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Mizzou Basketball

The Illinois connection: Split loyalties for MU women's basketball coaches

MU women's basketball coach Cindy Stein and associate head coach Lynnette Robinson both graduated from the University of Illinois and were teammates on the basketball team during the 1981-82 season.

Second half flurry sends Tigers to win over Chattanooga

The Missouri men's basketball team hopes to take momentum to Puerto Rico in the next round of tournament play.

Taylor comfortable leading Tigers offense

Junior Zaire Taylor, the Missouri men's basketball team's starting point guard, says he is working on his efficiency and taking care of the basketball.

MU guard shares some things with all-star cousin

Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul, who is the cousin of New Orleans Hornets all-star point guard Chris Paul, has a combination of speed and court vision that make him a perfect fit for coach Mike Anderson's system.

Lyons leads Tigers to easy win

The 6-foot-9 Leo Lyons'  21 points kept the Panthers at bay.

Tiger freshmen warm the court, not the bench

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson likes to say that he has eight or nine starters on his team. During Saturday's game against Prairie View A&M, it was those extra few starters who helped propel the Tigers to a win.

MU women's basketball team lets one slip away

The MU women's basketball team got off to a strong start on Friday night but eventually lost its season opener against South Dakota State.

Hollins hindered by illness in Missouri's loss

Missouri basketball ready for longer 3-point line

MU coach Mike Anderson says the new distance shouldn't affect the Tigers' ability to shoot the three with guys like Matt Lawrence, Marcus Denmon and Miguel Paul who frequently shoot from well beyond the line.

Resumes of freshmen basketball players look familar

Kendra Frazier and Bailey Gee have a lot more in common than playing basketball for the Missouri women's basketball team.

Dixon signs letter of intent for Tiger basketball

The Lee's Summit West senior was ranked this year as the No. 130 player nationally .

Carroll adds range in exhibition win

Tigers center shaping up

Although his high school coach was always impressed with how Steve Moore ran the floor and said he was quick enough to occasionally match up against guards on defense, he also said his star player would need to adapt to fit the Missouri men's basketball team's game plan.

Missouri basketball's defense excites in blowout win

In the team's exhibition opening game, the Tigers forced 38 turnovers, including 21 in the first half. The high-intensity defense led the Tigers 97-54 win over Division II Lincoln (Mo.).

Bench impressive in MU's win

A group of substitutes that came in with a little less than 15 minutes to go in the first half sparked a 21-6 run for the Missouri men's basketall team.

MU women's basketball freshmen add size, depth

Coach Cindy Stein expects three freshmen to see immediate playing time this season. The Tigers face off against Southwest Baptist in their first game at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

MU's Taylor set to play

Thursday's exhibition game against Lincoln doesn't count toward the Missouri men's basketball team's record, but Tigers guard Zaire Taylor doesn't care, he just wants to play and win.

Bowers follows Anderson to Mizzou

MU freshman Laurence Bowers has known Tigers men's basketball coach Mike Anderson since he was a child. They first met when Arlyn Bowers, Laurence's uncle, played at Arkansas when Anderson was an assistant there.

Freshman guard works hard under father's guidance

MU freshman Kim English nearly lives in the basketball gym. He's even been found to crawl under a blanket and sleep in the lounge of MU's practice basketball facility.

Denmon shines in Black and Gold game

Marcus Denmon, a freshman from Kansas City, scored the first 10 points for the black team in Wednesday's Black and Gold game at Mizzou Arena, and he was just getting started. He finished with a game-high 36 points on 14-of-17 shooting.



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