MU Men's Basketball
The Cowboys have won games against three of the top-five teams in the Big 12.
Forward Justin Safford finds a place, and a musical pursuit, in his first year as a Tiger.
The most recent example of the importance of the MU men's basketball team's bench came Saturday when non-starters scored 32 of Missouri’s 60 points in its victory against Colorado.
A game decided in the final 30 seconds is supposed to be exciting. But Saturday’s game at Mizzou Arena didn’t feel like a closely contested game until about two minutes to play. Before that, Tigers' 60-53 victory over Colorado felt more like a badminton match or a golf tournament.
DeMarre Carroll played 25 minutes Saturday in Missouri’s 60-53 win over Colorado and scored his first and only basket with 3:25 left. Needless to say, his ankle is still hurting him.
Missouri doesn’t have a huge size advantage over the Buffaloes, but Colorado lacks a dominant low-post player like Nebraska’s Aleks Maric or Kansas State’s Michael Beasley.
Missouri hasn’t been to the postseason since losing to DePaul in the first round of the NIT in 2005, but college basketball analysts believe the Tigers could end that streak this season.
Missouri coach said he wants the team to be more consistent on defense, especially defending the rim and rebounding.
The Missouri men’s basketball team has had a turbulent past three weeks. Now they have some time to take a break and regain their focus.
Missouri guard Jason Horton, who was charged with third-degree assault Friday for his role in a January 27 fight at a late-night restaurant in Columbia, came off the bench and played 20 minutes.
Missouri guard Jason Horton and his former teammate, Stefhon Hannah, were charged with third-degree assault Friday in connection with a January fight at a late-night restaurant.
A big key to slowing Beasley in the first meeting on Feb. 2 was double and triple-teaming him each time he touched the ball.
Missouri scored 15 points in the overtime to defeat Nebraska on Wednesday night. Keon Lawrence scored 19 points in the win.
The last time Missouri played Nebraska, the team was without three suspended forwards to help contain Nebraska’s 6-foot-11 center Aleks Maric.
Stefhon Hannah was dismissed from the Missouri basketball team Tuesday, head coach Mike Anderson said in a news release.
Bad weather prevents suspended Missouri Tigers guard from returning to Columbia.
Toy Richbow is ninth in the Big 12 Conference in assists at 3.7 a game, but more important to the Tigers is that she is 19th in the league and third on the team in minutes with 30.8 per game. She has provided a consistent presence on the court that has helped a young team, with four new starters, build chemistry.
After five teammates were suspended late last month, the freshman forward has been thrust into a more prominent role for the Tigers. He played 18 minutes against Nebraska and 21 minutes against Kansas State, the first games Missouri was without its full roster.
Missouri point guard Stefhon Hannah, who returned to Columbia on Friday and was then arrested on suspicion of third degree assault, is supposed to return to classes on Monday, coach Mike Anderson said.