Missouri guard J.T. Tiller is from Marietta, Ga., which is about an hour and a half from the University of Georgia campus. Tiller's parents are coming to Saturday's game in a group of about 20 family and friends, and several of Tiller's friends from Wheeler High School will be there, too.
The junior guards focus on assists and steals and leave the scoring to their teammates.
The Missouri women's basketball team won its sixth consecutive game despite playing a sloppy second half.
The Missouri women's basektball team had a week between its Dec. 21 game at Arkansas and Monday's win over SEMO. MU coach Cindy Stein gave the Tigers from the 22nd to the 25th to go home and spend time with family.
The Cougars men's basketball team is in the first of four transitional seasons moving from Division II to Division I. After a 107-57 loss to No. 25 Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, SIUE is 2-11, including six losses by 18 points or more.
The No. 25 Tigers shots didn't fall. The Fighting Illini couldn't miss. The result was a 75-59 loss for the Tigers, their ninth straight loss to Illinois in the Braggin' Rights Game.
St. Louis native Matt Lawrence struggled for the fourth straight year in Tuesday night’s Braggin’ Rights Game against Illinois at the Scottrade Center, scoring just four points on 2-of-6 shooting in the Missouri men's basketball team's 75-59 loss.
Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.
The Missouri women's basketball team used a late 13-4 run to overcome an eight-point deficit and win their fifth game in a row.
In Saturday's 78-44 thrashing of Stetson in the MU men's basketball team's final tuneup before Tuesday's showdown with Illinois, the backup big men got the chance to prove their worth for the Tigers.
Keith Ramsey, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer on this season's Missouri men's basketball team, has been fond of dunking since he was in eighth grade. “He’ll be an impact player,” Tigers coach Mike Anderson says.
The Missouri women's basketball team has received most of its scoring this season from only three players. But redshirt freshman Bekah Mills has started providing the Tigers with another scoring threat and on Monday was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.
Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.
Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.
Every player on the Missouri women's basketball team played in a 74-23 victory over Tennessee Martin on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri women's basketball team held the Skyhawks to the fewest points scored by a Missouri opponent since the Tigers held Bethany College to 21 points on Jan. 1, 1977.
Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.
Sophomore guard RaeShara Brown is only 5 feet, 8 inches tall, but she is second on the team in rebounding.
Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.