MU Men's Basketball
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.
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.
Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.
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.
Murray State lead in several statistical categories, but Missouri's late defense made the difference against the nonconference opponent.
Isaac Miles almost played basketball at MU two times before transferring to Murray State. Saturday night, he will play against Missouri.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 never let up in a 95-41 blowout win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.
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.
The Missouri men's basketball team's trip to Puerto Rico gave the players a chance to bond.
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.
Missouri's 17-0 spurt helped the Tigers to a 87-59 victory.
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.
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.
The Missouri men's basketball team hopes to take momentum to Puerto Rico in the next round of tournament play.