Alyssa Hollins scored 27 points for the Tigers and passed the 1,000-point mark for her career, but Missouri lost 94-93.
The Missouri women's basketball team has been practicing longer and players have been staying late during MU's Thanksgiving break.
Missouri ties the game in the second half but can’t take the lead.
Senior forward DeMarre Carroll led the Missouri men's basketball team back from an 11-point deficit in the second half to beat No. 20 USC 83-72. The Tigers finished fourth in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
The MU women's basketball team won its first game since last March despite a poor performance from its leading scorer and lone senior.
Missouri's 17-0 spurt helped the Tigers to a 87-59 victory.
The Tigers shot 15-for-31 from the foul line in their 75-71 loss to the Musketeers on Thursday in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-off.
The Missouri men's basketball team is preparing to play in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The tournament should be the Tigers' first true test of the young season.
The Tigers women's basketball team gave up an early lead in a road loss to the Fighting Illini.
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.
The Missouri men's basketball team hopes to take momentum to Puerto Rico in the next round of tournament play.
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.
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.
The 6-foot-9 Leo Lyons' 21 points kept the Panthers at bay.
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.
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.
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.
Kendra Frazier and Bailey Gee have a lot more in common than playing basketball for the Missouri women's basketball team.
The Lee's Summit West senior was ranked this year as the No. 130 player nationally .