MU Men's Basketball
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.
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.
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.
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.
Missouri freshman guard Marcus Denmon may be a high scorer at home, but he is doing some positive things for Missouri's defense.
Big 12 men's basketball coaches discussed the quality of officiating in the Big 12 Conference on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tigers continue their winning season, but they are still learning from their losses and not taking anything for granted.
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.
DeMarre Carroll is playing well on offense for the Missouri men's basketball team this season, providing Missouri with 16.3 points per game.
Attendence at Missouri men's basketball home games isn't what it could be, but this season's numbers are slowly improving season.
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.
MU freshman guard Kim English is getting used to starting while senior guard Matt Lawrence adapts to coming off the bench.
Last week, Sooners senior point guard Austin Johnson earned Big 12 player of the week honors for the first time in his career.
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.
After struggling with low shooting percentages starting the season, Freshman Marcus Denmon led Missouri with 16 points Saturday against Iowa State.
Iowa State's Craig Brackins has been a constant for the Cyclones this season, earning Big 12 player of the week honors twice, but Cylones coach Greg McDermott is still searching for some consistent players in his supporting cast.