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Mizzou Basketball

Second-round games a problem for Anderson at Boise

This season is the fourth time Anderson has visited Boise as a coach in the NCAA Tournament. He has lost second-round games the past three times. 

Marquette working through loss of star guard

When Dominic James, a point guard for the Marquette men's basketball team, broke his foot on Feb. 25 against Connecticut, the Golden Eagles lost their senior leader.  

Marquette star James tries to return against Missouri

Dominic James, the starting point guard for the No. 6-seed Eagles, will try to play on a foot injury he suffered on Feb. 25.

Former MU guard hoping Tigers beat Marquette

On March 22, 2003 – exactly six years ago – Rickey Paulding and sixth-seed Missouri met Dwyane Wade and third-seed Marquette in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's second round. Wade eventually led the Golden Eagles to the Final Four, but their surprising run nearly ended because of Paulding’s performance in Indianapolis' RCA Dome.

Opponents struggling to slow down Tigers

Despite throwing a zone defense and patient half-court offense at the Tigers, Cornell found it tough to get Missouri out of rhythm.

Tigers work through nerves in first round NCAA tournament game

Shooting woes in the first half allowed No. 14-seed Cornell to hang around, but the Tigers' athleticism and defensive pressure helped them earn a ticket to the second round.

GAME GUIDE: Missouri vs. Cornell

Find out all you need to know before the Tigers tip-off against the Big Red on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

For Anderson, the Tigers' past struggles make this season sweet

As Missouri's success continues, coach Mike Anderson is opening up about the frustrations of the past and the rewards of success.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Cornell in the first round

The 78-59 win sends the Tigers on to the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Analysis: Statistical breakdown of Missouri and Cornell

The use of efficiency ratings and other statistical measures show contrasts in team's style of play.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri and Cornell practice in Boise

The No. 3-seed Tigers and the No. 14-seed Big Red got familiar with Taco Bell Arena in their last practices before they play at 2 p.m. Friday.

Hayward helps Marquette top Utah State

The sixth-seeded Golden Eagles blew a 14-point lead and had to rally from six points down to advance to face the winner of the Missouri-Cornell game.

Fans gather to say farewell to Missouri basketball team

About 150 people turned out Wednesday morning as the No. 9 Tigers departed for their first round game in the NCAA tournament.

Guards lead way for Cornell

The Big Red are Ivy League champions, but recently the conference has struggled in the NCAA Tournament. Since the field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985, the Ivy League is 3-24 in tournament play and no team has made it past the first round.

Some Big 12 coaches feel conference was disrespected

Some Big 12 Conference men's basketball coaches say the conference doesn't receive the respect it deserves on a national level, especially compared to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big East.

Tigers set to play Cornell in NCAA Tournament

The Missouri men's basketball team earned a No. 3 seed in the West region and is set to play No. 14 seed Cornell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho.

Printable NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket

Seniors lead Tigers to first Big 12 tournament title

Missouri senior DeMarre Carroll was named the most outstanding player of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball tournament.

Tigers relish the moment in postgame celebration

The Missouri men's basketball team cut down the net in Oklahoma City after winning the Big 12 tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers win Big 12 Tournament Championship

The Missouri Tigers bring home their first Big 12 Tournament Championship.



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