MU Men's Basketball
It was the ninth loss of the season, the eighth on the road, the seventh against a Southeastern Conference opponent, and a similar story for the Tigers.
The Tigers are getting hot, and it couldn’t have come at a better time with just one game left before the postseason.
Although Oriakhi is about to finish his only season with the Missouri men's basketball team, his presence has become vital to the team— especially as it heads into the postseason.
With all of the agitation coming from coach Frank Haith, it would be easy to think the Tigers were struggling, but the score indicated otherwise. Missouri easily secured a 93-63 victory over Arkansas.
He took two steps out of the tunnel, and you could hear his arrival. Mike Anderson, who coached at Missouri for six years, who led the Tigers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, who won the 2009 Big Twelve Championship, was booed.
After thanking Missouri fans for his five years at Missouri, senior forward Laurence Bowers ended his speech with a mention of former Missouri guard Michael Dixon Jr.
After the Tigers beat Arkansas 93-63, Laurence Bowers mentioned former basketball player Michael Dixon Jr. in his Senior Night speech.
Tuesday night's game against Arkansas will be the Tigers' last regular season home game and an opportunity to go undefeated at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers will also see former Missouri coach Mike Anderson's return to Mizzou Arena for the first time since leaving to coach the Razorbacks.
Florida (No. 11) remains as the only ranked team in the SEC, but it dropped three spots after losing to Tennessee.
The 6-foot-11 freshman forward on the Missouri men's basketball team always hesitates when someone asks this question: "Where are you from?"
The Missouri men's basketball team won two games this week, while the baseball and softball teams had games canceled because of snow.
The Tigers continued to dominate Saturday at Mizzou Arena with an 89-76 victory over LSU.
Forward Laurence Bowers 23-point performance Saturday in Missouri's 89-76 victory against LSU was his best since returning from a knee injury.
The Tigers were led by senior guard Keion Bell, who scored 18 points in the first half and 24 points in the game. Jabari Brown also added 23 points.
Tigers coach Frank Haith wants to see his players bring a construction worker mentality Thursday when they go to Columbia, S.C., to play South Carolina.
Missouri coach Frank Haith said his players and staff try their best not to talk about the postseason too much, even with the NCAA tournament just a few weeks away.
Two days after Saturday night's 90-83 overtime loss to Kentucky, the Tigers were still frustrated.
Missouri (19-8, 8-6 in the Southeastern Conference) is unranked in the latest AP poll after upsetting No. 5 Florida at home and then losing to Kentucky on the road.
Missouri men's basketball lost their seventh road game this season at Kentucky. Missouri led by 13 points at one point.
After a turnover from Phil Pressey with 49 seconds to go in overtime, Forward Tony Criswell had to intentionally foul guard Alex Poythress. Poythress's free throws put Kentucky ahead 83-79.