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Tigers deal with disappointment, look at WNIT as opportunity

By Aaron Reiss | March 19, 2014

Missouri to face Creighton in first round.

Mississippi State drops Tigers in first round of SEC Tournament

By Aaron Reiss | March 6, 2014

Missouri awaits word on postseason fate.

In Print: Missouri will need deep conference run to bolster NCAA hopes

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 ...

Tigers win on Senior Night, 75-72

By Aaron Reiss | Feb. 28, 2014

Bri Kulas and Morgan Eye each recorded their 1,000th career point in the matchup against the Rebels.

Poor shooting ails Missouri in 56-50 loss to Tennessee

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 ...

Male practice players play hidden role in Tiger basketball program

In Print: Male practice players play hidden role in Tiger basketball program

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 ...

Tigers upset No.16 Vandy, end 4-game skid

Tigers upset No.16 Vandy, end 4-game skid

By Alex Schiffer | Jan. 31, 2014

Bench scores 30 points in dramatic finish.

Tigers look inward during losing streak this season

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 ...

Second half adjustments key as Missouri women drop third straight

Second half adjustments key as Missouri women drop third straight

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.

In Print: Missouri women remain optimistic, looks for more consistency

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 ...

Missouri topples Bradley, 126-55

By Aaron Reiss | Dec. 9, 2013

Women's basketball team sets record for most points scored in the first half.

Three’s please? Tigers shoot down Golden Eagles 86-64

By Alex Schiffer | Dec. 5, 2013

Tigers take 38 3-pointers and blow by Oral Roberts.

Bri Kulas opens senior campaign on fire

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 ...

 Tania Jackson’s journey from Lawrence to Columbia about family, happiness

In Print: Tania Jackson’s journey from Lawrence to Columbia about family, happiness

By Aaron Reiss | Nov. 21, 2013

Jackson and Kulas became friends playing against each other in AAU tournaments.

Homegrown Cunningham takes the floor for Tigers

In Print: Homegrown Cunningham takes the floor for Tigers

By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 15, 2013

Redshirt freshman said her family’s support helped her get through her first season.

Mizzou tops Evansville, 78-43

By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 15, 2013

Frericks’ first career double-double powers Tigers while Kulas scores 16 points.

Tigers best Cougars 59-48 in home opener

By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 10, 2013

Despite foul trouble, Kulas and Stock combine for 31 points.

Sports Blog: Tigers earn first win of the season, top St. Louis 74-59

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 ...

Mizzou women top Quincy, 72-41

By Alex Schiffer | Nov. 5, 2013

Stock twins and McDowell shine in final exhibition game.

Tigers push past Bearcats in first exhibition

In Print: Tigers push past Bearcats in first exhibition

By Aaron Reiss | Oct. 30, 2013

Pair of forwards each score 16 points in 79-53 win.

Sports Blog: Mizzou men picked 5th in conference hoops, women picked 9th

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 ...

Gold edges Black in women’s hoops scrimmage

Gold edges Black in women’s hoops scrimmage

By Marek Makowski | Oct. 15, 2013

The maturing team showed athleticism, restlessness in its annual Black and Gold Scrimmage game.

Athletics to roll out new stat tracking software

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 ...

Women's Basketball loses in opening round of NIT

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 ...

Missouri breaks losing streak with win over No. 14 South Carolina

In Print: Missouri breaks losing streak with win over No. 14 South Carolina

By Matt Muenzberg | March 1, 2013

The seniors combined for 29 points on Senior Night.

Women's basketball losing streak at 5 games

By Matt Muenzberg | Feb. 26, 2013

The Tigers suffered their tenth conference loss on Sunday.

Sports Blog: Eye sinks 100th 3-pointer in Missouri’s loss at Auburn

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 ...

Louisiana State pulls off overtime win over Missouri

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 ...

Sports Blog: Offensive struggles propel Tigers to early deficit, loss in Fayetteville

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 ...

Tigers fail to keep momentum, fall to Mississippi State

By Matt Muenzberg | Feb. 10, 2013

Coach Robin Pingeton apologized to the fans after the loss.

Tigers hand No. 9 Tennessee first SEC loss 80-63

By Tracy Cook | Feb. 3, 2013

Sunday marked the first win against a top 10 team since 2010.

Sports Blog: Doty's first double-double leads to Tigers comeback victory

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 ...

Doty leads in assists and steals, but also in turnovers

In Print: Doty leads in assists and steals, but also in turnovers

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 ...

Turnovers cripple Tigers to a 58-50 loss

In Print: Turnovers cripple Tigers to a 58-50 loss

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 ...

Tigers lead nation in 3-pointers

In Print: Tigers lead nation in 3-pointers

By Matt Muenzberg | Dec. 7, 2012

Morgan Eye leads the team with 34 3-pointers.

Women's basketball 1-2 in Cancun Challenge

In Print: Women's basketball 1-2 in Cancun Challenge

By Zach Foor | Nov. 27, 2012

The team fell to Green Bay and Minnesota over the weekend.

Morgan Eye has hot hand in win over Chicago State

Morgan Eye has hot hand in win over Chicago State

By Zach Foor | Nov. 13, 2012

The sophomore guard's shooting helped get the Tigers off to a 2-0 start to the season.

Tigers sink Billikens in season-opener

By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 9, 2012

Bri Kulas commanded the Tigers' 3-point shooting barrage in the 67-51 win.

Missouri takes second exhibition with balanced attack

By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 6, 2012

Three players scored 11-point plus in the dominant victory over Lindenwood.

Crafton shies from spotlight, not shots

In Print: Crafton shies from spotlight, not shots

By Matt Muenzberg | Nov. 2, 2012

Improved senior guard Sydney Crafton has emerged early for Missouri.

Crafton lifts Missouri in first exhibition

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 ...

Missouri’s youth consumes Mizzou Madness debut

In Print: Missouri’s youth consumes Mizzou Madness debut

By Zach Foor | Oct. 16, 2012

Women’s basketball enters the year with nine underclassmen.

Sports Blog: Missouri talks youth, importance of growth after Mizzou Madness

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 ...

Sports Blog: Missouri women end season with 70-59 loss to Oklahoma

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 ...

Sports Blog: Missouri women top Oklahoma State in first round of Big 12 Tournament

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 ...

Flores, Brock and Gee close out their Tiger careers

In Print: Flores, Brock and Gee close out their Tiger careers

By Sam Rourke | March 2, 2012

The seniors are confident in the direction of the program

Missouri drops home finale to Texas

Missouri drops home finale to Texas

By Sam Rourke | Feb. 28, 2012

Star senior forwards BreAnna Brock and Christine Flores had opposite performances in their final outing at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri women notch first home victory, 61-56 over Kansas State in overtime

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 ...

Sports Blog: Missouri women secure first Big 12 victory in final bout with Kansas

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 ...

In Print: Missouri women's team's inexperience contributes to late-game struggles

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 ...

Missouri's upset chance slips away in loss to Texas A&M

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.

Sports Blog: Oklahoma edges Missouri, sends Tigers to 0-12 in Big 12 play

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 ...

In Print: The freshman foundation delivers hope to Tigers

By Connor Casey | Feb. 10, 2012

Freshmen Kyley Simmons, Morgan Eye and Bree Fowler give the Tigers a cause to believe in.

Missouri falls to 0-11 in Big 12 with loss to Iowa State

Missouri falls to 0-11 in Big 12 with loss to Iowa State

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 ...

Baylor deepens Missouri's Big 12 hole with 71-41 defeat

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.

Sooners escape Tigers with second-half comeback

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 ...

In Print: Tigers look for positives amid six-game skid

By Sam Rourke | Jan. 24, 2012

The women's basketball team continues to look for solutions to its winless conference mark.

Tigers extend losing streak to six with loss to Oklahoma State

Tigers extend losing streak to six with loss to Oklahoma State

By Connor Casey | Jan. 21, 2012

Coach Robin Pingeton listed the effort as one of the team's most disappointing performances of the season.

Duo lead the team and the stats

In Print: Duo lead the team and the stats

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 ...

Tigers lose chance at first Big 12 victory in Border Showdown defeat

By Sam Rourke | Jan. 15, 2012

Missouri fell to 0-4 in the Big 12 Conference after the 72-63 defeat.

Sports Blog: Kansas State hands Missouri third straight Big 12 loss

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 ...

Missouri secures eighth win with blowout over Evansville

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 ...

Women’s basketball team breezes past North Dakota

By Connor Casey | Dec. 10, 2011

Senior forward Christine Flores led the Tigers again, scoring 29 points in the 69-52 victory.

Tigers stage second-half comeback for sixth victory

Tigers stage second-half comeback for sixth 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.

Northwestern deals first loss to Missouri women's basketball

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 ...

Sports Blog: Inside duo of Flores and Brock lead Tigers to Texas two-step

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 ...

In Print: Niemann spurs Tigers to victory in final exhibition

By Sam Rourke | Nov. 11, 2011

The Tigers prevailed with starters Christine Flores and Sydney Crafton on the bench.

Tigers start new season of Pingeton's rebuilding project

In Print: Tigers start new season of Pingeton's rebuilding project

By Connor Casey | Nov. 4, 2011

Missouri women’s hoops hopes transfers inject life into an young team.

Tigers rout Bulldogs in exhibition opener

By Sam Rourke | Nov. 1, 2011

Missouri went on a 25-5 run to open the second half to put away Truman State.

Emotions high as Tigers close season with victory

In Print: Emotions high as Tigers close season with victory

By Pat Iversen | March 8, 2011

Senior Raeshara Brown became the 29th Tiger to score 1,000 career points.

Missouri defeats Iowa State in regular season finale, 49-48

By Nate Atkins | March 8, 2011

The Tigers finished 13-17 and 5-11 in conference play this season.

In Print: Analysis: Tigers blown out in final Big 12 road game

By Nate Atkins | March 4, 2011

The Missouri women's basketball team finished a dismal 2-11 on the road this season.

Buffaloes deal heartbreaking loss to Pingeton's Tigers

In Print: Buffaloes deal heartbreaking loss to Pingeton's Tigers

By Nate Atkins | March 1, 2011

The Buffaloes won on a go-ahead three-pointer with 15 seconds remaining.

Analysis: Huskers say their goodbyes in blowout fashion

In Print: Analysis: Huskers say their goodbyes in blowout fashion

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 25, 2011

The women's basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season.

In Print: Flores returns despite blow to head to lead Tigers to victory

By Pat Iversen | Feb. 18, 2011

The junior forward returned to finish with 23 points and seven rebounds in the game despite the injury.

Tigers edge out Cowgirls, 71-65

In Print: Tigers edge out Cowgirls, 71-65

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 18, 2011

The Tigers will now head to Lawrence, Kan., to face the Jayhawks on Saturday.

Missouri drops conference match to Kansas State in overtime, 60-55

By Pat Iversen | Feb. 8, 2011

The team fell to 3-5 in conference and 11-12 overall on the season.

Brown has been driving force in Tigers' up-and-down season

In Print: Brown has been driving force in Tigers' up-and-down season

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 8, 2011

The senior guard has led the Tigers in scoring in 15 out of 23 games this season.

Tigers overcome Cornhuskers in front of small crowd

In Print: Tigers overcome Cornhuskers in front of small crowd

By Pat Iversen | Feb. 4, 2011

Senior RaeShara Brown said the team had to create its own intensity.

Brown, Crafton pave way for Tigers

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 4, 2011

The women's basketball team evened its record at 11-11 with the victory.

In Print: Iowa State dismantles Missouri women's basketball

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 1, 2011

Senior forward Shakara Jones led the Tigers with 16 points.

 Missouri improvements evident in victory over rival Kansas

In Print: Missouri improvements evident in victory over rival Kansas

By Nate Atkins | Jan. 28, 2011

The women's basketball team topped the Jayhawks on Wednesday.

Missouri women take down Kansas 66-52

In Print: Missouri women take down Kansas 66-52

By Pat Iversen | Jan. 28, 2011

The Tigers improved to 2-4 in conference play with the victory.

In Print: Analysis: Supporting cast must step up for Pingeton’s Tigers

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.

Missouri women take down UMKC, 72-48

By Nate Atkins | Dec. 11, 2010

Junior forward BreAnna Brock got her first start and contributed 12 points and 6 rebounds in the game.

Tigers blow past Skyhawks in home opener

By Pat Iversen | Dec. 10, 2010

Missouri limited Tennessee-Martin to only 16 percent shooting from the field in the victory.

Women’s basketball victorious in home opener

In Print: Women’s basketball victorious in home opener

By Nate Atkins | Dec. 10, 2010

The Tigers played seven games on the road before returning home to face the Skyhawks on Tuesday.

Missouri women's basketball edges out Oklahoma City, 68-66

In Print: Missouri women's basketball edges out Oklahoma City, 68-66

By Nate Atkins | Nov. 9, 2010

The Tigers begin the 2010-2011 season Friday at Memphis.

Women’s basketball wins opener against Missouri Western

By Pat Iversen | Nov. 5, 2010

Junior Christina Flores led the way with 25 points and 6 rebounds.

Big 12 basketball coaches hold media day in Kansas City

In Print: Big 12 basketball coaches hold media day in Kansas City

By Kirsten Herhold | Oct. 22, 2010

The Tigers come into the season ranked No. 15 in the preseason coaches’ poll.

In Print: MU women's basketball welcomes Pingeton as new coach

By John Montesantos | April 9, 2010

Robin Pingeton, formerly of Illinois State, will lead the Tigers.

Missouri women score overtime basketball victory against Texas Tech

In Print: Missouri women score overtime basketball victory against Texas Tech

By Emily Durfey | March 9, 2010

Senior forward Jessra Johnson scored a game-high 18 points.

Missouri women's basketball end season on a high note

In Print: Missouri women's basketball end season on a high note

By John Montesantos | March 9, 2010

The Tigers finished last in conference at the end of a trying regular season.

In Print: Sports shorts

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 ...

Women's basketball coach Cindy Stein resigns

In Print: Women's basketball coach Cindy Stein resigns

By Emily Durfey | March 5, 2010

Her resignation will take effect at the end of the season.

In Print: Sports shorts

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 ...

Women's basketball loses to Colorado in overtime

In Print: Women's basketball loses to Colorado in overtime

By John Montesantos | Feb. 26, 2010

Missouri didn't score the last two minutes in overtime.

Forward Brittany Spears powers the Buffaloes

Forward Brittany Spears powers the Buffaloes

By Emily Durfey | Feb. 26, 2010

The junior forward posted 34 points.

Sports Shorts

In Print: Sports Shorts

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 ...

Women's basketball can't push over Nebraska

In Print: Women's basketball can't push over Nebraska

By Eric Short | Feb. 16, 2010

Nebraska pulled away in the final minute to maintain its perfect season.

Missouri brings its best for the best

In Print: Missouri brings its best for the best

By John Montesantos | Feb. 16, 2010

Missouri nearly outlasted No. 3 Nebraska in a competitive game.

Analysis: Two sides to one season for Tigers

In Print: Analysis: Two sides to one season for Tigers

By John Montesantos | Feb. 12, 2010

Missouri women's basketball has issues rooted in an ineffective offense.

Missouri women caught up in cyclone

In Print: Missouri women caught up in cyclone

By John Montesantos | Feb. 9, 2010

The Cyclones devastated the struggling Tigers.

Tigers try to stay positive

Tigers try to stay positive

By Emily Durfey | Feb. 9, 2010

Missouri suffered offensive woes during its loss to Iowa State.

Kansas staves off Missouri women's basketball

In Print: Kansas staves off Missouri women's basketball

By Emily Durfey | Feb. 2, 2010

The Tigers rallied to tie the game twice in the second half.

Offensive struggles hurt MU women's basketball

In Print: Offensive struggles hurt MU women's basketball

By John Montesantos | Feb. 2, 2010

Tigers continue to hope their scoring will improve.

Missouri's Flores has a lot to smile about

In Print: Missouri's Flores has a lot to smile about

By John Montesantos | Jan. 29, 2010

The sophomore forward leads the Tigers with 26 blocks.

Missouri women upset No. 10 Baylor

In Print: Missouri women upset No. 10 Baylor

By John Montesantos | Jan. 26, 2010

The Tigers earned their first conference win of the season.

MU women tame Baylor standout Griner

In Print: MU women tame Baylor standout Griner

By Emily Durfey | Jan. 26, 2010

Baylor's Brittney Griner was the subject of Missouri's defensive focus.

Sooners come back to edge Missouri

In Print: Sooners come back to edge Missouri

By Emily Durfey | Jan. 22, 2010

A late 3-point attempt to win it didn't go through.

Missouri women mow down Murray State

Missouri women mow down Murray State

By John Montesantos | Dec. 13, 2009

Flores carried the Tigers in the absence of suspended players.

Tigers getting help off the bench

By Emily Durfey | Dec. 13, 2009

Missouri’s reserves are putting up the points.

Women's basketball loses to Longhorns despite strong play

In Print: Women's basketball loses to Longhorns despite strong play

By Evan Glantz | Feb. 26, 2009

The basketball team suffered from fouls.

Lack of offense hurts Tiger women's basketball in loss

In Print: Lack of offense hurts Tiger women's basketball in loss

By Evan Glantz | Jan. 29, 2009

Despite a strong defense, the Tigers suffer.

Women's basketball falls to Oklahoma State, now 1-5 in conference

In Print: Women's basketball falls to Oklahoma State, now 1-5 in conference

By Greg Young | Jan. 29, 2009

Missouri suffered from a weak offense.