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.
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.
Despite throwing a zone defense and patient half-court offense at the Tigers, Cornell found it tough to get Missouri out of rhythm.
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.
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.
As Missouri's success continues, coach Mike Anderson is opening up about the frustrations of the past and the rewards of success.
The 78-59 win sends the Tigers on to the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
The use of efficiency ratings and other statistical measures show contrasts in team's style of play.
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.
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.
About 150 people turned out Wednesday morning as the No. 9 Tigers departed for their first round game in the NCAA tournament.
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 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.
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.
Missouri senior DeMarre Carroll was named the most outstanding player of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball tournament.
The Missouri men's basketball team cut down the net in Oklahoma City after winning the Big 12 tournament.
The Missouri Tigers bring home their first Big 12 Tournament Championship.
Zaire Taylor helped the Tigers advance to the Big 12 tournament finals by continuing his trend of making big shots this season.
Adjustments at halftime helped up the defensive pressure and started to reverse a trend of not being able to overcome deficits.