MU Men's Basketball
The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Iowa State 65-56 on Wednesday night in front of 11,760 at Mizzou Arena.
A broken nose, a suggestion from a former Tigers star and a second half that saw Missouri struggling to pull away from Iowa State all led to guard J.T. Tiller's best game of the season.
All three of the seniors on the Missouri men's basketball team have suffered physical ailments in the past week.
Missouri guard Zaire Taylor, whose nickname is Easy, uses a relaxed approach to help calm down a team that relies on hectic traps and constant fast breaks.
Until recently, Missouri sophomore guard Kim English spent hours of extra time at Mizzou Arena in order to practice his shooting. However, a slump through the first part of Big 12 play has changed that.
The Missouri men's basketball team used intensity to force Colorado into 16 turnovers. The result was an 84-66 victory at the Coors Events Center, just the second win on the road all season for the Tigers.
During Big 12 Conference play, the Missouri men's basketball team has rarely rebounded at a high level and ranks second-to-last among conference teams in rebounding margin.
With the clock winding down to its final seconds and the Missouri men's basketball team down by three points, something went wrong. For the first time in 32 games the Tigers lost at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday night. Texas A&M beat Mizzou 77-74.
Team manager Josh Dinkins pesters Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon when Denmon is practicing his shot.
Missouri men’s basketball fan Mary Canon has no problem making it clear who she is rooting for when attending games at Mizzou Arena. The 69-year-old grandmother’s piercing and enthusiastic screams can be heard throughout most of the stadium.
The Missouri men's basketball team, resolute on washing away the bad taste of the beatdown it stomached Monday against rival Kansas, rolled to a 95-80 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon in front of a capacity crowd of 15,061 at Mizzou Arena.
Tigers freshman guard Michael Dixon is learning the transition to conference play can be a challenge.
It's hard to explain the Missouri men’s basketball team’s inability to find its offense without having its defense. Or maybe the Tigers can’t find their defense without their offense ... What's clear is, it doesn’t even matter which one comes first. Missouri can't find its chicken (scoring) or egg (defensive pressure).
Last season’s Missouri men's basketball team went 31-7 and came within one game of the Final Four, revitalizing student interest in the team. The pickup system for tickets to games has stayed the same since 2002-03 and, for the most part, has worked just fine. But this season, it’s become a major headache for students who have become critical of the setup.
Missouri had struggled in the past against bigger players, but had started to use its athleticism to overcome its lack of size. However, the Tigers couldn't overcome Kansas's 245-pound Cole Aldrich on Monday in their 84-65 loss to the Jayhawks.
The Tigers were out-of-character the whole night and painfully endured their first blowout loss of the season, an 84-65 defeat to Kansas, their biggest rivals.
Most Missourians wouldn't discount the University of Kansas’ rich basketball history, and that KU basketball fans are some of the most knowledgeable. But just to be sure, we tested their basketball acumen before Monday night’s Border Showdown matchup.
A winding line of students formed before 8 a.m. on Monday at Mizzou Arena to get men's basketball tickets. The Missouri Tigers will face the Kansas Jayhawks on March 6 at Mizzou Arena.
Downtown bar workers say they get their fair share of Kansas fans who live in Columbia, but not many were out on Monday night.
The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.