MU Women's Basketball
Despite a sluggish first-half performance, Missouri held Southeast Missouri State to one 2-pointer in the first seven minutes of the second half and forced 21 turnovers over the course of the game to claim a 62-57 victory Thursday night.
Born and raised in Mercer, Sierra Michaelis broke multiple records on her way to becoming 2013 Miss Show-Me Basketball. Now, Missouri's freshman guard must transition from high school basketball to Division I competition.
Four players scored in double digits as the Missouri women's basketball team beat Evansville 78-43 at Mizzou Arena on Thursday night.
In the first two games of the season, the Missouri women's basketball team's bench has outscored its opponent's benches 51-20. Coach Robin Pingeton isn't surprised.
Team defense led the Missouri women's basketball team to victory in its home opener against SIU-Edwardsville. Highlighted by Morgan Stock's three-point shooting, the bench scored 31 of the team's 59 points.
Last year, Missouri's 17 wins marked its highest total since the 2006-07 season. One year later, Missouri features one of the Southeastern Conference's younger teams. Fourth-year coach Robin Pingeton expects her team to show signs of their youth early in Friday's competition.
Missouri won 79-53 against the Quincy Hawks in Tuesday's exhibition women's basketball game.
Missouri's women's basketball joins new and old faces and looks toward the next few weeks of games.
The NCAA women's basketball committee will meet next week in Nashville, Tenn., site of the 2014 Final Four, to discuss the recommendations.
Morgan Eye is one of 31 student-athletes invited and will attend the tryouts. The final team will consist of 12 members, and training camp will begin on June 25.
Former Missouri women's basketball associate head coach Randy Norton, who had been on coach Robin Pingeton's staff for the past 10 seasons, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Morgan Eye, the Missouri women's basketball team's resident 3-point specialist, received an invitation to USA Basketball tryouts set for May in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sophomore Kyley Simmons, who split time at the point guard position with freshman Lianna Doty this season, will transfer from the Tigers' women's basketball program, the team announced Monday.
After a heartbreaking WNIT loss last Wednesday, Tigers coach Robin Pingeton took some time to look forward to her fourth year at Missouri. A majority of the Tigers' core will be returning for the team's second year in the Southeastern Conference.
Tigers junior forward Bri Kulas played well enough to convince coach Robin Pingeton to put the ball in her hands for the potential game-tying shot. But it wasn't enough.
The Tigers went cold for the last four minutes of their WNIT game against Eastern Illinois, overtaken with just seconds to play in a 60-58 loss Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.
For the Tigers' seniors, being selected to play in this season's WNIT meant an opportunity to play for fans once more at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri women's basketball team will make its first postseason appearance since 2007 after receiving a bid to play in the WNIT on Monday night.
The Missouri women's basketball team will play in the postseason for the first time since 2007 after receiving a bid Monday night to the Women's National Invitation Tournament.
Vanderbilt took away Missouri's lead in the second half with an 18-0 run.