By Nick Kelly | Dec. 7, 2016
Cullen VanLeer, a sophomore guard on the Missouri men’s basketball team, has helped his young teammates transition to Southeastern Conference basketball.
By Theo DeRosa | Dec. 7, 2016
Mizzou scored 55 points in the second half; Miami had 55 for the game.
By Peter Baugh | Nov. 26, 2016
Kevin Puryear: “Anything that we can do, we’re going to do for them.”
By Brendan Lavell | Nov. 26, 2016
Frankie Hughes and the Tigers provide hope for future but still need to shore up several areas of weakness.
By Nick Kelly | Nov. 15, 2016
Mizzou men’s basketball’s Ryan Reist and Nick Michael tag team teaching their players to attack, compete together
By Eli Lederman | Nov. 15, 2016
After a tight win Friday, the Tigers headed to Lincoln to renew an old rivalry with the Huskers.
By Theo DeRosa | Nov. 15, 2016
The two freshmen on Missouri’s basketball team have known each other since they were toddlers.
By Titus Wu | Nov. 12, 2016
Lianna Doty had a career-high seven steals in the first round of the Preseason WNIT tournament.
By Brendan Lavell | Nov. 8, 2016
To keep his job, Anderson needs to prove he can teach a young Missouri men’s basketball team how to grow together.
By Nick Kelly | Nov. 5, 2016
The Tigers defeated the Mules, a Division-II team, 66-59 on Friday.
By Nick Kelly | Sept. 19, 2016
C.J. Roberts announced his verbal commitment Monday.
By Alec Lewis | Aug. 19, 2016
Emanuel Dildy comes to the Tigers from Loyola Chicago, where he coached for three years.
By Peter Baugh | Aug. 2, 2016
However, the Tigers’ postseason ban has ended.
By Alec Lewis | July 29, 2016
St. Louis Eagles president Tim Holloway: “One would say from the outside looking in that something is going on.”
By Alec Lewis | July 27, 2016
Terrence Phillips: “Strength and conditioning has been times 40. That’s no exaggeration.”
By Alec Lewis | May 8, 2016
From Michael Porter Sr.’s perspective, this was a no-brainer. That's why, when he turned down the same position last year, many were surprised.
By Tyler Kraft | May 3, 2016
Both the football and men’s basketball teams finished with losing records.
By Alec Lewis | May 1, 2016
UNC coach Roy Williams: “The toughness that you saw in Norm, his team adopted that.”
By Peter Baugh | March 18, 2016
The St. Louis native is rated the No. 2 player in the high school class of 2016.
By Alec Lewis | Feb. 24, 2016
Laurence Bowers: “I have the ultimate respect for a guy that can deal with coaching changes, up-and-down seasons, and the recent infractions, the way that Burg has.”
By Tyler Kraft | Feb. 23, 2016
Missouri’s underclassmen gave glimpses of what they could become in the future.
By Jordan Kodner | Feb. 13, 2016
Missouri basketball team rallies together to not only end a nine-game losing streak that started Jan. 9, but also support assistant coach Brad Loos and his family in their time of need.
By The Maneater Staff | Feb. 12, 2016
Missouri women's basketball takes down Alabama at home with a score of 63-52. Check out our sideline gallery.
By Tyler Kraft | Feb. 2, 2016
While Missouri may be seen like a team of the future, the present is becoming increasingly painful.
By Alec Lewis | Jan. 31, 2016
A Kansas fan: “I've always been a big fan of the rivalry, I really have. But when they moved out of the Big 12... It was like, good riddance.”
By Tyler Kraft | Jan. 30, 2016
How the Tigers can break their five-game losing streak Saturday.
By Alec Lewis | Jan. 27, 2016
Coach Kim Anderson called the freshmen “a core group of our program.” And in ample terms, the core of the group is Kevin Puryear.
By Elane Edwards | Jan. 19, 2016
Columnist Elane Edwards explains why this semester is already testing our “tiger pride.”
By Bruno Vernaschi | Jan. 15, 2016
Kim Anderson: “I would say I'm embarrassed.”
By Tyler Kraft | Jan. 7, 2016
Missouri unable to keep up with sharp-shooting Georgia offense in first SEC conference game.
By Alec Lewis | Jan. 3, 2016
Kim Anderson: “Wes (Clark) has done that these last two to three games. It's certainly a big boost to us. I'm glad to see him have success.”
Posted to Sports Blog by Tyler Kraft on Jan. 2, 2016 at 12:37 p.m.
The Missouri men’s basketball team must have thought they were gifted a late Christmas present when they saw they were playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night. The Golden Lions entered Mizzou Arena riding a six-game losing skid and a 2-11 record. It was just what the Tigers needed to ...
By Alexzandria Churchill | Jan. 2, 2016
The team’s 13-0 start marks a perfect non-conference schedule.
Posted to Sports Blog by Tyler Kraft on Dec. 13, 2015 at 11:00 p.m.
To put it lightly, it was a rough weekend for the Missouri men’s basketball team. After a plane malfunction Saturday forced the team to make a nine-hour pit stop in Lubbock, Texas, the team finally arrived in Tucson to take on the 13th-ranked Arizona Wildcats. Unfortunately for the Tigers ...
By Alexzandria Churchill | Dec. 13, 2015
The team’s single-digit victory boosts its undefeated record to 10-0.
By Zach Stoner | Dec. 9, 2015
The Tigers have tied their best-ever start.
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Nov. 30, 2015 at 3:18 p.m.
Over the weekend, the Mizzou women’s basketball team kicked off the Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic in Moraga, California, by facing an opponent they’d never played before: Northeastern. But the unfamiliarity with the Huskies play did not limit the Tigers’ success. Shooting 48 percent from the field and over ...
Sports Blog: Missouri basketball crushed by Kansas State, 66-42
Posted to Sports Blog by Tyler Kraft on Nov. 23, 2015 at 9:10 p.m.
It was a return to their Big 12 days for the Missouri men’s basketball team Monday night. The Tigers took on Kansas State as part of the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic. It was the 236th meeting all time between the two squads. This time, the Wildcats ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 22, 2015
Cunningham went for 42 points Sunday night to break Missouri basketball’s single-game scoring record.
Posted to Sports Blog by Alexzandria Churchill on Nov. 19, 2015 at 9:46 p.m.
Wichita State is a team with a tradition of winning. They know what it takes, according to Mizzou coach Robin Pingeton. On Wednesday night, Wichita State lost sight of their tradition when the Tigers came to town. After starting the game on a 10-0 run, the basketball team went on ...
By Tyler Kraft | Nov. 18, 2015
The Tigers are putting up offensive numbers unforeseen at the beginning of the year.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Nov. 18, 2015
Basketball team defends “Our Town, Our Team” in UAPB win, 85-34.
By Alec Lewis | Nov. 14, 2015
Outside of last year’s 21-point performance by Teki Gill Caesar, Mizzou hasn’t had a 20-point outing by a freshman like Kevin Puryear’s tonight since Jevon Crudup in 1990.
By Tyler Kraft | Nov. 7, 2015
Freshmen come up big in exhibition win against Missouri Western.
By Alexzandria Churchill | Oct. 28, 2015
Loos family receives support through tweets, texts and T-shirts as daughter Rhyan fights neuroblastoma.
By Peter Baugh | Oct. 28, 2015
The record-setting shooter is working with the Tigers as a graduate assistant coach.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 28, 2015
Kevin Puryear: “I have to be ready to play. There’s no excuses. I gotta be ready to play whenever.”
By Alec Lewis | Oct. 28, 2015
Shamburger led Missouri’s basketball team in assists last year averaging 3.9 per game and was fourth in points per game with 8.8.
By Alec Lewis | Oct. 28, 2015
Robin Pingeton: “You never know what that learning curve is going to look like. But both (Porter and Doty) are making great strides, which is great to see.”
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 28, 2015
Robin Pingeton: “The key is recruiting the right kind of kids that have great leadership skills and are truly invested in what we’re trying to get done as a program.”
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 28, 2015
Aside from three sets of sisters, the Tigers also have a 14-1 record.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 6, 2015
From show business to sports to journalism and more, former Tigers represent MU across the country.
By Alec Lewis | Aug. 12, 2015
The Tigers will look to improve on their 6-7 record against non-conference teams last year.
By Andrew McCulloch | July 15, 2015
Gill-Caesar averaged 9.1 points and 3.0 rebounds last season.
By Bruno Vernaschi | July 8, 2015
DeMarre Carroll: “I want to help the kids’ confidence … and let them know that the harder you work, the more successful you’ll be.”
By Will Jarvis | June 3, 2015
The sophomore averaged a team-best 11.9 points per game during the 2014-15 season.
By Daniel Witt | May 6, 2015
It’s safe to say Anderson’s first season didn’t go as expected.
By Jason Lowenthal | May 6, 2015
1. Football loses to Indiana, blown out by Georgia Missouri may have finished the season with a second consecutive division title in hand, but the season had its rough patches. It’s hard to forget about giving up nearly 500 yards and losing to a lowly Indiana team on parents ...
By Andrew McCulloch | May 5, 2015
The 2014-15 NBA season has made for excellent theater with the return of LeBron to Cleveland, the emergence of the Splash Brothers in Golden State and the dismantling of a dynasty in South Beach. And with the Miami Heat missing out on the postseason and the San Antonio Spurs being ...
By Daniel Witt | April 15, 2015
Offense and individual skills will be focused on during the offseason.
By Daniel Witt | April 8, 2015
The junior guard will graduate in May and pursue graduate studies elsewhere.
By Will Jarvis | April 8, 2015
I’ve never seen my best friend cry. I should rephrase that. I had never seen my best friend cry. That changed Monday night. Sitting in the stairwell of his University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity house, I tried to help him find positives. The Badgers beat undefeated Kentucky. They won the ...
By Andrew McCulloch | April 1, 2015
With March winding down and the Final Four field set, the NCAA is ready to crown a champion. But unless you’re a student, fan or alumnus of one of the four teams left standing, there’s only one thing that still matters: your bracket. Two weeks ago, whenever the ...
By Daniel Witt | April 1, 2015
Missouri fans can now anticipate the gold Nike Mizzou basketball jerseys with No. 3 on the back to be on clearance at the campus bookstore. Sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III, arguably the current face of Mizzou basketball, is expected to transfer from Mizzou. He has already notified head coach Kim ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | April 1, 2015
While many students went on exotic vacations or sat on the couch during spring break, Missouri athletes were hard at work. From wrestling and swimming national championship appearances to women’s basketball’s postseason efforts and baseball’s tough matchups, the week was filled with highs and lows in Mizzou ...
By Daniel Schmidt | April 1, 2015
Like most people, I enjoy the unpredictability that comes with March Madness. That's why I don't listen to the talking heads when I'm filling out my bracket; they don't know any more than you or I do. There is certain criteria, though, that I do adhere ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on March 28, 2015 at 4:50 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team (19-14) concluded its season Thursday night in the third round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament with a loss against Michigan (19-14) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While the momentum was switching constantly during the first half, the Tigers went into the second half ...
By Daniel Schmidt | March 18, 2015
I sat down with Mizzou junior forward Ryan Rosburg for an exclusive Q&A about beaches, basketball and babes. Daniel Schmidt: Ryan I really appreciate you taking the time to sit down with me. I know we're both busy, what with me catching up on freshman gen ed's ...
By Bobby Ceresia | March 18, 2015
Mizzou has not lost a game against Northern Iowa in the history of the two teams.
By Daniel Witt | March 11, 2015
The Tigers have a treacherous road ahead of them in Nashville.
By Will Jarvis | March 4, 2015
All five freshmen were suspended at one point or another.
By Daniel Witt | March 4, 2015
Senior guard has 21 points on Senior Night, hits game-winner with 10 seconds left.
By Daniel Schmidt | March 4, 2015
Your Missouri Tigers men's basketball team has had a tough season under first-year head coach Kim Anderson. This was expected. There's a lot of youth on the team, and this is Anderson's first year at the helm of a Division I team. For example, during my glorious ...
By Daniel Witt | March 4, 2015
The freshman forward “hit a wall” earlier this season.
Sports Blog: Tigers come back to Earth, get blown out by Bulldogs
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on March 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
It was fun while it lasted. In their first game since beating the Florida Gators 64-52 on Tuesday night, the Missouri Tigers came back to Earth against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. They lost, and they lost by a lot. Georgia had 41 points at the half. Missouri would go ...
By Bobby Ceresia | March 1, 2015
Mizzou’s defense only allowed 11 baskets in the first half.
Sports Blog: Tigers win on buzzer-beater triple
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Feb. 27, 2015 at 12:48 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team (16-12, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) has always played by the motto “everything matters.” In no game this season has that been more true than this one. With less than one second left on the clock and the Tigers trailing No. 12 Texas A&M (22-7 ...
By Will Jarvis | Feb. 25, 2015
After the Tigers broke the program record for consecutive losses, The Maneater broke down every one.
By Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 25, 2015
Fowler’s senior season has been her highest yet in almost every statistical category.
By Daniel Schmidt | Feb. 25, 2015
Storming the court. It's meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime type of thing. Something you get to tell people. “Yeah I was there and yeah, it was incredible.” I'll never forget when dozens of MQP faithful stormed the court in eighth grade after the mighty Eagles of MQP felled ...
By Michael Natelli | Feb. 25, 2015
Namon Wright scored 28 to lead the Tigers over Florida Gators.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Feb. 25, 2015
Ask Missouri women’s basketball senior guard Morgan Eye about any of her teammates and she’ll give you a rousing review. Junior guard Juanita Robinson: “Mature.” Senior forward Bree Fowler? “Most athletic person on the team.” Sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis “can do anything under the basket.” Sophomore forward Jordan ...
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Razorbacks, run losing to 12 games
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Feb. 19, 2015 at 3:31 p.m.
If Missouri and Arkansas want to sell this rivalry, they’re going to have to play better games than this. The Tigers’ basketball team dropped their 12th straight game on Wednesday night, tying a program record that hasn’t been matched since the 1966-67 season. This is the second time ...
By Daniel Witt | Feb. 18, 2015
Keith Shamburger and Wes Clark shared the backcourt this season, and an apartment.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Feb. 18, 2015
The forward remains on the team following disciplinary issues in October.
By Daniel Schmidt | Feb. 18, 2015
Growing up playing basketball, there is one thing you and your friends practice in the driveway more than hitting a buzzer-beater to win a championship. And that is dunking. Dunking on a 7-foot rim with a mini-basketball, to be more precise. I remember hours and hours in Clark Randall's ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 18, 2015
Michaelis scored an SEC-high 28 points against Alabama last week.
By Andrew McCulloch | Feb. 18, 2015
This past weekend, the NBA took its biggest event to the biggest stage. The world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, played host to basketball’s most infamous game, the NBA All-Star Game. It’s a chance for the game’s true stars to gather on a global stage ...
By Daniel Witt | Feb. 15, 2015
Mizzou basketball loses 11th consecutive contest.
Sports Blog: Michaelis goes for 28, Mizzou falls to Alabama 67-64
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Feb. 13, 2015 at 11:09 a.m.
It’s tough to imagine how sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis is feeling. Missouri women’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker to Alabama on Thursday night, with a last-minute push by the Crimson Tide leading to a 67-64 loss for the Tigers. But Michaelis had the greatest performance of her collegiate career ...
By Will Jarvis | Feb. 11, 2015
Anderson: “Can I teach these guys? I don’t know. But I’m damn sure going to try.”
By Michael Natelli | Feb. 11, 2015
Missouri dropped its 10th straight game as its starting guard suffered a gruesome injury.
By Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 11, 2015
Maddie Stock is coming off a career-high 23-point game against Auburn.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Feb. 11, 2015
Hudyn has reached both her first career start and a career-high in points in her last three games.
By Michael Natelli | Feb. 8, 2015
As another game ends in a loss, Missouri now sits one game from a double-digit losing streak.
By Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 6, 2015
Mizzou let up 21 turnovers, of which the Aggies scored 17 of their points off.
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Feb. 5, 2015 at 1:00 a.m.
That’s eight in a row. I’m running out of fingers. In what has started to feel like somewhat of a routine, Missouri suffered another conference loss on Wednesday night at the hands of Alabama. Despite strong individual efforts from seniors Keanau Post (11 points) and Keith Shamburger (11 ...
Sports Blog: Anderson: Isabell to miss more time
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Feb. 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Missouri coach Kim Anderson said Tuesday that freshman guard Tramaine Isabell “will continue to be withheld from competition.” Isabell was kept out of Saturday’s game for what Anderson described as “unacceptable” behavior towards teammates and coaches. Anderson did not specify how long Isabell will be out, but he did ...
By Will Jarvis | Feb. 4, 2015
With a 7-14 record and last place in the SEC, the lack of leadership is evident.
By Will Jarvis | Jan. 31, 2015
The Tigers shot 31.1 percent FG, falling to 1-7 in SEC play
Sports Blog: Mizzou women’s basketball crushes Florida Gators
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 30, 2015 at 1:13 a.m.
It was deja vu tonight for the Florida women’s basketball team. Missouri (12-9, 2-6 SEC) snagged both its second Southeastern Conference win and its second win against the Florida Gators (10-11, 2-6 SEC). Mizzou had previously beaten the Gators by 19 points Jan. 11. With a final score of ...
By Will Jarvis | Jan. 30, 2015
With his dad in the stands, the third-year forward had one of his best performances of the season.
By Daniel Witt | Jan. 30, 2015
Undefeated Wildcats continue winning ways in a packed Mizzou Arena.
By Daniel Witt | Jan. 28, 2015
Former and current Tigers supported Wes Clark following two missed free throws in game’s final seconds.
By Daniel Schmidt | Jan. 28, 2015
Wes Clark may have missed his free throws, but he secured my heart.
By Michael Natelli | Jan. 28, 2015
After a three-point win against Ole Miss and an overtime win against Texas A&M, the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team came home to Rupp Arena to flip a switch and blow Missouri out of the water. The 49-point deficit in the Wildcats’ 86-37 win surpassed the total number ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Jan. 28, 2015
The SEC has six different teams in the AP Top 25 Poll, including three in the top-10 and the number one spot.
By Bobby Ceresia | Jan. 26, 2015
The Tigers had 22 turnovers, twice as many as the Wildcats.
By Daniel Witt | Jan. 24, 2015
Arkansas coach wins first game at Mizzou Arena since his abrupt departure.
By Will Jarvis | Jan. 24, 2015
Missouri was unable to finish the game when it came down to the wire.
By Daniel Witt | Jan. 21, 2015
Missouri remains winless on the road after loss in College Station.
By Will Jarvis | Jan. 21, 2015
Shamburger leads the Tigers in minutes, assists and free throw percentage.
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Jan. 18, 2015 at 1:00 a.m.
They’ll get there. They’re just not there yet. Missouri’s “young team” status was on display on Saturday at home as a late rally by the Tigers was canceled out by a 13-5 run by Tennessee to finish the game. Down 37-29 midway through the second half, the ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 16, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
Going into Thursday night’s game, the South Carolina women’s basketball team was undefeated and ranked number one in the nation. Leaving the court after a low-scoring 60-49 win against Missouri, those statements still stand. However, unranked Mizzou (11-7, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) put up an incredible defensive effort and ...
Sports Blog: Reaction: No. 1 Wildcats rout Tigers
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Jan. 13, 2015 at 11:00 p.m.
Missouri men’s basketball took to Lexington to face off against undefeated No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday night in a game that reminded this reporter of Warner Brothers’ 1996 basketball film “Space Jam.” The Tigers, ranked 163 in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball Rating Percentage Index, were the ...
Sports Blog: Missouri takes down Florida, ends cold streak
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Jan. 11, 2015 at 8:23 p.m.
The cold streak is over. After losing its last four games, the Missouri women’s basketball team beat out Florida at home Sunday evening. The Tigers were led by senior guard Morgan Eye’s four 3-pointers and six free throws as well as junior guard Maddie Stock’s 13 points ...
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Auburn in second conference game
Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Jan. 10, 2015 at 10:00 p.m.
It was a shootout in the Alabama plains Saturday night. Jump shots and trash talking were rampant as Auburn took down Missouri men’s basketball team 85-79 at home. The Tigers attempted 61 field goals and 27 three-pointers, scoring a season-high 79 points. Despite the offensive success, the defense struggled ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou downs LSU in overtime
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Jan. 8, 2015 at 10:04 p.m.
It was everything we expected out of the Tigers this season: grit, effort, well-roundedness, defense — and inconsistency. Missouri played like the good, inexperienced team it is against Louisiana State on Thursday night. On multiple occasions the Tigers dominated the scoring like a tournament-level team, and at times they gave up ...
Sports Blog: Tigers fall in Georgia, drop fourth straight
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 8, 2015 at 10:00 p.m.
Despite a season-high nine points by junior guard Morgan Stock and another strong performance by sophomore forward Jordan Frericks, Missouri women’s basketball fell to 10-6 against No. 20 Georgia (14-2). Both teams got off to quick starts, but Georgia was the dominant team from the opening tip-off. The Tigers ...
Sports Blog: Missouri drops tough contest yet again
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Jan. 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
The Tigers have hit a rough patch. The Missouri women’s basketball team dropped its home conference opener against No. 17 Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon, 53-47. The Bulldogs came into the game undefeated following a victory over No. 19 Georgia. The loss was the Tigers’ third straight defeat after ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou lands three-star PG Terrence Phillips
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Jan. 3, 2015 at 10:42 p.m.
Three-star point guard Terrence Phillips (Oak Hill, Virginia) announced Saturday that he has committed to the Missouri men’s basketball team. Phillips visited Mizzou’s campus Saturday during the team’s home game against Lipscomb. Mizzou baby! pic.twitter.com/WsxXqL6jwK— Terrence Phillips (@FloorGeneral03) January 4, 2015 Phillips’ commitment served ...
Sports Blog: Tigers prevail against Lipscomb
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Jan. 3, 2015 at 8:02 p.m.
Following two heartbreaking losses in which the Missouri men’s basketball team lost by a combined five points, the Tigers prevailed Saturday in Columbia with a 12-point victory. Mizzou defeated Lipscomb 72-60 at the Mizzou Arena, capping off non-conference play for the Tigers. The trey-happy Bisons, who rank 14th in ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Jan. 3, 2015 at 12:09 a.m.
Despite huge individual performances, Missouri (10-4) failed to keep its lead against the No. 8 Tennessee Lady Vols (11-2), losing its Southeastern Conference opener, 63-53. Senior guard Morgan Eye put up most of the Tigers’ points from distance, tallying up five 3-pointers, including a notable shot from 30 feet out ...
Sports Blog: Reaction: Tigers lose thriller in KC
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Dec. 31, 2014 at 12:45 a.m.
Tuesday night left Missouri basketball fans with sweaty palms and a racing, but disappointed, heart. Here’s how it all went down: Just 10 days after suffering a heartbreaking loss at the buzzer to Illinois, Missouri hit its own last-second shot. The Tigers capitalized on a crucial missed free throw ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou falls to Missouri State in Kansas City
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Dec. 30, 2014 at 7:57 p.m.
The final 30 seconds of the contest between Missouri and Missouri State’s women’s basketball teams in Kansas City summarized the entirety of the game. Down just three points, the Tigers fouled Aubrey Buckley. Buckley missed both of her free throws, but Mizzou was unable to recover the second ...
Sports Blog: Bri Porter suffers season-ending injury
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Dec. 23, 2014 at 4:08 p.m.
During Missouri's 74-65 win over Tennessee-Martin on Monday, freshman forward Bri Porter went down, clutching her left knee and screaming in anguish. After having an MRI done on Tuesday morning, Porter said in a message that it’s an anterior cruciate ligament tear, making it her fourth. Porter suffered ...
Sports Blog: Standouts lead Tigers to victory over Wake Forest
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Dec. 20, 2014 at 6:18 p.m.
On Dec. 17, Missouri women’s basketball coach Robin Pingeton said the upcoming game against Wake Forest would “definitely be a challenge.” But if you were watching sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis and junior guard Juanita Robinson, the baskets seemed to come effortlessly. Both Michaelis and Robinson achieved career highs in ...
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 20, 2014
Illinois Rayvonte Rice hit a 3-pointer to win the game.
By Will Jarvis | Dec. 20, 2014
“I’m going to tell them ahead of time,” Anderson said. “But when they walk out on the floor, they’re going to see this is a pretty big game with an NCAA Tournament atmosphere.”
By Bobby Ceresia | Dec. 18, 2014
At starting forward last game, Bree Fowler grabbed a career-high eight rebounds.
Sports Blog: Signs point to Steckel leaving Mizzou
Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on Dec. 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Lyndal Scranton of the News-Leader is reporting that Missouri defensive coordinator and associate head coach Dave Steckel will leave the team to become the next head coach at Missouri State. Missouri State has called a news conference for 5 p.m. Sunday to announce its new head coach, and many ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Dec. 13, 2014
Despite a 17-point deficit, the Tigers came back to win in the last minutes
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 13, 2014
Despite 13 points by freshman Gant, Tigers fall at home.
By Will Jarvis | Dec. 11, 2014
D’Angelo Allen scored a career-high 12 points while Keith Shamburger hit nine out of nine free throws.
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 11, 2014
“I really think what this team needs is something good to happen,” Kim Anderson said.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Dec. 9, 2014
Late in the second half of Missouri’s 74-50 win over Saint Louis on Monday night, senior guard Morgan Eye hit a 27-foot 3-pointer to extend the Tigers’ lead. She said she was “just kind of feeling it, so I just went for it.” The team’s go-to 3-point specialist ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Dec. 9, 2014
“I’ve learned what the SEC is about,” Frericks said. “I’ve learned how to prepare for the kinds of girls we’re going to face. It’s going to be physical; they’re quick. A lot of these teams are great.”
By Will Jarvis | Dec. 9, 2014
“I yelled at him tonight,” coach Kim Anderson said. “I said, ‘You’ve got to stop being such a nice guy. You’ve got to be a meaner guy.’ We need that.”
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 9, 2014
“We need to learn how to come out as a team and throw the first punch instead of being punched first,” sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III said.
Sports Blog: Missouri basketball falls to Bradley
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Dec. 6, 2014 at 11:00 p.m.
Sophomore forward Jordan Frericks led Missouri in scoring for a third straight game. But unlike the past two games, her performance didn’t result in a Tigers win. Mizzou fell to the Bradley 76-64, their second loss of the season. The two teams traded baskets early on, until the Braves ...
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 6, 2014
Tigers fall 82-63 to the Sooners.
By Bobby Ceresia | Dec. 3, 2014
Frericks put up her second double-double of the season.
By Daniel Witt | Dec. 2, 2014
Late three-pointers helped Mizzou come from behind.
Sports Blog: Tigers push past Milwaukee at home
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 30, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.
Hitting the program’s 100-win mark in Mizzou Arena history, Missouri women’s basketball took down Milwaukee 68-55 on Sunday afternoon. Mizzou controlled the majority of the game – holding a 16-point lead at the end of the first half and grabbing far more boards than the Panthers. Despite this, Milwaukee ...
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 26, 2014
Mizzou’s freshman guards carried the Tigers past the Silverswords.
Sports Blog: Reaction: Tigers blown out by Boilermakers in Maui
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Nov. 25, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Following Missouri's gritty 19-point loss to No. 3 Arizona on Monday, Mizzou fell to unranked Purdue 82-61 Tuesday in the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Here’s what we can take away from the loss: Still too many Tiger turnovers The Tigers committed nine turnovers in their horrific first half ...
Sports Blog: Missouri basketball takes first defeat of the season
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 24, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.
Despite a promising first half, the Missouri women's basketball team fell Sunday night in Honolulu to No. 14 California 70-82 in the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic. The first 20 minutes of the game were tight until the Golden Bears took a six-point lead with three minutes left. The ...
By Will Jarvis | Nov. 24, 2014
The Tigers had 17 turnovers in the 21-point loss to No. 3 Arizona.
Sports Blog: Missouri basketball dominates first game in Hawaii
Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Nov. 22, 2014 at 1:38 a.m.
The sun shone bright on Friday afternoon in Honolulu at the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic Friday, but the sophomore class of Missouri women’s basketball shone even brighter. Sophomore forward Kayla McDowell put up 11 points while sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis put up 14 points, a new career best ...
Sports Blog: “Ill”-Caesar leads Missouri over Oral Roberts
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 19, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.
It was a bounceback game for freshman guard Montaque Gill-Caesar. After shooting 4-for-13 and just 1-for-6 from beyond the arc in Sunday’s win against Valparaiso, Gill-Caesar came back to put up 19 points, including 12 from three-point range, on Wednesday against Oral Roberts. He led the Tigers in scoring ...
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 19, 2014
The starting lineup is seemingly set, with Clark and Allen standing out early.
By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 19, 2014
The Tigers most experienced point guard is out for the season.
By Daniel Schmidt | Nov. 19, 2014
The Tigers have made the extra pass against Valparaiso, which was a rarity in the Haith era.
By Will Jarvis | Nov. 19, 2014
Mizzou was eight-of-nine from beyond the arc in the second half.
By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 18, 2014
Two different plays summed up the entirety of the game. The first was when Missouri sophomore forward Jordan Frericks hit a layup within seconds of the start of the game. The second was when Southeastern Missouri State guard Jasmine Robinson stood under the basket with three Missouri players standing over ...
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 15, 2014
“Obviously we didn’t play very well," Anderson said.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 15, 2014
Senior guard Morgan Eye hit seven 3-pointers against the Leathernecks.
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2014
“That’s what they wanted when they brought me here: to score the ball and make shots,” Gill-Caesar said.
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2014
Slow start, Williams’ health highlights from UMSL scrimmage
Sports Blog: Mizzou signs Puryear, VanLeer to 2015 class
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Missouri coach Kim Anderson announced on Wednesday that Mizzou signed Class of 2015 recruits Cullen VanLeer and Kevin Puryear . Puryear and VanLeer are both considered to be three-star recruits by 247 Sports and gave the Tigers verbal commitments on Aug. 21 and Sept. 5, respectively. Wednesday, the sixth- and seventh-rated ...
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 12, 2014
The coaches take statistics of every shot taken every day.
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 12, 2014
Said Anderson of his time with Bob Knight: “That’s a free clinic.”
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 10, 2014
“(Doty’s) still going to bring great value to our team,” Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said. “As hard as this is, I’m really proud of her maturity and the way she’s handled this.”
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 8, 2014
Williams III returns as strong second half carries Tigers over Tritons
By Will Jarvis | Nov. 6, 2014
“I don’t think you can overemphasize defense,” redshirt junior Deuce Bello said.
By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 5, 2014
Senior guard Morgan Eye put up 17 points in the first half but didn’t shoot once in the second.
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 5, 2014
Big men to play big role on and off the court
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 4, 2014
The new Missouri men’s basketball coach has also had his team practice a zone defense.
By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 4, 2014
“I’ve never been on a team that has been this close before,” Michaelis said.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 4, 2014
Although Eye has has had a much more successful career than Fowler, the pair are set to lead side-by-side.
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 30, 2014
Williams III has been dealing with a meniscus tear since October.
Sports Blog: Anderson still mum on starters
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 29, 2014 at 1:04 a.m.
Missouri men’s basketball coach Kim Anderson was non-committal on his starting five this week, saying there are “seven or eight guys that have a chance to start.” “I’m not sure which way we’ll go yet,” Anderson said. “The competition’s been really good.” But while Anderson has ...
By The Maneater Staff | Oct. 29, 2014
Who are these guys? Kim Anderson is about to begin his first season as a Division I head coach. He’s taking the reins of the Tigers, who he played for in the 1970s. Mizzou loses 78 percent of its scoring from last season and will likely play five true ...
By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014
Coach Kim Anderson plans on using Bello in a number of positions.
By Michael Natelli | Oct. 29, 2014
The former Huntington Prep coach said “it was time” to make the leap.
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014
Kim Anderson played in the Hearnes Center in the 1970s. Now, 40 years later, he returns as a head coach.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 29, 2014
Robinson was a top-100 recruit coming out of high school.
By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014
“I’m looking forward to coaching these guys more than I am talking about it," he said.
By Michael Natelli | Oct. 29, 2014
On the weekend of October 17-20, the Missouri men’s basketball team took a retreat to Moberly, Missouri, to do some team bonding with the season less than a month away. The retreat was not announced, as coach Kim Anderson “wanted to keep it quiet,” with the goal being to ...
By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014
Arizona (Nov. 24 in Maui, Hawaii) The Tigers got the unlucky draw of facing Arizona in the opening round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational on Nov. 24. Arizona coach Sean Miller hopes to lead his team to another Elite Eight. And while the Wildcats lost their top two scorers ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Oct. 29, 2014
“Everyone brings a different piece offensively,” Fowler said. “Basketball is a big puzzle and I think we all have the pieces to make it work.”
By Aaron Reiss | Oct. 29, 2014
Williams said he's now comfortable shooting up to 24 feet from the basket.
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014
The Tigers have lost 78 percent of their scoring from last season’s NIT run.
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014
A pair of seniors will look to lead Tigers against competition.
By Michael Natelli | Oct. 21, 2014
Said Fulford: “Teki's here because I'm here.”
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 21, 2014
“I think we’re finally starting to see her be Bri Porter again,” Cunningham said, “and she’s going to be a very big part of our team this year.”
By Bobby Ceresia | Oct. 21, 2014
Shephard averaged 35 points per game her junior year of high school.
Sports Blog: Bello wins Black and Gold dunk contest
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 14, 2014 at 11:19 p.m.
The Missouri men’s and women’s basketball programs hosted their annual Black and Gold Game intrasquad scrimmages on Tuesday night, and while both were entertaining, the entertainment highlight of the night came from the dunk contest that came in between the two. Freshman forward Jakeenan Gant, sophomore guard Wes ...
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 14, 2014 | Updated Oct. 14, 2014 at 11:35 p.m.
Junior Ryan Rosburg looks to stay out of foul trouble this season for the Tigers.
Sports Blog: Four 2015 men’s hoops recruits make visits
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 13, 2014 at 11:28 a.m.
Several top basketball recruits were on hand at this weekend’s football game against the Georgia Bulldogs for visits. Class of 2015 recruits included five-star guards Antonio Blankeney and Isaiah Briscoe, four-star forward Thomas Bryant and three-star forward Kevin Puryear. Puryear is the only one of the bunch to have ...
Sports Blog: Biedscheid dismissed from program
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Sept. 30, 2014 at 10:47 p.m.
Missouri basketball announced late Tuesday that sophomore Cameron Biedscheid has been dismissed from the program. Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, transferred to Missouri from Notre Dame at the end of the fall semester last year. He was going to be eligible to play for the Tigers at the conclusion of ...
Sports Blog: Chicago Bulls sign Kim English
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 27, 2014 at 9:22 a.m.
The Chicago Bulls announced on Friday that they’ve signed former Missouri guard Kim English to their training camp squad. English was originally drafted in 2012 by the Detroit Pistons, playing 41 games in his rookie season. He spent last season playing in Italy. At Missouri, English played a key ...
Sports Blog: Brown signed to Lakers roster
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:53 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday that they signed former Missouri Tiger Jabari Brown to their training camp roster. Brown had been a free agent after playing with the Houston Rockets in the NBA Summer League. Brown, who went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft last summer, gets to ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou Arena renovations announced
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 18, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.
Mizzou Athletics announced plans Thursday to proceed with a multi-million dollar renovation on Mizzou Arena. The renovation will begin in the coming weeks. The renovation includes plans to upgrade the Tiger Player Development area, team lounge, locker room, team academic area, strength and conditioning facility, and facility entranceway in order ...
By Aaron Reiss | Sept. 16, 2014 | Updated Sept. 17, 2014 at 10:49 a.m.
The charges are misdemeanors.
Sports Blog: Jones dismissed for rules violation
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 8, 2014 at 8:27 p.m.
The Missouri men’s basketball team issued a statement Friday announcing the dismissal of sophomore forward Torren Jones for a violation of team rules. “We have high standards at the University of Missouri and after consulting with Mike Alden, I have made the decision to dismiss Torren Jones from our ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:56 p.m.
With the school year fast-approaching, the Missouri Tigers topped off their 2014-2015 roster on Saturday landing four-star recruit Montaque “Teki” Gill-Caesar. Gill-Caesar uses Mizzou’s final scholarship spot for the season, and signed a financial aid agreement on Saturday. “Teki is an outstanding addition to our family and fills a ...
By Michael Natelli | July 9, 2014
“Being around guys (at Mizzou) who were considered ‘big time’ every day, that definitely helped with making being around the guys on the Spurs no big deal,” Calkins said.
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 11:16 p.m.
Former Missouri guard Jabari Brown went unpicked in the NBA Draft Thursday. Brown was named first team all-Southeastern Conference last season after leading the conference in scoring. He averaged 19.9 points and 4.43 rebounds per game. Brown was third in the conference in three-point shooting percentage, at 41 ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 10:38 p.m.
The Washington Wizards selected former Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th pick in 2014 NBA Draft Thursday. The pick was reportedly made for the Los Angeles Lakers. “What an incredible honor for Missouri to have Jordan Clarkson selected in tonight’s NBA Draft,” Mizzou coach Kim Anderson said in ...
By Nick Yahl | May 7, 2014
Anderson has a trait that MU’s past three coaches didn’t: he’s from Missouri.
Sports Blog: Frank Haith drops Zach Price from basketball team
Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on April 10, 2014 at 1:49 p.m.
Coach Frank Haith announced today that junior forward Zach Price has been dismissed from the program. Price has been suspended from team activities since April 3. “Last week’s situation was unacceptable and after a review, I have decided that Zach (Price) will no longer be a part of our ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on March 17, 2014 at 3:02 p.m.
Missouri basketball players Wes Clark and Shane Rector and Missouri football players Aarion Penton and Shaun Rupert were arrested on suspicion of possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana Saturday night. Clark and Rector, both freshman guards, were suspended from the team Monday afternoon, missing practice. Missouri coach Frank ...
By Matt Muenzberg | March 17, 2014
Mizzou will miss the NCAA tournament for the first time in six years.
By Jacob Bogage | Nov. 26, 2013 | Updated Nov. 27, 2013 at 1:25 a.m.
Cheering section has been escorted out of two straight non-conference games.
By Katherine Knott | Nov. 26, 2013
Brown and Clarkson combine for 46 points in victory.
By Hannah Tinnin | Oct. 8, 2013
Shooting hoops in Italy isn’t the only thing former Missouri guard has got on his mind.
By Hunter Woodall | March 12, 2013
After finishing 11-7 in conference play, the team will travel to Nashville later this week to start the postseason.
This past weekend, Twitter erupted with rumors and allegations about junior guard Mike Dixon’s indefinite suspension and the reasons behind coach Frank Haith’s decision to bench him. Former Missouri guard Kim English and Dixon himself sent out their displeasure with the coach’s decision to keep the player ...
By Jacob Bogage | Nov. 13, 2012
Senior forward Laurence Bowers scored 18 second-half points in his return to the starting lineup.
By Katherine Knott | Sept. 23, 2012
Students started camping out Saturday night to join the basketball cheering section.
Sports Blog: Border Showdown pits offense vs. defense
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Feb. 3, 2012 at 10:09 p.m.
It’s Missouri. It’s Kansas. It’s the Border Showdown. Seldom before has the national spotlight been so concentrated upon Tiger basketball. The anticipation for Saturday night’s primetime showdown between No. 4 Missouri and No. 8 Kansas is unparalleled in Tiger lore. There will be much more than ...
By Chris Gothner | Oct. 18, 2011
Students criticized the online signup process after a Student Life server crash caused signups to be delayed for one day.