MU Men's Basketball

Fans gather to say farewell to Missouri basketball team

About 150 people turned out Wednesday morning as the No. 9 Tigers departed for their first round game in the NCAA tournament.

Guards lead way for Cornell

The Big Red are Ivy League champions, but recently the conference has struggled in the NCAA Tournament. Since the field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985, the Ivy League is 3-24 in tournament play and no team has made it past the first round.

Some Big 12 coaches feel conference was disrespected

Some Big 12 Conference men's basketball coaches say the conference doesn't receive the respect it deserves on a national level, especially compared to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big East.

Tigers set to play Cornell in NCAA Tournament

The Missouri men's basketball team earned a No. 3 seed in the West region and is set to play No. 14 seed Cornell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho.

Printable NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket

Seniors lead Tigers to first Big 12 tournament title

Missouri senior DeMarre Carroll was named the most outstanding player of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball tournament.

Tigers relish the moment in postgame celebration

The Missouri men's basketball team cut down the net in Oklahoma City after winning the Big 12 tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers win Big 12 Tournament Championship

The Missouri Tigers bring home their first Big 12 Tournament Championship.

Tigers one win away from Big 12 title

Zaire Taylor helped the Tigers advance to the Big 12 tournament finals by continuing his trend of making big shots this season.

Missouri continues its second-half dominance

Adjustments at halftime helped up the defensive pressure and started to reverse a trend of not being able to overcome deficits.

Veterans lead Tigers to blowout in Big 12 tournament quarterfinals

Leo Lyons, DeMarre Carroll and Matt Lawrence led the Tigers to an easy 81-60 win over Texas Tech in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri takes on Oklahoma State in Big 12 semis

The Tigers overcame a two point halftime deficit to defeat the Cowboys.

Missouri top remaining team at Big 12 men's basketball tournament

Top-seeded Kansas, No. 2-seed Oklahoma and No. 4-seed Kansas State all fell victim to upsets Thursday. Only the Tigers, the tournament's No. 3-seed, were able to win after not playing Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers beat Red Raiders in quarterfinals of Big 12 tournament

Images from Missouri's 81-60 victory over Texas Tech.

Safford finding his place on MU men's basketball team

Justin Safford scored a career-high 16 points against Texas A&M last Saturday, and coach Mike Anderson expects the sophomore forward to get more playing time in the postseason.

Tournament presents new challenges for Tigers

Missouri coach Mike Anderson said he has no idea how his team will respond to a bye in the first round of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball tournament.

Big 12 North men's basketball teams better than expected

North Division teams, including Missouri, Kansas, Kansas State and Nebraska, proved stronger than expected against South Division teams.

Five Tigers earn postseason honors from Big 12 coaches

DeMarre Carroll becomes the first Missouri Tiger to earn First Team All-Big 12 honors since Kareem Rush in 2002.

Missouri comeback comes up short in College Station

Texas A&M's big first half left Missouri trailing by as much as 26 points, a deficit they could not overcome.

Wednesday's win latest step in Lyons' turnaround

MU forward Leo Lyons's development has been a slow, painful process. But now that he has finally secured his role as a leader and star, he is able to appreciate the journey.