MU Women's Basketball
Liene Priede, a senior guard for the Tigers, said basketball has given her opportunities to learn about different cultures.
Missouri's defense was strong, forcing 32 turnovers and holding Lindenwood to 31 percent shooting from the field in a 88-46 exhibition victory Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
As the team heads into its regular season, the Tigers will look to the underclassmen to help the inexperienced team settle in.
Crafton stepped up to lead the Tigers with 28 points in a 75-50 victory over Lincoln University on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena in the team's season-opening exhibition game.
Pat Summitt isn't coaching anymore, Tennessee isn't favored to win the league, and five Southeastern Conference teams are ranked ahead of the Volunteers in the Top 25.
In her third year as Missouri's coach, Robin Pingeton has a team full of her own recruits. Although the team is undersized, her focus on recruiting speedy shooters will allow her to use a fast-paced offense she's more comfortable with.
Twelve of Missouri’s 13 players have been with the program for one year or less, making this season's Tigers the youngest team coach Robin Pingeton has ever had.
Holly Warlick inherits the Tennessee program from iconic Pat Summitt at a time when Kentucky appears to have climbed to the top in a changing power structure of Southeastern Conference women's basketball.
Friday night marked Mizzou Madness, a combined men's and women's basketball event at Mizzou Arena that featured scrimmages, skills competitions and a dunk contest.
The Missouri women's basketball team played in front of the fans at Mizzou Arena for the first time this year on Friday night at the Mizzou Madness event. Although twelve of the thirteen players on the roster have played for Missouri for one year or less, coach Robin Pingeton is optimistic about the team's talent and depth.
The Missouri women's basketball team will play six games on regional and national television this season.
Flores was one of three Big 12 players selected to the draft. Missouri senior BreAnna Brock was also a prospect, but she was not drafted.
Sophomores Maggie Flynn, Tori Niemann and Paige Spietz were all granted their release from the team.
Cindy Stein, who coached Missouri women's basketball for 12 seasons, was hired Tuesday as the women's basketball coach at Illinois Central College, the Peoria Journal Star reports.
With three seniors graduating, coach Robin Pingeton is looking to the future with new recruits and Missouri's transition to the Southeastern Conference.
Maddie Stock, a 6-foot-1 guard at St. Joseph's Academy in St. Louis, signed a letter of intent to play for the Missouri women's basketball team next season.
Missouri graduates its two leading scorers in Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock, but coach Robin Pingeton remains excited about her returning players.
Missouri lost 70-59 to No. 2-seeded Oklahoma on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City. Senior Christine Flores led the Tigers with 18 points.
The Tigers nearly blew a 22-point lead but held on for a 72-68 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday in Kansas City.
Christine Flores, a senior on the Missouri women's basketball team, has learned valuable lessons from coach Robin Pingeton that extends beyond basketball.