For most of the season, Michael Dixon Jr. has played like a seasoned upperclassman, so it came as a surprise when he committed a turnover late in the game against Texas Tech.
After seeing an eight-point lead evaporate in the final minute of regulation, the Missouri men's basketball team made every one of its eight free throws in overtime to finally turn away Texas Tech for a 94-89 victory Wednesday night in Lubbock, Texas – the Tigers' first road win of the season.
Sophomore guard Marcus Denmon is the second-leading scorer on the Missouri men's basketball team with 11.3 points per game, and he is tied with leading scorer Kim English for the team lead in 3-pointers at 37.
Marissa Scott, the first player off the bench for the Missouri women's basketball team, provides a spark when the team needs one. Coming off a long string of accomplishments in her youth, the success she enjoys is no surprise.
The Tigers dropped their third straight game 65-50 to Kansas State on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
The Tigers women's basketball team could not defend the hot shooting of Kansas State on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson is trying a different tactic for his team’s road trip that begins Wednesday at Texas Tech and ends Saturday against Oklahoma. Rather than tuning out the cheers of the hostile crowds, he wants the Tigers to pretend the cheers are for them.
Zaire Taylor's last-minute 3-point basket Saturday to help Missouri beat No. 11 Kansas State 74-68 is another winning shot in Taylor’s collection. He made a last-second jump shot that won the game at home last season against Kansas, and he scored the winning layup last season at Texas.
The Missouri men's basketball team, which has been outrebounded in half of its games this season, showed it can compete in a bruising, physical game, beating No. 11 Kansas State 74-68 in Saturday’s Big 12 Conference opener.
Missouri beat Kansas State on Saturday in a Big 12 Conference opener at Mizzou Arena.
The Tigers began Big 12 Conference play with a 64-48 loss on Saturday at Colorado.
Kansas State coach said his passion got the better of him.
Kansas State guards Denis Clemente and Jacob Pullen are more experienced this season and know better what to expect from Missouri's pressing defense.
Heading into their Big 12 Conference opener against No. 11 Kansas State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, the Tigers' 12-3 record looks impressive, but it doesn’t say a whole lot about where the Tigers will go this season.
The Missouri men’s basketball team was forced to play in conditions it wasn’t used to in Wednesday night’s 74-45 victory over visiting Savannah State.
Sophomore Marcus Denmon and freshman Michael Dixon first met on the elementary school playgrounds in Kansas City and have been friends ever since. The relationship has helped Dixon become one of the Tigers' most consistent guards.
The Missouri women's basketball team had a rough night shooting from the outside, going 3-for-16 from behind the 3-point arc. With No. 16 Xavier in town, the cold shooting led to a 68-60 Missouri loss.
After winning seven straight games, the Tigers lost 68-60 to No. 16 Xavier on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Shakara Jones, an undersized post player on the Missouri women’s basketball team, says her shot technique helps her deal with defenders larger than her.