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Men's Basketball

Missouri overcomes first-half foul troubles to win third straight

The Tigers had six players in double figures and scored 57 points in the second half after an ugly start against lowly Oral Roberts.

Missouri’s Santos debuts under unusual circumstances after foot injury

Sophomore transfer guard K.J. Santos played college basketball for the first time in nearly two years Friday, but he didn’t play much guard.

Watson shows first signs of scoring potential in MU’s 65-45 rout of UT-Arlington

Missouri’s scoring was evenly distributed, but freshman Torrence Watson led the Tigers with 12 points off the bench.

Geist’s shot ‘into the ocean’ leads Missouri to unforgettable win

Senior Jordan Geist, often criticized for his late-game management, made a contested 3 at the buzzer to force overtime against Central Florida.

Pickett’s grit propels Missouri against UCF in second-half run

The freshman guard had 13 points and a team-high three assists while making his presence felt with scrappy defensive plays.

Senior duo hopes Missouri can turn Temple loss into fuel rather than failure

“I don’t want to go back to what the first two years of college were,” senior Kevin Puryear said after a disheartening loss to Temple.

Missouri’s comeback attempt comes up short in loss to Temple

Missouri’s offense couldn’t overcome 15 turnovers and the Tigers fell to 3-3 on the season.

Notebook: Geist not practicing but will still play after breakout Paradise Jam

Missouri hosts Temple and UCF this week after a second-place performance at the Paradise Jam.

Kansas State’s uncharacteristic shooting quiets Missouri in Paradise Jam final

The Wildcats shot 20 percent on 3s last season but made 12 of 24 to beat Missouri 82-67 Monday night.

Puryear helps Tigers to 69-63 semi-final win over Oregon State

Jordan Geist came in just ahead of Kevin Puryear in scoring, the two combining for over half of Missouri’s points.