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MU Men's Basketball

Tigers win at Georgia to end road drought

The Tigers snapped an eight-game nonconference road losing streak on Saturday afternoon.

Tiller returns home to face Georgia

Missouri guard J.T. Tiller is from Marietta, Ga., which is about an hour and a half from the University of Georgia campus. Tiller's parents are coming to Saturday's game in a group of about 20 family and friends, and several of Tiller's friends from Wheeler High School will be there, too.

Tiller and Taylor create opportunities for Tigers

The junior guards focus on assists and steals and leave the scoring to their teammates.

Laurence Bowers makes plays in limited minutes

Tigers beat transitional SIUE

The Cougars men's basketball team is in the first of four transitional seasons moving from Division II to Division I. After a 107-57 loss to No. 25 Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, SIUE is 2-11, including six losses by 18 points or more.

Illinois stuns Missouri

The No. 25 Tigers shots didn't fall. The Fighting Illini couldn't miss. The result was a 75-59 loss for the Tigers, their ninth straight loss to Illinois in the Braggin' Rights Game.

Lawrence continues hometown struggles

St. Louis native Matt Lawrence struggled for the fourth straight year in Tuesday night’s Braggin’ Rights Game against Illinois at the Scottrade Center, scoring just four points on 2-of-6 shooting in the Missouri men's basketball team's 75-59 loss.

Teams with similar paths converge in St. Louis

Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.

Bench sparks Tigers to easy win

In Saturday's 78-44 thrashing of Stetson in the MU men's basketball team's final tuneup before Tuesday's showdown with Illinois, the backup big men got the chance to prove their worth for the Tigers.

Juco transfer brings excitement to Tigers basketball

Keith Ramsey, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer on this season's Missouri men's basketball team, has been fond of dunking since he was in eighth grade. “He’ll be an impact player,” Tigers coach Mike Anderson says.

Lawrence enjoying senior season

Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.

Oklahoma's Capel not pleased with dirty play

Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.

Tigers find a way to win

Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.

Kansas City native returns to Mizzou Arena

Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.

Sutton thrilled to be a Tiger

MU sophomore Jarrett Sutton had all but given up trying to walk on to the Missouri men's basketball team, making his spot on this year's Tigers roster extra special.

Carroll, Lyons set the tone in big Tigers win

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.

Pressure defense frustrates California

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.

 

 

MU men's basketball motivated for California

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.

Freshman guards provide spark off the bench

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 dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Missouri never let up in a 95-41 blowout win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.



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