MU Men's Basketball
The Missouri men's basketball team continues to roll through Big 12 competition with a win 66-53 Saturday over Colorado. Senior forward Leo Lyons' double-double led the Tigers.
Missouri senior guard Matt Lawrence has played an important role over the span of the last 10 games, showing an increased versatility.
The MU basketball team tries to focus and improve.
Oklahoma's Blake Griffin, who was named Big 12 Player of the Week for the fifth time this season, averages 22.8 points. He leads the nation in rebounding with 14.2 per game.
The Missouri men's basketball team, which beat Nebraska 70-47 Saturday, has developed a strong bond. Tigers coach Mike Anderson has called his squad "the ultimate team."
Missouri junior forward Keith Ramsey is coming off the bench again after a five-game stint as a starter, but he is still finding ways to contribute and impressing his coach.
Highlights from the game are captured in pictures.
Since a close loss in the conference opener at Nebraska, the Missouri men's basketball team is 3-0 in games decided by four points or less.
The Tigers used their late-game resilience to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit and beat the Kansas Jayhawks.
Rapper Lil Wayne appeared on ESPN's "Around the Horn" on Tuesday and discussed whether Missouri fans should have stormed the court after the No. 19 Tigers beat No. 16 Kansas on Monday.
Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll scored 16 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to keep the Tigers within striking distance against Kansas.
After struggling in the first half, Missouri guards Zaire Taylor and J.T. Tiller redeemed themselves in the second half.
Despite a 20-4 record, a tradition of disappointment has many Tigers fans skeptical as the men's basketball team enters tonight's game against Kansas.
DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 31 points in the Tigers' 82-68 win. Missouri's 7-2 conference record ties its best start since the Big 12 started competition in 1996.
For Tigers, the name of the game is defense. Mike Anderson credits the team's transformation from last season to intense focus on defense during games.
Zaire Taylor helped the Missouri men's basketball team to a 69-65 victory over No. 16 Texas with a team-high 17-points that included a key three-point play in the game's last seconds.
Missouri freshman guard Marcus Denmon may be a high scorer at home, but he is doing some positive things for Missouri's defense.
Big 12 men's basketball coaches discussed the quality of officiating in the Big 12 Conference on Monday.