COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers didn’t have a lot of time to reflect after falling to one of the top teams in the country. And their schedule certainly didn’t get any easier.
South Carolina (20-2, 8-1 SEC) used a 23-6 run at the end of the opening half to build a 15-point lead and defeat the Tigers 78-62 on Sunday.
As if Missouri needed more obstacles to handle during this difficult stretch, the weather put one more in the Tigers’ path.
Aaron Harrison scored 21 points and James Young added 20 to help No. 11 Kentucky beat Missouri 84-79 on Saturday.
Frank Haith likens them to the Fab Five.
University of Missouri athletics director Mike Alden says the school's initial response to news reports about the suicide of a former swimmer who had said she was raped more than a year before her death could have been handled better.
Earnest Ross isn’t just a third wheel. The Missouri senior has consistently put up solid numbers throughout the season for the Tigers, who also happen to have two of the best guards in the Southeastern Conference.
You can call them skyscrapers. You can call them trees in a forest. Or you can call them the Kentucky Wildcats. There’s a multitude of ways you could describe the nation’s tallest team. With an average height of 79.3 inches — or 6-foot-7 with a smidge or two to spare — No. 11 Kentucky’s roster of towering athletes presents the Missouri Tigers (16-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) with maybe their toughest challenge of the season.
Bri Kulas scored 15 points and Missouri held off a rally from No. 16 Vanderbilt for a 59-54 victory Thursday night.
Two men arrested along with Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham have told police the estimated one pound of marijuana found in their car did not belong to the star football player.
Two men arrested along with Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham have told police the pound of marijuana found in their car did not belong to the star football player.
Jabari Brown will let his game do the talking.
There aren’t any holdovers from the Mike Anderson era on the Missouri Tigers’ roster. That doesn’t mean the emotions won’t be running high when Missouri (15-4, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) faces its former coach and the Arkansas Razorbacks (13-6, 2-4 SEC) at 6 p.m. today at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark.
The president of the University of Missouri system said Sunday he is seeking an independent review of how the university handled allegations from a swimmer that she had been sexually assaulted by a football player more than a year before she committed suicide.
Don’t blink. You might miss another Jabari Brown 3-pointer. Missouri’s junior sharpshooter continued his torrid shooting from beyond the arc, connecting on 4-of-6 attempts from long range to up his four-game total to 16-of-24 (67 percent), while scoring 24 points to lead the Tigers past the South Carolina Gamecocks 82-74 on Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.