MU Men's Basketball
When the MU men's basketball teamed warmed up Wednesday against Iowa State so did the crowd. “We were down and we found some kind of energy. Our fans they kept us in it," Tigers coach Mike Anderson said.
In his two seasons at Missouri, guard Keon Lawrence has had better statistics in Big 12 games than in non-conference games.
After giving up 100 points in two of the past four games, the Missouri men’s basketball team is trying to improve its defense.
MU men’s basketball player Jason Horton and former MU guard Stefhon Hannah waived their arraignments, which were set for Monday. Both were charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault stemming from a Jan. 27 fight outside a late-night restaurant.
The Bears stormed back from 13 points down in the second half.
The beginning of Baylor’s turnaround began in last season’s Big 12 men's basketball tournament, when the Bears upset No. 6-seed Missouri.
The Missouri men's basketball team allowed the ninth-best 3-point shooting team in the Big 12 conference to make 14 attempts.
Leo Lyons scores career-high in points and rebounds.
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.