MU Men's Basketball
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.
Missouri’s game against Texas A&M on Saturday was decided in the first five minutes and three seconds of the second half, when the Aggies went on a 15-0 run.
MU guard Stefhon Hannah was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault Friday afternoon in connection with a Jan. 27 altercation at Athena Night Club. Hannah received a broken jaw in the fight. According to employees, Athena has since closed.
Against Kansas, Anderson Jr., made a case that he is more than just the walk-on, coach’s son who plays the final minutes in a big win. He played six minutes, even with scholarship players available on the bench.
During the course of the season it has been obvious DeMarre Carroll is important to the Tigers, but since the suspension of five players last week, it has looked more and more like the Tigers are now Carroll’s team.
After playing three games over a span of six days, the Tigers returned to practice Wednesday with plenty of time to prepare for Saturday’s game against Texas A&M.
The Tigers might not have played well as a team, but the sophomore guard put together one of his best games of his career.
Anderson and Self comment on the Texas Tech coaches prolific career, and other notes from Missouri's loss at Lawrence.
The Tigers came out hard — and with all its healthy players available — but slowly faded away against the No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks. Missouri had played shorthanded in its past two games before coming to Lawrence, Kan.
Missouri guard J.T. Tiller was named co-Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Player of the Week along with Nebraska center Aleks Maric on Monday.
Sophomore guard J.T. Tiller has been major positive for the MU men’s basketball team in its last two games.
Former Missouri coach Norm Stewart and former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson said they approve of the Missouri coach’s handling of the basketball team in the past week.