MU Men's Basketball
The Lipscomb scout team used six players and didn't in-bound the ball at times to help prepare for Missouri.
Freshman Jakeenan Gant made his first appearance in the starting lineup Tuesday against Oklahoma State.
The Missouri women's basketball team won't make excuses, but an injury-ridden roster contributed to the Tigers' loss.
Missouri suffered its second heartbreaking loss in a row, this one in overtime at the hands of Oklahoma State. That the game was played in Kansas City only made the loss hurt more.
A buzzer-beater went Missouri's way but eventually led to tough loss.
Anthony Hickey lit up Missouri for 42 points through two games in 2013 when he ran the show for Louisiana State. Now at Oklahoma State, he could be Missouri's problem again.
Johnathan Williams III is emerging for Missouri men's basketball this season.
Former Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith boarded a plane for Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 17 to sign a contract to be the coach at the University of Tulsa.
The athletic department was able to release the news through a press release on April 28 that former Missouri player and assistant Kim Anderson was the new basketball boss.
An Illinois buzzer-beater sunk Wes Clark and Missouri.
The most complete game the Tigers have played all season ended in agony, thanks to a last-second fadeaway 3-pointer from Illinois' Rayvonte Rice.
The Braggin' Rights game is Missouri's only remaining historic rivalry, but most of the Tigers' players have yet to experience it.
Jakeenan Gant's anticipated debut for the Missouri basketball team went better than Kim Anderson expected, but he still wants to keep the pressure of high expectations off the freshman forward.
Missouri's five freshman have all come along at different rates. D'Angelo Allen might not be the most prolific scorer of the bunch, but he's earned the trust of first-year coach Kim Anderson.
Highly-recruited freshman Jakeenan Gant played well in his first game for Missouri men's basketball.
The 6-foot-8 forward could provide an immediate boost to a lagging frontcourt.
D'Angelo Allen has a funny nickname, Kim Anderson talked about what he would do differently and Missouri players were thankful for Mizzou Arena's largest crowd of the season.
The Tigers face the Musketeers at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena and will go up against Xavier big man Matt Stainbrook, whose 70.8 percent field goal percentage is fourth in the nation.
Missouri played its best first half of basketball this season and took a 19-point lead into halftime. It needed every bit of that lead to survive, defeating Elon 78-73.
Thursday's tight win against Elon demonstrates a season-long problem for the Tigers: The team lacks a player who can take over when needed.
Elon will be Missouri men's basketball's first matchup against a school from the Colonial Athletic Association.