Phil Pressey had trouble scoring in his first two games when he returned to the court after breaking a bone in his shooting hand. But, after removing a protective glove from his right hand to start the second half, Pressey found his touch in Missouri's 91-89 overtime loss to Texas A&M on Saturday.
Nebraska’s game Wednesday at Missouri will be its last game in Columbia as part of the Big 12 Conference schedule. Although the Tigers lead the series, the Cornhuskers have upset the Tigers on several occasions.
Nebraska men's basketball coach Doc Sadler never shies away from sharing his opinion. Hear from the coach about how switching conferences affects or doesn't affect this season, and also about his impression of Missouri.
New Missouri women's basketball coach Robin Pingeton finally has a chance to coach in Big 12 Conference play. She got off to a good start with an upset win Saturday at Texas. Here’s some of her thoughts as the conference season begins.
Sophomore guard Trenee Thornton played a bigger role than the statistics show in the Tigers' upset victory Saturday at Texas.
MU freshman guard Kim English is getting used to starting while senior guard Matt Lawrence adapts to coming off the bench.
At this point, winning the Big 12 tournament is Missouri's only realistic shot at making the NCAA tournament. Mike Anderson has some experience with longshots, however, having served as an assistant coach with the 15-14 Arkansas Razorbacks that ran the table in the 2000 SEC tournament.
After breaking down each men’s basketball team in the Big 12 Conference, it’s must-win time for some teams hoping for a shot at the NCAA Tournament.
In his two seasons at Missouri, guard Keon Lawrence has had better statistics in Big 12 games than in non-conference games.
Missouri junior K-Kay Pickens has never played consistently as a member of the Tigers, but she stays positive through teaching and working with her teammates
The Cowboys have won games against three of the top-five teams in the Big 12.
Forward Justin Safford finds a place, and a musical pursuit, in his first year as a Tiger.
Former Tiger Ron Jones has trained his daughter Shakara, a freshman starter for the Missouri basketball team, since she was in the third grade.
Junior Alyssa Hollins was the only returning member of the Missouri women’s basketball team that averaged 10 minutes per game a year ago, and she's helped carry the team from day one.
Against Kansas, Anderson Jr., made a case that he is more than just the walk-on, coach’s son who plays the final minutes in a big win. He played six minutes, even with scholarship players available on the bench.
During the course of the season it has been obvious DeMarre Carroll is important to the Tigers, but since the suspension of five players last week, it has looked more and more like the Tigers are now Carroll’s team.
Columbia Police Sgt. Ken Hammond said the police are in the process of contacting guard Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons so that they can be questioned. They are not currently suspects in the incident at Athena Night Club that left Stefhon Hannah with a broken jaw.
Guards Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons were indefinitely suspended before Missouri’s 66-62 loss to Nebraska on Wednesday for breaking team rules. Team spokesman Dave Reiter said on Thursday that there is no word on when the suspensions will be over and he didn’t know when a decision would be made.
Senior Nicole Wilson makes a difficult transition from veteran volleyball star to first-year basketball player.
With five players suspended, Missouri's basketball team will need to find new ways to contend with Cornhuskers.