MU Women's Basketball
Robin Pingeton's five-year contract includes incentives if attendance doubles in each of her first two years.
Robin Pingeton, who left Illinois State after seven seasons, talks about her reasons for leaving and what she looks forward to at Missouri.
Robin Pingeton has spent the past seven years as the head coach at Illinois State University where she finished with a record of 144-81 and two trips to the NCAA Tournament. Under Pingeton, the Redbirds have won three straight Missouri Valley Conference regular season championships.
The MU admistration said it interviewed candidates for the Tigers' next women's basketball coach on Monday and Tuesday and that someone could be hired by the end of the week.
After coaching the Missouri women's basketball team for the past 12 seasons, Cindy Stein's career with the Tigers' ended in a 64-59 loss to Texas on Thursday afternoon in the Big 12 tournament at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.
Missouri senior Amanda Hanneman scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers in a 64-59 loss to Texas on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 women's basketball tournament.
The Missouri women's basketball team is looking for a replacement for Cindy Stein, who stepped down from her head coaching position last week.
The Missouri women's basketball coach, who is in her 12th and final season, led Missouri to a win against Texas Tech.
On Senior Day at Mizzou Arena, the Missouri women's basketball team pulled out an overtime victory against Texas Tech.
Sunday will be the last time coach Cindy Stein leads the Tigers women's basketball team at Mizzou Arena.
In the Tigers' first game since Cindy Stein announced she would be stepping down, Missouri produced an uninspired effort in a big loss.
Cindy Stein, who is stepping down as the head coach of the Tigers after 12 seasons, spoke with the media on Tuesday morning.
Cindy Stein, in her 12th season as head coach of the Missouri women's basketball team, announced Monday she will be stepping down at the conclusion of the season.
The Tigers lost their ninth straight game in a 67-51 defeat at No.3 Nebraska.
Even with all the struggles for the women's basketball team on the court, the players have been able to shine off the court. With all the volunteer work, the team makes a positive impact in the community.
The Tigers led throughout most of the game, but a 3-pointer by the Buffaloes' Brittany Spears sent the game to overtime.
Leading scorer Jessra Johnson normally starts for the Missouri women's basketball team. She responded well coming off the bench Tuesday, scoring 17 and adding 11 rebounds. Christine Flores, the third leading scorer on the team, had in 11 points in just eight minutes of play.
Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein is in the final year of her contract and her team sits in last place in the Big 12 Conference standings.
The Missouri women's basketball team came out flat, falling behind by as many as 22 points. They were never able to recover and ended up losing 55-42 on Saturday at Iowa State.
The Missouri women's basketball team plays in one of the toughest conferences in the country. Seven teams are ranked in the AP Top 25 and nine are projected to be in the NCAA Tournament.