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 ...
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 Bobby Ceresia | March 18, 2015
Mizzou has not lost a game against Northern Iowa in the history of the two teams.
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 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 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 ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Feb. 18, 2015
The forward remains on the team following disciplinary issues in October.
By Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 18, 2015
Michaelis scored an SEC-high 28 points against Alabama last week.
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 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 Bobby Ceresia | Feb. 6, 2015
Mizzou let up 21 turnovers, of which the Aggies scored 17 of their points off.
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 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. 21, 2015
Missouri remains winless on the road after loss in College Station.
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: 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 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 ...
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: 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 ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Dec. 18, 2014
At starting forward last game, Bree Fowler grabbed a career-high eight rebounds.
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.”
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 Bruno Vernaschi | Dec. 3, 2014
The day sophomore guard Lindsey Cunningham committed to Missouri in her junior year at Rock Bridge High School, she got a call from her sister, Sophie Cunningham. Sophie, an eighth-grader at the time, told Lindsey she would eventually join her at Mizzou. Lindsey didn’t pay much attention to it ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Dec. 3, 2014
Frericks put up her second double-double of the season.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 19, 2014
The Tigers most experienced point guard is out for the season.
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 Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 15, 2014
Senior guard Morgan Eye hit seven 3-pointers against the Leathernecks.
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 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 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 Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 29, 2014
Robinson was a top-100 recruit coming out of high school.
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 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.
By Aaron Reiss | March 19, 2014
Missouri to face Creighton in first round.
By Aaron Reiss | March 6, 2014
Missouri awaits word on postseason fate.
By Aaron Reiss | March 5, 2014
Bri Kulas, the Tigers lone all-SEC selection, finished the regular season as the SEC’s leading scorer.
Sports Blog: Tigers’ rally falls short at Arkansas
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on March 2, 2014 at 11:29 p.m.
A road win at Arkansas would’ve been a great boost for the Missouri Tigers heading into this week’s Southeastern Conference tournament. Yet, despite a strong second-half comeback the Tigers (17-10, 6-10 SEC)l fell to the Hogs 72-70 in their regular season finale. Junior guard Morgan Eye led ...
By Aaron Reiss | Feb. 28, 2014
Bri Kulas and Morgan Eye each recorded their 1,000th career point in the matchup against the Rebels.
By Aaron Reiss | Feb. 24, 2014
Mizzou shot over 15 percent worse from three than its season average of 37.1 percent.
Sports Blog: Tigers top Gators on road 71-65
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Feb. 21, 2014 at 12:53 a.m.
The trip to Gainesville, Fla., was a successful one. The Missouri women's basketball team (16-10, 5-8 Southeastern Conference) defeated Florida, 81-76, behind three scorers finishing in double figures. Junior guard Morgan Eye led Mizzou with 20 points while freshman guard Sierra Michaelis recorded a double-double of 18 points and ...
By Aaron Reiss | Feb. 19, 2014
The practice squad has led Luechtefeld off the basketball court.
Sports Blog: Hot start leads Mizzou past Auburn
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 16, 2014 at 11:33 p.m.
Missouri started out hot, and it proved to be enough. After leading by almost 30 points at halftime, Mizzou (15-10, 4-8) won at Auburn, 68-58. Missouri came out with a revamped starting lineup, starting two freshmen that have come off the bench for much of the season. Guard Sierra Michaelis ...
Sports Blog: Missouri drops to LSU, 75-58
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 7, 2014 at 12:27 p.m.
Missouri broke out its anthracite uniforms for the first time this year, but nothing changed against Louisiana State. In Baton Rouge, La., Mizzou lost to No. 16 Louisiana State (18-5, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) last night for the second time this season, 75-58. The loss is Missouri’s (14-9, 3-7 SEC ...
Sports Blog: Mizzou falls to No. 7 South Carolina
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Feb. 3, 2014 at 12:13 p.m.
A top-10 upset and a Southeastern Conference winning streak were both on the line when Missouri’s women’s basketball team took on No. 7 South Carolina on Sunday. The Tigers (14-8, 3-6 SEC) accomplished neither, falling to the Gamecocks (20-2, 8-1 SEC), 78-62, in Columbia, S.C. Missouri never ...
Sports Blog: Women's Basketball Notebook: Progressive steps
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 1, 2014 at 3:06 p.m.
Coach Robin Pingeton’s team entered the week with its first losing streak of the year, a four-game skid in Southeastern Conference play. With a victory Thursday over No. 16 Vanderbilt, the Tigers ended their slide and now have two straight road games against ranked opponents — South Carolina and Louisiana ...
By Alex Schiffer | Jan. 31, 2014
Bench scores 30 points in dramatic finish.
By Aaron Reiss | Jan. 29, 2014
Missouri’s next three opponents are all ranked teams.
Sports Blog: Tigers drop fourth straight SEC game
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Jan. 27, 2014 at 12:06 a.m.
Missouri’s downward spiral continued Saturday as the Tigers (13-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) dropped their fourth straight game, this one on the road at Mississippi State, 69-62. Senior forward Bri Kulas helped get the Tigers out of a slow start and gave them an early lead by scoring seven points ...
By Aaron Reiss | Jan. 24, 2014
Morgan Eye, Missouri’s all-time 3-point leader, was held without a field goal in the second half.
By Aaron Reiss | Jan. 22, 2014
Four of the Tigers' next five games are against ranked teams.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall at Kentucky 80-69
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Jan. 13, 2014 at 12:17 p.m.
Senior forward Bri Kulas’ double-double of 27 points and 14 rebounds was not enough for the Missouri women's basketball team (13-4, 2-2 SEC) Sunday to beat the No. 9 Kentucky (14-3, 2-2 SEC) as it fell on the road 80-69. The Tigers came out guns ablazing in the first ...
Sports Blog: Eye breaks record as Tigers upset No. 25 Georgia
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Jan. 9, 2014 at 11:12 p.m.
On a night where junior guard Morgan Eye set the record for three pointers made in a career, the Missouri Tigers (13-3, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) reveled in the role of the underdog, upsetting No. 25 Georgia (12-4, 0-3 SEC) 66-56 at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers started the game off slow ...
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Arkansas in SEC home opener
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Jan. 5, 2014 at 9:51 p.m.
In a game that was back and forth until the final seconds, the Missouri Tigers (12-3) were unable to complete a comeback and fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks (14-1), 69-66, in the team’s Southeastern Conference home opener. The Tigers became the first team all season to score more than ...
Sports Blog: Tigers’ hot shooting leads to first SEC win
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Jan. 2, 2014 at 10:09 p.m.
Missouri Women’s Basketball topped Ole Miss 85-76 in Oxford, Miss. on Thursday to earn its first Southeastern Conference victory of the year. It was a balanced attack for Missouri (12-2, 1-0 SEC). Mizzou assisted on seven of 10 first half field goals, and five Tigers made field goals in ...
Sports Blog: Tigers lose to Missouri State
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Dec. 21, 2013 at 8:46 p.m.
Despite a career night from freshman forward Sierra Michaelis, Missouri (10-2) fell to Missouri State, 67-53, in Springfield on Thursday. Missouri trailed the Bears through the first half, heading into the locker room with a 15-point deficit. Michaelis led the Tigers with six points and four rebounds in the first ...
Sports Blog: Forwards muscle Tigers past Belmont
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Dec. 18, 2013 at 1:18 a.m.
Senior forward Bri Kulas matched her career high of 27 points for the second consecutive game as Missouri pulled away from Belmont for an 82-70 victory at Mizzou Arena on Monday. Belmont had seven first-half 3-pointers, but Kulas led the Tigers through the first half with 14 points of her ...
By Aaron Reiss | Dec. 9, 2013
Women's basketball team sets record for most points scored in the first half.
By Alex Schiffer | Dec. 5, 2013
Tigers take 38 3-pointers and blow by Oral Roberts.
By Alex Schiffer | Dec. 4, 2013
The senior has emerged as a leader and go-to scorer for the Tigers.
Sports Blog: Tigers rally to stun Skyhawks 77-74
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Nov. 24, 2013 at 12:25 a.m.
A Jordan Frericks layup with 1.5 seconds on the clock secured Missouri’s (5-0) most impressive win of the season over Tennessee-Martin (3-2) Saturday night, 77-74. The Tigers rallied from 19 down to claim the win, led by sophomore guard Morgan Eye who hit eight 3-pointers in the second ...
By Aaron Reiss | Nov. 21, 2013
Jackson and Kulas became friends playing against each other in AAU tournaments.
By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 15, 2013
Redshirt freshman said her family’s support helped her get through her first season.
By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 15, 2013
Frericks’ first career double-double powers Tigers while Kulas scores 16 points.
By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 10, 2013
Despite foul trouble, Kulas and Stock combine for 31 points.
Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Nov. 9, 2013 at 11:50 a.m.
Led by freshman forward Kayla McDowell, Mizzou recorded its first victory of the season, topping St. Louis, 74-59. McDowell tallied 19 points and ten rebounds. She got contributions from her fellow freshmen as well. Forward Jordan Frericks added nine points to her team leading 11 rebounds. Head coach Robin Pingeton ...
By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 5, 2013
Stock twins and McDowell shine in final exhibition game.
By Aaron Reiss | Oct. 30, 2013
Pair of forwards each score 16 points in 79-53 win.
Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Oct. 17, 2013 at 3:56 p.m.
The Missouri men’s basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the conference by the media at Southeastern Conference media day Wednesday. The women’s team was predicted to finish ninth. Men’s coach Frank Haith brought senior guard Earnest Ross as his player representative while women’s coach ...
By Marek Makowski | Oct. 15, 2013
The maturing team showed athleticism, restlessness in its annual Black and Gold Scrimmage game.
By Amanda Byler | Aug. 3, 2013
StatBroadcast will become available in August.
Sports Blog: Kyley Simmons leaving MU
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on April 1, 2013 at 4:52 p.m.
Sophomore guard Kyley Simmons of the Missouri women’s basketball team will transfer from MU due to personal reasons, according to a team news release. “Missouri has been great for me these past two years, and it is a difficult decision to leave,” Simmons said in the release. “But, due ...
By Matt Muenzberg | March 21, 2013
The Tigers lost 60-58 to Eastern Illinois.
Sports Blog: Missouri to host Eastern Illinois in WNIT
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on March 19, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
For the first time in six years, Missouri will have the chance to compete for postseason title. Boasting an overall record of 17-14 in the regular season, the Tigers will move on to compete in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. Missouri will square off against Eastern Illinois on Wednesday ...
Sports Blog: Tigers turn over chance at SEC playoff run
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on March 8, 2013 at 1:08 p.m.
Missouri coach Robin Pingeton stressed turnovers as a pitfall of Missouri’s offense all season long, and tonight’s storyline was no different. In their debut Southeastern Conference tournament, the 10th-seeded Tigers turned the ball over 20 times, handing Vanderbilt, the seventh seed, the opportunity to clinch a first round ...
Sports Blog: Liz Smith named to 15th SEC Community Service Team
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on March 4, 2013 at 4:38 p.m.
Liz Smith was selected by the Southeastern Conference as a member of the 2013 Community Service Team in recognition for her involvement within the Columbia community. Smith and 13 other SEC women’s basketball players— one representative from each school in the conference, received the designation as honorees of the ...
Sports Blog: Tigers beat Alabama 88-64, break 3-point record
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on March 3, 2013 at 9:46 p.m.
Those who subscribe to the theory that records are meant to be broken would’ve enjoyed the Missouri women’s basketball team’s 88-64 win Sunday at Alabama. The Tigers set the Southeastern Conference record for 3-pointers in a season, among others, in the team’s final game of the ...
By Matt Muenzberg | March 1, 2013
The seniors combined for 29 points on Senior Night.
By Matt Muenzberg | Feb. 26, 2013
The Tigers suffered their tenth conference loss on Sunday.
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on Feb. 25, 2013 at 2:22 p.m.
Morgan Eye surpassed the century mark as she hit her 100th 3-pointer this season in Missouri’s 67-59 loss at Auburn Arena on Sunday. The sophomore guard hit 6-of-11 from behind the arc, setting a mark of 103 treys on the year. While Eye recorded a personal victory, the game ...
By Matt Muenzberg | Feb. 23, 2013
Sydney Crafton and Morgan Eye combined for only 11 points.
Sports Blog: Women's Basketball game postponed until Friday
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Feb. 21, 2013 at 7:22 p.m.
The women’s basketball game between Missouri and Louisiana State has been postponed due to a snowstorm that hit Columbia on Thursday. Originally scheduled for 8 pm Thursday, the game will now be played on Friday, with the time still yet to be determined. “The Mizzou Women’s Basketball program ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on Feb. 17, 2013 at 8:38 p.m.
For the second time this weekend, a Missouri basketball team left the Bud Walton arena with a loss to the Arkansas Razorbacks. The women’s game wasn’t as down to the wire as the men’s though, as Missouri (15-11, 4-8 SEC) lost to Arkansas in a decisive 61-40 ...
Sports Blog: TIgers squashed by Vanderbilt 62-46
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 p.m.
Missouri had one of its worst 3-point shooting performances of the season Sunday against Mississippi State, making just three shots from beyond the arc. It didn’t do much better Thursday night, hitting just 4 of 27 3-point attempts in a 62-46 loss at Vanderbilt. The Tigers kept it close ...
By Matt Muenzberg | Feb. 10, 2013
Coach Robin Pingeton apologized to the fans after the loss.
By Tracy Cook | Feb. 3, 2013
Sunday marked the first win against a top 10 team since 2010.
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Feb. 1, 2013 at 1:52 a.m.
The Southeastern Conference has not given Lianna Doty any southern hospitality. From the beginning of SEC play, Doty’s points and assists have dropped, while her turnover numbers have ascended. But when her team needed a win, Doty was at her best. The freshman guard recorded her first collegiate double-double ...
By Tracy Cook | Feb. 1, 2013
The freshman point guard is averaging 2.09 steals per game
Sports Blog: Aggies outshine Tigers behind the arc, win 77-58
Posted to Sports Blog by Tracy Cook on Jan. 27, 2013 at 6:52 p.m.
Missouri lost its second straight game on Sunday, falling to the No. 16 Texas A&M 77-58, in College Station. Missouri never held a lead against the Aggies. Going into halftime, the Tigers faced a 28-point deficit. At the half, the Aggies (16-5, 6-1 SEC) led Missouri in points off ...
By Matt Muenzberg | Jan. 25, 2013
The Tigers pulled the game to within one point midway through the second half.
Sports Blog: Tigers pull off overtime win against Ole Miss 73-72
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Jan. 22, 2013 at 10:20 a.m.
After just five conference games, the Missouri women's basketball team has already matched its conference win total from last season. The Tigers improved to 2-3 in Southeastern Conference play Sunday with a 73-72 overtime win on the road against Ole Miss (7-11, 0-5 SEC). The difference in the evenly ...
Sports Blog: Tigers fall to No.10 Georgia 77-46
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Jan. 4, 2013 at 1:22 p.m.
Last season, the Missouri went 2-16 in conference play, finishing last in the Big 12. Although the conference has changed, the results remain similar for the Tigers, who lost their first Southeastern Conference game 77-46 to No. 10 Georgia Thursday night in Athens. Missouri (11-4, 0-1) appeared to be up ...
By Matt Muenzberg | Dec. 7, 2012
Morgan Eye leads the team with 34 3-pointers.
By Zach Foor | Nov. 27, 2012
The team fell to Green Bay and Minnesota over the weekend.
By Zach Foor | Nov. 13, 2012
The sophomore guard's shooting helped get the Tigers off to a 2-0 start to the season.
By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 9, 2012
Bri Kulas commanded the Tigers' 3-point shooting barrage in the 67-51 win.
By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 6, 2012
Three players scored 11-point plus in the dominant victory over Lindenwood.
By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 2, 2012
Improved senior guard Sydney Crafton has emerged early for Missouri.
By Matt Muenzberg | Oct. 31, 2012
Senior Sydney Crafton notched 28 points in the 75-50 win over Lincoln
Sports Blog: Media picks Missouri to finish 13th in SEC
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Oct. 23, 2012 at 5:27 p.m.
In a poll of Southeastern Conference media, the Missouri women’s basketball team was picked to finish 13th in the 14-team league. Kentucky was picked to win the SEC title. Last season, Missouri finished last in the Big 12 Conference, winning just two conference games. The team enters the 2012 ...
By Zach Foor | Oct. 16, 2012
Women’s basketball enters the year with nine underclassmen.
Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on Oct. 12, 2012 at 10:36 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team took part in the first-ever Mizzou Madness event on Friday night, kicking off its season alongside the men’s team with a handful of events. In the 10-minute scrimmage, the White team outscored the Black team 31-21. Coach Robin Pingeton felt that the event ...
Sports Blog: Christine Flores selected by WNBA's Phoenix Mercury
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on April 16, 2012 at 7:33 p.m.
Missouri senior forward Christine Flores was drafted by the Phoenix Mercury as the 30th overall pick in the WNBA draft Monday. Flores holds the MU record for career blocks with 209. She also holds the mark for single-season blocks with the 93 she swatted this season. Flores recorded 1,312 ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 8, 2012 at 10:52 p.m.
After upsetting the Oklahoma State Cowgirls 72-68 on Wednesday, the Missouri women’s basketball team’s run at a Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship was cut short Thursday when it faced the No. 2 seed Oklahoma Sooners and lost 70-59. Senior forward Christine Flores had her 26th double-digit scoring ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on March 7, 2012 at 11:25 p.m.
The No. 10 seed Missouri women’s basketball team upset No. 7 seed Oklahoma St. on Tuesday 72-68 in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament. The win was the Tigers' first at the conference tournament since 2008. The Tigers came into the game with a 2-16 mark ...
Sports Blog: Pingeton receives one-year extension
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on March 2, 2012 at 9:00 p.m.
MU Athletic Director Mike Alden announced a one-year contract extension for women’s basketball coach Robin Pingeton on Friday. The contract extension will keep Pingeon at MU through the 2016-2017 season. "(Pingeton) and her staff have continued to take the program in the right direction on the court, in the ...
By Sam Rourke | March 2, 2012
The seniors are confident in the direction of the program
By Sam Rourke | Feb. 28, 2012
Star senior forwards BreAnna Brock and Christine Flores had opposite performances in their final outing at Mizzou Arena.
By Sam Rourke | Feb. 25, 2012
The Tigers avenged a 26-point loss to the Wildcats from earlier in the season.
Sports Blog: Tigers suffer overtime loss to Cyclones
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Feb. 21, 2012 at 11:11 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team fell in overtime to Iowa State 66-59 Tuesday in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State (17-9, 8-7 Big 12 Conference) held Missouri (11-15, 1-14 Big 12) scoreless in overtime until the last second of the game to pull out the win. Missouri came out strong, shooting ...
Sports Blog: Eye named Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Feb. 20, 2012 at 12:46 p.m.
Missouri women’s basketball freshman guard Morgan Eye was named Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Week by the league and Phillips 66 on Monday. Eye was recognized for her performance last week against No. 13 Texas A&M and Kansas, when she averaged 14 points and 4.5 rebounds ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Feb. 18, 2012 at 5:55 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team snapped its 13-game Big 12 losing streak with a 70-65 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks (17-9, 6-8 Big 12) on Saturday in Lawrence, Kans. Senior Christine Flores had her 11th game of 20-plus points with 24 to lead the Tigers (11-14, 1-13 Big 12 ...
By Sam Rourke | Feb. 17, 2012
Still winless in the Big 12 at 0-13, the Tigers have lost five league games by six points or less.
Sports Blog: Five Tigers named to Academic All-Big 12
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Feb. 15, 2012 at 8:45 p.m.
Seven players on the Missouri women’s basketball team were named to the 2012 Academic All-Big 12 teams Tuesday. Freshmen Morgan Eye and Bree Fowler, sophomore Tori Niemann, junior Liz Smith and senior Bailee Gee were named to the first team. Junior Liene Priede and Maggie Flynn were named to ...
By Sam Rourke | Feb. 14, 2012
The loss to the defending national champions leaves the Tigers winless in the Big 12 Conference at 0-13.
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Feb. 11, 2012 at 6:33 p.m.
An 0-11 mark in Big 12 Conference play and recent 13-point loss at home to seventh-place Iowa State made Saturday’s game at Oklahoma appear on paper to be a sure-fire win for the third-place Sooners. It was not to be, as Missouri gave Oklahoma everything it could handle for ...
By Connor Casey | Feb. 10, 2012
Freshmen Kyley Simmons, Morgan Eye and Bree Fowler give the Tigers a cause to believe in.
By Connor Casey | Feb. 9, 2012
A 17-2 Cyclone run prevented the Tigers from grabbing their first Big 12 victory of the season.
Sports Blog: Tigers fall below .500 with 10th consecutive loss
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Feb. 5, 2012 at 11:00 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team failed to pick up its first Big 12 Conference win Sunday in Lubbock, Texas, falling to No. 25 Texas Tech by a score of 76-49. The Tigers are now below .500 for the fist time all season at 10-11, which includes their 0-10 mark ...
By Connor Casey | Feb. 1, 2012
The Tigers remain winless in the Big 12 Conference at 0-9 with a loss to the undefeated Bears.
By Sam Rourke | Jan. 28, 2012
The 62-59 defeat keeps the Tigers winless in conference play.
Sports Blog: Tigers drop seventh straight in loss to Longhorns
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Jan. 25, 2012 at 11:24 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team remained winless in Big 12 Conference play with a 75-58 loss to the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday in Austin, Texas. The Tigers (10-8, 0-7 Big 12) got off to a terrible start, finding themselves down 11-0 just four minutes into the game. They fought ...
By Sam Rourke | Jan. 24, 2012
The women's basketball team continues to look for solutions to its winless conference mark.
By Connor Casey | Jan. 21, 2012
Coach Robin Pingeton listed the effort as one of the team's most disappointing performances of the season.
By Connor Casey | Jan. 20, 2012
After a long road and a high school rivalry, Missouri senior forwards Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock are now teammates, leaders and friends.
Sports Blog: Tigers drop fifth straight with loss at Texas A&M
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Jan. 18, 2012 at 11:23 p.m.
The losing streak of the Missouri women’s basketball team extended to five Wednesday in College Station, Texas, as the Tigers lost 78-52 to No. 14 Texas A&M. After starting out the season with an impressive 10-1 record, the Tigers have yet to seize a win against Big 12 ...
By Sam Rourke | Jan. 15, 2012
Missouri fell to 0-4 in the Big 12 Conference after the 72-63 defeat.
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Jan. 11, 2012 at 11:00 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team fell to 0-3 in Big 12 Conference play and 10-4 overall with a 72-46 loss to Kansas State on Wednesday. Senior Christine Flores led the Tigers with 13 points. Senior forward BreAnna Brock and junior forward Sydney Crafton pitched in 11 points each on ...
Sports Blog: Tigers crumble late in loss to Texas Tech
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Jan. 7, 2012 at 10:35 p.m.
The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team fell to No. 13 Texas Tech by a score of 69-63 on Saturday. The Tigers (10-3, 0-2 Big 12 Conference) and Lady Raiders (14-0, 2-0 Big 12) exchanged the lead seven times throughout the first half before Missouri pulled to a six-point halftime ...
By Sam Rourke | Dec. 19, 2011
Senior forwards Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock scored 25 points a piece to lead the Tigers.
Sports Blog: Flores named Big 12 player of the week
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Dec. 12, 2011 at 10:44 p.m.
For the second time this season, senior forward Christine Flores took home honors of Big 12 Conference women's basketball player of the week. This award comes after two impressive performances in the past week against Eastern Illinois and North Dakota. Flores had the first triple-double of her career and ...
By Connor Casey | Dec. 10, 2011
Senior forward Christine Flores led the Tigers again, scoring 29 points in the 69-52 victory.
By Sam Rourke | Dec. 8, 2011
Senior Christine Flores posted first career triple-double to lead the Tigers to a 56-54 victory over Eastern Illinois.
By Connor Casey | Dec. 3, 2011
Missouri women's basketball saw a late lead slip away in the first game of the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.
Sports Blog: Tigers move to 5-0 with rout of Raiders
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Nov. 26, 2011 at 11:00 p.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team improved to 5-0 with a 92-62 win over Wright State on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers started with a slow first half before putting the Raiders away in the second. Mizzouled by eight at the half before outscoring the Raiders 37-20 in ...
Sports Blog: Eye leads Tigers to win over SLU
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Nov. 16, 2011 at 11:43 p.m.
In the final game of their season road trip, the Missouri women's basketball team was victorious over the Saint Louis University Billikens by a final score of 68-56 on Wednesday. The win improves the Tigers' record to 3-0, more road wins than the team had during the 2010-2011 season ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Sam Rourke on Nov. 13, 2011 at 1:00 a.m.
The Missouri women’s basketball team improved to 3-0 in regular season play with their 75-58 win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Saturday. The Tigers inside combination of Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock combined to score 52 of the Tiger’s 78 points on the night. Flores, a ...
Sports Blog: Women's basketball wins season opener in San Antonio
Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Nov. 12, 2011 at 4:12 p.m.
Missouri women’s basketball came away victorious in its season opener, defeating the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners 70-50 on Friday night. MU gained an early lead but was unable to pull away. Then with the score tied at 20-20 with four minutes left in the half, the ...
By Sam Rourke | Nov. 11, 2011
The Tigers prevailed with starters Christine Flores and Sydney Crafton on the bench.
By Connor Casey | Nov. 4, 2011
Missouri women’s hoops hopes transfers inject life into an young team.
By Sam Rourke | Nov. 1, 2011
Missouri went on a 25-5 run to open the second half to put away Truman State.
By Pat Iversen | March 8, 2011
Senior Raeshara Brown became the 29th Tiger to score 1,000 career points.
By Nate Atkins | March 8, 2011
The Tigers finished 13-17 and 5-11 in conference play this season.
By Nate Atkins | March 4, 2011
The Missouri women's basketball team finished a dismal 2-11 on the road this season.
By Nate Atkins | March 1, 2011
The Buffaloes won on a go-ahead three-pointer with 15 seconds remaining.
By Nate Atkins | Feb. 25, 2011
The women's basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season.
By Pat Iversen | Feb. 18, 2011
The junior forward returned to finish with 23 points and seven rebounds in the game despite the injury.
By Nate Atkins | Feb. 18, 2011
The Tigers will now head to Lawrence, Kan., to face the Jayhawks on Saturday.
By Pat Iversen | Feb. 8, 2011
The team fell to 3-5 in conference and 11-12 overall on the season.
By Nate Atkins | Feb. 8, 2011
The senior guard has led the Tigers in scoring in 15 out of 23 games this season.
By Pat Iversen | Feb. 4, 2011
Senior RaeShara Brown said the team had to create its own intensity.
By Nate Atkins | Feb. 4, 2011
The women's basketball team evened its record at 11-11 with the victory.
By Nate Atkins | Feb. 1, 2011
Senior forward Shakara Jones led the Tigers with 16 points.
By Nate Atkins | Jan. 28, 2011
The women's basketball team topped the Jayhawks on Wednesday.
By Pat Iversen | Jan. 28, 2011
The Tigers improved to 2-4 in conference play with the victory.
By Pat Iversen | Jan. 21, 2011
The senior guard scored a career-high 33 points to go along with four steals and four assists in the loss.
By Nate Atkins | Dec. 11, 2010
Junior forward BreAnna Brock got her first start and contributed 12 points and 6 rebounds in the game.
By Pat Iversen | Dec. 10, 2010
Missouri limited Tennessee-Martin to only 16 percent shooting from the field in the victory.
By Nate Atkins | Dec. 10, 2010
The Tigers played seven games on the road before returning home to face the Skyhawks on Tuesday.
By Nate Atkins | Nov. 9, 2010
The Tigers begin the 2010-2011 season Friday at Memphis.
By Pat Iversen | Nov. 5, 2010
Junior Christina Flores led the way with 25 points and 6 rebounds.
By Kirsten Herhold | Oct. 22, 2010
The Tigers come into the season ranked No. 15 in the preseason coaches’ poll.
By John Montesantos | April 9, 2010
Robin Pingeton, formerly of Illinois State, will lead the Tigers.
By Emily Durfey | March 9, 2010
Senior forward Jessra Johnson scored a game-high 18 points.
By John Montesantos | March 9, 2010
The Tigers finished last in conference at the end of a trying regular season.
By John Montesantos and Sean Leahy | March 5, 2010
Men's basketball Senior guard Zaire Taylor lived up to his nickname in Missouri's overtime win against Iowa State on Tuesday night. Taylor earned the title "Big Shot" for his game-winning shots the past two seasons and was at it again in Ames, Iowa, as he beat the Cyclones ...
By Emily Durfey | March 5, 2010
Her resignation will take effect at the end of the season.
By Emily Durfey , John Montesantos , Sean Leahy and Zach Mink | March 2, 2010
Men's basketball The Tigers fell at No. 6 Kansas State 63-53 on Saturday night and missed a chance to move into second place in the Big 12 with a victory. Missouri slipped to 21-8 overall and 9-5 in conference play. Behind Kansas and Kansas State, Missouri sits in a ...
By John Montesantos | Feb. 26, 2010
Missouri didn't score the last two minutes in overtime.
By Emily Durfey | Feb. 26, 2010
The junior forward posted 34 points.
By Evan Glantz , John Montesantos and Zach Mink | Feb. 23, 2010
Men's basketball On Saturday, the Tigers (20-7, 8-4 Big 12) tamed the Cornhuskers 74-59 in Lincoln, Neb. Sophomore guard Marcus Denmon was the main attraction of the evening, netting 24 points. Denmon was 8-of-12 from the field and 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. Senior guard Zaire Taylor scored 18 ...
By Eric Short | Feb. 16, 2010
Nebraska pulled away in the final minute to maintain its perfect season.
By John Montesantos | Feb. 16, 2010
Missouri nearly outlasted No. 3 Nebraska in a competitive game.
By John Montesantos | Feb. 12, 2010
Missouri women's basketball has issues rooted in an ineffective offense.
By John Montesantos | Feb. 9, 2010
The Cyclones devastated the struggling Tigers.
By Emily Durfey | Feb. 9, 2010
Missouri suffered offensive woes during its loss to Iowa State.
By Emily Durfey | Feb. 2, 2010
The Tigers rallied to tie the game twice in the second half.
By John Montesantos | Feb. 2, 2010
Tigers continue to hope their scoring will improve.
By John Montesantos | Jan. 29, 2010
The sophomore forward leads the Tigers with 26 blocks.
By John Montesantos | Jan. 26, 2010
The Tigers earned their first conference win of the season.
By Emily Durfey | Jan. 26, 2010
Baylor's Brittney Griner was the subject of Missouri's defensive focus.
By Emily Durfey | Jan. 22, 2010
A late 3-point attempt to win it didn't go through.
By John Montesantos | Dec. 13, 2009
Flores carried the Tigers in the absence of suspended players.
By Emily Durfey | Dec. 13, 2009
Missouri’s reserves are putting up the points.
By Evan Glantz | Feb. 26, 2009
The basketball team suffered from fouls.
By Evan Glantz | Jan. 29, 2009
Despite a strong defense, the Tigers suffer.
By Greg Young | Jan. 29, 2009
Missouri suffered from a weak offense.