MU Women's Basketball
The MU women's basketball team took Oklahoma down to the final seconds Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena but lost. Tuesday, the Tigers get another chance to upset the Sooners in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament.
The madness officially starts up again this week. The women of the Big 12 Conference descend on Kansas City for the Big 12 Conference Tournament, running from Tuesday through Saturday at Municipal Auditorium.
When the Missouri women’s basketball team almost upset No. 11 Oklahoma on Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena, the home crowd was a factor. But it wasn’t because the arena was filled with loud, rowdy fans. Instead, the docile crowd of 1,228 fans made little noise in the close contest, which threw the Sooners off their game.
The MU women’s basketball team traveled to Boulder, Colo., for its regular season finale, trying to win for the second time in three games and gain some momentum going into next week’s Big 12 Conference tournament.
Missouri junior K-Kay Pickens has never played consistently as a member of the Tigers, but she stays positive through teaching and working with her teammates
Jessra Johnson’s ability to keep the MU women's basketball team loose with her humor would be a great asset for any squad, but it’s especially good for a young Tigers team going through a rough season.
The Missouri women's basketball team's 81-52 loss to Kansas State gave the Tigers the second most losses in a season in program history.
The team will play their 1,000th game this Saturday.
Rebounding proved to be essential, as the MU women were outrebounded 48-28 in a 58-54 loss to Iowa State. A win would have given the Tigers their first back-to-back wins since December.
The Missouri women finish up the home portion of the schedule with a date against Iowa State, just three days after their first win since early January.
Former Tiger Ron Jones has trained his daughter Shakara, a freshman starter for the Missouri basketball team, since she was in the third grade.
Nobody thought it would be this long until the Tigers had that winning feeling again.
But for a season-high 2,704 fans who came out to see the Missouri women’s basketball team beat Kansas 62-59 on Sunday, in the latest installment of the Border Showdown at Mizzou Arena, the victory was more than welcome. Before the Tigers’ victory Sunday, their last win came on Jan. 12, when Tigers beat Texas Tech 68-59.
The Missouri women's basketball team is last in the Big 12 Conference in free-throw shooting percentage this season at 62.7 percent, and opponents have 91 more attempts and have made 111 more free throws than the Tigers.
MU junior guard Alyssa Hollins added another line to her resume on Thursday when she put in four 3-pointers in a loss at Nebraska to break the Missouri single-season 3-point record and the school’s career record.
The Missouri women’s basketball team heads to Lincoln determined to break a nine-game losing streak, and will have to avoid another collapse against the Huskers.
The Tigers worst shooting performance of the season doomed their chances against Kansas State.
Women's basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 conference, but solid play has lead to a position at the top of the rankings.
In a year where the Tigers have only one conference win and rank at or near the bottom of almost every major statistical category in the Big 12 Conference, the affinity and skill in firing the 3-point shot has kept the team in the thick of most games.