MU Men's Basketball
The two seniors propelled Missouri's men's basketball team to a dominating 93-66 victory over California on Sunday in front of a season-high 8,310 fans at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's backcourt of Zaire Taylor and J.T. Tiller didn't score many points, but they made a difference at the defensive end of the floor.
Senior forward DeMarre Carroll is looking for a good showing against California after a disappointing performance by the Tigers against the Golden Bears last season.
Coach Mike Anderson would be the first to point out that the freshmen have been doing plenty of things that don't show up in the stat book, justifying the significant minutes they've been getting off the bench. In Tuesday's 95-41 victory against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, the three young backcourt players got even more minutes than usual and showed they can also shoot, making 11 of 21 shots, including five three-pointers.
Missouri never let up in a 95-41 blowout win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.
Leo Lyons scored a team-high 26 points to lead the Missouri men's basketball team to a 92-83 victory over Oral Roberts on Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri men's basketball team's trip to Puerto Rico gave the players a chance to bond.
Senior forward DeMarre Carroll led the Missouri men's basketball team back from an 11-point deficit in the second half to beat No. 20 USC 83-72. The Tigers finished fourth in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Missouri's 17-0 spurt helped the Tigers to a 87-59 victory.
The Tigers shot 15-for-31 from the foul line in their 75-71 loss to the Musketeers on Thursday in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-off.
The Missouri men's basketball team is preparing to play in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The tournament should be the Tigers' first true test of the young season.
The Missouri men's basketball team hopes to take momentum to Puerto Rico in the next round of tournament play.
Junior Zaire Taylor, the Missouri men's basketball team's starting point guard, says he is working on his efficiency and taking care of the basketball.
Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul, who is the cousin of New Orleans Hornets all-star point guard Chris Paul, has a combination of speed and court vision that make him a perfect fit for coach Mike Anderson's system.
The 6-foot-9 Leo Lyons' 21 points kept the Panthers at bay.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson likes to say that he has eight or nine starters on his team. During Saturday's game against Prairie View A&M, it was those extra few starters who helped propel the Tigers to a win.
MU coach Mike Anderson says the new distance shouldn't affect the Tigers' ability to shoot the three with guys like Matt Lawrence, Marcus Denmon and Miguel Paul who frequently shoot from well beyond the line.
The Lee's Summit West senior was ranked this year as the No. 130 player nationally .