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MU Men's Basketball

Tigers set school record for nonconference home wins

Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.

Lyons helps Tigers hold off Oral Roberts

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.

Tigers return home full of confidence

The Missouri men's basketball team's trip to Puerto Rico gave the players a chance to bond.

Carroll leads Tigers to comeback victory

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.

Big run helps Tigers crush Fairfield

Missouri's 17-0 spurt helped the Tigers to a 87-59 victory.

Free-throw problems lead to loss for Tigers

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.

Tigers to see how they fare against top teams

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.

Second half flurry sends Tigers to win over Chattanooga

The Missouri men's basketball team hopes to take momentum to Puerto Rico in the next round of tournament play.

Taylor comfortable leading Tigers offense

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.

MU guard shares some things with all-star cousin

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.

Lyons leads Tigers to easy win

The 6-foot-9 Leo Lyons'  21 points kept the Panthers at bay.

Tiger freshmen warm the court, not the bench

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.

Missouri basketball ready for longer 3-point line

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.

Dixon signs letter of intent for Tiger basketball

The Lee's Summit West senior was ranked this year as the No. 130 player nationally .

Carroll adds range in exhibition win

Tigers center shaping up

Although his high school coach was always impressed with how Steve Moore ran the floor and said he was quick enough to occasionally match up against guards on defense, he also said his star player would need to adapt to fit the Missouri men's basketball team's game plan.

Missouri basketball's defense excites in blowout win

In the team's exhibition opening game, the Tigers forced 38 turnovers, including 21 in the first half. The high-intensity defense led the Tigers 97-54 win over Division II Lincoln (Mo.).

Bench impressive in MU's win

A group of substitutes that came in with a little less than 15 minutes to go in the first half sparked a 21-6 run for the Missouri men's basketall team.

MU's Taylor set to play

Thursday's exhibition game against Lincoln doesn't count toward the Missouri men's basketball team's record, but Tigers guard Zaire Taylor doesn't care, he just wants to play and win.

Bowers follows Anderson to Mizzou

MU freshman Laurence Bowers has known Tigers men's basketball coach Mike Anderson since he was a child. They first met when Arlyn Bowers, Laurence's uncle, played at Arkansas when Anderson was an assistant there.



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