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MU Men's Basketball

Taylor and Tiller spur Missouri's comeback

After struggling in the first half, Missouri guards Zaire Taylor and J.T. Tiller redeemed themselves in the second half. 

Fans want MU basketball team to prove it

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.

Missouri never trails on its way to 20th win

 

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.

Defense dominates Missouri's focus

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.

Taylor's shot sinks Longhorns

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.  

Denmon adjusts to changing role

Missouri freshman guard Marcus Denmon may be a high scorer at home, but he is  doing some positive things for Missouri's defense.

Knight's tantrum spurs discussion

Big 12 men's basketball coaches discussed the quality of officiating in the Big 12 Conference on Monday.  

Anderson plays role of psychologist as Tigers rebound

The Tigers rebounded after a loss to beat Baylor and celebrate with fans. Sunday, the team will turn its focus to going on the road and beating Texas.

Lyons rebounds after time on bench

Senior forward Leo Lyons scored a career-high 30 points after rejoining the starting lineup for the Missouri men's basketball team Saturday against Baylor. 

Lyons struggling for playing time

Six games into the Big 12 schedule, Lyons is out of the spotlight. After serving a one-game suspension for a traffic arrest, he returned to find Keith Ramsey filling his position in the starting lineup.

Young Tiger guards struggling away from home

Miguel Paul, Kim English and Marcus Denmon continued their struggles outside of Mizzou Arena in Wednesday night’s 88–72 loss at Kansas State’s Bramlage Coliseum.

Tigers keeping success in perspective

The Tigers continue their winning season, but they are still learning from their losses and not taking anything for granted.

Pat Knight relies on teaching to rebuild Texas Tech

After a 97-86 loss to Missouri on Saturday, Texas Tech coach Pat Knight says that he's focusing on teaching during practice to help rebuild the Red Raiders. Knight replaced his father, Bob Knight, in the middle of last season.

Carroll emerging as star player

DeMarre Carroll is playing well on offense for the Missouri men's basketball team this season, providing Missouri with 16.3 points per game.

Crowd numbers rising slowly

Attendence at Missouri men's basketball home games isn't what it could be, but this season's numbers are slowly improving season.

Missouri clings to road win at Oklahoma State

The Missouri men's basketball team led by as many as 20 points in the second half of its game Wednesday at Oklahoma State, but barely held on for a 97-95 win.

Missouri's English, Lawrence adjusting to new roles on the court

MU freshman guard Kim English is getting used to starting while senior guard Matt Lawrence adapts to coming off the bench.

Johnson adds scoring punch to Oklahoma backcourt

Last week, Sooners senior point guard Austin Johnson earned Big 12 player of the week honors for the first time in his career.

Ramsey takes advantage of Lyons' suspension

In Missouri's 77-46 victory against Iowa State at Mizzou Arena, Lyons' replacement, Keith Ramsey, scored a season-high 10 points and added two blocks to bring his team-high season total to 18.

Missouri's Denmon heats up against Cyclones

After struggling with low shooting percentages starting the season, Freshman Marcus Denmon led Missouri with 16 points Saturday against Iowa State.



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