Jessra Johnson, the Tigers' leading scorer, is soft spoken off the court, which can make her seem aloof at times. But, as her coach and teammates will tell you, she is a very caring person.
The Tigers were out-of-character the whole night and painfully endured their first blowout loss of the season, an 84-65 defeat to Kansas, their biggest rivals.
Most Missourians wouldn't discount the University of Kansas’ rich basketball history, and that KU basketball fans are some of the most knowledgeable. But just to be sure, we tested their basketball acumen before Monday night’s Border Showdown matchup.
A winding line of students formed before 8 a.m. on Monday at Mizzou Arena to get men's basketball tickets. The Missouri Tigers will face the Kansas Jayhawks on March 6 at Mizzou Arena.
Downtown bar workers say they get their fair share of Kansas fans who live in Columbia, but not many were out on Monday night.
The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.
The Jayhawks' preseason All-American leads Kansas into Monday's game against Missouri.
Miguel Paul played by far the best game of his career Saturday scoring a game-high 15 points in the Missouri men's basketball team's 70-53 victory against Nebraska at Mizzou Arena.
Justin Safford’s rebounding was one of the reasons the Missouri men's basketball team was able to stay ahead of Nebraska in Saturday's Tigers victory at Mizzou Arena.
More than double the average home attendance showed up Saturday afternoon to see the Missouri women's basketball game at Mizzou Arena. Many came to see Baylor standout Brittney Griner, but the Tigers stole the show with a 70-62 victory over the No. 10 Bears.
Four 3-pointers from Jasmyn Otote helped the Missouri women's basketball team upset No. 10 Baylor 70-62 Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
Mike Anderson Jr., now graduate assistant coach, is faced with the difficult task of transforming from a player to a coach.
Baylor freshman Brittney Griner, known for her dunking and shot-blocking ability, averages 18.9 points a game.
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers starts every basketball game with his jersey tucked in. Within minutes of tip-off that changes. "My shirt never stays in my jersey," Bowers said. "I can’t tell you why."
J.T. Tiller, the team’s only four-year player and the one whose blue-collar play best represents Missouri’s style, hasn’t been himself since the start of the Big 12 Conference season Jan. 9.
A basket with 9.6 remaining gave Oklahoma a 62-61 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Abi Olajuwon, daughter of the Hall of Famer, is finally making an impact for the Sooners, including a solid effort against Missouri on Wednesday.
Toy Richbow, the Missouri women's basketball team's small but tough point guard, is hardly fearsome off the court. Richbow's dream job is to open her own adoption agency.
Missouri forward Keith Ramsey may not be able to mend a leaky faucet or repair the siding on a house, but on the court he is the team’s handyman.
The Missouri women's basketball team entered Phog Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday in Lawrence, Kan., looking for its first Big 12 victory of the season. The Tigers left 0-3 in conference play after losing 72-59 to Kansas.