THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Men's basketball loses two games in a row; women's team wins second conference game
The men's basketball team lost two games in a row for the first time this season, losing to Kansas State by 10 points at Mizzou Arena before falling to Kansas in an 87-86 overtime thriller in Lawrence.
Missouri will need strong hitting and pitching to beat San Francisco ace and MLB prospect Kyle Zimmer.
Eric Anderson is fully recovered from shoulder surgery and will be on the mound for Missouri on Friday afternoon when the Tigers open the season against future Southeastern Conference opponent Auburn.
The Missouri baseball team was picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference in a preseason poll of the league's coaches.
Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson recalled games from his past at the First Pitch Dinner on Saturday.
Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium has been named one of 11 Field of the Year winners by the Sports Turf Managers Association.
This year, the Gold Team won the annual intrasquad series with a 4-1 record.
The Gold Team won 6-3 in Game 2 of the Missouri baseball team's Fall World Series on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.
The Gold team scored the go-ahead run off a sacrifice fly from Blake Brown in the top of the eighth.
The Missouri baseball team raised $12,496 for Joplin Little League baseball from two exhibition games it played against Iowa last weekend.
Larry Wyatt II, a 35-year-old Columbia native, has been attending Missouri baseball games since spring 1995.
The Tigers will host the Iowa Hawkeyes in two exhibition games this weekend at Taylor Stadium to raise money for the Joplin Little League.
Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson coached the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 3-0 record over Independence Day weekend. The team is currently 9-1.
Sophomore outfielder Blake Brown will play in the 2011 California Collegiate League All-Star Game July 13 in Glendale, Calif. He is playing this summer with the Santa Barbara Foresters.
Aaron Crow will represent the Kansas City Royals in the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game July 12. This is the second straight year a Missouri player was chosen.
Missouri pitcher Eric Anderson picked up a win Sunday for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in a 4-1 victory over the North Shore Navigators of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.
With more permanent selections joining the national team after the College World Series, there’s no guarantee that Missouri pitcher Eric Anderson will stay with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team for more than one start.
In all, four Tigers have been selected the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft.
Junior right-hander Matt Stites is the first current Missouri Tiger drafted in this year's MLB Draft. He went 533rd overall.