Mizzou Basketball

Missouri men's basketball freshman Gant withheld from Tigers' opening game

Missouri freshman Jakeenan Gant is being withheld from the Tigers opening game against University of Missouri-Kansas City because of a review regarding his eligibility.

COMMENTARY: Get used to the name Montaque Gill-Caesar sooner rather than later

The Missouri basketball team has five freshmen who could see playing time this season. The one with the highest ceiling appears to be late arrival Montaque Gill-Caesar.

Tigers don't make preseason SEC all-conference basketball teams

The Southeastern Conference released its preseason all-conference teams Thursday. Eleven of the SEC's 14 teams were represented. Missouri was one of the absent teams.

Season ticket sales in Kim Anderson's first season outpace those of two predecessors

Under former coaches Mike Anderson and Frank Haith, fewer than 8,000 season tickets were sold in their first season. This year, 8,200 have already been purchased.


11 Missouri sports announce signings

Wednesday started the early signing period for most college sports, and many Missouri teams announced the addition of new Tigers.

Missouri women's basketball deals with injuries as regular season starts

As the regular season is set to begin, the Missouri women's basketball team has dealt with an array of injuries. Although some key players are sidelined, the team feels it is prepared to move forward.

Missouri women's basketball wins a close game against Missouri Western

Missouri women's basketball scraped by with a 78-75 victory Tuesday night in its second exhibition game.

Missouri basketball needs confidence from young players

There are more freshmen than upperclassmen on the Missouri basketball roster. Coach Kim Anderson needs his young players to conduct themselves with the confidence and aggressiveness of veterans.

Kim Anderson's offense has deep roots

The offense the Tigers are running under coach Kim Anderson has been influenced by some of the great names in college basketball.


Missouri basketball team is still learning

This Missouri basketball team is a mystery, and even the coaches are still trying to figure it out. With each game, Missouri is learning a little bit more about itself.


Missouri men's basketball team thrashes UMSL after slow start

Missouri freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led all scorers with 19 points. Senior Keith Shamburger had 13 points, six rebounds, six assists and no turnovers. 

Missouri basketball buys into defense

Kim Anderson has been preaching defense and hard work since he arrived in Columbia as the new head basketball coach. But for this team, defense-based basketball is far more than an image or preference. It is a necessity.

Chemistry evolving for Missouri men's basketball ahead of final exhibition

With Johnathan Williams III back practicing from injury, coach Kim Anderson is experimenting with several different lineup combinations.

Missouri basketball has room to grow after exhibition win

Missouri freshmen earned 30 points, 26 rebounds and four turnovers in the victory over William Jewell.

NCAA graduation rates improve; critics cry foul

The NCAA's newest graduation report, released Tuesday, showed 84 percent of athletes who entered college in 2007-08 earned a degree within six years, a 2 percentage-point increase over last year's previous high mark.

Williams III out Wednesday; Missouri men's basketball starting lineup remains a mystery

There are seven or eight players who could appear in the starting lineup, coach Kim Anderson said, and every player will likely see time in Wednesday's exhibition.

Missouri women's basketball coach enters big season

Four freshmen, including one who was ranked as a top-50 recruit by multiple websites, are bringing a diverse set of skills to the team.


COMMENTARY: After roster shuffle, Missouri men's basketball will be underdog

The Tigers return very little experience in 2014-15, but the team's win-loss record shouldn't be the only barometer used to measure success.

Black & Gold Scrimmage led by big men

Keanau Post and Ryan Rosburg combine for 23 points in Missouri men's basketball scrimmage.

Notebook: Healthier players ready for Missouri men's basketball

Players return from suspension, and a top returning scorer is injured. Missouri athletics also suspends assistant athletics director.