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Mizzou Basketball

Sloppy second half mars Tiger victory

The MU men’s basketball team won big on Tuesday night to advance to the championship rounds of the O’Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic, despite a sloppy second half.

Former MU player turned coach<br>faces former coach for first time

MU women’s basketball coach Cindy Stein competed against former player and assistant Kerensa Barr, now an assistant with Murray State, in the Tigers’ season opener Friday.

MU men's basketball team nets season-opening win

Junior transfer DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the field to lead the MU men's basketball team to victory over Central Michigan in its season opener.

MU men's basketball team ready to rebound

Missouri will focus on improving its rebounding in its season opener Monday night against Central Michigan.

Missouri basketball team will see tougher nonconference opponents this season

When the Tigers open their season against Central Michigan on Monday, there are still many uncertainties ahead for the team.

Jones makes strong debut for Tiger basketball

Shakara Jones, a freshman forward, was often guarded by shorter players, but dominated near the basket and had 27 points and 14 rebounds Friday against Murray State.

MU women's basketball team wins opener

One questions about the Missouri women’s basketball team entering the season was how the Tigers would compete inside the lane. Friday, the Tigers outscored Murray State 44-28 around the basket.

New women's basketball assistants<br>no strangers to Stein

When Lynnette Robinson was a senior on the Illinois women’s basketball team, she played with a point guard she described as an on-the-floor extension of the coach. Now she, along with fellow Illinois grad Allison Guth, will be working under that point guard, MU women’s basketball coach Cindy Stein.

First-year MU women's basketball players<br>learning on the fly

The Missouri Women’s basketball team features four first-year players in its rotation this year, and despite some growing pains, the newest Tigers have already made an impact.

Butterfield returns for MU men's basketball team

Darryl Butterfield’s suspension ended and the Missouri men’s basketball team defeated Missouri Western 113-55 in the Tigers’ final exhibition game.

Quickness key for MU men's basketball team

Although the MU men’s basketball team is the smallest in the Big 12, the Tigers hope their team speed will help create shot opportunities.

Work ethic makes Tiller a model Tiger

Sophomore point guard J.T. Tiller represents the type of player coach Mike Anderson would like all of his players to be.

MU forwards looking to step up

The assumption that the Missouri basketball team is lacking depth in the front court might have been proved false at the black and gold game on Tuesday night.

MU men's basketball team expected to improve

The Missouri basketball team was picked to finish tied for fifth in the Big 12 Conference by the league’s head coaches. Kansas coach Bill Self might have been someone who helped the Tigers attain that spot.

Texas Tech’s Bobby Knight riffs on baseball

At the Big 12 basketball media day, Bobby Knight spent most of his time talking about baseball.

Stefhon Hannah confident in individual, team improvement

Missouri point guard Stefhon Hannah was arguably the team’s best player last year. He expects to be an even better player on an improved team this year.

Transfer will help basketball Tigers in all phases of the game

DeMarre Carroll, a transfer from Vanderbilt who is now eligible to play, is being viewed as a key factor for the MU basketball team this year by his coach, his teammates and coaches throughout the conference.

Tigers forward eager for new basketball season

Missouri forward Leo Lyons had a big summer playing in a pro-am league and hopes that success continues with the Tigers' men's basketball team this season.

The case of the missing peace pipe

An old MU-Oklahoma football tradition involved the smoking of a peace pipe at halftime. Now, the pipe is missing and the tradition has been abandoned.

Tigers' Anderson stresses defense

The Missouri men’s basketball team struggled with defense last season, and Tigers' coach Mike Anderson says improvement will translate to more victories.



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