MU Men's Basketball
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.
Yet again, Missouri lost a Southeastern Conference road game in heartbreaking fashion, falling 9o-83 to the Wildcats in overtime Saturday night at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.
Tigers coach Frank Haith said guard Phil Pressey's leadership was crucial to Missouri's upset of No. 5 Florida on Tuesday and will be needed to help close out the season with success.
Sports attorney Dan Fitzgerald spoke to the Missourian by phone Thursday to help clarify NCAA allegations against Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith.
A former NCAA compliance officer said the NCAA has accused Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith of looking the other way while his assistants were violating NCAA rules.
TIMELINE: The two-year NCAA investigation of the University of Miami and Frank Haith is coming to close
Here is a little more background information, along with links, of the NCAA investigation of the University of Miami and Frank Haith.
The NCAA ended its investigation of the University of Miami athletics department, where Frank Haith coached before he came to Missouri.
After trailing for much of the game, the Missouri men's basketball team came back strong in the last minutes of the game for a 63-60 victory over No. 5 Florida to protect its undefeated mark at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey has been having difficulty playing well in late-game situations, a problem that surfaced this season. Just take a look at the final moments of the Arkansas game Saturday.
NCAA President Mark Emmert announced Monday in a teleconference that, after an external review, the association would move forward with its investigation surrounding the University of Miami.
Missouri only received four votes in this week's poll.
Last-minute mistakes doomed Missouri to a 73-71 loss against Arkansas on Saturday afternoon at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark.