Cary Shelton, the coach of the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, isn't your every day head coach. Not only is he a man coaching a women's team, he uses as many as 15 players in close games.
After a week full of final exams and practice, Missouri senior guard Zaire Taylor graduated Saturday, receiving his diploma in Sociology. The accomplishment made Saturday's 88-70 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff extra fun.
An 88-70 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday pushed the Tigers' home-court streak to 25 games.
During finals week, the Missouri men's basketball team has had only a short practice and scrimmage in preparation for Saturday's game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Players from the Missouri men's basketball team were in the stands to watch Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow lead the Bruins to a 60-37 victory over Hickman on Thursday night. Kreklow has committed to join the Tigers' program next season.
Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were reinstated, according to a statement released by the MU Athletics Department.
Missouri men's basketball player J.T. Tiller was arrested early Thursday morning on a warrant for an unpaid speeding ticket and was suspended for the Tigers game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.
The Boone County Prosecutor's office is still deciding whether to pursue charges against Tigers women's basketball players Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman, who were arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson said the Tigers' forwards have to step it up.
Two Missouri women's basketball players arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault say they were attempting to stop a fight.
The sophomore forward Christine Flores started in the place of suspended Jessra Johnson and delivered a dominating performance, recording 16 points, 12 rebounds and 7 blocks. Flores' play led the Tigers to a rout of Murray State.
The Tigers played their first game Sunday without suspended seniors Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman, who were arrested early Friday and charged with third-degree assault.
The Tigers leading scorers, Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson, were arrested by Columbia police on suspicion of third-degree assault early Friday morning.
Mark Dressler, a former Missouri basketball player, has taught his three children to play and love the sport of basketball. His oldest two children play in college, and his youngest plays for Rock Bridge.
Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson have been “suspended indefinitely due to a violation of team policy," according to Kate Lakin, assistant director of media relations for the team.
The Missouri men's basketball team is 4-0 at home where it sets its trademark fast, defensive tempo. But away from Mizzou Arena, the Tigers have been lulled into a slower, less successful pace.