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MU Men's Basketball

Missouri men's basketball team overcomes struggles in Cancun

The No. 11 Missouri men's basketball team let Wyoming climb back to within two points with less than five minutes left to play in Tuesday night's game in the Cancun Challenge. But the Tigers hung on to win.

MU men's basketball players say trip no day at the beach

The Missouri men's basketball team left on Sunday morning for Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, just outside of Cancun, to play two games in the Cancun Challenge. Players all agreed that winning is the sole focus of the trip, not the beach.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball defeats North Florida

The Tigers beat the Ospreys 96-58 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena to improve their record to 2-0 to start the season.

Missouri men's basketball benefits from Ratliffe's first double-double

Ricardo Ratliffe scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers.

Lurking Dixon leads Missouri men's basketball defense against North Florida

Michael Dixon Jr. helped Missouri’s defense cause 34 North Florida turnovers, a record while playing at Mizzou Arena, in a 96-58 win over the Ospreys. The Tigers scored 30 points off of those turnovers.

Moore lifts Missouri men's basketball team vs. Western Illinois

Missouri coach Mike Anderson called junior center Steve Moore "the player of the game."

Familiar name on Western Illinois men's basketball roster

The Leathernecks' Emeka Okafor Jr., is the third cousin of the former UConn standout and current New Orleans Hornets player.

 

Missouri men's basketball team braces for grueling stretch

The Missouri Tigers will travel 7,308 miles during a 14-day stretch. The team will play in four different venues and in seven games.

No surprise, Duke No. 1 in AP's first college basketball poll

The Missouri basketball team held its position at No. 15. The Tigers make their season debut on Thursday.

Anderson frustrated during first half of Missouri men's basketball team's final exhibition game

The Tigers play their first regular season game against Western Illinois on Thursday night in the first round of the 2010 Cancun Challenge.

Denmon looks to dunk in MU men's basketball team's exhibition

Missouri basketball player Marcus Denmon says his explosiveness has returned for the start of his junior season, and he has his sights set on a certain statistic to prove it. 

Missouri men's basketball turns tune-up game into highlight reel

An average basketball highlight on TV lasts about a minute and a half. On Friday, the Missouri men’s basketball team showed just how much scoring it can fit into the time frame.

Missouri men's basketball faces St. Louis team in exhibition game

The Tigers will play the Harris-Stowe Hornets, a NAIA team, on Friday. Missouri is ranked 15th in the AP and ESPN/USA Today Coaches polls.

Honorary coaches enjoy MU men's basketball team's Black and Gold Game

Cathy Scroggs, the vice chancellor of MU Student Affairs, was one of two honorary coaches during the game, alongside Missouri Students Association president Tim Noce. The black team, coached by Noce, won 102-96 after trailing by six at halftime.

Successful night for new player, new fan at their first Black and Gold Game

Junior college transfer Ricardo Ratliffe and Boonville third-grader Brayden Page both made the most of the MU men's basketball team's Black and Gold Game, Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri grad lands hoops announcer job

Aric Bremer has lived in Columbia for 11 years and is an afternoon radio DJ.

Missouri basketball names new public address announcer

Aric Bremer, a 2003 MU graduate, will take the place of Randy Wright.

Players enjoy time at Big 12 men's basketball media days

Players officially met with the media for 45 minutes on Thursday. When they weren't answering questions, players found different ways to spend their time.

K-State tops Big 12 coaches' preseason men's basketball poll

After losing two NBA lottery picks as well as team leader Sherron Collins, Kansas was picked to finish second in the league they've won six seasons in a row.

Pressey brothers not new to Anderson's basketball family

Phil Pressey and Matt Pressey, brothers who are entering their first season on the Missouri men's basketball team, have known Tigers coach Mike Anderson for as long as they can remember. Their father, Paul Pressey, was Anderson's roommate in college. 



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