MU Men's Basketball
Saturday night's 80-73 loss to Alabama dropped Missouri into a seven-way tie for fourth place in the Southeastern Conference.
Missouri's recent success in close games goes back to its youngest players. Freshmen such as Torren Jones, while not the most important pieces for the Tigers, have contributed just enough.
A 47-point second-half performance atoned for Missouri's lackadaisical first half in Wednesday night's 67-64 victory against Vanderbilt.
Jabari Brown’s hands dropped to his knees and squeezed, forcing a grimace.
In a phone conversation with the Missourian on Tuesday afternoon, ESPN's Joe Lunardi said what he believes Missouri needs to do to feel comfortable about securing one of the tournament’s 36 at-large bids with Selection Sunday (March 16) less than a month away.
Next up for the Missouri men's basketball team (18-7, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) is a rematch Wednesday night inside Mizzou Arena against Vanderbilt (14-10, 6-6).
Missouri basketball topped Tennessee despite just seven points from Jordan Clarkson, thanks to an effective frontcourt effort unseen before Saturday.
For the second consecutive game, Missouri preserved a victory with a late-game defensive stop.
Missouri's guard-oriented team will face one of the Southeastern Conference's premier frontcourt tandems Saturday afternoon against Tennessee.
Missouri's biggest minute of the season began with one of its best players on the ground.
The Tigers claimed their 86-85 win over Arkansas on Thursday when the clock wasn't ticking.
With almost a full season of college basketball under their belts, how have Missouri's freshmen progressed?
Michael Qualls remembers the atmosphere inside Mizzou Arena last season all too well, even if he'd like to forget the result.
The Southeastern Conference's efforts to upgrade men's basketball remain a work in progress. The SEC took steps to make teams upgrade nonconference schedules starting this season. The goal is to boost power ratings and land more than last year's three teams in the NCAA tournament.
Despite a second-half rally by Missouri, Ole Miss outlasted the Tigers 91-88 in Oxford.
The Tigers' comeback fell short and left the team without many opportunities to play their way into the NCAA Tournament.
For 31 minutes of action Tuesday night, it appeared Missouri might pull the upset, but in the end, Florida was just better and won 68-58.
Chris Walker will get on the court Tuesday for the first time since arriving on the Florida campus in mid-December, which should help the third-ranked Gators (19-2, 8-0 Southeastern Conference) as they near the halfway mark of league play and start getting ready for the postseason.
If No. 3 Florida is really eight teams better than No. 11 Kentucky, then Missouri has a tall task ahead.
Jabari Brown delivered a highlight-heavy performance Saturday against No. 11 Kentucky, but even after scoring a career-high 33 points, the junior guard couldn't let go of a play that he didn't make in his team's 84-79 loss.