MU Women's Basketball
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.
The Tigers' two point guards, freshman Lianna Doty and sophomore Kyley Simmons, have focused on reducing giveaways, and the new mindset contributed to two key victories at the end of the regular season.
Three members of the Missouri women's basketball team were recognized by the SEC on Tuesday for their achievements on the court, while a fourth player was honored for her community service.
The Missouri men's basketball team won two games this week, while the baseball and softball teams had games canceled because of snow.
The Missouri women's basketball team won its second straight game on Sunday, blowing out Alabama on the road, 88-64. The win gives Missouri the No. 10 seed in the SEC tournament.
With Missouri's victory over South Carolina on Thursday, the team guaranteed itself a .500 record and a likely Women's National Invitation Tournament bid.
Bri Kulas led the Tigers with 26 points and 12 rebounds in a 65-58 victory Thursday to become postseason eligible for the first time since 2007.
The victory improves the Tigers' chances of postseason play by moving their record to 16-13 overall and 5-10 in the Southeastern Conference.
On Thursday night, senior guard Sydney Crafton will play her last regular-season home game for the Tigers. Crafton says she's grown as a player and a person since coach Robin Pingeton took over.
The Missouri women's basketball team's 67-59 loss at Auburn on Sunday marks its fifth consecutive loss following the Tigers’ upset of then-No. 9 Tennessee on Feb. 3.
After its fourth straight loss Friday to LSU, the Missouri women's basketball team is heading to Auburn on Sunday seeking to bring its record to .500.
The Tigers lost 78-74 to LSU on Friday at Mizzou Arena. LSU scored 29 points off turnovers.
Missouri senior center Liz Smith was outsized by her defenders in Missouri's game against LSU, but she managed to score 15 points through quick maneuvers under the net, helping send the game to overtime. LSU asserted its physical advantage in the overtime period and Missouri lost its fourth straight game since upsetting No. 9 Tennessee on Feb. 3.
With a big win against Tennessee on Feb. 3, the Missouri's women basketball team pulled itself within one win of postseason eligibility. But the Tigers' offense has struggled in three straight losses since, and the players aren't sure how to fix the problem going into the team's final four games.