MU Men's Basketball
Brown, Lyons play, but J.T. Tiller steals the show with a career high in points
The players were suspended Tuesday along with Stefhon Hannah following a fight outside Athena Night Club last weekend that left Hannah with a broken jaw.
MU basketball guard Jason M. Horton was arrested at 12:20 p.m. Friday in connection with a fight in which fellow player Stefhon Hannah’s jaw was broken outside of Athena Night Club, Columbia police said. He was booked and released on a summons.
Columbia Police Sgt. Ken Hammond said the police are in the process of contacting guard Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons so that they can be questioned. They are not currently suspects in the incident at Athena Night Club that left Stefhon Hannah with a broken jaw.
Guards Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons were indefinitely suspended before Missouri’s 66-62 loss to Nebraska on Wednesday for breaking team rules. Team spokesman Dave Reiter said on Thursday that there is no word on when the suspensions will be over and he didn’t know when a decision would be made.
With five players suspended indefinitely, Missouri put up a fight against Nebraska and kept fans entertained, using just seven players in a 66-62 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The Missouri basketball has had a difficult week following the suspension of five players. After the Nebraska game coach Mike Anderson discussed the disciplinary actions.
The Mizzou basketball team, shorthanded after coach Mike Anderson suspended five players Tuesday, lost 66-62 to Nebraska.
With five players suspended, Missouri's basketball team will need to find new ways to contend with Cornhuskers.
Three days after a weekend brawl left his top scorer with a broken jaw, Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has suspended five players indefinitely.
Few details given about how the Tigers guard was injured Sunday morning at a Columbia night club.
The incident is the latest in a series dating back to last summer and leading coach Mike Anderson to institute a "no tolerance" policy in July.
The host Colorado Buffaloes scored the first 11 points of the game. Slow starts have been common for MU when playing away from home. But instead of not being able to overcome the early deficit, MU rallied from as many as 14 points down to beat Colorado 66-62 on Saturday afternoon.
The Tigers had two of their toughest opponents, Texas and Kansas, at home, and three beatable opponents, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Colorado, on the road. So far, the only thing that’s gone right for MU is a win over then-No. 12 Texas. The Tigers then lost to Iowa State, Kansas and, on Wednesday, to Texas Tech.
Missouri lost another away game to fall to 0-5 on the road for the season. Keon Lawrence scored a season-high 24 points in the loss.
The Tigers have struggled on the road all year, and lately have been giving up lots of free throw attempts. The game against the Red Raiders provides an opportunity to correct both.
Extra practice sounded good to MU guard Matt Lawrence on Monday. The distinctive swish of a 3-pointer hitting its mark reached his ears more than it has in the Tigers' past few games.
Gallery of photographs from the men's basketball game against Kansas.
Seldom-used forward Vaidotas Volkus scored a career-high eight points in Missouri’s most anticipated contest of the year: the Kansas game.
Stefhon Hannah’s 23 points weren't enough to stop No. 3 Kansas on Saturday in the Border Showdown at Mizzou Arena.