Jakeenan Gant's anticipated debut for the Missouri basketball team went better than Kim Anderson expected, but he still wants to keep the pressure of high expectations off the freshman forward.
Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said sophomore forward Kayla McDowell will be able to receive a medical redshirt for the 2014-15 season.
Missouri's senior guard has hustled his way toward plenty of scratches and bruises this season.
Missouri's five freshman have all come along at different rates. D'Angelo Allen might not be the most prolific scorer of the bunch, but he's earned the trust of first-year coach Kim Anderson.
The Missouri women's basketball team overcame a barrage of recent injuries, the pressures of finals week and a condensed schedule to defeat Northern Illinois on Sunday.
Highly-recruited freshman Jakeenan Gant played well in his first game for Missouri men's basketball.
The 6-foot-8 forward could provide an immediate boost to a lagging frontcourt.
D'Angelo Allen has a funny nickname, Kim Anderson talked about what he would do differently and Missouri players were thankful for Mizzou Arena's largest crowd of the season.
A strong second-half defensive performance from the Missouri women's basketball team led the Tigers to a 53-50 victory over Colorado on Friday night.
The Tigers face the Musketeers at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena and will go up against Xavier big man Matt Stainbrook, whose 70.8 percent field goal percentage is fourth in the nation.
Missouri sophomore forward Kayla McDowell went down with 8:57 left in the game. Coach Robin Pingeton fears it could be an ACL tear.
Missouri played its best first half of basketball this season and took a 19-point lead into halftime. It needed every bit of that lead to survive, defeating Elon 78-73.
Thursday's tight win against Elon demonstrates a season-long problem for the Tigers: The team lacks a player who can take over when needed.
Elon will be Missouri men's basketball's first matchup against a school from the Colonial Athletic Association.
Ryan Rosburg and Keanau Post are two of three upperclassmen on Missouri's young basketball team. Both are struggling to help the Tigers on the court.
The Missouri women's basketball team defeated Saint Louis 74-55 Monday night at Mizzou Arena.
The language of boxing falls short on the court, Kim Anderson has to adjust to losing and Johnathan Williams III is too nice.
Johnathan Williams led Missouri with 16 points and eight rebounds. Montaque Gill-Caesar, Missouri's top scorer entering the game, finished with 15 points on 6-for-16 shooting.
The offensive woes of a young basketball team without a star scorer have been thrust into the spotlight in Missouri's first seven games. But what about the Tigers defense?
Coach Kim Anderson is looking for an emotional leader of the team.