MU Men's Basketball
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.
Florida (No. 13) remains the only ranked team in the SEC but dropped two spots after losing to Kentucky. Gonzaga, Duke, Indiana, Louisville and Georgetown are this week's top five.
Missouri will begin the postseason with the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Missouri will be the sixth of 14 seeds in the tournament.
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.