MU Men's Basketball
Former Missouri guard Keion Bell was eliminated Thursday night in the first round of the College Slam Dunk Championship in Atlanta.
Dominique Bull and Negus Webster-Chan, freshman guards on the Tigers men's basketball team, cite more playing time and the ability to play closer to home as reasons for transferring from Missouri.
Former Missouri men's basketball guard Keion Bell will participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championship at 6 p.m. Thursday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta.
The Missouri men's basketball team is inviting fans to attend its award banquet at Mizzou Arena on April 15. The event will start at 7 p.m., and doors will open at 6:15 p.m.
The Missouri men's basketball team faces replacing top players, off-the-court issues and a stronger Southeastern Conference next season.
Missouri coach Frank Haith was quiet and composed after falling 84-72 on Thursday to Colorado State. The team that Haith built from transfers had finished 23-11 and gone a perfect 17-0 at home.
The Tigers ended their season with a 84-72 loss to Colorado State on Thursday night in the Midwest regional of the NCAA Tournament in Lexington, Ky.
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.