A late second half run allowed Georgia Tech to pull away from the Missouri women's basketball team Saturday in the final game of the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
A 10-0 second half run, capped by two Jasmyn Otote three pointers, fueled the MU women's basketball team's stunner against No. 12 Georgetown on Friday, 54-45.
Marcus Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe came off the bench to help the Missouri men's basketball team in a big way in its 83-71 victory over La Salle in the championship game of the Cancun Challenge.
The Missouri women's basketball team suffered a 82-44 loss to No. 4 Tennessee on Thursday in the first round of the Paradise Jam tournament.
The No. 11 Missouri men's basketball team let Wyoming climb back to within two points with less than five minutes left to play in Tuesday night's game in the Cancun Challenge. But the Tigers hung on to win.
The Missouri women's basketball team plays a much more difficult nonconference schedule than usual this season. But the Tigers players say they are excited about the chance to play some of the best teams in the country.
The Missouri men's basketball team left on Sunday morning for Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, just outside of Cancun, to play two games in the Cancun Challenge. Players all agreed that winning is the sole focus of the trip, not the beach.
The Tigers beat the Ospreys 96-58 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena to improve their record to 2-0 to start the season.
Ricardo Ratliffe scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers.
Michael Dixon Jr. helped Missouri’s defense cause 34 North Florida turnovers, a record while playing at Mizzou Arena, in a 96-58 win over the Ospreys. The Tigers scored 30 points off of those turnovers.
After two games that didn't play out as expected, the MU women's basketball team prepares for three tough games in the Paradise Jam tournament beginning Nov. 25 in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson called junior center Steve Moore "the player of the game."
The Leathernecks' Emeka Okafor Jr., is the third cousin of the former UConn standout and current New Orleans Hornets player.
The Missouri Tigers will travel 7,308 miles during a 14-day stretch. The team will play in four different venues and in seven games.
The Missouri basketball team held its position at No. 15. The Tigers make their season debut on Thursday.
The Tigers lost on the road to Eastern Illinois. The next time Missouri plays is over Thanksgiving weekend in the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Tigers play their first regular season game against Western Illinois on Thursday night in the first round of the 2010 Cancun Challenge.
Missouri's next game is at 4 p.m. on Sunday against Eastern Illinois in Charleston, Ill.
Missouri basketball player Marcus Denmon says his explosiveness has returned for the start of his junior season, and he has his sights set on a certain statistic to prove it.
The Missouri women's basketball team travels to Memphis and Charleston, Ill., this weekend to face the Memphis Tigers and Eastern Illinois Panthers in its first regular season games.