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MU Men's Basketball

Missouri men's basketball bench struggles against Kansas

For Missouri to beat Kansas, its bench would have had to have a near perfect game. But instead it had one of its worst games of the season Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri guard J.T. Tiller dishes out his trademark defense

This is what it's like to take on Missouri guard J.T. Tiller. The challenge: to make it halfway up the court.

Bowers struggles with new role for Missouri men's basketball

Coming in off the bench, Missouri forward Laurence Bowers has been the Tigers' third highest scorer. But as a starter, things haven't been going so well.

Missouri men's basketball considered a lock for NCAA Tournament

The question might have changed from if Missouri will make the tournament to what seed it will receive.

Taylor hits another winning shot for Missouri men's basketball

Zaire Taylor made a buzzer-beater at the end of overtime to give the Missouri men’s basketball team a 69-67 win against Iowa State on Tuesday night in Ames, Iowa, the Tigers’ 10th conference win of the season.

MU basketball forwards adjust to loss of teammate

Justin Safford sat out of Saturday's 63-53 loss at Kansas State with a torn ACL in his left knee. Without him the three remaining forwards on the Missouri men’s basketball team held their own.

UPDATE: Safford to continue rehab for torn ACL

Missouri men's basketball forward Justin Safford will continue rehabilitation on his injured knee and will not undergo surgery for the time being.

Missouri men's basketball unable to handle physical Wildcats

The loss was the Tigers' sixth straight in Manhattan, Kan.

Taylor last but not least in Missouri men's basketball team's pregame

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor always takes the last shot during pregame shootarounds, a ritual he's had since the start of last season.

UPDATE: Missouri men's basketball team hit with untimely injury

With Justin Safford out with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Tigers’ already thin group of forwards has been seriously depleted three games before postseason play.

MU men's basketball player Safford has torn ACL

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson announced Thursday morning that forward Justin Safford has a torn left ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), according to a release from the Missouri athletics department.

Missouri men's basketball team tweaks game in blowout win

When the Missouri men's basketball team was having a near perfect game, winning 92-63 over Colorado at Mizzou Arena, Tigers coach Mike Anderson still had plenty for his team to work on.

Safford a shoo-in for Missouri men's basketball team

In high school, Justin Safford was a 6-foot guard, then a growth spurt turned him into a 6-8 forward. But his knowledge of guard skills like ballhandling and shooting makes him perfect fit for the Missouri men's basketball team.

Longtime MU sports public address announcer leaving

Randy Wright, the public address announcer at Missouri men’s basketball games for the past 22 years, will work his last game March 6 when the Tigers close the season against rival Kansas before taking a job at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Anderson anything but soft-spoken as MU men's basketball coach

Mike Anderson prefers to maintain a relatively tight seal around the inner workings of the Missouri men’s basketball team, causing him to come across as soft-spoken and gentle. But ask his players and you’ll get a completely different description.

Denmon's shooting helps Missouri men's basketball team beat Nebraska

The Missouri men's basketball team rallied back from an early 10-point deficit to earn a 74-59 victory Saturday at Nebraska. Tigers guard Marcus Denmon scored a career-high 24 points in the game.

Missouri men's basketball team has shot at NCAA Tournament

This season's Missouri men's basketball team has plenty of holes in its NCAA Tournament resume, but ESPN's Pat Forde thinks the Tigers will earn a bid.

Ramsey's rebounds push Missouri men's basketball team past No. 15 Texas

Keith Ramsey swarmed to the basket so frequently and aggressively it looked as if the rim was a magnet pulling him in.

Long arms help MU men's basketball's Laurence Bowers

Missouri sophomore forward Laurence Bowers, who is 6 feet, 8 inches tall, gets every inch out of his 7-foot-1 wingspan

Missouri's English focused on more than just jump shot

Kim English, a sophomore guard on the Missouri men's basketball team, is known for his shooting touch. However, he is working hard to become a complete player by improving in all areas, especially defense.   



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