Missouri played its best first half of basketball this season and took a 19-point lead into halftime. It needed every bit of that lead to survive, defeating Elon 78-73.
Thursday's tight win against Elon demonstrates a season-long problem for the Tigers: The team lacks a player who can take over when needed.
Elon will be Missouri men's basketball's first matchup against a school from the Colonial Athletic Association.
Ryan Rosburg and Keanau Post are two of three upperclassmen on Missouri's young basketball team. Both are struggling to help the Tigers on the court.
The Missouri women's basketball team defeated Saint Louis 74-55 Monday night at Mizzou Arena.
The language of boxing falls short on the court, Kim Anderson has to adjust to losing and Johnathan Williams III is too nice.
Johnathan Williams led Missouri with 16 points and eight rebounds. Montaque Gill-Caesar, Missouri's top scorer entering the game, finished with 15 points on 6-for-16 shooting.
The offensive woes of a young basketball team without a star scorer have been thrust into the spotlight in Missouri's first seven games. But what about the Tigers defense?
Coach Kim Anderson is looking for an emotional leader of the team.
A key play from Jordan Frericks, Morgan Eye and Juanita Robinson led the Missouri women's basketball team to a win over Loyola (Illinois) on Wednesday. The win gave coach Robin Pingeton the 400th of her career.
Missouri coach Kim Anderson said Clark is suspended indefinitely for a violation of team guidelines. He did not specify which guideline he violated.
Missouri escaped with a 65-61 victory over Southeast Missouri State.
Here's a look at how each player filling Lianna Doty's minutes has handled the position through five games.
You can't count how much confidence a team has, but it is the thing Missouri coach Kim Anderson thinks his team needs the most.
After allowing 32 free-throw attempts against the California Bears last Sunday, the Missouri women's basketball team held Milwaukee to nine in a 68-55 win on Sunday.
Missouri basketball is half dozen games into the season and has a 3-3 record. What do we know about the Tigers' strategy so far?
Junior guard Juanita Robinson is entering her first year with the Tigers after transferring from Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.
Freshman Namon Wright has a career day offensively with 21 points on 7-7 shooting.
Missouri's defense did not live up to coach Kim Anderson's standards Tuesday and allowed Purdue to shoot 43 free throws in the 82-61 loss.
Missouri (2-3) had no answer for Purdue's physical, aggressive defense in the first half while falling into a big hole. The Tigers played better over the game's final 10 minutes, but had no chance of finishing off the comeback from a deficit that climbed to 34 points in the second half.