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MU Men's Basketball

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.

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.



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