The Tigers hope to solve their shooting woes by taking longer possessions and making better decisions than they did Tuesday against South Carolina.
Shot clock trouble and turnovers doomed the Tigers on Thursday evening against Arkansas. Missouri fell to 13-7 and 2-4 in the Southeastern Conference in a 58-50 loss at Mizzou Arena.
Arkansas pulled to an early 12-2 lead. Missouri started out shooting 1-for-12. At halftime, Missouri had turned over the ball seven times. Sydney Crafton led the team with five points.
Missouri’s seniors scored 10 of the team's last 13 points in the Tigers' first road win in the Southeastern Conference on Sunday at Mississippi.
The NCAA says it has found “improper conduct within its enforcement program” during the process of its investigation.
Stewart is known for being Missouri's winningest coach, winning 634 games and 14 Big Eight titles from 1967-99. Stewart coached 38 seasons, with six years at Northern Iowa, and has 731 wins to his name. Stewart's career wins ranks him at No. 22 in the NCAA.
The press room was crowded, more than usual. Reporters filled the seats and lined the walls, notepads, computers, phones and recorders all prepared.
Fan support and 3-pointers from Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown helped the Missouri men's basketball team fend off South Carolina 71-65 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
It's clear the Tigers still need to better deal with adversity and hostile road environments after being embarrassed Saturday in a lopsided loss to Florida in Gainesville.
With Tigers guards Keion Bell and Earnest Ross as well as forward Laurence Bowers all injured, Missouri coach Frank Haith will need to see more production out of his younger players Tuesday against South Carolina.
Missouri (13-4, 2-2 in SEC) fell in the poll after once again struggling on the road and losing badly to then No. 10-ranked Florida 83-52 on Saturday.
At the end of a back-and-forth game, senior guard Sydney Crafton made a last-second free throw to deliver the Tigers a 73-72 victory at Ole Miss. Missouri, which has struggled away from Mizzou Arena, earned its first road win in the Southeastern Conference.
Missouri lost its second Southeastern Conference game, getting blown out 83-52 Saturday afternoon by No. 10 Florida at the Stephen C. O' Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.
Tigers freshman Lianna Doty has been a standout player for the Tigers thus far, but the physical style of play in the Southeastern Conference has challenged her.
Tigers coach Frank Haith says he knows forward Tony Criswell can score, but he said the player also is "willing to do the dirty work."
The Cougars defeated Missouri Baptist 93-61 on Thursday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex to bring their undefeated streak this season to 19 games.
The Cougars beat visiting Missouri Baptist 92-75 on Thursday to bring its American Midwest Conference record to 6-0.
Despite a fall midway through the game, junior guard Earnest Ross helped the Tigers get back on track in Southeastern Conference play with a 79-62 victory Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri hopes to get back into an offensive rhythm Wednesday against a Georgia team that has the worst overall record among Southeastern Conference teams.
Unlike in Missouri’s loss against Ole Miss on Saturday, where Oriakhi had only four points, six rebounds, and got into foul trouble early, the Missouri forward anchored the Tigers' offense Wednesday night in a 79-62 win over Georgia.