MU Men's Basketball
Mike Anderson Jr., now graduate assistant coach, is faced with the difficult task of transforming from a player to a coach.
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers starts every basketball game with his jersey tucked in. Within minutes of tip-off that changes. "My shirt never stays in my jersey," Bowers said. "I can’t tell you why."
J.T. Tiller, the team’s only four-year player and the one whose blue-collar play best represents Missouri’s style, hasn’t been himself since the start of the Big 12 Conference season Jan. 9.
Missouri forward Keith Ramsey may not be able to mend a leaky faucet or repair the siding on a house, but on the court he is the team’s handyman.
A 66-61 loss to the Sooners ended Missouri’s nine-game winning streak, and its chance for a 3-0 start in the Big 12, which would have been the best start for the Tigers since 2000-01.
For most of the season, Michael Dixon Jr. has played like a seasoned upperclassman, so it came as a surprise when he committed a turnover late in the game against Texas Tech.
After seeing an eight-point lead evaporate in the final minute of regulation, the Missouri men's basketball team made every one of its eight free throws in overtime to finally turn away Texas Tech for a 94-89 victory Wednesday night in Lubbock, Texas – the Tigers' first road win of the season.
Sophomore guard Marcus Denmon is the second-leading scorer on the Missouri men's basketball team with 11.3 points per game, and he is tied with leading scorer Kim English for the team lead in 3-pointers at 37.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson is trying a different tactic for his team’s road trip that begins Wednesday at Texas Tech and ends Saturday against Oklahoma. Rather than tuning out the cheers of the hostile crowds, he wants the Tigers to pretend the cheers are for them.
Zaire Taylor's last-minute 3-point basket Saturday to help Missouri beat No. 11 Kansas State 74-68 is another winning shot in Taylor’s collection. He made a last-second jump shot that won the game at home last season against Kansas, and he scored the winning layup last season at Texas.
The Missouri men's basketball team, which has been outrebounded in half of its games this season, showed it can compete in a bruising, physical game, beating No. 11 Kansas State 74-68 in Saturday’s Big 12 Conference opener.
Missouri beat Kansas State on Saturday in a Big 12 Conference opener at Mizzou Arena.
Kansas State coach said his passion got the better of him.
Kansas State guards Denis Clemente and Jacob Pullen are more experienced this season and know better what to expect from Missouri's pressing defense.
Heading into their Big 12 Conference opener against No. 11 Kansas State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, the Tigers' 12-3 record looks impressive, but it doesn’t say a whole lot about where the Tigers will go this season.
The Missouri men’s basketball team was forced to play in conditions it wasn’t used to in Wednesday night’s 74-45 victory over visiting Savannah State.
Sophomore Marcus Denmon and freshman Michael Dixon first met on the elementary school playgrounds in Kansas City and have been friends ever since. The relationship has helped Dixon become one of the Tigers' most consistent guards.
Georgia became another victim of Missouri's defensive pressure in a 89-61 victory for the Tigers men's basketball team Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers and the Tigers had 16 steals.
Coming off the bench for the second-straight game, sophomore forward Laurence Bowers established his second straight career-high in points, this time scoring 23 in the Missouri men’s basketball team’s 89-61 win over Georgia.