MU Men's Basketball
After struggling with low shooting percentages starting the season, Freshman Marcus Denmon led Missouri with 16 points Saturday against Iowa State.
Iowa State's Craig Brackins has been a constant for the Cyclones this season, earning Big 12 player of the week honors twice, but Cylones coach Greg McDermott is still searching for some consistent players in his supporting cast.
The Missouri men's basketball team beat Colorado 107-62 on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. It was the largest win in conference play for the Missouri program, demolishing the old record of 31. It was the eighth largest victory by any team in Big 12 play.
Coach Mike Anderson sees a difference in play when the guards are more vocal and energetic on the court.
Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul might have embellished his relationship with New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul, according to several media reports.
For the third time in three years, Missouri coach Mike Anderson suspended Tigers forward Leo Lyons.
Missouri was held to a season-low 18 points in the first half and found out just how unforgiving the road can be when its second-half rally fell short in a 56-51 loss to the Cornhuskers.
After the Tigers’ loss at Nebraska, they are 1-5 against the Cornhuskers with coach Mike Anderson, including a loss in last year’s Big 12 Conference tournament that ended Missouri’s season.
The Missouri men's basketball team's three leading scorers, DeMarre Carroll, Leo Lyons and Matt Lawrence, need to perform at a high level for Missouri to be successful in Big 12 Conference play.
With nonconference play almost over, the Big 12 is comparing favorably to the rest of the country in men's basketball.
The MU guard makes his first six three-point shots.
The Tigers have a four-game winning streak heading into conference play Saturday.
Freshman guard Kim English's work ethic is helping him make progress early in the Missouri men's basketball team's season.
The Tigers snapped an eight-game nonconference road losing streak on Saturday afternoon.
Missouri guard J.T. Tiller is from Marietta, Ga., which is about an hour and a half from the University of Georgia campus. Tiller's parents are coming to Saturday's game in a group of about 20 family and friends, and several of Tiller's friends from Wheeler High School will be there, too.
The junior guards focus on assists and steals and leave the scoring to their teammates.
The Cougars men's basketball team is in the first of four transitional seasons moving from Division II to Division I. After a 107-57 loss to No. 25 Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, SIUE is 2-11, including six losses by 18 points or more.
The No. 25 Tigers shots didn't fall. The Fighting Illini couldn't miss. The result was a 75-59 loss for the Tigers, their ninth straight loss to Illinois in the Braggin' Rights Game.