MU Men's Basketball
Colorado State beat the Missouri men's basketball team 84-72 in the Tigers' first game in the 2013 NCAA Tournament on Thursday evening in Lexington, Ky.
No. 9 seeded Missouri was getting ready to play Thursday night in its first game of the 2013 NCAA Tournament against No. 8 Colorado State.
Rams coach Larry Eustachy is making his second-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, this year with Colorado State — the fourth team he's led to the NCAAs.
The court. The signs. The backdrops. The arena. The credentials. The PowerAde cups. They were all branded with one logo: NCAA.
Compete against other fans and some of the Missourian's staff in the Columbia Missourian tournament group.
In 2011, the Missouri transfer was an integral part of the No. 3-seeded Huskies, who won the NCAA men's basketball championship that season.
This year, the Tigers will be a No. 9 seed and play No. 8-seed Colorado State (25-8 overall, 11-5 Mountain West) in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Missouri men's basketball point guard Phil Pressey was named to the 2013 Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference Second Team on Monday afternoon. Tiger forwards Laurence Bowers and Alex Oriakhi received honorable mentions.
Florida (No. 14) finishes as the only team ranked in the SEC in the final AP Poll. Gonzaga (No. 1), Louisville (No. 2), Kansas (No. 3), Indiana (No. 4) and Miami (FL) (No. 5) round out the final top five.
The Tigers second round matchup will be Thursday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., at 8:20 p.m., playing a Colorado State team that they don’t know much about.
Basketball took center stage this week as Selection Sunday revealed the Missouri men's basketball team was awarded a No. 9 seed after an early exit from the SEC tournament.
The Tigers will face Colorado State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
Missouri struggled late against Ole Miss, losing 64-62 in the final seconds to the Rebels in the SEC quarterfinals. The NCAA tournament field, in which the Tigers expect to be included, will be announced Sunday.
The Missouri men's basketball team was clearly frustrated after its 64-62 loss to Ole Miss on Friday in Nashville, Tenn. The Tigers now must wait for the NCAA selection show Sunday to determine their postseason fate.
The Rebels finished the season with a 23-8 record and were 12-6 in conference play. They were seeded No. 3 in the conference tournament.
The Tigers couldn't hold off Ole Miss in a 64-62 loss on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
The Tigers defeated Texas A&M 62-50 in Missouri's first game of the SEC Tournament. They will play Ole Miss on Friday.
The Tigers are done playing at Mizzou Arena, but they won't have any more road games either. When Missouri begins play Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament, it will be playing at a neutral site, and the Tigers have had success at neutral sites this season.
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey was named to the All-SEC first team while forward Laurence Bowers was named to the second team.
The Missouri men's basketball team is busy preparing for the Southeastern Conference tournament, which starts Thursday for the Tigers.