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MU Men's Basketball

Former MU basketball player Keon Lawrence charged in car crash

Keon Lawrence, a former MU basketball player who now plays at Seton Hall University, was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license when he caused a wrong-way crash on Garden State Parkway, authorities say.

Moore, Paul look to impress in Missouri basketball exhibition opener

Missouri basketball proved that its press is here to stay, making fast work of Truman State during a 96-33 win in front of 8,120 – including a nearly-full student section – at Mizzou Arena.

Little-known Missouri forward prepares for new role

Several Missouri basketball players will have new roles this season. One of those players, junior Justin Safford, is trying to become a leader for a young Tigers squad.

Governor's pardon helps Black team win Missouri men's basketball scrimmage

Freshman men's basketball player Michael Dixon Jr. received a lot more than playing time during Missouri's annual Black and Gold game Friday night — he received a pardon.

Missouri Tigers take on Twitter

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon leads all Missouri athletes in Twitter followers, beating Missouri basketball player Kim English in a contest that started this August.

Missouri men's basketball team looks to replace lost parts

Talk of all the key players who have returned to their teams this season dominated the Big 12 Conference men's basketball media day Thursday. But Missouri is looking to remain competitive while replacing its three leading scorers from a season ago.

Missouri basketball players choose sides

UM System President Gary Forsee and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon picked teams Tuesday for Friday's Black & Gold men's basketball scrimmage.

Missouri men's basketball team looks for new identity

With the loss of seniors DeMarre Carroll, Leo Lyons and Matt Lawrence, the basketball team not only lost nearly half of its 81 points a game, but who it was.

Missouri basketball team holds its first practice of season

New players may need time to get used to Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson's high-intensity practices.

Missouri's Tiller leads the way with defense

J.T. Tiller, preseason candidate for the John R. Wooden Player of the Year award, leads the Tigers in their follow-up after a school-record 31 wins last year.

Missouri basketball eager to start new season

After a season that ended with an appearance in the Elite Eight, the Tigers will begin practice Friday picked to finish seventh in the Big 12 Conference.

Missouri basketball's J.T. Tiller enjoys being a fan

J. T. Tiller has missed just two of the Missouri women’s volleyball team’s nine home games so far this season, becoming one of the Tigers' most loyal fans.

Nixon, Forsee named Tiger basketball scrimmage coaches

The Black and Gold Game will be held on 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Mizzou Arena. The event will kick off homecoming weekend festivities.

Missouri basketball recruit Dewitt doesn't clear NCAA

Keith Dewitt, a 6-foot-10 recruit that has signed with the Tigers men's basketball team, will not enroll at MU after failing to meet eligibility requirements. 

Missouri's Tiller named to Wooden Award list

The senior guard is one of 50 players to be named.

Kreklow makes commitment to hometown Tigers

The Rock Bridge standout will stay in Columbia to play basketball with Missouri.

MU basketball camps see increased numbers

Unlike other camps in the area, MU basketball camps have seen an increase in the number of participants because of many factors, most notably the success of the team last season.

Missouri's Lyons to play for Pacers in summer league

Former Missouri men's basketball player Leo Lyons, who was not drafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft, has agreed to play for the Indiana Pacers' summer league team.

Missouri's Carroll selected by Grizzlies in NBA Draft

Former Missouri basketball player Demarre Carroll was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 27th pick of Thursday's NBA Draft. Former Tigers teammate Leo Lyons was not selected.

Missouri's Carroll, Lyons set for NBA draft

Before the start of Missouri’s 2008 season, forwards DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons weren't often mentioned as draft prospects, but stellar play in their senior seasons and strong performances in tournaments and workouts since the end of the season has changed that.



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