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Mizzou Basketball

Johnson leads Tigers off bench to beat Jayhawks

Junior Jessra Johnson led Missouri in scoring with 20 points in the Tigers 74-60 win over Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Johnson came off the bench for only the fourth time this season. Johnson said she feels less pressure when she doesn't have to start the game.

No problems for MU women in win over Kansas

The Missouri women's basketball team avenged an earlier loss to the Jayhawks with a 74-60 win on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Defense dominates Missouri's focus

For Tigers, the name of the game is defense. Mike Anderson credits the team's transformation from last season to intense focus on defense during games.

Missouri women's team has Kansans to battle Kansas

Four members of the Missouri women's basketball team grew up in Kansas, compared to just one member of the Jayhawks team.

Taylor's shot sinks Longhorns

Zaire Taylor helped the Missouri men's basketball team to a 69-65 victory over No. 16 Texas with a team-high 17-points that included a key three-point play in the game's last seconds.  

Late-game execution costs Tigers women

The Missouri women's basketball team led No. 18-ranked Kansas State for much of the second half. But in the final minutes, the Tigers failed to pull out what might have been a season-changing victory, falling to the Wildcats 58-54.  

Denmon adjusts to changing role

Missouri freshman guard Marcus Denmon may be a high scorer at home, but he is  doing some positive things for Missouri's defense.

Tigers handle distractions, adversity

Three players were suspended for the Missouri women's basketball team's game against No. 2 Oklahoma on Saturday. Players and coaches say the team is moving on.

Knight's tantrum spurs discussion

Big 12 men's basketball coaches discussed the quality of officiating in the Big 12 Conference on Monday.  

Anderson plays role of psychologist as Tigers rebound

The Tigers rebounded after a loss to beat Baylor and celebrate with fans. Sunday, the team will turn its focus to going on the road and beating Texas.

Lyons rebounds after time on bench

Senior forward Leo Lyons scored a career-high 30 points after rejoining the starting lineup for the Missouri men's basketball team Saturday against Baylor. 

No. 2 Oklahoma routs shorthanded Missouri women

Three Missouri women's basketball players were suspended for the game by Tigers coach Cindy Stein after violating a team rule.

Lyons struggling for playing time

Six games into the Big 12 schedule, Lyons is out of the spotlight. After serving a one-game suspension for a traffic arrest, he returned to find Keith Ramsey filling his position in the starting lineup.

Missouri women suffering confidence crisis

Heading into a matchup with the No. 2 team in the country, Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein said starting spots are still up for grabs after an uninspiring loss Wednesday night.

Young Tiger guards struggling away from home

Miguel Paul, Kim English and Marcus Denmon continued their struggles outside of Mizzou Arena in Wednesday night’s 88–72 loss at Kansas State’s Bramlage Coliseum.

Missouri women's basketball coach promises changes after loss

Missouri coach Cindy Stein was unhappy with the way her team played in a 68-60 defeat to Oklahoma State.

Tigers can't stop Oklahoma State's Riley

Andrea Riley, Oklahoma State's junior guard and the Big 12's leading scorer,  gathered 30 points in her team's 68-60 victory over Missouri on Wednesday.

Tigers keeping success in perspective

The Tigers continue their winning season, but they are still learning from their losses and not taking anything for granted.

Missouri coaches and players react to Yow's death

North Carolina State basketball coach Kay Yow amassed more than 700 victories in her career. But Missouri coaches say her death means college basketball is losing much more than a great coach.

Pat Knight relies on teaching to rebuild Texas Tech

After a 97-86 loss to Missouri on Saturday, Texas Tech coach Pat Knight says that he's focusing on teaching during practice to help rebuild the Red Raiders. Knight replaced his father, Bob Knight, in the middle of last season.



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