MU Men's Basketball
The Tigers will have a chance to pick up its first victory at an SEC opponent's arena when it plays Wednesday at LSU. Missouri coach Frank Haith says it won't be easy.
After missing five games with a sprained right knee, Bowers will see limited playing time in Wednesday night's game against LSU.
Of the three Southeastern Conference teams ranked, Missouri is third, behind No. 4 Florida and No. 16 Ole Miss.
Missouri forward Alex Oriakhi scored 18 points in the Tigers' games against South Carolina and Vanderbilt, but he has been quiet about it in front of the media.
On the heels of the senior center's pregame dance number, the Tigers trounced the Vanderbilt Commodores 81-59 in front of a sold-out Mizzou Arena. Guard Jabari Brown led the team with 21 points, including 4 three-pointers.
The Missouri men's basketball staff wore white and gold athletic shoes with their suits and ties to help raise cancer awareness for the Coaches vs. Cancer foundation.
The Tigers hope to solve their shooting woes by taking longer possessions and making better decisions than they did Tuesday against South Carolina.
The NCAA says it has found “improper conduct within its enforcement program” during the process of its investigation.
Stewart is known for being Missouri's winningest coach, winning 634 games and 14 Big Eight titles from 1967-99. Stewart coached 38 seasons, with six years at Northern Iowa, and has 731 wins to his name. Stewart's career wins ranks him at No. 22 in the NCAA.
The press room was crowded, more than usual. Reporters filled the seats and lined the walls, notepads, computers, phones and recorders all prepared.
Fan support and 3-pointers from Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown helped the Missouri men's basketball team fend off South Carolina 71-65 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
It's clear the Tigers still need to better deal with adversity and hostile road environments after being embarrassed Saturday in a lopsided loss to Florida in Gainesville.
With Tigers guards Keion Bell and Earnest Ross as well as forward Laurence Bowers all injured, Missouri coach Frank Haith will need to see more production out of his younger players Tuesday against South Carolina.
Missouri (13-4, 2-2 in SEC) fell in the poll after once again struggling on the road and losing badly to then No. 10-ranked Florida 83-52 on Saturday.
Missouri lost its second Southeastern Conference game, getting blown out 83-52 Saturday afternoon by No. 10 Florida at the Stephen C. O' Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.
Tigers coach Frank Haith says he knows forward Tony Criswell can score, but he said the player also is "willing to do the dirty work."
Despite a fall midway through the game, junior guard Earnest Ross helped the Tigers get back on track in Southeastern Conference play with a 79-62 victory Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri hopes to get back into an offensive rhythm Wednesday against a Georgia team that has the worst overall record among Southeastern Conference teams.
Unlike in Missouri’s loss against Ole Miss on Saturday, where Oriakhi had only four points, six rebounds, and got into foul trouble early, the Missouri forward anchored the Tigers' offense Wednesday night in a 79-62 win over Georgia.
The Missouri men's basketball team's 64-49 loss Saturday against unranked Ole Miss was, simply put, a bad game.