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MU Men's Basketball

Connecticut's Thabeet big obstacle for Missouri

Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, the 7-foot-3 Big East Defensive Player of the Year,  might be a big problem for the Missouri men's basketball team in Saturday night's NCAA West Regional final.

Tiller leads Missouri to Elite Eight

The senior guard scored 23 points, and the Tigers held off a furious Memphis comeback in the second half for a 102-91 win.

Missouri finding energy in first half

For the second straight game, Missouri secured a big first-half lead then held on in the second half to earn a victory.

Missouri in talks about retaining Anderson

The Tigers coach, who is in his third year at Missouri, has been mentioned as a candidate for vacancies at Alabama and Georgia

Tigers basketball: What others are saying

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Memphis in Sweet 16

The Missouri men's basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2002 with a 102-91 victory against Memphis on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.

Thabeet powers UConn past Purdue

Hasheem Thabeet, a 7-foot-3 junior from Tanzania, scored 15 points and had 15 rebounds to help Connecticut defeat Purdue 72-60 in the semifinal of the NCAA West regional in Glendale, Ariz. The Huskies meet Missouri in the reional final Saturday.

Tiger fans packing sports bars with enthusiasm

Missouri's victory over Memphis on Thursday and Elite Eight game on Saturday afternoon have faithful Tiger fans euphoric and businesses expecting large crowds.

Plenty of similarities between Memphis and Missouri

Memphis and Missouri have more in common than being in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and sharing the same nickname.

Calipari, Anderson meet again

Missouri coach Mike Anderson and Memphis coach John Calipari were familiar foes when the two coached against each other in the Conference USA.

Rain doesn't dampen fans' spirits as Tigers head to Sweet 16

Fans of all ages crowded into the Clinton Room at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday to wish the Missouri men's basketball team good luck on the journey to Arizona for the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16.

Despite empty campus, Tigers feel the love

Zaire Taylor said the team might even benefit from the quiet campus in preparing for the Memphis Tigers.

Freshman Kim English's free throws lead Tigers to Sweet Sixteen

English scored a career-high 17 points off the bench in the Tigers' victory.

Taylor, Tigers stay calm under pressure

Trailing by four points with 1:59 left in the game against Marquette, junior guard Zaire Taylor pulled the Tigers into a huddle and told them, "This ain't nothing. We've been here before."  

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Marquette in second round

The 83-79 win sends the Tigers to the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

GAME GUIDE: Missouri and Marquette

Find out all you need to know before the Tigers tip-off against the Eagles on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Second-round games a problem for Anderson at Boise

This season is the fourth time Anderson has visited Boise as a coach in the NCAA Tournament. He has lost second-round games the past three times. 

Marquette working through loss of star guard

When Dominic James, a point guard for the Marquette men's basketball team, broke his foot on Feb. 25 against Connecticut, the Golden Eagles lost their senior leader.  

Marquette star James tries to return against Missouri

Dominic James, the starting point guard for the No. 6-seed Eagles, will try to play on a foot injury he suffered on Feb. 25.

Former MU guard hoping Tigers beat Marquette

On March 22, 2003 – exactly six years ago – Rickey Paulding and sixth-seed Missouri met Dwyane Wade and third-seed Marquette in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's second round. Wade eventually led the Golden Eagles to the Final Four, but their surprising run nearly ended because of Paulding’s performance in Indianapolis' RCA Dome.



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