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MU Men's Basketball

Missouri's homecourt winning streak ends

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 helps Missouri basketball player hone shooting skills

Team manager Josh Dinkins pesters Missouri sophomore guard Marcus Denmon when Denmon is practicing his shot.

Missouri basketball fan has standout shout

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.

Oklahoma State catches Missouri men's basketball team at wrong time

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.

Missouri men's basketball team's freshman guard regains confidence

Tigers freshman guard Michael Dixon is learning the transition to conference play can be a challenge.

Missouri men's basketball team faces chicken or egg dilemma

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).

Missouri men's basketball team's success brings complaints about ticket system

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.

Kansas center too much for Missouri men's basketball team

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.

Loss at Kansas rattles Missouri men's basketball team

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.

Kansas fans test their Missouri basketball knowledge

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.

 

PHOTO GALLERY: Standing in line for KU at MU tickets

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.

AUDIO: KU fans scarce in Columbia as Missouri plays in Lawrence

Downtown bar workers say they get their fair share of Kansas fans who live in Columbia, but not many were out on Monday night.

Rival Kansas, hostile arena await Missouri men's basketball team

The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.

Mama's boy Sherron Collins powers Jayhawks

The Jayhawks' preseason All-American leads Kansas into Monday's game against Missouri.

Paul's breakout game saves Missouri's men's basketball team

Miguel Paul played by far the best game of his career Saturday scoring a game-high 15 points in the Missouri men's basketball team's 70-53 victory against Nebraska at Mizzou Arena.

Safford answers challenge for Missouri men's basketball team

Justin Safford’s rebounding was one of the reasons the Missouri men's basketball team was able to stay ahead of Nebraska in Saturday's Tigers victory at Mizzou Arena.

Mike Anderson Jr. goes from player to coach on Missouri men's basketball team

Mike Anderson Jr., now graduate assistant coach, is faced with the difficult task of transforming from a player to a coach.

Missouri men's basketball forward Bowers comes untucked

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."

Tiller out-of-sync for Missouri men's basketball team

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.

Ramsey does the little things for Missouri men's basketball team

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.



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