-month hibernation to arm you with conversation starters for Missouri’s NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday afternoon in Buffalo, N.Y.
Missouri freshman guard Michael Dixon said he wanted a clean start for Missouri's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday at HSBC Arena, and he decided he would shave his head after Selection Sunday.
Players on the Missouri men’s basketball team spent part of Thursday practicing at HSBC Arena, the site of the team's first-round NCAA Tournament game. But they also kept tabs on the 16 games that kicked off what several called the best time of the year.
The Missouri and Clemson men's basketball teams have more in common than just mascots. Both Tigers teams like to use traps and full court pressure to create turnovers and wear out opponents.
The Missouri men's basketball team would be hard-pressed to find a tighter tandem on its own team than Clemson roommates Andre Young and Tanner Smith.
The president's bracket has Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky and Villanova making it to the Final Four.
Playing its first game of the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. is a great reminder of an exhibition tournament Missouri played in the area shortly after many of the players first joined the Tigers.
Missouri is a No. 10 seed among 16 teams in the bracket’s East Region. The Tigers will play No. 7 Clemson at about 1:35 p.m. Friday in Buffalo, N.Y.
The process the selection committee uses to pick the field of 65 teams (one of which figures to be Missouri) is a long, complicated task that starts with dinner at a downtown Indianapolis Italian restaurant on Wednesday night of selection week.
Clemson earned its third consecutive NCAA Tournament berth this season, grabbing a spot in the East Region against Missouri. But coach Oliver Purnell hasn't been able to get his team past the first round for the past two years.