MU Men's Basketball
After a tough overtime loss to Georgetown on a friendly court, the Tigers will play in a truly hostile environment for the first time this season when they meet Oregon on Thursday at McArthur Court.
The No. 9 Missouri men's basketball team failed to make clutch free-throws in its 111-102 overtime loss to No. 16 Georgetown on Tuesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
With Missouri defender Michael Dixon’s hand right in his face, Georgetown's Chris Wright put up a desperation shot from beyond the arc. With 0.03 showing on the game clock, the ball fell through the net, and the game went into overtime.
Missouri junior guard Kim English grew up in Baltimore, just 39 miles from Georgetown, and he has played at the same recreation center as several Hoya greats.
The Tigers are ranked No. 9 in the AP poll and No. 11 in the USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll.
Kim English sat the bench for the majority of the first half in No. 11 Missouri's win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The Tigers used a second-half run to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The No. 11 Missouri men's basketball team returns home for a game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. A victory for Missouri would stretch the Tigers' nonconference home game winning streak to 50.
Marcus Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe came off the bench to help the Missouri men's basketball team in a big way in its 83-71 victory over La Salle in the championship game of the Cancun Challenge.
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.
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.
The Tigers beat the Ospreys 96-58 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena to improve their record to 2-0 to start the season.
Ricardo Ratliffe scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers.
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.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson called junior center Steve Moore "the player of the game."
The Leathernecks' Emeka Okafor Jr., is the third cousin of the former UConn standout and current New Orleans Hornets player.
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.
The Missouri basketball team held its position at No. 15. The Tigers make their season debut on Thursday.
The Tigers play their first regular season game against Western Illinois on Thursday night in the first round of the 2010 Cancun Challenge.
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.