Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.
There’s no sense in denying it. The stakes are extremely high. A pair of bubble teams desperately fighting for a spot in the NCAA Tournament meet at 3 p.m. today as Missouri (21-9, 19-8 Southeastern Conference) travels to take on Tennessee (19-11, 10-7 SEC) in Knoxville, Tenn. (ESPN-TV).
Gary Pinkel is going to be around for awhile.
Smiles came easily after Missouri escaped with a 57-56 win against Texas A&M on Wednesday. Ross converted two free throws with 7.3 seconds remaining to give Missouri its first lead of the night after being honored before the game for Senior Night.
Kendra Grant scored 17 points, Martha Alwal added 16 and Mississippi State beat Missouri 73-70 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
Four-year seniors have become a luxury in NCAA Division I college basketball, thanks in part to a steady rise in transfers, early departures to the NBA and the influx of one-and-done players that jet to the NBA after just one year in college.
It could get a little ugly tonight at Mizzou Arena. Regardless of whether Missouri wins or loses. That’s because the Texas A&M Aggies (17-12, 8-8 Southeastern Conference) are coming to town for a 7 p.m. tipoff (no local TV). A former Big 12 rival of Missouri (20-9, 8-8 SEC), the Aggies don’t exactly play the most exciting brand of basketball.
After boasting a streak of 15 consecutive shutout innings, Missouri right-hander Brett Graves was named Co-Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday.
The Missouri baseball team went 1-1 in action Saturday at the Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational.
The Missouri Tigers went a perfect 5-0 during their appearance at the Citrus Classic over the weekend.
Keanau Post has always had potential. The junior-college transfer finally unleashed it Saturday afternoon.
Frank Haith doesn’t think the bubble has burst quite yet.
Jabari Brown and Jordan Clarkson have lit up the scoreboard for the Missouri Tigers this season, as the junior duo has combined to score 52 percent of Missouri’s points.
ATHENS, Ga. — Charles Mann scored 19 points, Marcus Thornton added 15 and Georgia won its second straight game with a 71-56 victory against Missouri on Tuesday night.
Former PGA champion Steve Elkington caused more outrage Tuesday on Twitter when he made a disparaging remark about Missouri defensive end Michael Sam while trying to criticize media coverage that refers to him as gay.