MU Women's Basketball

Liz Smith grows into center role for Missouri women's basketball

When the senior transferred to Missouri, she found herself riding the bench. After a year of waiting, Smith has grown into her role, becoming a key player for the undersized Tigers. 

Missouri women's basketball team loses to Mississippi State

Missouri lost to Mississippi State 61-56 after beating No. 9 Tennessee a week prior by a 17-point margin.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri basketball teams win at-home rematches

This week in Missouri sports, both men's and women's basketball went 1-1 in conference play. Both teams nabbed successful home games over teams who've beaten them on the road earlier in the season.

Poor 3-point shooting dooms Missouri in loss to Mississippi State

A week after upsetting Tennessee, the Missouri women's basketball team hosted Mississippi State, a team with a 2-7 record in conference play. But the Bulldogs were able to take away the Tigers' greatest weapon by holding them to 3 of 20 from 3-point range, and Missouri lost 61-56. 

Missouri women' basketball's postseason ambitions remain within reach

The Missouri women's basketball team's win over No. 9 Tennessee breeds hope for postseason opportunities.

Missouri women's basketball pushes for postseason chance

With important wins over Florida and Tennessee last week, the Missouri women's basketball team has renewed hope of reaching the postseason for the first time since 2007.

Win against Tennessee improves outlook for Missouri women's basketball

The Tigers' 80-63 upset victory over No. 9 Tennessee on Sunday gives them a 15-8 record and an opportunity to reach the postseason for the first time since 2007.

Missouri's Lianna Doty named SEC women's basketball Freshman of the Week

After the Tigers defeated Florida and No. 9 Tennessee, Missouri women's basketball freshman point guard Lianna Doty claimed Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honors.

Missouri women's basketball stuns No. 9 Tennessee 80-63

After a 45-point loss in Knoxville in January, the Missouri women's basketball team handed No. 9 Tennessee its first Southeastern Conference loss in a stunning 80-63 victory. It was the Tigers' first win against a Top 10 opponent since it knocked off Baylor in January 2010. 

Morgan Eye ties Missouri single-season 3-pointer record

Sophomore Morgan Eye tied the Missouri women's basketball single-season 3-pointer record in Missouri's 80-63 upset win against No. 9 Tennessee. Eye has made 90 3-pointers this season.

Eye meets the challenges of SEC defenses for Missouri women's basketball

Missouri's 3-point specialist Morgan Eye has embraced the challenge of the Southeastern Conference and is six 3-pointers away from the Missouri single-season record.

Missouri women's basketball holds off Florida at home

The Tigers saw leads as large as 12 points and deficits as large as seven points in a 69-64 victory Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri women's basketball coach sees growth in her team after Florida win

When the Tigers scored to pull ahead of Florida 66-64, Tigers coach Robin Pingeton thrust her arms into the air, still clutching her clipboard. "We talked about how our backs were against the wall and how we were going to respond," she said.

Missouri women's basketball player's funny side not always easy to see

The Tigers' Liene Priede grew up in Riga, Latvia and moved to the United States with aspirations to learn the language and play basketball. She has another dream as well — to become a comedian.

Women's basketball team loses to Texas A&M on the road

The Missouri women's basketball team lost 77-58 at Texas A&M on Sunday. Bri Kulas led the team in points with 12. Morgan Eye followed with nine.

Crafton works to be more aggressive for Missouri women's basketball team

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said she's seen growth in senior guard Sydney Crafton, but wants her to continue to be more aggressive in making drives to the basket.

Missouri women's basketball struggles with shot clock in loss to Arkansas

Shot clock trouble and turnovers doomed the Tigers on Thursday evening against Arkansas. Missouri fell to 13-7 and 2-4 in the Southeastern Conference in a 58-50 loss at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri women's basketball team hands win to Arkansas

Arkansas pulled to an early 12-2 lead. Missouri started out shooting 1-for-12. At halftime, Missouri had turned over the ball seven times. Sydney Crafton led the team with five points.

Seniors step up for Missouri women's basketball when it matters

Missouri’s seniors scored 10 of the team's last 13 points in the Tigers' first road win in the Southeastern Conference on Sunday at Mississippi.

Missouri women's basketball pulls out overtime road win at Ole Miss

At the end of a back-and-forth game, senior guard Sydney Crafton made a last-second free throw to deliver the Tigers a 73-72 victory at Ole Miss. Missouri, which has struggled away from Mizzou Arena, earned its first road win in the Southeastern Conference.